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El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
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For Those That Are Waiting for Us at the Rainbow Bridge
Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable. All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor. Those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by. The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind.
They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent. His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster. You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart. Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together…
– Author Unknown
Remember your beloved pet with a personal memorial that honors their lives. Making a memorial donation to Noah's Wish is a meaningful way to say goodbye while sharing a deep concern for all animals impacted by disasters.
Memorials may optionally include a picture and a few words to honor that special loved one.
To place a memorial contact Noah's Wish by email at [email protected] or by mail at Noah's Wish - PO BOX 4288, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
We who choose to surround ourselves with lives even more temporary than our own, live within a fragile circle, easily and often breached.
Unable to accept its awful gaps, we still would live no other way.
We cherish memory as the only certain immortality, never fully understanding the necessary plan.
Despite much suffering from abandonment in his early years, Sam demonstrated to his rescue family a heart waiting to trust again. Welcomed with love, Sam began a new journey overcoming fears and found joy once again as the loyal companion and family dog.
To the best cat a Mom and Dad could ask for. Pepper will forever be in our hearts and was a very special and loved member of our family-
Pepper aka- Peppy, Pep, Peppidy, Pepster, and PepPep........will never be forgotten.......
Be happy for her that she no longer has to wait for me at the end of the day to come home, as she now is forever with me wherever I go. She will thoroughly missed. Beverly Poppell walked in her memory 6/12/2010 during the Relay for A Cure.
For our unforgettable Ricky:
Grieving is the positive affirmation that our love is very much alive -
Marcia and Gerald
Beautiful, sweet and kind are words that best describe Ashley. She was a friend to all and so easy to fall in love with. She never complained even during her final years when arthritis prohibited some of her activity. Ashley loved the company of anyone who came into her home. She will be dearly missed by all but most especially by her mom Rebecca – they had such a loving bond for 13 years. Rest in peace sweet Ashley!
Love, Inge, Michelle & Carla
To My Special Mom...
To my special mom, some things I'd like to say,
But first of all to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this letter from the Bridge - where I now dwell with God above
Up here there are no tears or sadness, only eternal love.
Please don't be unhappy, just because I am out of sight,
Remember that I am with you, every morning, noon and night.
Today I had to leave you, when my life on earth was through
God picked me up and hugged me and he said, "I welcome you"
Its good to have you back again, you were missed while you were gone...
As for your loving family, they'll be here later on.
When you think of my life on earth and my last few years,
Because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears
But do not be afraid to cry, it does relieve the pain
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain
God gave me a list of important things, that he would like for me to do,
And foremost on his special list, was to watch over and care for you.
And when you lie down and try to sleep, with the day's chores put to flight,
Remember that God is closest to you, in the middle of the night
I wish that I could tell you, everything that God has planned,
But even if I could tell you, you wouldn't understand
But one thing is for certain, though my earthly life is over,
I'm more happy, healthy and content, than I ever was before
If you can help another, who is in sorrow and in pain
Then you can say to God at night, "My day was not in vain".
And when you're walking down the street, with me on your mind
I'm walking in your footsteps, only a short trot behind
There are rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb
But a rescuer's heart is big and strong, just take it one day at a time
For it is simply God's nature and I'd like it for you too
That as you give to the world, the world will give to you
And when your time on earth is up to leave your body and be free,
Remember you are not "going", You are coming up here to me.
In found memory of "Cecelia Antoinette Cat"
She was a true feline and will be missed
In memory of "Sydney"
A great search and rescue dog
In memory of "Blueberry Foley"
Born 11/17/98 - Passed 01/13/09
A Hurricane Katrina survivor.
Much loved by her mom, Bobbye and brother Motzu.
On behalf of Noah's Wish, we will miss you.
Miss Kitty, a Katrina survivor, went to the safe and loving arms of
Bill in August 2006. It was a pleasure to know and serve you both.
May you both rest in peace.
June 1996 - February 2, 2007
My gentle ol' grandpa. I know you and Fred are watching over the others for me.
I miss you, my blue-eyed boy.
Donna and Family
"Sadie" July 2006
She overcame the odds. My three legged wonder!
Missing your big brown eyes. Hurricane Katrina survivor.
"Miss Bailey" Hoffman
Beaux Man Sansone
"Only once in a lifetime you find a dog like the man"
In loving memory of Casey
Casey lived a very long and wonderful life, she is greatly missed
In loving memory of Violet (Fuzzybody) Mercurio
Thirteen years with you was not long enough.
Rest in peace my sweet girl.
We'll see you again one day
In memory of Sweet Simon
The little engine whocould and always did
Sweet Simon 2008
In Memory and Honor of Buck, WRPD K9, Retired.
Buck was born in Czechoslovakia. He served on the Wood River, Illinois, Police Department for 8 years
and his favorite thing to do was sit in the back seat and bark the ENTIRE shift.
He had been retired for 3 years and took to being an indoor dog like nobody's business.
He never lost the commanding presence of a Police K9, establishing a base of operations
from his favorite bed, which just happened to be the THE COUCH.
We ended up sitting on the floor and I am not sure how that happens.
He was truly a loved member of our family and we miss him dearly.
Samson Roush - April 4, 2008
Macy Spring 2004 - Christmas 2007
I knew you were special when I bottle fed you as a baby, but your extra toes
proved you to be extremely magical!
We miss you so much, Mommy & Daddy
Opie 2005 - 2007
You are now with your beloved brother, Andy.
Godspeed sweet girl!
The Lee Family
You happily lived 30 years in Texas and Tennessee
Your sweet smile and nay will surely be missed
Roger & Michele
Our 18 Year Old
Our family, our friends, our fluffy white guard dogs
and our personalized security system.
Thanks for all the memories girls - we miss you.
JoEllen, Paul & Katie
Our 17 year old
AL - Crossed the Rainbow Bridge December 2006
You were tossed away, left to fend for yourself.
Alone, you closed your eyes, hoping they'd return.
On that magical day, a rescuer appeared and said it was okay.
She was right.
You were cherished and loved until God took you 'home'.
Friends of Galveston county Animal Shelter
Santa Fe, Texas
ANDY - April 2005 - November 2007
You asked for nothing, but gave everything in return.
To hug you again, is something we truly yearn.
We miss your pink nose, gently touching our faces.
Your sister still looks for you in all your secret places.
We promised her you will be together one day.
Because we know you'll be there to play.
The Lee Family
ELEGANT CHANGE 2006
Elegant Change (Brownie) was a rescue who kept me safe
and confident "eventing". We only had a few years together,
but she will always have a special place in my heart.
In memory of Bandit, "The Best Dog" in the world