Sunday, August 24, 2008

Our Foster is at The Rainbow Bridge


Our sweet boy would not eat, and Momma was very worried.
She called New York Mom and they agreed he should go to ER.
The ER vet said his 'rash' was cancer, he was severe diabetic.
If she should try to feed him, he would suffocate.
She felt the cancer was all over, but particularly visible on
his right paw, under his arm and on his chest..which
was red and had no fur. His skin was red all over.
The two Mom's talked and decided he was ready to go to
The Rainbow Bridge
We did not know him long, but we loved him dearly.
He left big paw prints on Momma's heart.
We will light a candle to guide him on his way~

"In the Candle's Glow"

Warm light coming from far below,
Twinkling, sparkling is the candle's glow.
All is well up on the ridge,
The place we know as Rainbow Bridge.

Furbabies sleeping in heaven's light,
Tended by candles in the night.
Peaceful dreams be theirs to keep,
As they slumber in this night so deep.

Hearts on earth that miss them so,
Take comfort in the candle's glow.
Watching for them in skies above,
Bound eternally by a cord of love.

Laura Hickman


  1. I am so sorry that Shay had to go to the Bridge before he could make his way to his special Forever home. But at least he had somebuddies who cared about him to mourn his passing. Thanks ever so much for helping him.

  2. We are so sorry to hear that. Purrs to you and yours. I am glad you were there to honor his passing.

  3. We are so sorry to hear about this. But we agree with the others, it is so wonderful that he had a wonderful group around him to love him before he left.

  4. We are so sorry for your loss. We are lighting a candle for Shay tonight also.


    Laila and Minchie

  5. Anonymous10:24 PM

    Aww, sorry to hear that. At least he had a caring home at the end.

  6. Bobbie, I am so sorry about Shay.

    He would have suffered terribly from the complications of what was probably long term, untreated diabetes and the advanced cancer; so letting him go was the kindest thing to do.

    Thank you for giving him so much love and care.

  7. We are so sorry to hear about Shay. He will be all healed at Rainbow Bridge.

    Our sympathies on your loss.

  8. I'm so sorry to hear about Shay. That is really sad. At least he had a nice home to spend his final days in...

  9. I'm SO sorry to hear about Shay. He obviously wasn't feeling well, but I'm sure he felt the love of you and his NY mom and all of us here in the cat blogsphere wishing him well. He had a lot of love helping him cross over.

  10. Anonymous11:55 AM

    It's sad that you only knew Shay for a short time. But in that time you were able to help him, and do what was best for him. At the end, he was cared for and loved, and anyone would want that. Thanks for helping a little one who needed it.

  11. It broke my heart and lots of tears reading "In the Candle's Glow, I know how sad you must be, my sweet Melody has been gone a year now and my heart still aches for her.

  12. Oh we's so sorry Shay hadta go to the Bridge. We know he's ok there, but it's awful sad for us down here. We send you lots of comforting purrs.
    Sanjee and the rest of the Hotties

  13. Oh, I am so sorry...
    At least he left knowing love.
    Bless you for being there for him.

  14. We are very sorry and sad - but glad that he had your love surrounding him on his way to the bridge!

  15. Awwww.....we are so sorry! Shay was very handsome! He knew he was loved by you!(((((((((Hugs from our house to yours))))))
    Your FL furiends,

  16. We are very sorry to read this. He was lucky to know your love in his final days.


  17. The mom had leaky eyes. She is happy that Shay gotted a home that was comfortable before he hadded to leave. Headbutts and purrs to all of you .... poor guy

  18. Oh my goodness. We had no idea! Bless his heart. Thank you for taking care of him during his final days.

    Luf, Us

  19. We Ballicai are so sorry to hear about Shay. He was a lucky kitty boy to have you to love him.

    Kittyhugs and purrs from MaoMao!

  20. Anonymous5:34 PM

    I'm so sorry to read that Shay didn't make it. Thank you for helping him and making sure that his last days were comfortable and he felt loved. He looked like a very sweet boy.


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