The Doctor is In

Like to write? An invitation from MDABC. So, I submitted a story. Little did I know that it will be published at WordPress. Thank you.



It’s so right that we need is a warm hug and a pet as a companion to soothe our delicate emotional disorder. This is my favorite clip of Peanuts.

When I was hospitalized due to major depressive disorder, the good doctor at Lions Gate Hospital brought pets to work, massive greyhound dogs. Four of them. They were therapy dogs.

I am not a pet person. Never been. Needless to say, I stayed away from the dogs.

For a person with a mental illness, I supposed it shows on my face and behavior even when I don’t talk about it.  A sensitive person however, may emphatically pick up on it.  A wise manager who lives next door to me in the complex mentioned that it would be good for me to have a cat. So I did.

Enter Maurice and Lucy.

Little did I know, these cats would have a…

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8 thoughts on “The Doctor is In

  1. Relationships with dogs and cats are very different. I lived most of my life before I really got to know dogs, and now I appreciate them. They can teach us a lot about love. The literal meaning of dog in Hebrew is ‘like a heart’. But I too have chosen to live with cats all my life. Maybe that’s why it took me so long to get to know dogs.

  2. Congratulations on your story being printed on the B.C. site. I love what we wrote. My therapist has a dog with her and the dog was safe for me before the therapist felt safe.

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