June 3rd 2012 3:55 pm
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Today would have been my 3rd birthday. This is the 3rd birthday that I celebrate, without my family having been able to touch me, to hug me, to love me. I died shortly after being rescued from the shelter from my amazing other mommy, Jody. Bless Jody's heart for doing everything to help me, to help bring me home to my forever home. I never made it. So, I am re-posting my poignant first diary entry from 3 years ago. Mommy Terry still cries every time she re-reads my diary entry, every time she thinks of me and that very sad day when she was told that I became an angel.
Our shelter kitties and doggies are so very important, even though they don't have homes. They feel pain, fear, sadness, hunger.... just like I did. Yet on the bright side, they feel happiness, joy, love and comfort too! So with that, I will continue to spread the word to please support your local shelters and do what you can to put an end to the poor quality of life and suffering of our beloved animals in need of a home, a soft touch, in need of LOVE.
I am Eve.... I am LOVE. Please keep beliEVEing!
Please have some tissues with you as you read.... I love you all. Never forget...
softest little angel purrs from Heaven
My journey to my life of forever love and happiness began on Christmas Eve. That is how I got my name, Eve. I am 7 months old, and I’ve lived in a cage in a shelter my entire life. All that I have known is a small space, being inside, cooped up without love, without the power of the human touch, without toys or warmth in my heart. I sat in my cage, every day for as long as I’ve been here, waiting and hoping for that wonderful day that somebody would see me, fall in love with me, and scoop me up, making me their forever baby girl. Days passed…. Days continued to pass. My hopes started to dim but I still had my spirit and love keeping me going forward.
I AM BLIND.
However, I have spirit. I’d come this far in my cold unloved world and reached the point where I started to give up… I was sad. Prior to being rescued, I would jump up into the post box where I would sleep, up off the ground. I liked high places. I was active and would walk around as much as a blind cat can; but I did stumble a little, as I was blind. Then, that stopped. I had trouble moving around, and the people at the shelter saw that, so they moved into the infirmary area that was more available to the public, and where they could watch me more closely as they knew I had a problem. But, what was my problem?
I COULDN’T WALK.
So I sat in my cage for 2 weeks, unable to use my rear legs. Nobody seemed to notice. Nobody except my guardian angel who came to rescue me. That guardian angel is my Auntie Jody. She saw me, tiny me, looking forlorn and unhappy, and immediately contacted my future mommy who said YES! We’ll take her HOME!
MOM IS OUT OF STATE AND HAS NEVER MET ME.
Mom has always had it in her heart to help a special needs kitty. Hers is the best home in the world! She has 7 healthy happy kitties, who I know will eventually love me, show me around, and “be my eyes”.
I ONLY WEIGHED 3 POUNDS.
Despite my disability, I was spayed. When Auntie Jody drove me home she noticed that I could not use my hind legs. I would not eat. She was VERY concerned at how thin and malnourished I was and rushed me to the vet there, who said "I don't think you're looking at anything good here but I've been wrong".
MOM CRIED UNTIL SHE COULDN’T BREATHE.
Although deeply saddened for me, handicapped, who had no hope and was starting to give up hope, mom and all of her friends would not give up on me, and something magical started to happen. The Power of the Paw touched me, and suddenly I felt LOVE from everywhere! LOVE! What is that? I’ve never experienced it! LOVE! My Auntie Jody is a true saint, an angel on Earth. She snuggled with me, kept me warm, force fed me kitten food and kitten milk through a syringe and stayed with me 24 hours a day. LOVE! I was starting to feel love! If all of these nice people refused to give up on me, they why should I give up? Then…. Something wonderful happened… I POOPED! I PEED! LOVE!
LITTLE EVE! WE BELIEVE IN YOU!
I started progressing so rapidly, that I actually…. walked! I walked on my own! Tiny baby steps, only a few at a time assisted by Angel Auntie Jody, but I WALKED!
I CAN WALK.
Angel Auntie Jody continued feeding me with a syringe, and… I FOUGHT! I pushed against that thing and tried to get it away from me! I have strength!
I BEGAN EATING ON MY OWN.
A few days later, I ate 3-4 bites of kitten food on my own with no syringe! (THE POWER OF THE PAW) I drank from my Drinkwell all by myself (LOVE) I am proving that vet wrong, as I get better, little by little, step by tiny step.
I WAS RUSHED TO THE ER ON 1/3.
I couldn’t breathe. Oh dear God what is wrong, I need help. Angel Auntie Jody rushed me to the emergency vet at 2 a.m., 75 miles from her home. You are a true angel on Earth, Auntie Jody. I spent the night in an oxygen chamber. As I close my eyes and try to sleep, relax… I hear and feel all of the powerful love and words…. Evie, little Evie, we BELIEVE….. we believe. I am so touched that everyone BELIEVES! Drifts off…. I then saw the bright white light…. As I was uplifted to a beautiful place. No pain, no fear. Why, this is wonderful! What is this place?
I WENT TO THE RAINBOW BRIDGE ON 1/3.
Despite the love, I wasn’t physically strong enough. Looks down on Earth, and smiles. Smiles, feeling the LOVE that I’ve had in my short life. LOVE! That is what matters; in my last week, Auntie Jody, my future mommy and daddy and all of the wonderful caring people showed me what I never had. LOVE! I have beautiful new wings, I am healthy and whole again; I can SEE! I can walk! I am well and happy again here at the Beautiful Rainbow Bridge! Although mommy never met me, she is honoring me with a page! ME! And Auntie Jody will have my ashes safe, always and always more, so that I can stay with her always, not only in her heart, but forever in her home. I FEEL LOVE
Mommy & daddy speaking…
Little Evie, although our hearts break for you, we rejoice in your short life. Knowing that you knew love, even if but for a tiny bit, toward the end. Mommy says, One never realizes how close they've become to someone without having met them, until they hear heartbreaking news about that special one... and the tears just flow… that is how strongly you’ve touched our hearts and lives little Eve. FLY FREE and watch over those whose hearts you’ve touched… we love you
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Mommy started to read that first diary entry again - but she couldn't finish it. Her heart hurts - that's all she can write for us at the moment.
We love you forever,
SFF & mommy
I love you, SFF and mommy. Thank you for beliEVEing.
Softest purrs of love
Evie and mommy too
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