Darren TurCatte: A Tribute
By Aisling
An Animal Rights Poem from All-Creatures.org

All of God's creatures have rights, a fact that most people don't seem to recognize. This includes both human and non-human animals, but not all of them can speak for themselves.

Darren TurCatte: A Tribute
By Aisling

11 years old on April 14, 2013


In loving Memory of Darren, THE original TurCatte
March 17, 1998 - March 21, 2013

Thank you for 15 years of joy...

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To some the name means a hockey player.
To others it means nothing.
But to me it means my cat.
But not just any cat -- my first cat with white fur & blue eyes. 
A cat that is Deaf but can still know what you’re saying.

To my mother, the name means more.
A pet who was not only that,
but a member of her family, before I was born.

A cat that had been through the ups and downs of life, by her side. 
All the way from her first child & her divorce,
and six years later he was there when she met her soul-mate.

I guess that deep down in my heart I always knew that Darren meant more to me than that. He’s been with me through a brother & a sister plus endless moves.
So, when I found out that his cancer had come back, I was heartbroken.

But I know that whatever happens, Darren will always have a special place in my heart.

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