Sweet little Copper (a.k.a. The Copster) passed away at 1:30 PM on Thursday, January 28, 2010. Like her sister Annie, she had been diagnosed with Congestive Heart Failure. She never showed any symptoms until the very last month of her life. She was a strong, independent, smart little girl who never let anything faze her!!!
She had a beautiful peaceful passing with me holding her tightly. I wrapped her in her pretty pink blanket to stay warm and protected. She was cremated in the blanket with my favorite ring that reads, "You'll never walk alone.” Her ashes are right next to Annie’s. I know they are at The Rainbow Bridge chasing celestial rabbits.
She never left my side and saw me through Annie’s passing, my Mother’s passing, illness, and despair. There is such a strange void and silence in my house without her.
I will never forget my little “Frito feet” and the wonder and beauty this little creature brought to my life and the world.
Cop, go in peace, I will never forget you.
May 18, 2001----Jan 28, 2010
MAY I GO?
May I go now?
Do you think the time is right?
May I say goodbye to pain filled days and please give up this fight?
I've lived my life and done my best,
an example tried to be.
So can I take that step beyond
and set my spirit free?
I didn't want to go at first,
I fought with all my might.
But something seems to draw me now
to a warm and loving light.
I want to go. I really do.
It's difficult to stay.
But I will try as best I can
to live just one more day, to give you time to care for me
and share your love and fears.
I know you're sad and you’re afraid,
because I see your tears.
I'll not be far, I promise that,
and hope you'll always know
that my spirit will be close to you
wherever you may go.
Thank you so for loving me.
You know I love you, too.
That's why it's hard to say goodbye
and end this life with you.
So hold me now just one more time
and let me hear you say,
because you care so much for me,
you'll let me go today.
~ Susan A. Jackson ~
Go in peace my love,