By David Grimm, Special to The Washington Post via The Associated Press My wife and I are crazy cat people. Our phones are overflowing with pictures of our two felines, Jasper and Jezebel. We’ve spent thousands of dollars on their veterinary care. We even take them for walks. But we never considered bringing them on vacation – until this summer. It wasn’t our initial plan. My family, including my 6-year-old twin daughters, had decided to visit my brother in the Pacific Northwest, and, as usual, we were going to drop the cats off at my in-laws’ in Delaware. They’re the only people we trust to care for two fourteen-year-old felines who require a lot of attention – and almost as much medication. But they were unavailable, and we had already blocked out the week. After nixing a staycation in Baltimore, we ultimately decided to head to the beach, a not-too-long drive that we figured Jasper and Jezebel could handle. The girls were especially excited, gleefully envisioning walking the cats on the sand, which they referred to as “the world’s largest litter box.”Now we just had to find a vacation home that would take them. Thirty-eight percent of owners bring their… Read full this story
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