A blog by spcaLA president, Madeline Bernstein

Dec 22, 2020

Yes - a POEM

 In animal shelters worldwide, providing solace to pets,

Are dogs, cats, pigs and more awaiting the BEST.


 They roll, high-five, and socialize,

Mani-pedis they endure,

All the while maintaining one beautiful eye on the door.


 Good listeners galore, companionship plus more,

Commiserations on any topic,

They will provide love where none can top it.


 Yet here they sit, play, and twirl awaiting the BEST.


The BEST news in the world – they are getting adopted,

With the BEST families, friends, food and toys allotted.


 They will love you the BEST – and if you love in return-

You will ace the mensch test and a good deed you will earn.


 I submit to you, loving a shelter pet is right.

Happy holidays to all –

Keep up the good fight.




1 comment:

  1. I have 8 dogs, 4 cats, 2 bunnies, 2 macaws. They are all rescues. Most of them have come from shelters. There also have been many (angels now) who came from shelters. I love them to the moon and back!

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