April 1st 2013 9:13 am
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Hey pals! It's time for me to tell you another bridge secret. Remember, these are top secret secrets!
Somecat started a tradition a long time ago that April 1st would be designated as Rainbow Bridge Day. You can read what Cisco Kid says about this special day here in the forum.
Basically, it's a day for your family to remember all their pets that have journeyed to the bridge. The idea is for them to write a special letter or poem to them and send it up inside a helium balloon.
So, now, here is the secret I promised to tell you. April 1st might be Rainbow Bridge Day for those on earth, but up here we call it Balloon Day!
Balloon Day starts out early where we all gather together to collect the gazillion balloons that are floating up to the bridge. The girls like to separate them by color. They count all the balloons and whatever color wins becomes the color for the month of April. We do all kinds of special stuff using the winning color in April. I'll have to share more of those secrets with you later in the month.
Then the fun part happens - we get to use our claws and pop all the balloons! Wowza, you talk about fireworks! It is so noisy up here it probably sounds like thunder down on earth. We all laugh together and then gather all the notes and poems.
Then during dinner tonight, the Balloon Committee will read all the notes and poems. It's pretty sappy and some of the girls cry, but it turns out to be a pawsome celebration of our time on earth.
So, Happy April 1st . . . . . Rainbow Bridge Day . . . . . Balloon Day . . . . . April Fool's Day . . . . .
You made me misty eyed but I am so glad you have a great celebration.
Now we know what our angel-furblings will be up to tonight...while meowmy is at her work, so we can't tell them to tone it down, MOL! Not that we should...
What a cool thing!
Yes Calvin what a great celebration it is, but hearing the notes and poems are sad, because they are so loving and beautiful...can't wait to hear what color winds..
HAPPY BALLOON DAY, RAINBOW BRIDGE DAY AND APRIL FOOL'S DAY
BUT MOSTLY SENDING ANGEL LOVE AND HUGS
Oh this is so Pawsome, I love it!
All of Kally's furriends know we love ♥Hearts♥ cuz, that's where it starts, from our hearts!
♫ ♫ Ya gotta have hearts, miles miles & miles of
hearts ♫ ♫
I remember the movie Classic Damn Yankee…
Mommy luvs to sing that song!
Now, for something speshill 2 wunnaful Hhmmmm... ya gotta open dem green linkies!
Heart filled Happy Balloon Day!
Love is in da air awl da way upps & all around!
We will visit the forum Angel Calvin!
Luvs & Angel huggs,
Kally Kat's sends her Balloon luvs
Sounds like y'all are gonna be busy with those balloons tonight.
Sounds like a fun day!