Last goodbye to Sneakers (My Cat)
March 7, 2014 (WABC) -- Thanks to so many people who sent messages of love and support about our family cat, Sneakers, getting put down this morning. Amazing how the common threads of life and family, death and sorrow, link all of us.
It was a peaceful morning for Sneakers, with various members of my modern family in the room, petting her, crying, hugging. It sucks. But it's life, it was the right decision, and Sneakers had a good life for 14 years, helping raise 3 kids, who tonight are heartbroken. Thanks for all your support.
Now on to tonight's 11 p.m. newscast, and what a hero teacher and janitor in the Orange County, New York town of Tuxedo. The teacher notices a sagging ceiling in class this morning, called a janitor, who told the kids to get out and fast. Moments later, the ceiling collapsed. Wow. Who were those heroes?
Also at 11, the latest from Ukraine, any breaking news of the night, plus Meteorologist Amy Freeze (in for Lee Goldberg) with her weekend AccuWeather forecast, and Laura Benhke (in for Rob Powers) with the night's sports. I hope you can join Sade Baderinwa and me, tonight at 11, right after 20/20.
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