I’m trying to talk my honey into letting me get a cat.
Now, I say ‘letting’ in the loosest of fashions, as whether he says ‘yes’ or not, we’re getting one, but I’d still like him to be pleased with it.
He’s never been much of a pet person. I’m sure it all stems back to his childhood on the beef farm, (I’m opening a can of Dr. Phil on your ass) where most of his pets were killed quite horrifically. Run over by tractors. Stomped on by cows, etc.
Awful for him, I’m sure.
When he was twelve, his dog got run over by a car, and it was in so much pain he had to put it out of it’s misery by himself.
I can’t even imagine what that must have felt like. I totally understand him not wanting to form attachments to things, but he didn’t want the Birds either, and look how much he loves them now. I’m sure it would be the same with a cat. I am laying the guilt on him very thick. “I need someone to keep me company while you’re gone on business.” etc.
It won’t be long now.
Anyone have any name suggestion?