Boy Finds Kitten, Refuses Reward Money
The response to the lost kitten story posted in last week’s Stanstead Journal created a huge amount of feedback, and over 20 phone calls, from locals inquiring as to the fate of little Spooky. Due to everyone’s kind concern, it was suggested I write a brief update on Spooky and her whereabouts.
The real story is that this kitten was not originally ‘wanted’ by this mother, but was desperately wanted by my daughter. This conundrum has been shared by many parents. The whining, begging child asking to keep one pet too many and the parent trying to find a means to say no and really mean it! So, I posed this challenge to my eight year old daughter: She had to show she was responsible enough to own her own pet and care for it. She was asked to
Spooky was found and cared for by a young teen, then returned to its owner.