The man wanted to do a suicide but a sudden meow changed his mind
The depression is unluckily a usual state for a lot of soldiers. The harm is not visible but can go on causing suffer even when everything has changed. The hero of the article is Josh who had suffered mostly emotionally after coming back from war. He thought that its sufferings are endless and the single way out for him was suicide.
He even made a farewell note and went out to have the last smoke. And then unbelievable thing occurred. A tiny cat went out from the bushes and started to meow. He approached the man and as if there was a connection between them. And he changed his mind. He started to take care of the cat and feed it.
Some days after the kitten disappeared and the man again was hopeless. But due to the cat the man had a partner and they together determined to have another cat. They went to the refuge to adopt a cat. And he could not believe the same cat was there but just grown up. It was named Scout. Due to the pet the man was able to start his life from a new page.