"Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake.  Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our souls when we look the other way."      - Martin Luther King, Jr.

© 2019 by Brenda's Cat Rescue.

Stray Cat's Prayer

Dear God, please send me somebody who’ll care!
I’m so tired of running, and am sick with despair.
My body is aching and filled with such pain;
and dear God I pray, as I run in the rain,
that someone will love me and give me a home. 
A warm cozy bed and food of my own.
My last owner left me alone in the yard.
I watched as they moved, and God, that was hard.
So I waited a while and then went on my way,
to rummage in garbage and live as a stray.
But now, God, I’m so tired and hungry and cold;
and I’m so afraid I’ll never grow old.
They’ve chased me
with sticks and hit me with straps
while I run in the streets just looking for scraps!
I’m not really bad, God
please help me if you can.
For I have become just a “victim of man!”
I’m wormy, dear God, and I’m ridden with fleas;
and all I want is an owner to please!
If you’ll find one for me,
dear God, I’ll try to be good.
I won’t scratch the carpet; I’ll do as I should.
I’ll love them, play with them, and try to obey.
I will be so grateful if they’ll let me stay!
I don’t think I’ll make it too long on my own,
‘cause I’m weak and I’m all alone.
Each night I sleep in the bushes I cry,
‘cause I’m so afraid, God, I’m going to die.
I’ve got so much love and devotion to give,
that I should be given a new chance to live!
So dear God, please hear me,
please answer my prayer,
and send me somebody who will really care.

 

Author Unknown