Rebecca Kempf, a 38-year-old Marion County mom, said her overweight calico cat is the reason she is alive today.
On Aug. 17, 2016, Kempf contemplated suicide. But the cat, named Mouse, soothed her until those feelings passed.
Now Mouse is prescribed as Kempf’s emotional support animal (ESA) — moving the cat beyond pet status, with rights that supersede many rules that apply to lesser beasts.
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2. Complete an online mental health exam (30-45 minutes).
3. With a licensed therapist from your city/region/state, you'll discuss your disability and disability-related need for an emotional support animal.
For those who qualify, a letter of recommendation will be securely delivered electronically and via postal mail.
How long does it take?
Orders are typically fulfilled within four to five business days. Expedited service is available (additional fees will apply).