About pilch92

I'm a happily married 44 year old woman. My hubby ( David) and I have been married for 21 years (October 24, 1992). We started out with one cat and now have 15. 15 is my magic number ( David may like a slightly smaller one), but when any pass away, I don't replace the one that is lost, but I do rescue another. When we got married we were like most people and wanted a family. At some point we both decided that we love our fur family. Some people are made to be parents of 2-legged children and we are made to be parents of those with 4 legs ( although we did have one with 3 legs once-RIP Brina). It has taken me years to realize that this is my calling. I want to help all cats any way I can. If I can write about something that happened to one of my cats and help another in the process then I will be happy.

Phoebe’s Selfie Sunday

Hi everyone! You saw how my perch was not level on Wednesday, well look at this one. Mom calls it The Leaning Tower of Phoebe.

It is a health hazard. And my Dad has been too busy gardening to fix them-phooey!

Thanks to all who made donations to my Purrince’s feral group. That was very kind of you.

I got to see Grammie on Thursday. I love her so very much!  Poor Grammie, she has a new purse and got an ink mark on it. Mom told her to put hairspray on it and wipe it off- it wiped it off along with the color of the purse so now it has a white spot. Then Mom tells her to wipe the whole thing so it will be the same color or put a patch on it- sometimes I wonder about my Mom. By the way, I think she should change this shower curtain from Christmas.

I want to thank Pipo and MJF for this beautiful Gotcha Day card.

   Thank you !

Mom got me a big bag of cheezy party mix, but I have now decided that I don’t care for that flavor. Grammie got a big container of a fishy flavor and I like that now.

I am joining The Cat on My Head’s Sunday Selfie Hop. I am also joining The Pet Blogger Showcase.

We are having a giveaway this week of a Kitty Kick Sticks- stay tuned.

One more thing- has anyone seen my shades? They have gone missing again? I think a snail could have traveled the country quicker than they have.

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Ten Things of Thankful

Hi everyone! Phoebe thanks you all for the Gotcha Day wishes yesterday. We are joining Athena’s Caturday Art Blog Hop. I used Lunapic’s VanGogh effect on Phoebe’s photo to create this work of art.

I am also joining Ten Things of Thankful’s Blog Hop too. And here are my 10 thankfuls for the week.

  1. I am thankful for the past 14 years with sweet Phoebe, she is truly the sweetest.
  2. I found big containers of Party Mix on clearance for $3.99 ( they are good until 2018).
  3. For calming collars- without them My Sammy would go after poor Brody constantly.
  4. The first blueberries of the season from the garden.
  5. The weather cooled off today, the high was only 64 degrees- wonderful 🙂
  6. I got to see my great-niece 3 days this week.
  7. My great-niece is picking up words faster by the day.
  8. My hubby is a wonderful cat Daddy and caters to Phoebe’s every whim including drinks from the sink at all hours of the night.
  9. My niece getting back from her business trip safely ( I worry when loved ones need to go on airplanes).
  10. Naps.

To join in the thankful hop or to just see what others are thankful for click here.

PS: There is a badge for Ten Things of Thankful, but it won’t save for me. 🙁

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Friendly Fill-Ins Week 62

Hi everyone! Today is Phoebe’s Gotcha Day!!! I got her 14 years ago. My Mom drove and my niece was there too. My niece had just finished her freshmen year in high school and now she has been out of high school for 11 years and is married with a baby-time flies by too quickly. To read Phoebe’s story click here.

I love you Phoebe!

Now for the fill-ins, be sure to add your link at McGuffy’s Reader if you wrote a post with them. You can also answer in the comment section. Thanks to all who participate.

1. My inner child_____________________.

2. My favorite month is ________________.

3. My favourite commercial is                       , because                                .

4. Personally, I don’t care for                                     .

My answers:

1. My inner child is out all the time, I need to find my inner adult 🙂

2. My favorite month is October, I love the Fall, Halloween and cooler weather. Plus my Mom’s birthday and my wedding anniversary is that month too.

