'Twas the night before Christmas, at Rainbow Bridge too.
We Bridgekids were thinking as always of you.
We'd seen how the holidays weren't bright this year,
Heard you whisper so often, "I wish you were here!"

We know how you wish you could just stay in bed
And sleep through the holiday lying ahead,
When all celebrate with their loved ones so near...
Unless they have loved ones on this side this year.

But we're no less alive here, on the other side.
If you could just see us, you'd've laughed and not cried.
The dogs all in harness, pulling the sleigh.
The cats all in Santa hats pointing the way.

The pet birds all flying back over the rainbow,
Bound homeward in spite of Earth's darkness and snow.
All the pets that you've lost, pets for whom you've cried,
Flying home on this Christmas to be by your side.

If you feel warm fur brush you when no pet's around,
Hear a soft bark or purr, just a ghost of a sound,
We're trying to tell you we're visiting this way,
And our visits, even rainbows, can be on any day.

But for Christmas we have something special to do,
A sleighful of happy dream visits for you.
On doggy, on kitty, on winged friend and ferret!
The love that you lavished, we mean now to share it!

We're fetching that love home, the way we once played,
With the closeness we shared and the memories we made.
Our Earth lives with you were too short for us, too,
And on this Christmas Eve we have so much to do.

So all through this night as you sleep in your beds,
Sweet visions of furbabies dance in your heads.
This one special night we can bring you Home for a while,
Your true home in Heaven, where again you will smile.

Over the rainbow you'll fly, for a short while this night,
Hours that you'll be happy, hours that will feel right,
Hours to cuddle and hug us, to run and to play,
Before the return to Earth in our magic way.

And when you awaken and face Christmas Day,
We pray you'll remember your trip on our sleigh,
But in case you forget, just remember our love.
Remember us watching you, your angels above.

Sending love wrapped in rainbows, shining and bright,
Love that will guide you through the darkest night,
Love found in each memory unwrapped through the year,
Replacing dark sorrows with Christmas cheer.

Leave the toys to St. Nick, we Bridgekids bring dreams,
Sweet visits to remind you all is not as it seems
When you look all around you with tired Earthly eyes.
If you saw as we do, there'd be joy and surprise.

There are furangels waiting by those Christmas trees,
Always there for you and hearing your pleas.
We're never more than a thought away from your home,
You're never forgotten, you're never alone.

Nor are we alone here, with our Rainbow Bridge friends.
We know only joy here, the celebrating never ends,
And after our reunions with you Christmas Eve,
We Bridgekids will party like you'd never believe.

But we'll slip away often to be by your side.
Sitting there watching you, eyes open wide,
Praying you'll be able to catch a glimpse of us, too.
But whether or not you see us - Merry Christmas to you!

- Cindy Morgan (2007)

"Sometimes there is a dog who is so special, he is able to wrap himself so completely around your heart it is impossible to tell where you begin and he ends."  For My Beloved Murphy, 08/31/2004 - 06/18/2014
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If only......I pray for all that this poem speaks of.
Just to feel Bellsy near, or to have a sweet dream of her would be the best Christmas present I could hope for. 

Merry Christmas to my sweet, sweet girl, Bella,  and to all of the other precious furbabies who have gone before us. Know how loved and missed you are every single day.
(Bella, Charli and Buddy's very lucky mum)

My gorgeous girl, Bella  26/07/2004 - 03/04/2014
"You were once by our side, but you will be forever in our hearts. Until we meet again baby girl."
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such a lovely poem.  I love it so much and hope i can dream of my babies or feel them near.  I miss them terribly.  Merry Christmas Sophie and Coco.  Mommy loves you dearly.  i have so many wonderful memories of us together with Daddy.  You were my wonderful precious girls.

Merry Christmas to everyone else here who has lost a precious pet.  Blessings to all of you.
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I love this poem, thank you for sharing it. Mattie Girl momma loves and misses you with all her heart always and forever. You are my one and only Mattie Girl.

Merry Christmas to all, I thank each and everyone one you all for sharing and being there for me. 

God Bless

Susan Turner
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That was a beautiful poem...  Thank you for posting it.
I know they will be with us this Christmas and always.
Merry Christmas to all the angels at the bridge
Dali's Mom

Dali, as much a daughter as any human...  pure love
Until we meet again

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This poem is true, my bridgekid visited me last night in my dream. He is happy and healthy, as are all of our beloved pets in heaven who are playing together until we are reunited for eternity. Much love and light.
My Dante, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be
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I am smiling at your post, forevermyDante,  I love that sentiment.  Yes, it is true.  I am hoping and praying for a Christmas miracle tonight and that my Dali will visit me.  That would be the best present I could ask for.  Hugs to you and Dante

Dali, as much a daughter as any human...  pure love
Until we meet again

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Merry Christmas my precious Murphy!

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Momma loves you to the moon and back,
always and forever.
"Sometimes there is a dog who is so special, he is able to wrap himself so completely around your heart it is impossible to tell where you begin and he ends."  For My Beloved Murphy, 08/31/2004 - 06/18/2014
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