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Around three years ago, my family received a cream and white, almost tie-die looking letter. There was a quote in light brown wording from Eleanor Roosevelt in the center of the paper. It stated, “Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends leave footprints in your heart.” There was a matching brown paw print in the bottom, right corner, and a slightly darker brown bow on the top. Along with the letter, we received a small, dark brown, rectangular box with an engraved flower pattern on the top. Before the letter and box, it all started on a cool, November morning. The sun was creeping through all of the unusually large windows running across the wall that connects our kitchen and family room. I was at a wooden, kitchen …show more content…
We sat with him, petted his soft black fur, cuddled his fragile, bony body, and so much more. We tried to make it so Alec would feel loved and safe at all times. Whenever I looked at the rest of my family members, everyone had watery eyes and a puffy face from crying. However, we all had to pull ourselves together before the party. I wanted to cancel it, but my mom said that Alec is only a cat, and it was too late to cancel it anyway. The sad look she gave me showed that she didn’t believe any of the words that came out of her mouth. At the party, I told nobody about Alec. I am a person who finds it hard to express emotion and tell people about it. I just bottle it up inside of me and wait for the feeling to pass. When we got home from the party, we did pretty much the same things as earlier until we went to …show more content…
My dad was up first, and got ready for his heating and air conditioning job for H.E Newman. At five thirty, my mom got up to wash and style her hair. At five forty-five, my sister got up, and my other sister got up at six o’clock. At six thirty, I got up when everyone else was finished getting ready. My family always has an important routine in the morning, and if it breaks, it sometimes causes chaos. A break in the routine was Alec. Before my mom left, she had to set up his new living arrangements. Alec would go into my mom’s good sized master bathroom. There is still an area of carpet, so Alec would have a comfortable place to sit. A fresh food bowl, water dish, and litterbox were placed on the gray linoleum floor. I was not allowed to go in there all morning, just in case Alec would escape. We did not want him falling down the stairs

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