Cat Cleo celebrates her 16th birthday.Jennifer Graham, client care specialist at Bradford Hills Veterinary Hospital in Wexford, Pennsylvania, contributes regularly to DVM360.com's online veterinary magazine, Firstline. In the February 2013 edition of Firstline, Jennifer speaks candidly about pet loss. She details the medical journey of her own cat, Cleo, who was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism, and how she has been coping with the loss of her beloved pet.

Read Jennifer's article, Coping with grief at work, or view the photo gallery of Cleo's life in pictures.