Puff the Magic Dragon- Peter, Paul and Mary. I couldn't sing this in elementary school music class without crying. Then when I learned what the song was about in junior high school--I felt like an idiot for being emotional about it
Morris the Cat was the nonchalant "spokesman" for Nine Lives cat food. The first Morris died in 1978 and was replaced by more cats who played "Morris." All cats to play Morris have been rescues, either coming from an animal shelter or a cat rescue.