Kitty Cat Scan

Opal near the flowers

I was diagnosed with metastatic brain, lung and liver cancer in April of 2021.

My cat, Opal, has always been affectionate. But even before I was diagnosed, she had started to become more so. She would seek me out, lie near me, and often put her head on my thigh, purring.

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Shefali O'Hara

Shefali O'Hara

Cancer survivor, artist, writer, engineer. Grew up in NYC, living in Austin. Love animals, books, hikes, art, travel, D&D and fireworks.