According to Yasmen Kaptan, a 46-year-old woman, she can only afford to eat once a week.
To ensure that her cats have enough food, she has resorted to skipping meals for the past year.
According to a report by the Daily Mail, she doesn’t feel that it’s right to let her cats go.
She receives a monthly disability benefit of $700, which goes to her rent and bills.
She also receives a $100 allowance a week as her partner’s caregiver. About $90 of this is spent on her cats.
According to her, it’s not fair that she should have to let go of her cats.
She suffers from osteoporosis and receives a monthly disability payment of $700.
As her partner’s caretaker, she gets a $100 allowance, which she uses to pay for her cats’ food, litter, and special milk.
She avoids eating solid food and relies on mint tea for her energy.
Kaptan stated that she has lost more than 31 kilograms due to her drastic diet. Her only meal is usually a salad, vegetables, and pepper.
She said that her partner is worried about her, but she has managed to cope with her situation.
She is positive that her situation will improve eventually.
She also stated that she will not surrender her cats, as they have been a part of her life for 17 years.
After being diagnosed with osteoporosis in 2022, she had to leave her position at work.
Kaptan stated that she often cries because she is tired and feels that she is not living up to her own expectations.
She also said that she sometimes doesn’t eat properly.