Note all the gray hair by the time he was seven. He led a stressful life until he was 15 . . . . sprayed by four different skunks, 30 porcupine quills in his mouth, cutting his chest open while attempting to run through a glass door, tearing open his dew claw while chasing a squirrel, a major spider bite to the eye, dealing with ticks at a Phoenix house, dealing with us hiding in dark closets at night and being the monster, and not to mention all the thyroid and neck/spinal problems.