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The Rescuer
Who are you, Who has Rescued Me?
My Trusting Eyes, You Will Not See.
My Aching Bones, My Fur is a Mess,
Parasites Galore, You Know the Rest.
I Run, I Hide, Yet You Persist.
What is this Thing You Call a Kiss?
Your Hands They Caress Me, Oh Yes I Want More,
But for All I've Known, I Run for the Door.
My Tail Remains Tucked, Between My Legs,
Even When You Pet Me, I Still Turn Away.
Confused and Scared, My Guard is Fixed.
What is This I Feel, My Emotions are Mixed.
You Give Me Food, A bed to Call My Own,
What Is This Place, They Call a Home?
What They Have Done to Me, You Will Never Know.
You Can Only Imagine, as My Spirit is Low.
I have Lived in a Crate, for All of my Life.
I am Living, I am Breathing and I do Feel the Pain.
My Life Means Nothing, in the Courts of This Land.
Because I cannot Speak Human,
I am Tossed Away, Like a Grain of Sand.
If I Must Return, to the Sludge of the Mill,
At Least I Had this Moment, When at Last I could Feel.
I am Sentenced to Life without a Parole,
Through it is no Fault of My Own.
I Thank You for the Moment, I at Last had a Home.
One of These Days, The Courts of This Country Will See.
There are Those who care, They Hear Our Cries, They Hear Our Pleas.

They Weep the Tears, That fill the All the Seas.
They Are the Ones Who Rescued Me!

Author Unknown

Heaven's Doggy Door

My best friend closed his eyes last night, As his head lay in my hand. The doctors said he was in pain, And it was hard for him to stand. The thoughts that scurried through my head, As I cradled him in my arms, Were of his younger puppy years, And Oh... his many charms. Today there was no gentle nudge, With an intense "I love you" gaze. Only a heart that's filled with tears, Remembering our joy-filled days. But an Angel just appeared to me, And said, "You should cry no more, God also loves our canine friends, He's installed a doggy door!" -Author Unknown

The Rescue Rainbow Bridge

The young pup and the older dog lay on shaded sweet grass watching the reunions. Sometimes a man, sometimes a woman, sometimes a whole family would approach The Rainbow Bridge. The young pup playfully nipped at the older one. "Look! Something wonderful is happening!" The older dog stood up and barked, "Quickly. Get over to the path." "But that's not my owner," whined the pup, but he did as he was told. Thousands of pets surged forward as a figure in white walked on the path toward The Bridge. As the glowing figure passed each animal, that animal bowed its head in love and respect. The figure finally approached The Bridge and was met by a menagerie of joyous animals. Together, they all walked over The Bridge and disappeared. The young pup was still in awe. "Was that an angel?" he whispered. "No son." The older dog replied. "That was more than an angel. That was a person who worked for rescue.