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post #1 of 22
Thread Starter 
I got a delivery a bit ago, a Korean Dogwood tree and I was mistaken as to who it was from- so I pulled my original post.

The tree is in honor of Tazzy and it is from a group here called The Hope Express whose members are trying very hard to stay as anonymous as anyone can in such a tightly-knit community of cat-lovers.

Thank you Hope Expressers for giving to Mike and I such a wonderful tribute for such a shattering loss- May you ALL live long and prosper and keep on doing good in the shadows of this community-
post #2 of 22
Thats brilliant!

May the tree bloom for many years to come in sweet Tazzy's memory
post #3 of 22
Originally Posted by rosiemac
May the tree bloom for many years to come in sweet Tazzy's memory
Couldn't have said it better myself.

I still want to see a picture by the way! I don't think I know what a Dogwood tree looks like.
post #4 of 22
A lovely tribute to such a precious little girl, MA
post #5 of 22
Thread Starter 
Well we are getting hit with quite a storm right now so a picture is kind of not possible at the moment- but this is from the net and is what these trees look like in full bloom

post #6 of 22
MA, that's wonderful.........everytime you look at the tree, you can remember your wonderful friend.......
post #7 of 22
Oh that is so thoughtful and lovely. I think they bloom with gorgeous pink flowers in the Spring, that photo must be from the Fall. What a very fitting tribute for Tazzie girl. I hope it grows strong and full for many years.
post #8 of 22
Oh their gorgeous!!
post #9 of 22
Originally Posted by rosiemac
Oh their gorgeous!!
They ARE! We have flowering Korean dogwoods up here in Seattle and they are gorgeous!! They bloom in March, how fitting for Tazzie, MA!

post #10 of 22
Oh wow! What a lovely tribute for such a special little soul! From the pictures it looks gorgeous! I know my parents always said one of the things they missed from North Carolina was the beautiful Dogwoods.
post #11 of 22
Oooh Elizabeth that's how I pictured it! Gorgeous tree!
post #12 of 22
Beautiful tree MA... What a lovely tribute to your Tazzy girl!!
post #13 of 22
awwwww MA that is just beautiful Everyone has already said it but what a beautiful tribute to you girl it brings tears to my eyes
post #14 of 22
MA - how wonderful - you'll always have something that reminds you of Tazzy - it will be wonderful to see it standing strong, tall and healthy.

We planted rose bushes where a feral that we were looking after was buried and a pet rabbit - it always brings us comfort and we think of the little souls resting there.
post #15 of 22
What a wonderful tribute to Miss Tazzie...
post #16 of 22
A beautiful tree for a beautiful cat. What a nice tribute!
post #17 of 22
What a wonderful tribute to your sweet Tazzy girl!
post #18 of 22
thats such a beautiful idea and such a beautiful plant.

such a fitting tribute for your Tazzy
post #19 of 22
It's a beautiful tree! How wonderful!
post #20 of 22
That is wonderful MA! Such a perfect tribute to Tazzy! May the tree and Tazzy's memorie live long and strong!
post #21 of 22
Mary Anne, I'm sure you already know this quote, but I saw it fitting to your situation. Betty Smith wrote this as a preface to her famous book, and even though it seems to be about trees, it's really about children. However I can truly see how this piece can also be applied to homeless animals.
Enjoy your tree!
There's a tree that grows in Brooklyn. Some people call it the Tree of Heaven. No matter where its seed falls, it makes a tree, which struggles to reach the sky. It grows in boarded up plots and out of neglected rubbish heaps. It grows up out of cellar gratings. It is the only tree that grows out of cement. It grows lushly ... survives without sun, water and seemingly without earth. It would be considered beautiful except that there are too many of it.
Betty Smith 1896-1972
post #22 of 22
Thread Starter 
Thank you Barbara, you just quoted one of my favorite books-
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