04 Feb '12, 11pm

Oscar the Cat: Grim Reaper or Angel of Mercy? | Care2 Healthy Living

Oscar the Cat: Grim Reaper or Angel of Mercy? | Care2 Healthy Living

Oscar, the handsome tortoiseshell cat, has a penchant for predicting death. Some call him a cuter, cuddlier version of the Grim Reaper while others prefer to think of him as an Angel of Mercy. Read the story below and tell us what you think! Oscar resides at the Steere House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Rhode Island, a facility that cares for people with severe dementia. He was adopted by the staff in 2005 to make the Steere House a homier place and to provide a happy distraction for patients and visiting families. However, to everyone’s consternation, Oscar spent more time hiding or sunning himself than socializing with visitors or patients. In fact, he was quite aloof. After a year however, it became apparent that Oscar was destined for a more specialized role: comforting patients in their dying hours. The staff began to notice that, in between catnaps, Oscar wou...

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