Purr Prints of the Heart

Happy Holidays 2023 from the Zee & Zoey Gang

Meowy Cat-Mas from the whole Zee/Zoey gang!

From all of us at Zee & Zoey’s Cat Chronicles, we wish you the happiest of holidays and wishes for a beautiful, safe, and kind New Year. We also want to take the time to remember all the precious angels who are not with us for the holidays but are forever in our hearts. We miss every one of them every day, but the holidays can be especially difficult without them. For anyone who has lost a pet, our hearts go out to you with love and compassion.

Miss my precious angels so very much.

Take care, everyone.

Love from Deb, Dan, Zoey, Mia, Peanut, Rolz, Kizmet, Jazmine, Shadow, and angels Zee, Mr. Jazz and Harley.

Thanks, and Winners of Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day Personalized Pet Portraits

My beautiful Jazz. R.I.P. sweet boy.

On behalf of Mr. Jazz, my beloved angel cat who inspired Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day, I just want to take a moment to thank everyone who participated in the day this past August 28. It’s always bittersweet, as we wish we never had to say goodbye to any of our pets. But I’m always amazed and inspired by the overflowing of love and compassion shown on this day. My heart swells with gratitude for all the lovely memories we have of those pets we have loved and lost. Read more

Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day 2023 Blog Hop and Custom Memorial Pet Portrait Giveaway

Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day logo created by Deborah Barnes of Zee & Zoey’s Cat Chronicles / Purr Prints of the Heart.

For those who have loved and lost a beloved pet, we often choose to commemorate the pet’s memory with something of special significance, such as wind-chimes, marker stones, pet memorial jewelry, tribute boxes, and more. For Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day this year, and in honor of the 10-year passing of my beloved angel cat, Mr. Jazz (the inspiration for the day), I thought I would focus on that aspect by featuring a giveaway, courtesy of a lovely shop I found on Etsy called Pleasant Glen Products, which specializes in personalized, custom-created pet memorial portraits. Read more

A Love Letter to Zee for Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day 2022 and Blog Hop

My Dearest Zee,

While it is true, I can now walk into the kitchen and see your empty food dish on the counter next to the seven others and not break into tears as I had been, remembering the 3 times daily ritual I would feed you from it, it does not mean my heart doesn’t skip a beat, missing you being a part of it. Read more

Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day 2021 – Purr Prints of the Heart Blog Hop

Today is Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day and as the founder of the day, I’d like to invite a frank discussion. I founded the day on August 28, 2015, in honor of my angel cat Jazz, in large part because of the outpouring of comments and personal messages from friends, strangers, bloggers, writers, and everything in between who voiced their desire to have a place to share their feelings about pet loss after I shared Jazz’s end-of-life journey when he passed on August 28, 2013, and subsequently wrote his memoir Purr Prints of the Heart – A Cat’s Tale of Life, Death, and Beyond. The day was created with love, with all the best intentions and I didn’t think it would go too far, other than within my cat blogging/writing circle of friends.
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