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By Sharon Brown on July 12, 2010

Cupcake was a garden kitty. In the heat of summer days, she slept in the shade of my daylilies, and on cooler days, she sunned herself on top of my brick arches. Cupcake was a stray, and she really belonged to no one, but I belonged to her.

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Jul 13, 2010 10:05 PM CST
Name: Kathy Guagliano
Port Charlotte Florida
Ahhhhhhhh... Sharon...I loved your story and it brings to mind so many sad losses with my own Darlings over many years.

When we let them take over our hearts we always know that they're not going to be here forever, but the extreme pure joy that they grant us for the time they're with us, somehow makes it all worth it!

Thank-you so much you sweet woman!
Jul 13, 2010 10:33 PM CST
Name: Sharon
'extreme pure joy'....yes, that's what it was.

Thank you, Kat. We do know they won't last forever, but we don't actually ever accept it.
Life and strange.

How are your beautiful baby dogs?
Jul 13, 2010 11:22 PM CST
Name: Debra joeswife
Thank you for sharing this with us Sharon. I am glad you had such a wonderful time with your Cupcake, she was so precious.
Remember: You get what you give in Life,so be careful of what you are giving!
Jul 13, 2010 11:33 PM CST
Name: Sharon
Thank you, Debra, for taking time to read it.
Jul 14, 2010 8:29 AM CST
Name: Diana
Northern Illinois boonies
Oh Sharon, what a lovely way to immortalize Cupcake. I hope writing the article helped you through your loss. I haven't had a cat for many years, but I still miss our black kitty, Thomas. I know he would have been my garden buddy too.

Thinking of you,
Jul 14, 2010 8:46 AM CST
Name: Sharon
Thanks Diana...
Thomas, now that's one fine cat name!
Jul 15, 2010 7:07 AM CST
Name: Diana
Northern Illinois boonies
He was a little devil, just like Tom in the Tom and Jerry cartoon. He was a 20 lb. solid black cat. My daughter used to put sunglasses on him then pat his behind. He would move his head back and forth just like Stevie Wonder does when he's singing. Cheap thrills! She used to dress him up in her doll's clothes too. He didn't mind it at all.
Jul 15, 2010 8:01 AM CST
Name: Sharon

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