for my pets

for the family pet mouse Cocoa who died a horribly painful, protracted death many years ago because of my deep illness at that time, we still grieve for her.

For the cats in my life I abused, for the horse who was taken away from me because I neglected him, I still have pain over this from when I was in high school.

For the cats in my life whom I loved so much.

I was so ill all my life and neglected myself that I didn’t know how to care for my pets and it is still so overwhelmingly painful for me. Somehow I knew how to take care of my son but my mother wouldn’t let me. I am turning back into a child living without my ex-husband to protect me from my family and don’t know what to do, especially for my son, who stays with my parents partly because I don’t have the means to provide for him.

Saying prayers for your pets, and for you.

Lord, You invite all who are burdened to come to you.
Teach me to reach out to You in all my needs.
Allow Your healing Hand to heal me.
Most loving Heart of Jesus,
bring me health in body and spirit
that I may serve You with all my strength.
Touch gently this life which you have created,
now and forever. Amen

The Lord bless you, and keep you.
The Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious unto you.
The Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and grant you peace

***Hail Mary,
Full of Grace,
The Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit
of thy womb,
Jesus.
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of our death
Amen.

:crossrc:***

Praying.

Praying…

Praying.

Praying to St. Francis for all of your pets.

Saint Michael, the archangel, defend us in battle, be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the devil, may God rebuke him, we humbly pray. And do you, O’ Prince of the Heavenly host, by the power of God thrust into Hell Satan and all the other evil spirits who prowl about the world for the ruin of souls.

Amen.

Our Father who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name.

Thy kingdom come, thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread.

And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Amen.

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.

Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb Jesus.

Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death.

Amen.

**
Prayer for the Animals **
(by Albert Schweitzer)

Hear our humble prayer, O God, for our friends, the animals.
Especially for animals who are suffering; for any that are
hunted or lost or deserted or frightened or hungry;
for all that must be put to death.
We entreat for them all Thy mercy and pity,
and for those who deal with them, we ask a
a heart of compassion and gentle hands and kindly words.
Make us, ourselves, to be true friends to animals,
and so to share the blessings of the merciful.
Amen.

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