Hale, thank you so much for sharing this beautiful story. Decisions about how to care for our pets are so incredibly hard. Charlie was lucky to have you.

Editor and writer. Past: Elemental, Real Simple, Refinery29, SELF. Certified personal trainer; prenatal and postnatal exercise specialist. Cat & person mom.

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