A Man, A Cat, A Lifetime

Requiem for a living-room lion.

(Photo: John Gorman // August 31, 2021)

A week ago, we lost the great and powerful Oreo. Oreo was my cat. She’s appeared on these pages before.

Less than 24 hours earlier, noticing her sudden weight loss and lethargy, I’d brought her to the vet. They said she seemed stable, but also sick and dehydrated, and they’d probably need an ultrasound to properly triage. In the meantime…



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John Gorman

Yarn Spinner + Brand Builder + Renegade. Award-winning storyteller with several million served. For inquiries: johngormanwriter@gmail.com