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Member since 07 Nov 2008
Member from Tokoroa
Yes, doctors know less than we think
Of knowledge they're still on the brink
Their certainties falter
And they're forced to alter
As their previous theories all sink.
Member since 05 Jan 2008
Member from Stoke
Our grand-daughter's cat has just died
On the phone she just sobbed and just cried
And I told her that's
What happens with cats
To console her, I really tried
Even grownups will feel very sad
When a pet dies, no pleasure is had
If they've been a good friend
Right up to the end
The mem'ries won't be so bad...
Member since 03 Mar 2012
Member from Geraldine
It hurts when the young ones are sad ...
But she's got you to turn to, Grandad.
Take solace in that ...
And grieve for the cat
One of life's painful lessons is had.
Our cats are our best, furry friends
It will hurt when that partnership ends.
We both hope they'll be gone
Before we two move on ...
But you can't see around all the bends!
They have given us laughter and joy
They're both black, and each one is a boy.
They do not seek higher
Than a place by the fire,
A good feed and a cuddly toy!!
Member since 29 Feb 2008
Member from Christchurch CBD
yeah Cats are owned by mothers
'cos they're spoilt cupboard lovers
but Dawgs of course
they eat like a horse
and its only with Dads that they Bothers
Member since 01 Mar 2010
Member from Opotiki
Gee Mr Loyal 'n me just love our doggy
an' the same goes for our wee moggy
am not lookin' forward to loosing either one
just love seein' them lyin' out there in the sun
when their time comes... me' hanky's gunna be mighty soggy
Member since 06 Nov 2008
Member from Auckland
My daughter is nearly demented
The house she and family rented
and thought was long term
Now the owners return
Is quite sudden and wants them absented
A cat's lived twelve years in that home
Left for days at a time quite alone
When the owners weren't there
And they asked them to care
For it else they would have it put down.
But my daughter now loves that cat so
They are taking the cat when they go
And they're moving next Sat
But three days after that
They are booked on a trip they can't blow
So it's me who will now have to stay
In their new rental while they're away
Help the cat to adjust
So I hope it will trust
Me enough and won't pine, and won't stray.
Oh Tis I do hope your pussy-cat sitting goes well
& I guess its one of those things where time will tell
'n just hope that wee puss-puss won't be confused
an' its worries & confusion will all be defused
'n with its new suroundings it quickly will gel.
It's a shock to the system, that's true
When your "home" is swept out beneath you ...
And if you're a cat
It's harder than that
You rely upon humankind, who,
If they're thoughtless and casual, they
Put your life in a miserable way!
But if, like your daughter
They do what they oughter
Your cat-life looks up - it's okay!
I'm sure, Tis, that you are the best
Cat-sitter - bugger the rest!!
That wee cat won't stray
While they are away ...
You'll be there, in the new little nest!!
Thanks Loyal and Catsmum. AlasMy daughter's a sensitive lassLoves all living thingsCreeping, crawling, with wings..And would gladly collect them en masse.She hates moving, just like cats doSo thought very hard what to doBut she's still very sureThat their love will do moreThan a house without care. Hope that's true.And you have both helped me feel betterAbout this whole thing that's beset herA problem that's sharedSeems much lighter comparedTo being alone as a fretter.
Member since 13 May 2008
Member from Dargaville
Well tis, we're so glad you feel better.
Hope no more surprises beset yer.
Things will go well, I bet
so no need to fret --
you're sure to get by in fine fetter.
I feel like a broken down hackwith a godawful pain in me back.But this old grey marewill beat it I swear -- if not, I will visit a quack.
Member since 06 Mar 2011
Member from Whangarei
Tis, you're a wonderful mum
To you, your daughter has come
Her cat's in safe hands
While she's off in far lands
She knows you're the best, she's not dumb.
That wee cat will surely be fine
With love and caring divine
With people who care
It don't matter where
Whether it's your house or mine.
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