The Last Battle
it should be that I grow frail and weak, and pain should keep me
from my sleep,
Then will you do what must be done, for this -- the last battle -- can't be won.
You will be sad I understand, but don't let grief then stay your hand,
For on this day, more than the rest, your love and friendship must stand the test.
We have had so many happy years, you wouldn't want me to suffer so.
When the time comes, please, let me go.
me to where to my needs they'll tend, only, stay with me till the
And hold me firm and speak to me, until my eyes no longer see.
I know in time you will agree, it is a kindness you do to me.
Although my tail its last has waved, from pain and suffering I have been saved.
Don't grieve that it must be you, who has to decide this thing to do;
We've been so close -- we two -- these years, don't let your heart hold any tears.
In memory of our friends who have crossed over the bridge:
Pierce of Willowcove
January 3, 1989 - December 8, 2003
Bam Bam Toth
Kodiak Hime Von Hauck
Enzo, Ritter, Collin, Blitzen, Fate, Kiwi,and Zorro
Callie, Mandy & Thor Gagner
Bear, Bubba II & Sheba Gagner
Bubba I & Little King Gagner
Chelsea Heights Ruggster
Bonnie and Annie McKean
Brewster and Laurie McKean
Sam and Becky Morgan
Duchess and Noelle Morgan
Lacey and Monideau McKean
Fabia Falls Olympic Gold "Midas"
Cricket, Nickie, Kibbles and Peanut Boykin
Snooper and Babe Mongold
Won Ton Bledsoe
Josie & Pilot
Cutter, Cheyenne and Dillon Gray
Nena, Dee, Sweeper and Silence Hamilton
Syn Min Cinnaminnie Minnie
Michael Frederic Stelzig
Oscar, Taffy, Caesar and Arlo
Sal, Sammy, Itty Bit, Duey, Limpy and Boche Varela
Rani and Tassy Bressow
Sugar, Medusa, Joker, Jake, Sasquatch and Emory
Heidi and Tanya Check
Kizzie, Heidi and Cookie Moore
Max, Kira Nerys and Murphy Peaches Doberman Long
Amos Moses, Andi and Pooh-Bear Chope
Ripley, Boomer (Boom-Diggity), and Tanner Clark
Nibbles & Prince Illman
Hexe, Raven and Brocco Mamon
Rex and Miss Ugly Walker
Shamen Muttley Moore
Data Mister, Sweet Sara Sue, Tinkers Toy and Bisquit Langford
Jude, Rocky, Christopher Robyn, and St. Mark Webster-Smith
Jebby, Chuckie, Muskie, Griffey and Harley Burchfield
Brandy and Kami Boykin
Cruiser, Darby and Kozmo Coyne
The death of a pet can bring on intense feelings of grief, sadness and loss. You are not alone. Lightning-strike is a place of sharing or solitude, depending on your need.
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