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Thursday, September 02, 2010

We Love You Cornbread

We are heartbroken over the loss of our kitty, Cornbread.  He put up a great fight through this last ordeal, but we couldn't bear to see him suffer.  It was the most heart-wrenching thing I have ever done, but the prognosis would have been worse for him.  We we're blessed to have him in our life.  We have so many wonderful memories of him and all the silly things he did!  He is resting peacefully in a special spot in our yard where he can always keep watch over everything and guard over his kingdom!
I think about him constantly and miss his sweet face every minute of the day.  He was always right there with me and following me every step I made no matter where I went.  He was a big part of our family and we will miss him terribly.  Every day.  Every night.  We love you so much Kitty.  Cornbread, this is from Mama's heart to you, my boy....

Don't be sad you had to end my pain,
and know that you will see me once again.
God's given me a place to wait for you,
a cozy cloud and salmon too!

The angels are happy to stroke my fur,
and they all seem to love it when I purr.
I'm no longer sick so I am glad,
please don't fill your days by being sad.

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.

Today you gave something to heaven
that heaven once gave to you.
Your sweet, your precious,
and faithful companion, "Cornbread".

He'd been with you for many years,
his loyalty did show.
You loved him and he loved you back,
but now he has to go.

Do not despair for he'll be there,
when your time's at the end.
There just beyond the Pearly Gates,
awaits your furry friend.

You kissed his head, buried your face in his neck,
and whispered goodbye as a part of you died.
May heavens arms hold you, softly my love,
until Mama can hold you in Heaven above.

Cornbread crossed the rainbow bridge on Monday, August 30, 2010. 
Rest in peace my boy.

I love you kitty, and will never ever ever forget you.
You can see more posts of kitty here: more on Cornbread

13 comments:

ThatGirl said...
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ThatGirl said...

So sorry for the loss of your Sweet Cornbread. I know the sadness you feel. Love the precious pictures of your kitty and the poem. Thank you for them

Vanessa said...

Oh, Tiff, I am so so sorry! Cornbread was a beautiful cat! Your heart touching post is a wonderful tribute to your sweet kitty. I feel with you, sending you big big hugs!

Shannon - Desert Designs said...

(((HUGS))) So sorry for your loss Tiffany - fur babies always hold special places in our hearts and lives.

Nancy said...

Such a lovely tribute to your sweet kitty....the poem made me tear up thinking of my sweet pup who crossed the rainbow bridge just a week before Cornbread.
Thanks for sharing the photos of your kitty love.
Hugs and blessings!

Cheryl said...

Oh Tiffany - I am so sorry to hear about your Cornbread. It is so hard to lose a pet. Take care.

Virginia L. said...

What a great tribute to sweet Cornbread! I feel the love and care that you had for him. I adore all of the lovely photos! Thank you for sharing this, Tiffany!

Cindy said...

Tiffany, I'm so sorry for your loss! I'm a cat lover, too, and I've been through what you're going through. It's heartbreaking, I know. Cornbread was such a handsome guy...just adorable. Remember the good times and what a happy life he had with you. That poem made me cry, it is so beautiful. Take care. Hugs,
Cindy

donna mikasa said...

Sorry for your loss, Tiff! And what a beautiful tribute to such a handsome cat. Take good care!

ThePurplePlace said...

...my heart is broken for you with the loved of 'Cornbread"....! It's also so hard to lose a pet...and I wanted to say how sorry I am and send a HUG...

Lisa

Deirdre said...

Sending you big hugs Tiff, thanks for sharing such beautiful photos. Thinking of you.

Toni K said...

Sorry for your loss. I know they are a part of your family. I have kitties that love to sleep in my craft room while I work. Take care.

Grenouille Greetings said...

As a mother to a very special four-legged feline boy myself whom I consider to be my best buddy, I send you my deepest and heartfelt sympathies for your terrrible loss. It is lovely that you have so many fabulous photos of Cornbread to rembember him by and I have no doubt that by releasing him from his pain you offered him the ultimate gift of your love for him. Warmest wishes, Lesley

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