Addio Opus

We were very sad to learn our dear friend Opus has gone to the Rainbow Bridge. Opus blogged @ Cat Naps in Italy along with his sister Olive. His brother and littermate Roscoe went to the Rainbow Bridge in September of 2008. Goodness Gracie is his aunt and she is very sad about her nephews passing also.

Opus we will never forget the adventures we had with you and you will always hold a special place in our hearts, addio until we meet again.


Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge.
 
When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.

 All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor. Those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by. The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind.

They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent. His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.
 
You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.
 
Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together.... 
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5 comments:

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  2. Oh I am so sorry to hear that your long time furend went to the bridge. I know that your memories of the fun times will help to keep him alive in your heart.

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  3. Very nice tribute to Opus. We were sorry to hear that it was his time to go to the Bridge.

    Truffle and Brulee

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  4. Very sorry to hear about your friend. :(

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  5. We are so, so sad about Opus's passing. More than words can express.....

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