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How my pet dragon validates my existence

image by author


This Is Us

A soul is a soul, be it a cat’s or a human’s

Kitten pop art, vibrant colors.
Kitten pop art, vibrant colors.
Photo: jhillphotography/Getty Images


Lived Through This

She helped me survive with a new understanding of the world around us

A black and white photo of the author’s shadow along with her dog’s shadow.
A black and white photo of the author’s shadow along with her dog’s shadow.
Photos courtesy of the author.


This Is Us

My wife and I adopted a ‘pandemic puppy’ to make self-isolating less lonely. It didn’t work out like that.

A photo of the author’s wife hugging their new puppy.
A photo of the author’s wife hugging their new puppy.
Alex and Nola. Photo courtesy of the author.


Lived Through This

A pet store-y about animals, friendship, and pot brownies

A promo still from Tiger King showing Joe Exotic with a tiger.
A promo still from Tiger King showing Joe Exotic with a tiger.
Photo courtesy of Netflix.


Money can’t buy the bond between boy and dog

Photo: David Pearson/Getty Images


With a little help from the internet, I gave myself the DIY farming experience of a lifetime

Suri alpaca babies Pinot and Asti. Photos: Fiona Cameron Lister


You carried me for eight years, and now I am going to carry myself

Photo: Jennifer Lucero / EyeEm / Getty Images


He’s an adorable doggo — until he scares you half to death

Photos courtesy of the author.

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