Got a call from my prophetic pastor while she was at the vet's office with her dog. She saw an abandoned cat in the 'give-away cage' that she knew in her heart was mine. Vet said this cat was from a household that had over 30 animals that were taken away. I went to get him and saw nothing special, just a fat cat that was over 20 pounds who was afraid of everything! Took him home and had the revelation that I was dealing with fear as well. Over 6 years I've taught him through love that fear is not the best way to live. By helping the cat I was being helped too. He now lets friends visiting pet him without running away and always wants attention from his mommy...me. His fear has diminished much and so has mine!