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The term "Rainbow Bridge" is often used to refer to a pet memorial poem and concept that brings comfort to people who have lost their beloved pets. It's a way of expressing the idea that when pets pass away, they cross a bridge, often depicted as a beautiful rainbow bridge, to a peaceful and happy afterlife where they are free from pain and suffering. This concept is particularly popular among pet owners and animal lovers.

Rainbow Bridge
Rainbow Bridge

The poem "The Rainbow Bridge" is a well-known piece that captures this sentiment:

"Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge.

When an animal that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food, water, and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.

All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor. Those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by. The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind.

They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent. His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.

You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in a joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.

Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together...."

It's important to note that the Rainbow Bridge concept is more of a comforting and symbolic idea rather than a literal belief in an afterlife for pets. It provides solace to those who are grieving the loss of their animal companions, helping them cope with the emotional pain of their passing by envisioning a place where their pets are happy and healthy.