Thursday, November 4, 2010

It Was With Great Regret That We Performed Barnabas' Funeral

Meet Jinx the Cat. Jinxy was the best! I can't remember a time when he was not purring.  Even when I had him dressed in doll clothes complete with bonnet and booties and paraded him around the neighborhood in a doll stroller - he was still purring.


Gizmo was equally as great... only in a guinea pig kinda way.  Gizzy had a squeak that came from his sharp little toes and meant different things at different times.  I always knew what he wanted.

I had a black cat named Yogi and a puppy named Boots.

 I found a bat that flew smack dab into my neighbors front porch door and was deemed brain dead by me and a few of my friends.  Refusing to give up on him, I put him in a jar and put  holes in the lid and gave him a name, Barnabas. It was with great regret that we performed Barnabas' funeral a few days later.  

There was a dog named Smokey that lived past 20 and a cat named Mama Cat.  Scooter, a german poodle, and another guinea pig named Russie who loved to bite.  Matt the rabbit and ...  oh gosh I could go on and on.  

I guess I've always loved animals.




Is it any wonder Gracie was 
the best Christmas present ever?


My Christmas Present

8 comments:

  1. I have found that animal lovers are the best kind of people!

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  2. I second, what Melodie says! (quite the name for a bat- Barnabas)

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  3. I named him after Barnabas on Dark Shadows LOL

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  4. Ahhhhhh! For the love of our bestest pals :)

    Hugs and snaggle-tooth kisses,
    Sierra Rose

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  5. I think Gracie was a great Christmas present indeed!!

    betty

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  6. I am with Melodie...if you have an animal lover you know you have a good person at hand.
    I used to have a guinea pig when I was a kid too and I just loved him, always had cats but never a good. As with my own family we had hamsters, guinea pigs and now five cats. I love animals.

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  7. How lucky is Gracie to have found YOU Bobbi!
    Jim

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  8. We are HUGE animal lovers! Sometimes I'd rather just be at home with my cats than out dealing with people! I'd say Gracie was a perfect Christmas gift!

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