With a heavy heart, I had to take one of my Writing Assistants to the vet. I introduced my “Writing Assistant #2” in a blog post last June.
In November last year, Charlet was diagnosed with cancer. Together with her vet and medication Charlet lived another year, played, purred, and played pranks. Today I had to say goodbye to my little black tabby Maine Coon girl.
Two and a half years ago we moved across the ocean together. Today she traveled on without me.
Charlet crossed the Rainbow Bridge at around 2:30 pm on December 1, 2021.
A Tribute To Charlet
You were my kitty for full nine years
You brought me joy, annoyance & some fears.
You made me laugh and sometimes yell
But you got me stories that I now can tell.
You showed me love, and heart, and also trust
You left toys in the sink and vomit in the dust.
But never you bored me, my wonderful cat
No matter how much you annoyed me, I give you that.
And now, after illness, I can see the big part
You left me your paw prints right across my heart.
Fly free, little Charlet, go straight where’s no rain
Where you’re free of any burdens, fear or pain.
And one day, when I’m ready to walk the same street
That’s where I’ll find you, that’s where we’ll meet.
(Copyright, Aurora Jean Alexander, December 2021)