We know about The Rainbow Bridge, the place where our pets wait for us. But there is another side to the Rainbow Bridge, the side where we wait for them. We are here to help you know they will be loved until they see you or your family member again.
When an owner dies before their beloved companion they go and wait at the bridge. You have passed over the bridge but you do not want to go on without your companion. So you wait and play with those companions you have had throughout your lifetime. They have been waiting for you and are so happy to have you there. Each one knows you are waiting for that last piece of your heart to come over. You love all those pets you have missed but you still look over the bridge and wait for that last companion to cross.
This is the one pet that was there to love you when you were sick, the one that licked your hand even though you barely remembered them. The one that laid their head on your lap as you fought the last battle of your life. The companion that encouraged you to keep fighting and the same one that knew when it was time to let you go. This companion is the one that was there till the end and loved you without regrets.
Then you look up and see a small light on the other side of the bridge. The other animals look up to see who is coming. Over the bridge comes the final companion, they have been loved and cared for on earth but you are who they look for. Once there you walk across the bridge together.
We don’t always loose our companion pets before we ourselves must pass on. Our organization offers you and your family the peace of mind knowing that your pet will be loved and cared for after you pass. When it is time for them to join you they will go in peace and tranquility to join you on the bridge.
If It Should Be
If it should be that I grow weak,
And pain should keep me from my sleep,
Then you must do what must be done,
For this last battle cannot be won.
You will be sad, I understand;
Don't let your grief then stay your hand.
For this day more than all the rest,
Your love for me must stand the test.
We've had so many happy years -
What is to come can hold no fears.
You'd not want me to suffer so;
The time has come, so let me go.
Take me where my needs they'll tend
And please stay with me until the end.
Hold me firm and speak to me
Until my eyes no longer see.
I know in time that you will see
The kindness that you did for me.
Although my tail its last has waved,
From pain and suffering I've been saved.
Please do not grieve - it must be you
Who had this painful thing to do.
We've been so close, we two, these years -
Don't let your heart hold back its tears.
- Author Unknown -
Treat Me Kindly
Treat me kindly, my beloved master, for no heart in all the world is more grateful for kindness than the loving heart of me.
Do not break my spirit with a stick, for though I should lick your hand between the blows, your patience and understanding will more quickly teach me the things you would have me do.
Speak to me often, for your voice is the world's sweetest music, as you must know by the fierce wagging of my tail when your footstep falls upon my waiting ear.
When it is cold and wet, please take me inside... for I am now a domesticated animal, no longer used to bitter elements... and I ask no greater glory than the privilege of sitting at your feet beside the hearth... though had you no home, I would rather follow you through ice and snow than rest upon the softest pillow in the warmest home in all the land... for you are my god... and I am your devoted worshiper.
Keep my pan filled with fresh water, for although I should not reproach you were it dry, I cannot tell you when I suffer thirst. Feed me clean food, that I may stay well, to romp and play and do your bidding, to walk by your side, and stand ready, willing and able to protect you with my life, should your life be in danger.
And, beloved master, should the Great Master see fit to deprive me of my health or sight, do not turn me away from you. Rather hold me gently in your arms as skilled hands grant me the merciful boon of eternal rest...and I will leave you knowing with the last breath I drew, my fate was ever safest in your hands.
--Beth Norman Harris
We are losing one of our Fosters baby today. Gypsy has been diagnosed with cancer and she is in pain. Her mom doing the right thing is not going to let her live that way.
Gypsy was my first introduction to the Pit Bull breed and I was lucky because she showed me how loving and wonderful this breed it. We will miss you baby girl but we will take care of your mom for you.
May 21, 2013
"THE ROSE STILL GROWS BEYOND THE WALL"
Near a shady wall a rose once grew,
Budded and blossomed in God's free light,
Watered and fed by morning dew,
Shedding its sweetness day and night.
As it grew and blossomed fair and tall,
Slowly rising to loftier height,
It came to a crevice in the wall,
Through which there shone a beam of light.
Onward it crept with added strength,
With never a thought of fear or pride,
It followed the light through the crevice's length,
And unfolded itself on the other side.
The light, the dew, the broadening view
Were found the same as they were before;
And it lost itself in beauties new,
Breathing its fragrance more and more.
Shall claim of death cause us to grieve,
And make our courage faint or fail?
Nay! Let us faith and hope receive:
The rose still grows beyond the wall.
Scattering fragrance far and wide,
Just as it did in days of yore,
Just as it did on the other side,
Just as it will for evermore.
by A. L. Frink
MY FOREVER FRIEND
I know that it must be different now that I am no longer here.
I can see how much I was loved and how all of you did care.
It will be hard at first when you look around for me,
hoping to find me lying on my bed or outside beside my favorite tree.
But someday what you will begin to see, although it will take some time,
is that you brought happiness to me and forever it will be mine.
Remember it's the family I had that meant the most to me,
so please don't be sad, it was just my taime to leave.