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Retriever of Souls

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January 30, 2022

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Retriever of Souls

Dogs are our link to paradise.

– Milan Kundera –

Retriever of Souls

“At night, only at night, her mind grows timber-thickso dense and brambled there’s no way to find her, let alone bring her back to bed. Gone, then, is the tumbleweed-haired, half-feral kid who rode her goat every morning to the preschool up the hill. The kid who by fourth grade volunteered at the local vet clinic, where she sat with the grieving while their pets died. More than once I’ve been approached at the post office or market by people who say that Ruby has a giftsomething beyond bedside manners. “It was like she could see what was on the other side,” an elderly woman told me after euthanizing a beloved dachshund. “Like she knew exactly where that dog was going.” only at night, her mind grows timber-thickso dense and brambled theres no way to find her, let alone bring her back to bed. Gone, then, is the tumbleweed-haired, half-feral kid who rode her goat every morning to the preschool up the hill. The kid who by fourth grade volunteered at the local vet clinic, where she sat with the grieving while their pets died. More than once Ive been approached at the post office or market by people who say that Ruby has a giftsomething beyond bedside manners. It was like she could see what was on the other side, an elderly woman told me after euthanizing a beloved dachshund. Like she knew exactly where that dog was going.” By going, the woman means going out of the body, going beyond. In Ruby’s case, it means going to bed with nocturnal epilepsy, a condition that causes seizures while she sleeps.” A child and her dog navigate the forest of epilepsy in this powerful piece.

By going, the woman means going out of the body, going beyond. In Rubys case, it means going to bed with nocturnal epilepsy, a condition that causes seizures while she sleeps. { read more }

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For more inspiration, check out this piece on India’s First Shelter for Dogs with Disabilities.’ { more }

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