Thursday, July 10, 2008

For Our Hero Mu Shue

Edited 7/12 at midnight: Mu Shue has rallied! We Ballicai are so happy -- what wunnerful newsies! We are purrin and purrin for him and for his fambly. Keep on keepin' on, sweet big boy!

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Purreshus Mu Shue Pooh King Cat will be goin to the Bridgie. He is furry ill. But he lived a long life and shared many years with his Mom Laura. He resckued his sweet sisfurs, Lily and Iris, from the fire, and he stayed long enough afturward to make sure Mom Laura's sweet li'l blurpy twins arrived okeydokeys.

Mu Shue was an angel on Earth, and now he'll be an Angel at the Rainbow Bridgie. Mu Shue, we Ballicai love you, and we send love and purrs to your fambly.



High Flight

Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth
Of sun-split clouds, — and done a hundred things
You have not dreamed of — wheeled and soared and swung
High in the sunlit silence. Hov'ring there,
I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung
My eager craft through footless halls of air. . . .

Up, up the long, delirious burning blue
I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace
Where never lark, or ever eagle flew —
And, while with silent, lifting mind I've trod
The high untrespassed sanctity of space,
Put out my hand, and touched the face of God.

— John Gillespie Magee, Jr

20 comments:

Cheysuli and gemini said...

It was very sad to hear about Mu Shue.

Bogdan, the editor said...

We also did a tribute to Hero Mu Shue. We will miss him very much.

Lux said...

That's beautiful. I was so sorry to hear about Mu shue.

Gandalf & Grayson said...

That was such a lovely tribute to Mu Shue.

Dragonheart & Merlin said...

We are sad that Mu Shue is going to the Bridge. :(

MISS PEACH >(^.^) said...

Dearest family....what a touching post to celebrate Mu Shue's life! he is such a hero and will leave big paw prints to fill!
You are always in my daily thoughts...love your Peach

Ana said...

These are lovely words for Mu Shue!

JB's Big World said...

I am so sorry to hear this news. Very nice tribute.
Purrs,
JB

Tybalt said...

I am purring hard for Mu Shue and his family. Another precioud friend of ours is going to the Bridge. :(

That was a beautiful poem. You Ballicai always know just the right things to say. Purrrs.

The Furry Kids said...

We're super sad about Mu Shue. He is truly a brave mancat. This is a beautiful post.

We also gave you an award that you already have. ::blushing::

Whiskie kissies to Dorydoo,
EG

Bounce, Lucy and Trixie said...

We are very sorry to hear about Mu Shue. What a brave mancat he is!

The poem is very lovely and is one of Mom's favorites.

Mickey said...

THis is so sad :( I feel so bad for Mom Laura. She just had twin blurpies and now MuShue is so sick. It must be so hard for her to let go .
Purrs Mickey

Ariel said...

Hi My Sweetie,

This is such a lovely tribute for
Mu Shue...Hugs and Purrs Ariel

Sweet Praline said...

What a nice tribute to Mu Shue. Mom is prepared with tissues for the leaky eyes this week.

Black Cat said...

Such a beautiful tribute - but he seems to have rallied! Bast grant that he can go on to live happily for much longer, our heroic, special boy:) xxx

Sweet Praline said...

Let's hope that he continues to rally and has lots more in him. We will keep him in our purrayers!

goldenshade said...

Poor Mu Shue. He's one tough mancat!!!

I would be very, very honored to be a groomsman in your upcoming nuptials to the sweet Ariel. I can't wipe the smile off of my furry face!!!

purrs,

~Goldie

Mickey said...

Thank you so much for your birthday wishes!!!
It really made my day awesome :)
MuShue is one awesome cat!!!!!!!!
Mao,I would be SO honoured to be a groomsman at your wedding!!!!WOOT!!!
Thanks so much for asking!!!!!!
WOOT!! I already said that didn'tI ? heehee

Purrs Mickey

Angus Mhor said...

That is very good news! I hope he gets stronger everyday and lives many more years to help Mom Laura care for the twins!

jh an Mickey Mantle said...

deer mao ...
my brudder mickey an i ar verree honored!
thank u!
ware ar we goin fer da bachler party? vegas?
luv--jh