a tale of a tip

half tail feral mancat

a bloody broken tail tells a tale i can not tell –

oh proud warrior father!

We will try and rescue you!

snap.

Trapped in a cage,

(oh the irony of its name:’have a heart’)

with your damaged tail and your loud wail

you scream

unaware of salvation.

under you go into a chemical dream land,

surrrendering

to swift kind hands of veterinarians.

You now have a new tale to tell –

with a tipped ear and a docked tail –

You are a survivor.

as am i.

together let us rescue the world.

or at least a night’s sleep.

About eteal

Reverend Teal is a minister, chaplain, artist and storyteller. She specializes in the human-animal bond and all its healing aspects.
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