ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

The Cat Cry

Updated on May 18, 2017

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.

Which one do you choose to do?

See results

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Debangee Mandal profile imageAUTHOR

      DEBANGEE MANDAL 

      16 months ago from India

      @FlourishAnyway

      This is a noble job. Some of the poor little cats are not even fortunate enough to be buried after their death. It is actually a very good thing that you do. They probably don't know how to speak but they know how to bless wholeheartedly.

      This tragic thing has touched me too , so I felt like sharing with you all. I am glad that you all felt the same way and I could successfully pass on the message.

    • FlourishAnyway profile image

      FlourishAnyway 

      16 months ago from USA

      This touched my heart. So sad what happened to that dear baby as well as the man who no one mourned. Those cats demonstrate what I have seen time and again -- that animals to exhibit emotions and loyalty. My small backyard is filled will not only my own cats that have passed away over the years but also cats from my feral colony that have passed away and cats belonging to poor people who do not own property so they couldn't bury their dead animal. I have also found dead cats on the road and made my husband bury them. They at least deserve a loving burial to return to nature rather than becoming roadkill. I'm so sorry you had to see this sad scene, but you gleaned a good lesson for us all from it. Help however and wherever you can. Care for others.

    • Debangee Mandal profile imageAUTHOR

      DEBANGEE MANDAL 

      17 months ago from India

      Thank you Tamara for your generous words. Have a good day!

    • profile image

      Tamara Moore 

      17 months ago

      Eye-opener! Thank you for this inspirational post, Debangee.

      Hugs,

      Tamara

    • Debangee Mandal profile imageAUTHOR

      DEBANGEE MANDAL 

      17 months ago from India

      @Divakar

      Thank you Divakar for your kind words.

      @Manatita

      Thank you so much for your appreciation.

    • profile image

      manatita44 

      17 months ago

      Invaluable life-lessons learned and a story told with insight and empathy. Thank you!

    • divakar3368 profile image

      divakar3368 

      17 months ago from Maldives

      Touching story.some of your narrative expressions and techniques are pretty exceptional. There is certainly a good message.

    • Debangee Mandal profile imageAUTHOR

      DEBANGEE MANDAL 

      17 months ago from India

      Thank you Hari.

    • shprd74 profile image

      Hari Prasad S 

      17 months ago from Bangalore

      Good message. Well done.

      - hari

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)