Friday, July 3, 2009

Pet Ten Commandments

A Pet's Ten Commandments

1. My life is likely to last 10-15 years. Any separation from you is likely to be painful.

2. Give me time to understand what you want of me.

3. Place your trust in me. It is crucial for my well-being.

4. Don't be angry with me for long and don't lock me up as punishment. You have your work, your friends, your entertainment, but I have only you.

5. Talk to me. Even if I don't understand your words, I do understand your voice when speaking to me.

6.. Be aware that however you treat me, I will never forget it.

7. Before you hit me, before you strike me, remember that I could hurt you, and yet I choose not to bite you.

8. Before you scold me for being lazy or uncooperative, ask yourself if something might be bothering me. Perhaps I'm not getting the right food, I have been in the sun too long, or my heart might be getting old and weak.

9. Please take care of me when I grow old You too, will grow old.

10. On the ultimate difficult journey, go with me please. Never say you can't bear to watch. Don't make me face this alone. Everything is easier for me if you are there, because I love you so.

~ take a moment today to thank God for your pets. Enjoy and take good care of them. ~

~ Life would be a much duller, less joyful experience without God's critters.~

This came from:

I found it a couple months ago, but it means even more today after losing Max. Now go hug your furbaby!


spaghetti0625 said...

I must be very emotional when it comes to pets...I've been crying uncontrollably after reading that last one :(
Hopefully you are doing better! 'hugs'!

Shelly said...

I'm the same way! I was sobbing the first time I saw it. Now I'm sitting here at DBF's parents crying! I can't help myselt.

The Creek Cats said...

Still sending you lots and lots of (((HUGS)))

Jenny said...

*hugs* it is so hard to loose your furbabies.. and such a joy to have them in your life every day.

Forever Foster said...

We think the Pet's commandments are very important, and should be given to anyone bringing a kitty or woofie home.


Karen Jo said...

I think these commandments are very wise and should be taken to heart by everyone with a furbaby. {{{HUGS}}}

centralillinoisian said...

If you don't mind, I would like to also post this on my blog. I will aslo post the site that you found it on.

Shelly said...

centralil--- Go right ahead! Anyone who wants to repost it can feel free to do so. The more people that read this the better!

Chicagolandia said...

This is a wonderful post, getting a chance to see it from the furbaby perspective. *hugs*

CJ said...

The best thing we can do for our pets, besides loving them every day, is seeing them through the end. I'm sorry for the loss of your Max :(