Stories

Ginger was a greyhound. She came to live with us in August 2009. She was very patient and loving and helped a lot of foster dogs feel at home. She helped me learn how to crawl because I would chase her legs. She even was nice to the puppy we brought home when she was 11 years old! Ginger had...

Flakey (short for Snowflake) was born in NY, September 2005. I was blessed to have been able to adopt him as an infant. I quickly learned what a gift he truly really was. From the start, Flakey displayed a personality that left a lasting impression on every person that came in touch with him. His patience and his loving demeanor...

Jackie was a little cockatiel I rescued from a bad situation. She was skiddish and scared for a long time, even though she was welcome to leave her cage any time she wished. It took awhile for her to trust me, but once she did her life changed, and so did mine. She became a sweet, lovable and affectionate bird...

CandlelightAs my candle, burning bright Sends shadows off on this dark night It offers peace, and hope and love To the horses dancing up above.My prayers and thoughts will help them find Beloved friends they left behind. So they may comfort us in turn, And thus it is my candle burns,With quiet tears, lovingly shed I hear the horses, overhead Their pounding hooves are thunder stirred, For another friend has joined the...

There is a bridge connecting Heaven and Earth. It is called the Rainbow Bridge because of its many colors. Just this side of the Rainbow Bridge there is a land of meadows, hills and valleys with lush green grass.When a beloved pet dies, the pet goes to this place. There is always food and water and warm spring weather. All...

Friend, please don't mourn for me I'm still here, though you don't see. I'm right by your side each night and day and within your heart I long to stay. My body is gone but I'm always near. I'm everything you feel, see or hear. My spirit is free, but I'll never depart as long as you keep me alive in your heart. I'll never wander out of...

George G. Vest EULOGY OF THE DOG September 23, 1870 (Warrensburg, Missouri) Gentleman of the jury. The best friend a man has in the world may turn against him and become his enemy. His son or daughter whom he has reared with loving care may prove ungrateful. Those who are nearest and dearest to us, those whom we trust with our happiness and our...

My Orange-White cat passed away this ev'ning Was way too young. Why'd he have to go? Gone so suddenly, without warning Someday perhaps I'll know...