Eventually, I fitted the body of the Thundershirt, too, at which point hilarity ensued. Loki, par for the course with collars, promptly flopped onto the floor and died.
Sometimes adopting an animal is seamless and everything goes like gangbusters from day one. Other times, you have to be ready to commit to some serious time to get things to work out.
What Kurek’s story illustrates is that so much of the fear, hatred, and bigotry in this world comes from a place of lack of knowledge and exposure, paired with bigoted teachings to reinforce divides between social groups.