I'm not sure how many snippets I'll be able to read. I'm traveling, but I'll try to get to as many as I can.
“Here,” Luke hands her to me. I cuddle her against my chest and coo meaningless words. She closes her eyes and presses her thin body against my sternum and sighs.
Luke steps out of the room for a second before reappearing with a small ladder. “The room is small. Hopefully that and the fact it’s still fairly warm outside will be enough to keep her warm, but I figured I’d hang this heat lamp just in case. It could get cool at night and she doesn’t have any littermates to snuggle with.
Luke climbs to the top of the ladder and uses duct tape to attach the first of the lights to the ceiling.