Homeless people on their pets: 'She saved me as much as I saved her'

Four people share stories of animal companions as experts say they take better care of pets than those with housing

Before we found Poppy, I didn’t feel like I had anything to wake up for. I was going through a rough time in my life and didn’t care about myself. I’d been homeless since my parents told me to leave our family house in June 2016 and was so miserable in my situation. Everywhere I go people shun me and tell me to leave.

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Source: theguardian
Homeless people on their pets: 'She saved me as much as I saved her'