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Joined: 1/30/2012
Msg: 1
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I'm getting on in years,
My coat is turning gray.
My eyes have lost their luster,
My hearing's just okay.
I spend my day dreaming
Of conquests in my past,
Lying near a sunny window
Waiting for its warm repast.

I remember our first visit,
I was coming to you free,
Hoping you would take me in
And keep me company.
I wasn't young or handsome,
Two years I'd roamed the street.
There were scars upon my face,
I hobbled on my feet.

I could sense your disappointment
As I left my prison cage.
Oh, I hoped you would accept me
And look beyond my age.
You took me out of pity,
I accepted without shame.
Then you grew to love me,
And I admit the same.

I have shared with you your laughter,
You have wet my fur with tears.
We've come to know each other
Throughout these many years.
Just one more hug this morning
Before you drive away,
And know I'll think about you
Throughout your busy day.

The time we've lived together
Is a treasured time of mine.
My heart is yours forever.
I Promise - This old cat.

-- by Misty Dawn
Joined: 1/30/2012
Msg: 2
If It Should Be........
Posted: 3/28/2012 8:34:03 PM
If it should be I grow frail and weak
And pain prevents my peaceful sleep.
Then you must do what must be done
When this last battle can't be won.

You will be sad, I understand.
Selfishness might stay your hand.
But on this day, more than the rest,
Your love and friendship take the test.

We've had so many happy years
That what's to come can hold no fears.
You'd not want me to suffer, so
When the time comes, please let me go.

Take me where my need they'll tend.
Only stay with me until the end.
Hold me firm and speak to me.
Until my eyes no longer see.

I know, in time, you too will see
It is a kindness that you do for me.
Although my tail it's last has waved,
From pain and suffering I have been saved.

Do not grieve it should be you.
Who must decide this thing to do.
We've been so close, we two, all these years...
Please, don't let your heart hold any tears.

---by Author Unknown
Joined: 1/30/2012
Msg: 3
If It Should Be........
Posted: 3/28/2012 8:39:06 PM
Don't think of him as gone away
his journey's just begun,
life holds so many facets
this earth is only one.

Just think of him as resting
from the sorrows and the tears,
in a place of warmth and comfort
where there are no days and years.

Think of how he must be wishing
that you could know today,
how nothing but our sadness
can really go away.

And think of him as living
in the hearts of those he touched...
for nothing loved is ever lost
and this cat has loved you, oh so much.

-- Author Unknown
Joined: 11/7/2011
Msg: 4
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If It Should Be........
Posted: 4/5/2013 8:37:26 PM
your breaking my heart
i lost my husband
then my 4 old cats
one by one
Joined: 4/17/2016
Msg: 5
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If It Should Be........
Posted: 3/12/2017 1:10:00 PM
Oh my God. I just lost my precious cat I had for 17 years and when I clicked on this ...

I truly believe there are no coincidences. God truly works in mysterious ways. Amen.
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