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Fluffy pals add comfort to hectic student lives

Matt Christopher, right, shown with his brother, Mitch, owns two cats named Zelda and Navi. He says it’s difficult to find time to take care of the cats while being a student.

By Annabeth Carlson

October 7, 2014

When looking at the typical college student’s shopping list, one will probably find school supplies and dorm or apartment furniture. Pet food and toys are usually not on the list. Three student pet owners shared their experience of living with a pet at school, explaining the challenges and benefits o...