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Remembering Raspy on her birthday
7 August 2012Posted by on
Raspy would have been 4 years old today.
I think of her every day.
A warning: some people may think this post is a little morbid & to them I apologise. Not so long ago, I would have thought the subject matter morbid too, but in reality, I actually have some comfort having Raspy still close.
Raspy was cremated. Her remains have been in a small pouch in a little wooden casket. Each night I touch the casket as I say goodnight to her. Each night I have thought it does not seem right that something hard & rigid represents her. Today, I finally got around to making a slightly better “home” for her. This is only stage 1. Here is what I have done so far:
The yellow velvet pillow will just be the inner part. Stage 2 will be constructing the cover. I just want something soft & gentle to stroke when I say goodnight to her. Velvet seems an appropriate material to use as, on the rare occasions when I had the opportunity to touch her feathers, she felt like velvet – soft, smooth & silky. Raspy was my beautiful girl. She needs a fitting memorial.