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The Student Perspectives blog is a fresh and realistic snapshot of the life of veterinary medical and biomedical science students.
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Five New Roomies

Five New Roomies First week of school started off pretty much the same as last year until I got the call from Krystle Gervais, the volunteer coordinator with the Brazos Animal Shelter.  She knew that I had recently moved off campus and asked if I would be willing to "foster" a momma cat and her four kittens.  I immediately wanted to say 'Yes!' - But, needed to be a good roommate and at least run it by the lovely ladies who live with me. Luckily, they love animals too and we were all on board.  We drove to the shelter later that day and picked up the cats. Along with the cats, came their gear: kennel, play boxes, litter, litter box, food, and even toys - it was a lot of stuff!   Krystle told us that they had been dropped off at the shelter and needed to go to a home where they could get some focused attention and the kittens could be socialized with people. The kittens were the cutest little fur balls ever but momma and the smallest kitten... (Read More)