Neutering is such a rush. Jamie is the vet assistant. Her favorite part is prepping. You don’t shave The Area, you pull the fur from The Area. It’s rather like the mesmerizing thing that happens when you pinch bubble wrap, only there’s a unconscious male involved, so it’s better than bubble wrap.

Punkin seems to hold no grudge. He was waiting for breakfast. Permitted petting. As the days and weeks go by, food will become the center of his universe instead of pussy cats. Happens to us all eventually.