flower In Memory of our Friends flower

original music by Bjorn Lynne

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His owner misses him very much. She says "Buster was my son's buddy and my special companion. He would go to sleep with my son, but when I got into bed, he would walk up my body till we were nose to nose. He would gently swat at me until I lifted the covers up and he slept down by my feet all night. In the morning, he would come back to my face and lick my ear, while purring, to wake me up."

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unk - 2001

  "When we found her, years ago at the pound, she had been badly injured and had a serious respiratory infection.Alabaster was missing a great deal of fur and was almost starved to death. With a lot of care and attention, she rebounded wonderfully and for the last six years has been the most wonderful pet we could have ever hoped for. She gave us some precious memories and will be sorely missed.I don't think another animal will ever be able to fill her place in our lives." - Allen and Mari

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"They will not go quietly, the pets who've shared our lives.
In subtle ways they let us now their spirit still survives.
Old habits still can make us think we hear them at the door
Or step back when we drop a tasty morsel on the floor.
Our feet still go around the place the food dish used to be,
And, sometimes coming home at night, we miss them terribly.
And although time may bring new friends and a new food dish to fill,
That one place in our hearts belong to them ... and always will."

We miss you Sweet Pea!  Terry & Steve

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"Always ready for a game, Ratty would play "Hide and Seek," wherein I would hide around the corner of the house in the back yard, just showing my hand: Rat-a-Tat would stealthily sneak up on me (just out of sight), and leap toward my hand, tap it lightly with her paw, and then race away at great speed in the opposite direction, entreating me to run after her, as if to say: "Catch me if you can!" A roll in the garden and the munching of some intoxicating catnip, followed by the hunting of bugs would round out a fine summer's afternoon for Ratty. Not a day goes by that I do not think of my little friend, Rat-a-Tat. She is gone from my life, but not my memory -- In this lies her immortality." - Jim Reeds

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