This cactus flourished when I first brought it home. My cat Phoebe loved to sniff and taste it's leaves. I had it in a copper pot that Mom used to keep her cactus in. Over time it looked limp and cat worn.
Last spring I set it outside in a ceramic pot under the palm tree.
When it was dry out it shriveled.
When it was monsoon season it flooded.
Just before Christmas it blossomed.
This is how she is looking today.
Neglected by me watched over by Mother Nature.