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I AM AN ANIMAL RESCUER

I am an animal rescuer
My job is to assist god's creatures
I was born with the drive to fulfill their needs
I take in helpless, unwanted, homeless creatures

I have bought dog food with my last dime
I have patted a mangy head with a bare hand
I have hugged someone vicious and afraid
I have fallen in love a thousand times.
I have cried into the fur of a lifeless body too many times to count
I have animal friends and friends who have animals friends
I dont often use the word "pet"
I notice those lost at the road side and my hear aches
I will hand raise a field mouse and make friends with a vulture
I know of no creature unworthy of my time
I want to live forever if there aren't animals in heaven but I believe there are
Why would god make something so perfect and leave it behind?
Some may think we are master of the animals, but the animals have mastered themselves
Something people still haven't learned
War and abuse make me hurt for the world, but a rescue that makes the news gives me hope for mankind
We are a quiet but determined army and we are making a difference every day
There is nothing more necessary then warming an orphan
Nothing more rewarding then saving a life
No higher recognition then seeing a baby play who only days ago, was too weak to eat
By the love of those who I've been privileged to rescue, I have been rescued
I know what true unconditional love really is for I've seen it shining in the eyes of so many grateful for so little
I am and animal rescuer, my work is never done
My home is never quiet, my wallet is always empty
But my heart is always full...

 
 
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