It was almost 2 years ago today, but I was playing basketball at the local neighborhood court. I finished up and was headed towards my car to leave.
As I was walking I noticed a gym bag laying in the grass in the middle of the park, as I got closer to the bag, I noticed it was open with a cat just laying inside it with a food and water left with her.
She didn’t exactly look scared, just more or less confused. She looked at me and meowed. I looked around to see if anyone in the area may have done this purposefully and was coming back to get her, but no one was in sight.
I’m not proud of what I did next, but I left her there assuming someone else would help out.
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I drove away but my conscious ate at me, I couldn’t just leave her. So I called my best friend and told her about the situation. I asked her if I should go back. She gave me the obvious answer and probably wouldn’t have stayed friends with me if I ignored her advice.
It was probably some of the best advice she gave me to this day and I can’t thank her enough for it.
I drove back and sure enough the cat in the bag was still right where I last saw her and still no one else in sight. I took her out of the bag and brought her into my car.
She appeared malnourished and had some scabs and just all around didn’t look very healthy or good, I hope she had seen better days, but she was coming with me anyways. I had her checked out and she didn’t have anything wrong with her, she was even fixed already.
Over the next couple of months she grew back into her beautiful self and quickly grew on me. Clementine is my cat from a bag and she has been my friend ever since.
Story submitted by Anonymous, of Chandler, Arizona.
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