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Of Kittens and Addicts

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Yesterday I walked into an abandoned building, past eight people shooting heroin into their veins, past piles of discarded toys and clothes, and captured five newborn kittens and their mother. A shirtless addict who had just pissed into a pail in the corner helped me.

I drove the six cats to a home fifteen miles away to be cared for by a couple whose lives are in order. Thanks to the amazing generosity of many readers most of the veterinarian bills will be covered.

I felt for the first time in a long time that I had done something unquestionably good.

Still whenever my path detours into kittens I get an uneasy feeling that comes from this: Helping animals can be a distraction from helping people.

We do it because helping animals is ethically easy.
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Helping people is not. Especially addicts. Our first impulse is to “save them,” but that is an arrogant presumption that we know better. I started to go down that path with Shelly only to realize I was doing it as much for myself as for her. The only person we can save is ourselves.

Eventually we realize the best we can do is stand by in a non-judgmental fashion making ourselves available should a person decide they want help.
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Yet that is a thankless process that renders us feeling inert, with a nagging sense that we can and should do more.

So we save kittens, which is the right thing to do.

It becomes wrong if we use it as a way to forget the larger problem.

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