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Animal Love (Revised)
by Mary E Lacey, Desertrat

Sunday, January 23, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Two very special felines

 

 
He was cross-eyed, had a tail too long,
And for his age much too small. The
others looked at him and thought him rather
odd. But there was one cat that saw him
and thought she was his Mom.
She took him in her arms and he knew he found a home.  
She played with him and bathed him,
and though this was not her kitten,
treated
him as her own.
The little kitten loved this cat, laid next to her
and purred. She protected him while he put a
gleam in her eye. She would growl and hiss at the others
if they ever made him cry.
Scamper could never have kittens, so she took Socks to be her own. 
They needed each other; he needed someone to love him,
while she needed a child to love.
Though there is no blood between them,
Scamper and Socks are Mother and Son.   For a true family,
the only ingredient ever needed is a pure unconditional love.
Mary E. Lacey
2010
 

 

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Reviewed by baz busbe 4/17/2011
Ahh, such a lovely story, animals can teach us a lot about unconditional love. God bless. Baz
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 2/8/2011
Very touching and heartfelt. Animals have a way of bringing joy to ones life....M
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/29/2011
So heartwarming, Mary; and a good lesson for humans for sure. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 1/24/2011
Very well done, Mary...We, as the human species can learn from God's creatures, each and every one.
Reviewed by Swan Son 1/24/2011
Nicely written, Mary -- and I think there is a lesson in there for all of us. Susan
Reviewed by Tom Hyland 1/24/2011
MARY ...

What a delightful, amazing, yet true story! Well said, Dear Woman ...

LOVE ... the most important ingredient in ANY relationship ... Tom.


Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/24/2011
For a true family,
the only ingredient ever needed is a pure unconditional love.

How so very true, indeed, especially for animals; they teach me something, every day. I'm lucky enough to have both dogs and cats who always very willingly play mother, father, sister, or brother to the latest street orphan who arrives at our door.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/24/2011
Wonderful poetry, Mary; well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Texas, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Connie Faust 1/23/2011
This is a wonderful story, Mary. "Though there is no blood between them, Scamper and Socks are Mother and Son." Socks is a lucky kitten, and Scamper is a good adopted Mommy. Thanks for sharing. Purrr.
Connie
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 1/23/2011
Beautiful poem and so true Mary. It is not blood that makes a family, it is love.
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by TONY NERONE 1/23/2011
Felines are amazing. They can snuggle up to you warm and purring. But if you anger them they softly bite your finger...LOL
Excently written, Mary.

Peace and Love
Tony
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 1/23/2011
A labor of love.

Ron
Reviewed by Felix Perry 1/23/2011
Such a wonderful lesson and methaphor that more humans should follow.
fee
Reviewed by Paul Berube 1/23/2011
Nicely done, Mary.
Reviewed by George Carroll 1/23/2011
What a heart warming feline story. Wonderful.
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat 1/23/2011
Sorry, I deleted the first one because the margins were so messed up, and ended up having duplicates.



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