A collection of Animal Poems and Songs:
THE RAINBOW BRIDGE
There is a bridge connecting Heaven and Earth.
It is called the Rainbow Bridge because of all its beautiful colors.
Just this side of the Rainbow Bridge there is a land of meadows,
hills and valleys with lush green grass.
When a beloved pet dies, the pet goes to this place.
There is always food and water and warm spring weather.
The old and frail animals are young again.
Those who were sick, hurt or in pain are made whole again.
There is only one thing missing,
they are not with their special person who loved them so much on earth.
So each day they run and play until the day comes
when one suddenly stops playing and looks up!
The nose twitches! The ears are up!
The eyes are staring and this one runs from the group!
You have been seen and when you and your special friend meet,
you take him in your arms and hug him.
He licks and kisses your face again and again –
and you look once more into the eyes of your best friend
and trusting pet.
Then you cross the Rainbow Bridge together
never again to be apart.
They will not go quietly,
the cats who’ve shared our lives.
In subtle ways they let us know
their spirit still survives.
Old habits still make us think
we hear a meow at the door.
Or step back when we drop
a tasty morsel on the floor.
Our feet still go around the place
the food dish used to be,
And, sometimes, coming home at night,
we miss them terribly.
And although time may bring new friends
and a new food dish to fill,
That one place in our hearts
belongs to them. . . and always will.
By: Linda Barnes
Roadkill Cafe Lyrics – Hillbilly Hellcats
Well, I c’mon down to the Roadkill Cafe
You never can tell what’s from the highway today
There’s always good food on the old buffet
They got armadillo pie and squirrel souffle
Down at the Roadkill Cafe
You always get a good meal
At the roadkill cafe
You always get a good deal
At the roadkill cafe
It don’t take much of your pay
You kill it-we’ll grill it-you can eat it today
If ya hit a deer, run over a skunk
don’t despair, just put ’em in the trunk
Bring ’em on down to the Roadkill Cafe
One man’s mistake is another’s gourmet
Don’t worry your head if it’s not Grade A beef
This stuff’s got protein and cholesterol relief
It’s almost fat free and don’t cost a thing
Sometimes it’s better than Burger King.
Animal Quotations – A collection of quotations by noted people about pets and animals.
Animal Quotations Two – More quotes about animals by some notable and not so notable people.
The Creation – A wonderful “fable” about the Creation.
Pet Loss : Poems and Stories
A Bridge Called Love – Inspirational words
A Message to My Master – Comforting words from a deceased pet to it’s owners.
A Parting Prayer – An inspirational piece about the Rainbow Bridge.
Fragile Cycle – Thoughts about life and death
I Am Not There – Comforting words from a deceased pet to it’s owners.
I Only Wanted You – Comforting words about loss.
I’m Still Here – Words indicating that your pets never really ever leave you.
Request from the Rainbow Bridge – Another story about the Rainbow Bridge.
The Last Battle – Touching words about an aged pet.
The Rainbow Bridge – A story about the “Rainbow Bridge.”
A Dog’s Prayer– A heartwarming prayer from a dog to it’s owners.
A Little Dog Angel – A heartwarming story of a dog angel awaiting it’s owner in Heaven.
Dog Lifespan Story – A fable about a young boy’s theory as to why dogs do not live as long as people.
Poem for Dog Lovers – Poem in memory of a deceased dog.
The Last Will and Testament – A piece by the noted playwright Eugene O’Neill, in honor of his dog.
We Have a Secret – Loving words to a deceased pet.
Poem for Cats – A loving poem for a deceased cat.
Shadow’s Song (on the death of a cat) – A tribute to a deceased cat.