“Wendy Lynn Wilson, you let that girl buy a three-legged cat!” –spoken in a vaguely accusing manner by my husband to me upon meeting Peaches’ new pet And while this is true, I did, I would like to explain the circumstances leading up to our adoption so that you will understand in the most complete way possible why Peaches’ birthday kitten only has three paws. Upon leaving you at the start of spring break, our family began to look in earnest for a kitten. We visited a pet store and spoke with representatives of a volunteer cat rescue organization there holding an adoption event there. These well-intentioned extremists offered us an application form that solicited information on all of our previous pets and how…