Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Please Paws for the Rainbow Bridge Prayer

Dear Furrends and Friends, yesterday was National Pet Fire Safety Day, and unfortunately nearly 100 rescue kitties transcended this realm to wait by the Rainbow Bridge due to a house fire. Please paws for a minute to say the Rainbow Bridge Prayer for them and all dear furrends who have passed:

The Rainbow Bridge

inspired by a Norse legend

By the edge of a woods, at the foot of a hill,
Is a lush, green meadow where time stands still.
Where the friends of man and woman do run,
When their time on earth is over and done.
For here, between this world and the next,
Is a place where each beloved creature finds rest.
On this golden land, they wait and they play,
Till the Rainbow Bridge they cross over one day.
No more do they suffer, in pain or in sadness,
For here they are whole, their lives filled with gladness.
Their limbs are restored, their health renewed,
Their bodies have healed, with strength imbued.
They romp through the grass, without even a care,
Until one day they start, and sniff at the air.
All ears prick forward, eyes dart front and back,
Then all of a sudden, one breaks from the pack.
For just at that instant, their eyes have met;
Together again, both person and pet.
So they run to each other, these friends from long past,
The time of their parting is over at last.
The sadness they felt while they were apart,
Has turned into joy once more in each heart.
They embrace with a love that will last forever,
And then, side-by-side, they cross over… together.
© 1998 Steve and Diane Bodofsky. All Rights Reserved.


  1. That is a sad bit of new Swamie Zoe
    We will purr on this at our home

  2. The Rainbow Bridge prayer is so meaningful Zoe...it provides comfort in sad times

  3. We saw that sad news and it made our hearts just ache.
    Thank you for stopping by and visiting today.
    We always love to meet new friends!
    We will make sure Momma bookmarks you in our Reader so we can see you when you post.

    1. Mama saved you too. Thanks for visiting! Me-Ommmmm

  4. We read about you on Jan's Funny Farm blog and came by to meet you.
    We wish it was a happier day. We purr for all those dear kitties.
    Purrs Tillie and Georgia,
    Treasure,Tiger,JJ and Julie