Giving Stories

A program to memorialize pets like Riley

A beautiful green hosta plant, full with bright and fragrant summer blooms, accentuates nine neatly placed stones in a corner of Jack Crossen’s backyard. The stones, Crossen says, represent the nine lives of cats and mark the final resting spot of his beloved ragdoll cat, Riley. “For weeks after he died, I would go out […]

A close-up photo of Riley's face set over a background of Hosta leaves.