Tears are forming in my eyes as I think of all my "imperfect" cats that have 
come my way.  Seems they' re the ones I have grown to love the most and they 
have given me the same back.  Wouldn't trade all their imperfections for all 
the gold in the world. 


---- GRAS <g...@optonline.net> wrote: 
> Have to share this with my fellow cat lovers, Natalie
> 
>  
> 
> This Old Cat
> 
>  
> 
> I'm getting on in years,
> 
> My coat is turning gray.
> 
> My eyes have lost their luster,
> 
> My hearing's just okay.
> 
> I spend my day dreaming
> 
> Of conquests in my past,
> 
> Lying near a sunny window
> 
> Waiting for its warm repast.
> 
>  
> 
> I remember our first visit,
> 
> I was coming to you free,
> 
> Hoping you would take me in
> 
> And keep me company.
> 
> I wasn't young or handsome,
> 
> Two years I'd roamed the street.
> 
> There were scars upon my face,
> 
> I hobbled on my feet.
> 
>  
> 
> I could sense your disappointment
> 
> As I left my prison cage.
> 
> Oh, I hoped you would accept me
> 
> And look beyond my age.
> 
> You took me out of pity,
> 
> I accepted without shame.
> 
> Then you grew to love me,
> 
> And I admit the same.
> 
>  
> 
> I have shared with you your laughter,
> 
> You have wet my fur with tears.
> 
> We've come to know each other
> 
> Throughout these many years.
> 
> Just one more hug this morning
> 
> Before you drive away,
> 
> And know I'll think about you
> 
> Throughout your busy day.
> 
>  
> 
> The time we've left together
> 
> Is a treasured time at that.
> 
> My heart is yours forever.
> 
> I Promise - This old cat.
> 
>  
> 
> ~ K.C. Bigamon
> 
>  
> 


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