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22: LUX – CAT SCAN, MAY 13, 2014

It was actually an MRI, not a cat scan, and we were set to meet Jackson Galaxy and his producer at the medical center. It was a perfect May day, warm and sunshine-filled. 359 more words

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20: LUX – A SHORT GOODBYE, May 2014

Lux continued to have outbursts. We tried giving him the meds, a combination of anti-depressant and an anticonvulsant/ analgesic, but it was difficult. We didn’t want to rile him by stuffing them down his throat, and he refused to take them in food. 381 more words

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19: LUX – CAUGHT IN THE VOID, MAY, 2014


The trouble with being in hell is that everything else goes as usual. Bills need to be paid, meals cooked, obligations fulfilled. And as I sat in that doctor’s office while the nurses cleaned up my wounds, I knew I had a cat to go back to. 321 more words

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18: LUX – FRAGILE MENTAL HEALTH & A CAT, MAY 2, 2014

May 2nd, 2014 is a date scorched into my brain. That is the day Lux attacked.

Things started out calm and quiet. Though I had been trepidatious at first, Lux seemed over his outburst and back to his friendly self. 406 more words

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17: LUX – ARROGANCE UNDONE, MAY 1, 2014

On May 1st, Lux had his second outburst, the first being when his family called 911 on him. Since I’d met him a month before, I was silently but condescendingly laughing at the original event, thinking his people had overreacted, that they just weren’t as cat-savvy as me. 315 more words

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16: LUX – THE CAT FROM HELL, MAY 1, 2014

It was May 1st, May Day, when children make flower baskets to leave on a loved ones’ doorstep; when girls dance around a May pole, and spring perfumes the air. 231 more words

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15: LUX – 3 WEEKS OF BLISS & A PITFALL, APRIL 2014


This story continues in the past. We are still back in April of 2014, nearly 9 months ago. Some of the memories waver; some fade. Some are seared on my consciousness like a brand of fire. 197 more words

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