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You who created them and called them good:
Bless again these creatures who come to us as a blessing fashioned of fur or feather or fin,
   formed of flesh that breathes with your own breath, that you have made from sheer delight,
   that you have given in dazzling variety.
Bless them who curl themselves around our hearts, who twine themselves through our days,
Who companion us in our labor, who call us to come and play.
Bless them who will never be entirely tamed and so remind us that you love what is wild,
That you rejoice in what lives close to the earth,
   that your heart beats in the heart of these creatures you have entrusted to our care.

From Blessing the Animals, by Jan Richardson

This prayer is particularly appropriate in our home as Kazoo is a bit wild!