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YOU ('vinni-van' R I P)

You passed on the 3rd September , twenty ten
You were only eleven years young then
Yet in cat years you were a year older than me.
You were a soft shiny silver tabby, light
Yet you had some sandy colours and white.
Your eyes were the biggest I had ever seen in a cat and
Yes, you knew how to use them on me.
You loved me, I know because
You spent all of your time on my knee or beside me.

You worked your charm on your human dad and
You liked to steal his chair when he left it.
You knew he wasn’t a cat lover but demanded his attention
You succeeded, You stole his heart too.
Your favourite game was peek-a-boo with me
You made my jaws ache from laughing when you cheated.
You gave me much joy and companionship vinni
You are going to be truly missed my precious little friend
Your final task now is to play, purr and snuggle God and wait for me.

In loving memory of ‘vinni-van’1999 – 2010. © TeAnne Pantony

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This writing is about my beautiful cat ‘vinni-van’ who was a wonderful loving companion to me for 11 years. I miss him so much.

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  • Chris Armytage™
    Chris Armytage™over 4 years ago

    So sad Te, I’m crying as I read – such a lovely tribute to Vinni, may he rest in peace and love xox

  • TeAnne
    TeAnneover 4 years ago

    Thanks Chris, it is so hard. :(

  • nadine henley
    nadine henleyover 4 years ago

    oh, so sad, te! my dear little Watson will be following soon – this is a lovely tribute.

  • Thanks Nadine and I am sorry for you. I know what it’s going to be like :(

    – TeAnne

  • Mrswillow
    Mrswillowover 4 years ago

    Oh TeAnne! I am crying too!
    I know how you feel. If and when my little Hazel has to go I will be desolate.
    Lots of love and hugs to you.

  • Thanks Sandy. They become so much a part of our lives.

    – TeAnne

  • Stacey Pritchard
    Stacey Pritchardover 4 years ago

    awww :( so sad Te – but such a beautiful poem to remember him by.

  • Thank you Stacey

    – TeAnne

  • Lozzar Flowers & Art
    Lozzar Flowers...over 4 years ago

    My heart goes out to you, such loving words about a dear friend.

  • Thank you Lozzar

    – TeAnne

  • Athenawp
    Athenawpabout 4 years ago

    How very sweet and touching. Sorry for your loss. I had my Buffy cat for over ten years, so I can relate.

  • Thank you. It still hurts, I still see him out the corner of my eye. I am sorry for your loss too. It is very hard losing a fur baby.

    – TeAnne

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