Forever Home
By Barbara Snow
An Animal Rights Poem from

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.

Forever Home
By Barbara Snow

You were meant for a forever home
The love of a family; to not be alone
To hope, to dream, we understand
To feel the care and touch of a human hand

To sniff the wind on a trip to the vet
For words said by your doctor, “healthy pet”
To have grey in your fur, to not fear the night
To be given your due; all that is right

Your wait to be over, as part of our plan
To comfort when called on as only you can
To listen to stories, to not hunt for food
To bring them much joy, to lift up their mood

For long summer nights, and warmth of the sun
To know you were chosen, to be number one
For angel wings over you, they laugh when you play
To greet your loved one at the end of their day

This is your time, this is your now
No more we question the ‘why’ and the ‘how’
This we know true, what you are about
Adoption today – you caught the last flight out.

Dedicated to 
All shelter pets who wait………

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