I’m a mother in all the ways that really count. I did not give birth and I do not pay for daycare. I am however raising and loving 2 little beings to the best of my ability. Since I consider my cats as my children to Michael Graham I am mentally disturbed.
I usually listen to Michael on my ride home and on occasion I actually agree with him. I mostly agree with topics like Illegal Immigration but I find he can be really arrogant, sometimes to the point of making himself look like an ass.
I turn on the radio today and I hear him say something along the lines of if anyone considers their pets to be their children then they are completely insane. The annoyed side of me wanted to turn it off but the curious side of me listened on.
He was pissed off that a guy was arrested for accidentally (and I’m using that word not the press) killed a seagul that got in his face while on a high building window washing. This set off Michael on animal rights activists and how they take animals too seriously, like us insane pet owners :rolleyes:
So I want to clarify something, I am a mother. My children are cats but I love them as much as I’d love my own child. Is it the same thing as being the mother of a human child? No, I’m not a moron, it’s not anywhere near the same level.
Being a parent, to me, is about raising, caring and loving a little being that is in your care. Emotionally Aurora and Pilot are my children and I do what I can do to keep them healthy and happy. If that’s not being a parent then I don’t know what is.
Because I believe this it does not make me insane or disturbed, it makes me a caring person.ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â My cat Keyser who is gone used to go off in the neighborhood at night and every single night I’d go running around the streets calling his name.ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â My heart was pounding and I was terrified something happened to my little boy.
I guarantee if you saw me at that moment I looked like a petrified mother looking for her child.ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â I asked my mom that night if this is what being a parent felt like, this feeling on intense worry, and she said it was :cheesy: