Las Vegas Sun - Photograph : Special Cat

October 16, 2019

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A climbing ramp and heated bed are permanent fixtures in the bed of Rick Mills as he makes his beloved cat, Kia, comfortable as she lives out her last years, now days, of life in their home in Las Vegas Monday, August 12, 2013.   Kia, a 24-year-old Burmese Siamese, is suffering with pulmonary carcinoma and arthritis, which are taking a fast toll on her health.

MONA SHIELD PAYNE / SPECIAL TO THE SUN

A climbing ramp and heated bed are permanent fixtures in the bed of Rick Mills as he makes his beloved cat, Kia, comfortable as she lives out her last years, now days, of life in their home in Las Vegas Monday, August 12, 2013. Kia, a 24-year-old Burmese Siamese, is suffering with pulmonary carcinoma and arthritis, which are taking a fast toll on her health.