Christians Against All Animal Abuse
"Christ’s redemption is for the whole of creation!"
From Summer 2007 Issue
A Saintly Lay Preacher & His Cat
Near where I live a delightful retired schoolmaster lives with a cat
as his closest companion. He is a fellow who – along with myself –
believes that God’s love embraces far more than a decadent humanity.
Noel, for that is his name, was utterly devastated when his last cat
died and I had the honour to conduct a little service for it within his
Well, his new cat is the treasure of his life and something happened
recently which has confirmed for my friend that his cat has a sixth
sense. It so happened that Noel was keen to venture out one night and
his feline companion literally blocked his passage as Noel’s car made
its way down the drive. Indeed, this had never ever happened before so
the engagement that night – entailing driving on the busy motorway – was
But then, the next morning, hardly had the car got far along the
local roadway than did a loud scraping occur. The breakdown club was
called out and my friend was assured that the car, should it had gone
the planned journey the night previous, could have resulted in an
appalling accident – and, no doubt, serious fatality. Yes, indeed, Noel
will – I sense – agree with the sentiments of many of us – that God does
provide guardian angels for us and that they are frequently in the form
of living pets rather than cherubs with wings!
Go on to Saying Farewell At A Pet
Return to Summer 2007 Issue
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