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The Kitty Rainbow

My dear cat, bone-thin and frail from not eating, lies calmly on a cold steel table. I talk to her, petting her for the last time as they prepare her for the injection. Next turned sideways, her little head rests on my hand as the needle goes in. My tears spill as the nurse softly tells her, "Go to the Kitty Rainbow." Date Written: March 25, 2019 Sponsor: Dear Heart Contest: Writing Challenge 5, March 2019, Four Lines - Poetry Contest

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Date: 4/2/2019 9:34:00 AM
Oh, Godshhh - got me. I wish I could say I've never experienced such because such is an emotional experience I'll never forget. Their final moment is a sobbing, heartbreak, a grieving pain well worth the love they gave and left with us. There should be bereavement days from employers for pets, pets are family. Emotional, you made me ... Love ... CayCay
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Date: 3/29/2019 10:45:00 AM
Andrea, congratulations on your win in my contest with this emotional write. I am feeling your pain.
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Date: 3/27/2019 4:37:00 PM
Awww, simple but true, hard part of having these sweet animal friends, sounds like you were a loving friend too. Was a simple and lovely true poem
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Date: 3/27/2019 3:39:00 PM
Oh Andrea this is such a sad poem but congratulations a on sad but beautifully sad poem and first place in the contest. Poetry hugs, Jennifer.
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Date: 3/27/2019 3:29:00 PM
Congratulations, Andrea. I believe I commented earlier, I have stood at thes tables fourteen times. Plus Riding in a car with a dying cocker spaniel gasping for breath. I can tell you are a loving person! Kittens and older cats need to be rescued when you are ready. Your cat is at Rainbow Bridge, waiting for you one day to hug him again.peace be yours, Panagiota
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Date: 3/27/2019 3:27:00 PM
Truly a sad sad poem. Sorry for your loss. I know how it feels had to put my dog down a couple of years ago it was tough. God bless you!
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Date: 3/27/2019 2:19:00 PM
- A great poem for this writing challenge ... congratulations, Andrea :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 3/25/2019 10:18:00 PM
As a fellow fur-mom, I totally feel this one. I've been through this with two of my precious babies (both dogs)... and it still breaks my heart thinking about it. So sorry, my friend. *hugs*
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Date: 3/25/2019 9:08:00 PM
I have had to do this with several pets as I have rescued over twenty from shelters. It is horrible every time, even though I believe they go to greet us when we get there. Nicely done, Andrea.
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Date: 3/25/2019 7:21:00 PM
G'day Andrea … as sad as it gets when a decision is made to put a beloved pet down. There in our mind we debate whether it is right or wrong - very sad Andrea - Lindsay
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Date: 3/25/2019 6:59:00 PM
oh, so sad, andrea, but so beautifully described! i'm sorry for your loss...
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Date: 3/25/2019 5:06:00 PM
Oh Andrea... gosh. Love to you xx
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Date: 3/25/2019 3:32:00 PM
Such an emotional sad verse Andrea, like Vijay we had to have our spaniel put down so I know how you are feeling, but when they're not well it is the kindest thing to do for them but it is heart-breaking. Tom.
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Date: 3/25/2019 2:55:00 PM
Heartbreaking. Beautiful emotional 4 lines, Andrea.
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Date: 3/25/2019 2:38:00 PM
Those are the tough moments..we had tough time when our dog went through the same.
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