People say that money isn’t everything, can’t buy you happiness, etc.
It all seems quite true in the abstract.
But when all that stands between a beloved pet and 2-3 more years of healthy life is a thousand dollars or so, it becomes less academic.
And when you’re the one that has to nix those few years of life in front of your wife and children for lack of that paltry sum, you realize…
Sometimes money really does buy happiness.