Over the Rainbow Bridge - Cat Forum : Cat Discussion Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-04-2003, 02:46 PM Thread Starter
Premier Cat

 
Jeanie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 31,264
Send a message via MSN to Jeanie
Over the Rainbow Bridge

Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge.
When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.

All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor. Those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by. The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind.
They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent. His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.

You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.

Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together....

Author unknown...




Jeanie

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


A dog, I have always said, is prose; a cat is a poem. ~Jean Burden
Jeanie is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-25-2005, 05:18 PM
Kitten
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 7
Send a message via AIM to milania Send a message via MSN to milania Send a message via Yahoo to milania
The rainbow bridge

The rainbow bridge.. so sad.. thought it was quite ironic... everytime someone comes into the clinic I work at.. and have to go through the unfortunate event of losing their companion. We send you a card signed by the doctors and it has a cope of teh rainbow bridge and forget me not seeds in it.. it's very touching.. we get tons of cards back saying how sweet it is..
milania is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-02-2009, 09:40 PM
Kitten
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 8
Re: Over the Rainbow Bridge

I wrote this poem the day after my cat died. I know I cut it up wierd, but I had wanted to help myself really grasp what happened. It seemed surreal; I can't remember ever NOT having him up until now.


It seems like
Just yesterday,
You were so alive,
So full of life,
But thatís because
It WAS just yesterday.
That morning,
I stroked you,
And you responded
By biting my
Baby finger.
Just like you would.

We were both
So little,
When you adopted us,
And we had
Some good times
Together.
But now,
Already your
Photograph
Brings back those
Bittersweet memories.

I know your
Body was so
Strong and healthy
Once.
No one saw
This coming.
I stroked you
Again.
Not even ten
Hours from that
Morning.

You seemed
So small and stiff
And so cold.
But your face
Was peaceful,
And I know
You were sleeping
That morning.
This time, though,
Itís forever.

Life is so confusing,
And you donít know
What you have
Until you lose it.
And once itís gone,
You have a
Million questions.
And they canít be
Answered.

I heard
When one door
Closes,
Another one
Opens.
But until that
Door opens,
Itís lonely.
Sukey is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-25-2011, 11:25 AM
Jr. Cat
 
Jiskefet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 76
The feline spirit

And God asked the feline spirit
Are you ready to come home?
Oh yes, quite so, replied the precious soul
And, as a cat, you know I am most able
To decide anything for myself.
Are you coming then? asked God.
Soon, replied the whiskered angel,
But I must come slowly
For my human friends are troubled.
For, you see, they need me, quite certainly.
But don't they understand, asked God
That you'll never leave them?
That your souls are intertwined for all eternity?
That nothing is created or destroyed?
It just is...forever and ever and ever.
Eventually they will understand,
Replied the glorious cat.
For I will whisper into their hearts
That I am always with them.
I just am...forever and ever and ever. (--Author Unknown--)


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Last edited by marie73; 04-25-2011 at 03:23 PM. Reason: font
Jiskefet is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Closed Thread

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Cat Forum : Cat Discussion Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome