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Remembering Callie - Queen of Her World

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Remembering Callie - Queen of Her World

My Calico was chocolate-caramel swirled, and the inside of our house was all her world! Her whole concern was just in getting stroked or fed. She'd summon me each morning, jumping on my bed and reaching out with one white paw, she'd tap my head! (This is around the time several years ago that Callie had to be put to sleep due to cancer. She lived 18 wonderful years with us!) For Rick Parise's Five-Line Poem Poetry Contest

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  1. Date: 1/13/2013 9:14:00 AM

    Excellent tribute to your beloved calico. The rhyme scheme is particularly effective.

  1. Date: 12/29/2012 9:30:00 AM

    So hard to lose a pet and the good memories remain with us forever. love phyl

  1. Date: 12/24/2012 5:33:00 AM

    Hello Andrea... congratulations with your awesome win,, in Rick's contest....pd

  1. Date: 12/23/2012 1:55:00 PM

    Congratulations on your HM Andy love xx

  1. Date: 12/23/2012 1:53:00 AM

    know the pain of losing someone dear, congratulations on your win... Thanks for stopping by and reading my poem. Wish you a happy Christmas... Love n regards, Mehnaz.

  1. Date: 12/22/2012 6:58:00 PM

    Oh, this one breaks my heart, Andrea...I know that Razz Matazz can't take her place, but I am glad there is another little kitty to keep you company when Joe is away...Such a sweet dedication and rhyme..these personal ones are the best! Congrats. ps...is Razz a male or female?....

    Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich Date: 12/22/2012 7:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    female! spayed.
  1. Date: 12/22/2012 2:27:00 PM

    Wonderful piece,Nice dedication...Congrats on your win,my dear friend...Kudos to you...XOXO...

  1. Date: 12/22/2012 1:56:00 PM

    congrats on your HM Andrea..

  1. Date: 12/21/2012 10:43:00 AM

    very nice Andrea,,, there is a calico" same colors" that comes into my house all the time, he was sleeping in my closet last week, his twin sister comes to visit as well, thank you for reading my "From Him" You have a blessed Christmas ;}

  1. Date: 12/20/2012 8:43:00 AM

    She sounds like one Cool Kitty. It is hard losing pets, they are family. Sorry for your loss.

  1. Date: 12/20/2012 8:19:00 AM

    She lived such a wonderful simple life. Sometimes I wonder if we were all meant to have such simple happy lives? Warm thoughts, Ralph

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 5:46:00 PM

    Reads like a winner..Great memory that you have your pet..Enjoyed reading this eve..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 3:07:00 PM

    nice tribute to your dear pet Andrea...best wishes

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 1:16:00 PM

    She sounded like a winner to me... and I imagine she was... with an owner who remembered her like this.

  1. Date: 12/19/2012 4:15:00 AM

    Lovely tribute to your beloved and sweet pet. 18years was a long time and memories of those, good ones, shall stay with you forever. Good luck Andrea, with this great entry.

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 6:40:00 PM

    That's a long time to share your life with your pet! She sounds lovely. I heard you got another one today - a black one? Thanks for your comments....Hugs, Holly

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 6:09:00 PM

    18 years...bonded...I'm sorry. Wonderful tribute. My fav was a lab named Jomers. I'll never forget him. Love ya...Caleb

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 3:30:00 PM

    I hope you find a nice kitten or a cat Andrea. Sounds like Callie was a dear one. I just had another mouse, I could sure use one around the house. :) Yuck! Little #@^&%@*'s. :) Just a few days left till, well we'll just pray for those who are suffering. Peace.

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 3:20:00 PM

    Sounds like a nice memory here. It is hard to lose those that are close to you.

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 1:11:00 PM

    Andrea, I know the pain so well of saying goodbye to a beloved pet, you did this so well, so full of emotion and sadness and beauty in just 5 lines. well done. Constance

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 11:36:00 AM

    best of luck in the contest with this lovely tribute ( After my Butch died I didn't think I'd ever want another cat, then last April I got Honey, a rescue kitty)

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 11:02:00 AM

    Yes I know about her Andrea.Very sad end to her.Beautiful poem by you.

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 11:00:00 AM

    Awww!!! I have been planning on getting a kitten soon :) this is so wonderful and precious Andrea

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 10:48:00 AM

    Such a sad thing that had to happen, I'm sorry for your loss my friend! You have written an excellent and awesome poem right here Andrea! I really enjoyed reading this enlightening piece this afternoon! What an outstanding poem, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 10:37:00 AM

    what can one say, Andrea, this is wonderful, sad yet wonderful

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 8:50:00 AM

    So sorry you lost Callie. We've had several cats put to sleep because of cancer, so I can sympathize completely. Shed a tear. Love, daver

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 8:03:00 AM

    Sorry for your loss - pets are part of a family and are missed so much. Best of luck in the contest. Thank you.

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 6:34:00 AM

    What a beautiful tribute to a wonderful cat (i.e. family member). How you must miss her.

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 6:08:00 AM

    sorry for your loss,god bless

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 5:12:00 AM

    Andrea this is very good for only five lines, very difficult to paint as good a picture as this in a short form, good subject as well, good luck....may just have a go at this challenge...David