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The Cat Cry
The cat- cry
I was returning home from a funeral along the obscure lane of Park Street. I was a bit absent minded as the reminiscence of my neighbors funeral of started streaming into my mind. It was a completely deserted funeral, hardly anyone turned up.
Yesterday night he died a very unfortunate , unexpected death at quite an young age of forty-seven due to cirrhosis of liver .
My neighbor, Mr. Tefty was an unmarried , introvert person. To be better described , he was the ‘complete loner’. But this was his recent scenario. He always used to surrounded by plenty of people in his early good times. They were his ‘so-called friends’.
But today when he died, almost everyone, his near and dear friends all stepped out. The didn’t even care to sympathize for this kind man who had a kind helping hand to lend .
Nobody stood beside poor Mr. Tefty. I was absolutely disgusted by this inhuman, rude attitude though quite helpless.
A cat was lying dead ..surrounded by many other cats.
I was still walking plunged in intense distrait. The suddenly a sharp, shrill cry stopped me and I shrunk back. I saw an unforgettable sight.
A gullible, little , crippled cat was lying dead with blood flowing incessantly from it’s ears and head almost smashed. I understood a car ran over it. It was a normal road traffic accident due to rash , boisterous driving. But the most remarkable thing was the cry of the other cats due to the little cat’s unfortunate death.
The still, dead cat was surrounded by at least fifteen other cats who were bellowing and whining like immature children. They were all sullen faced, morose and heart broken. It was a war-like aggressive cry expressing their unutterable, torment and grudge against the car driver who was responsible for their friends’ unfortunate death. Melancholic gloom reverberated in the streets. The plangent cry of these grief-stricken cats had imparted an intensely, mournful, plaintive ambience.
I stood to see this for a while and returned home downhearted, but acquiring a valuable inspiration from this ‘Cat Cry’.
Inspirational words -
Shine in your light so brightly that others around you in darkness are enlightened in your light.
Be the light of others when they are in darkness but not when there are hundred candles surrounding them. When you are taller , never neglect the one who is inferior, in turn place your hands on his shoulders.