Yea, first time I saw that clip was enough to bring this big, bad trucker to tears.
I'm remembered of the night in Louisiana when I took great exception with the little red-headed rent-a-cop for attempting to kick a stray cat that was just as sweet as you could want.
I won't hit a woman, but I was willing to break that rule in her case and I think she got the message. I ended up getting another driver to adopt the kitten, gave him all the supplies he'd need and they're doing a-okay.
You know, I've gotten very few feeling of self-worth that compare with rescuing, tending to the needs of (Testing, feeding, grooming and caring for) then finally placing a cat into a good home where the cat will receive the life that it deserves. I know that I couldn't be an Animal Control Officer because if I found anyone doing any of the horrible things that we all hear about happining to cats, I'd do my impersonation of Judge Dread.
I simply cannot fathom the pathalogical hatred that some people have of cats nor can I understand how someone could dump frightened, defenseless and helpless kittens along the road. I could spend a week kicking the tail of a person like that.
Every time I walk by any of my cats, I see that look of trust and affection in their eyes and I greet them all by name, MMMMMMisty, hello. How is our Grand Damme? Sari, hello my darling. Zoey, how is my precious Zo-Zo today? Bari, how's my Buddy-boy doing today? Did you chirp at any birds yet?
I can't help but think that each and every cat has at some point had that look of complete trust they have directed at a human, and a human betrayed it, by cruelity, neglect or abandonment.
If I could "mind-meld" with an abandoned cat, I dare say the cat may well fell the same feelings of betrayel and hurt, "Where are you, why can't I find you, why did you leave me here?"
Then again, maybe I'm projecting emotions into an animal that doesn't see things as I would. But that video was so well put together and the choice of the music was perfect, the picture that touched me was the cat sleeping on the homeless man.