It's a Miracle Kitten from Heaven story. What could be more fun than a little girl wanting a kitty cat? And what if she prayed really hard for God to send a kitty to her from heaven? And what if God answered her prayer immediately? When A Child Prays, Their Faith is Strong and Alive, Expecting an Answer. Read on . . .
A Kitten From Heaven
Dwight Nelson recently told a true story about a pastor. He had a kitten that climbed up a tree in his backyard, and then was afraid to come down. The pastor coaxed, offered warm milk, etc. The kitty would not come down. The tree was not sturdy enough to climb, so the pastor decided that if he tied a rope to his car and drove away so that the tree bent down, he could then reach up and grasp the kitten.
He did all this, kept getting out to check, then figured if he went just a little bit farther, the tree would be bent sufficiently for him to reach the kitten. But as he moved a little farther forward... the rope broke.
The tree went *Boing!* and the kitten instantly sailed through the air- out of sight. The pastor felt very bad. He walked all over the neighborhood, asking people if they'd seen a little kitten. No. Nobody had seen a kitten. So he prayed, "Lord, I just commit this kitten to Your keeping," and went on about his business.
What Happened to the Kitten?
A few days later, he was at the grocery store, and he met Melissa Jefferson, one of his church members. He happened to look into her shopping cart, and he was amazed to see cat food. Knowing she hated cats, he asked her, "Why are you buying cat food when you hate cats so much?" She replied, "You won't believe this," and told him how her little girl Meghan had been begging her for a cat, but she kept refusing. Then a few days before, the girl had begged again, and so the Mom finally told her little girl, "Well, if God gives you a cat from heaven, I'll let you keep it."
You can guess the rest. She told the pastor, "I watched my little girl go out in the yard, get on her knees, and ask God for a kitty cat. And really, Pastor, you won't believe this, but I saw it with my own eyes. A kitten suddenly came flying out of the blue sky, with its paws spread out, and landed right in front of her.
I've always wondered if he told her what really happened.
"What do you mean I won't grown up to be a tiger?"
"Go on without me, but leave the cookies?'
"Dear Santa, I like being on the naughty list!"
"No sugar needed, I'm sweet enough already!?
"Do you have a moment? I need a belly rub."
"People that hate kittens will come back as mice in the next life."
If Kitty's Could Talk
"Kitten's are angels with whiskers."
"Kitty's are magical. The more you pet them the longer you live."
"Eat. Play. Nap in the underwear drawer. Repeat. Life is so good!"
"I need to capture a bird for my peoples."
"No, no, I need to nap, need . . to . . nap. Need . . to . ."
"Look, I'm growing up. I can almost shred your leather couch!"
"Yes, I need my 20 and a half hours of sleep every day!
"Oops, I fell asleep waiting for you to pet me."