This week the challenge from terribleminds is to post a 100-word story that hits people right in the feels. When it has to do with feelings and people, there’s one surefire way to get a reaction: pets. So, here is my 100-word story about my childhood cat, Cooper.
It was late when I got home, a bouncing ten-year-old high on exhaustion and too much sugar. A “mew” sounded from behind the couch, and instantly I was in love. My daddy knew just what would make his girl smile. Cooper met me at the bus stop every day straight through until I graduated, never missing a day. I cried into his fur through break-ups and laughed at his antics. As he grew older he seemed slower and quieter, but he was still Cooper. He was always there, until that one night when he didn’t come home. Again, I cried.