Originally Posted by Korben
So I was on my way to work this morning driving my normal path and I come to a red light. A car had hit a kitten and the poor thing was trying to move with two legs.. The other two both on the same side had been crushed.. Its raining and cold and just a miserable day. I am sitting there in a new suit, warm car and gloves. I just couldn't take it... (this is one of the major streets in my city). I flip on my flashers get out of the car go to the middle of the intersection and pick the little thing up. Not a car moves... I get back in, put the little guy in the passenger seat (its making the worst sounds I have ever heard). Luckily my son had left his gym bag in the back and towel was hanging out, so I wrapped him up. Pulled a U turn in the intersection and went to the animal hospital a few blocks away. Long story short a ruined suit, two missed morning meetings, and about $2,000 in vet bills so far, I have a new little cat I'm gonna call.... Rudy. The little thing lost one leg completely but the vet salvaged the other. I thought they would just put it down but they asked me if I wanted them to try and save it and well I couldn't say no. He is resting at the hospital for now and they told me in 2 weeks I may be able to bring him home.
And to top it all off I am allergic to cats, starting allergy shots.
God bless you!
Instead of passing up that cat and having "what I could
have done" lingering in your head forever, you will have the satisfaction of knowing you made the right decision in those five seconds that were allowed to you. You will also now have a partner who won't care if it has only three legs - this will not slow down its spirit at all. Furthermore, this cat will be a constant reminder that you saved a life, and when you get home after a day of things not going so well, all you have to do is look at that cat and know that you are a very