A love letter to my people, and by people I mean animals

Animals: real, stuffed, wild and domesticated. Love 'em all.

Animals: real, stuffed, wild and domesticated. Love ’em all.

Growing up in my family, I became familiar with two types of critters: those that we feared and those that we adopted. One such critter, Madeline, happened to fall into both categories.

My family always had pets. The week I was born, my parents also took in a stray cat from the neighborhood. Continue reading