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  • Bought her for $60 randomly one day when my friend Heidi and I walked into a pet store.

    She was just a little kitten then. Stuck in a cage. I imagined her saying: "yea yea, you'll look and think I'm cute and then walk away just like the rest of them."

    She also had this birthmark that really stood out on her nose.

    Next thing you know Laila was getting her shot and getting ready to come home with me.

    I didn't let her get on the bed or touch her the first few days. But she would cry and cry like a baby if left alone in a room.

    A week later, she was jumping into bed and cuddling next to me.

    She's a few years old now. Jumped up next to me and started purring this morning.

    I wonder what the lifespan of a cat is. I would miss her. I would miss her if I move out.

    She knows exactly when something's wrong; comes sits on my chest and starts purring.

    I read somewhere that the frequency of a cat's purr has healing powers.
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