Sorrow fills a barren space;
You close your eyes and see my face
And think of times I made you laugh,
The love we shared, the bond we had,
The special way I needed you -
The friendship shared by just we two.
The day's too quiet, the world seems older,
The wind blows now a little colder.
You gaze into the empty air
And look for me, but I'm not there -
I'm in heaven and I watch you,
And I see the world around you too.
I see little souls wearing fur,
Souls who bark and souls who purr
Born unwanted and unloved -
I see all this and more above -
I watch them suffer, I see them cry,
I see them lost, I watch them die.
I see unwanted thousands born -
And when they die, nobody mourns.
These little souls wearing fur
(Some who bark and some who purr)
are castaways who - unlike me -
will never know love or security.
A few short months they starve and roam,
Or caged in shelters - nobody takes home.
They're special too (furballs of pleasure),
Filled with love and each one, a treasure.
My pain and suffering came to an end,
So don't cry for me, my person, my friend.
But think of the living - those souls with fur
(some who bark and some who purr) -
And though our bond can't be broken apart,
Make room for another in your home and your heart.
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