Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day

Today is Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day:RainbowBridgeRemembranceDay [500px]

Hosted by Deborah Barnes : http://zeezoey.com/ A special day to remember all our friends that have gone to the bridge to wait for us there. Over the years, I have lost many rabbits, dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish and hermit crabs too. I felt a loss over each and every one of them, but one in particular truly broke my heart.

My KaChoo was my first official cat, I adopted her in 1994 when she was a kitten. I used to always tell her she had to give me 20 years, but it wasn’t to be, she went to the Bridge at 16 and a half. We were very bonded and I will always miss her.


KaChoo’s baby photo-my Mom kept the gray one and named her Sheba.( she survived KaChoo by a year). Β  KaChoo3

me and KaChoo

My hubby had a cat when we got married and she lived to be 19, her name was Patches, but he always called her Ratchie – I scanned a photo of her, but it is in an Adobe file and as you all know, I am technologically challenged.

We also lost Brina in 2011, she was a 3-legged tortie persian that I adopted from my sister when she was already older.

brina1and our cat-loving dog Katie also went to the bridge that year:


And beautiful Barney left us is 2013 . I pray we don’t have any more loss for a long time. I don’t know if there is an actual rainbow bridge or not, but I know all these pure souls would go to Heaven.

I am co-hosting the Feeling Beachie’s Follow Friday Fill-In Fun, but I didn’t want to interfere with this special day so I will post my fill-ins tomorrow.




    1. And thank you for coming up with a special day for us all to share our precious lost ones.

  1. Yes it sure is hard when they have to leave us.
    We have 4 angel kitties. Groucho, whose RB day was yesterday many years ago, Suki, Simba and Toki…all meezers like us, a chocolate, a seal and two blue points.DSending lits pf hugs.

  2. For me it is tough to look at photos like that. There is too much illness and death around. I put the stories and photos of my earlier cats on a special blog page. People look at it. You could do that with this post here, if you wanted. Then it would not scroll away into oblivion but be available for all to see easily whenever. Just a thought. It is one page I do not want to update. Try to keep happy thoughts. It is sad to remember mine, but those were happy days in many respects when they were here. Perhaps I will call attention to remembrance day, or maybe not. . . .

    PS Thanks for the vote–I owe you one.

    1. That is a good idea to have a special area on the blog for remembering them. I agree that I would not want to have to update it. You’re welcome for the vote- anytime.

  3. Soft places in our hearts and sweet memories in our minds of those we’ve love and lost through the years……This is quite a remembrance day all over the blogosphere. Thanks for sharing yours with us!

    Love, Pam

    1. I shed a lot fo tears today reading everyone’s posts, but it is good to know how loved all these fur babies were.

  4. guys…manee thanx for sharin theeze memoreez…..it waz veree nice two reed about yur hole familee….we noe they R…. & all ways will be… missed…. & loved ~~~~~~~ β™₯β™₯β™₯

  5. Thank you for sharing about your precious angels with us. Hugs, purrs and prayers to you, as you remember them with love today and always.

  6. Fanks fur sharin’ da fotos and stowry. Dat’s so pawsum you had so many wunnewful years togedder even tho’…It’s never enuff. Have a gweat day.

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Lexi

    1. Very true- they do make our lives better, every one of them that touches our lives.

  7. You have talked about Ka-Choo your Heart Kitty before. You have beautiful Angels. I hope your “Gang” sticks around for a long time too! Sending you a big {{hug}} today.
    Marty’s Mom

    1. Thank you for remembering that I wrote about KaChoo before- you are very sweet. Hugs to you too.

  8. Those who we are destined to connect with put paws deep into us and we are so much the better for it.
    Thanks for letting us meet your special Angels
    Timmy Dad and Family

  9. May all yur 4 leggedss bee runnin free inn Pure Land restored to purrfect health! they look down on you lady Ellen with LUV….
    KaChoo was yur heart kitty….
    Efurryone has one of them who has a kitty πŸ˜‰
    Maybee mee will become LadyMum’ss heart kitty…maybe…
    ***paw patsss*** Siddhartha Henry xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    1. Yes, KaChoo was my heart kitty, but so is Lucy and Sammy and Phoebe and Joanie- all very special. You are very special too and Phoebe sends you all her love too. You 2 sure are having a long vacation. XO

      1. Mee understandss Lady Ellen…
        LadyMum told mee Simpson was speshell because shee was her ferst kittygurl.
        Silky-Auburn was speshell because shee ran away frum her home to live with LadyMum!!!
        Aunty Mingflower was LadyMum’s ‘dot-her in fur’…so shee was berry speshell. An Aunty Nylablue was LadyMum’ss heart kitty because of her health problemss. LadyMum has fond memoress of so many kittiess….
        An shee says mee iss speshell because mee iss her ONLEE kittyboy! So mee will allwayss be speshell πŸ˜‰
        As fur Purrincess Phoebe an mee beein gone fur so long it has been a lot of fun butt wee wood bee happy to come home soon!
        ~~~head rubsss~~~ Siddhartha Henry~~~

        1. I am glad you and phoebe are only gone in cyber space because I couldn’t manage without Phoebe and your Mum couldn’t manage without you. Head rubs and paw kisses and nose kisses from Phoebe. You are all special in your own way.

          1. Mee-you Lady Ellen….do you want mee an Phoebe to tellyport home fur a few dayss??? Wee can you know. Wee iss sorta ‘stuck’ inn thee Condo an mee an Phoebe do not want to pawty anymore πŸ˜‰
            See you soon…
            Purrince Siddhartha Henry =^,.^=

          2. You have to stay a little longer- it is Billy’s birthday so he will want you to celebrate. See you soon though. XO

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