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By Neel Anil Panicker
The day Esther left, the light went out of Henry’s life.
Gone were the easy smiles, gone was his signature sanguineness; gone too were the twice daily visits to Cocker’s Spaniel, the patch of green he’d been frequenting since the time he was a kid running around in half pants, knickers that looked large enough to house at least two other pairs of thinly legs.
In its place, darkness descended. With each passing moment Henry found himself being sucked further into a bottomless pit of nothingness.
Does the loss of mere cat take so much of a toll, many wondered.
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