My grandmother passed away today, early afternoon.
My cat passed away today, late afternoon.
Both were very old; my grandmother was 91, and my cat was 17.
But both happened on the same day, two hours apart. I was almost holding it together, after my grandmother passed. And then our cat started crying, her stomach in pain.
We’re deleting this date from the calendar. Henceforth, in subsequent years, we will all go straight from October 8 to October 10.