Smash Johnson was a stray that started turning up at Angie and Brad Short’s Mt. Pleasant home on occasion for food. One day Smash badly needed a vet, who suggested they put him to sleep after he tested positive for feline HIV. Instead, they nursed him at home with their other two cats, Essie and Millie. Six years later, Smash sleeps on his own pillow in the Short’s bed, enjoys basking in the sun and checking his Facebook followers. There’s no big story behind his name, they just liked the sound of it. Angie tells his story.
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