3. My favourite commercial is the Sheba Perfect Portions commercial where the man is with a woman, but the cat stares at him and he gets up to feed it. I am sure that could happen.

4. Personally, I don’t care for anyone that doesn’t like cats.

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Thankful Thursday

Hi everyone! I am joining Brian’s Thankful Thursday Blog Hop. I am thankful for cat grass.

This is the one Mom grew for me and I still have the one Grammie bought for me.I haven’t seen Grammie all week, I miss her I hope she visits me today, I love her so very much.

Here is my poem for Sammy’s Poetry Day featuring the letter E. This week I went with a haiku.

Empty
An emergency
really, this is a crisis
my bowl is empty

My Purrince had a commentathon on his birthday to raise money for a feral cat group. I wanted to send him some of my money so Mom and I sent $10. We want to help him raise more money so I got Mom to do some sewing and crocheting.

  We are having a Flash Sale ( don’t I make a cute Flash?)  For anyone that donates $10 to the feral cat group, we will send you a catnip mat and 2 crocheted catnip toys ( a turkey leg and an ice cream cone). We only have 2 of these sets available so if you are interested just say so in the comments and I will send you the paypal information to pay the $10. Sorry, we can only do this for US residents because shipping is too expensive. Thank you to anyone that can help.

This is the fabric for the mats.

And here are the Friendly Fill-Ins for tomorrow. Mom came up with the first two and Annie of McGuffy’s Reader came up with the second two.

1. My inner child_____________________.

2. My favorite month is ________________.

3. My favourite commercial is                       , because                                .

4. Personally, I don’t care for                                     .

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Wordless Wednesday

  Dad, my perch is not level!

#PMTphotohunt @tonkstail

Comedy Plus Wordless Wednesday

Blog Paws Wordless Wednesday

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Tortie Tuesday

Penny is a little upset that she hasn’t had any photos on the blog lately so today we will have Tortie Tuesday.

 

She sends kisses to her sweet boyfriend, Toby of Toby’s Wrecking Crew. 

  Check out these laser eyes.

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It’s Monday! What Are YOU Reading?

Hi everyone! We are joining Book Date’s It’s Monday! What Are YOU Reading ? and Comedy Plus’ Awww…. Mondays blog hops.

Back by popular demand is Joanie to try another book review.

The monkeys in this book are boring. If you want to read about monkeys, stick to Curious George.

Thank you Joanie, I think you need to ask your boyfriend Simon for some tips on writing reviews. He is an expert, if you want to see one of his reviews, click here.

Despite what Joanie wrote, I liked this book. My Mom recommended it to me because I have a “monkey mind”. This basically means I have an anxious mind that is always worrying . This book gives tips on spotting when one is doing that and how to stop feeding the monkey mind.

I am also reading Do Your Laundry or You’ll Die Alone by Becky Blade. It is filled with motherly advice, most of which my Mom has already dispensed to me over the years. It is a nice refresher though.

I also want to tell you about a book you shouldn’t read. Wherever You Go, There You Are by Annabelle Gurwitch really offended me. It is supposed to be humor, but I found the first few chapters boring. Then I got to the part where she writes about how she can’t feel sympathy for people that ask for prayers for their pets on Facebook. She then writes about Grumpy Cat and calls her a him. Because I was so cranked up about her Facebook comment, I decided to write to the publisher and complain that she made an error about Grumpy Cat and I was surprised an editor didn’t catch it either.  I have yet to get a response.

 

 

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Happy Birthday my Purrince!

Hi everyone! I am mad at my Mom, she told me my Purrince’s birthday was Sunday and it was actually Saturday. Plus she didn’t mail my package to him until Wednesday so it didn’t get to him in time for his special day. And, she thought it would be nice to put my paw print on his card so she stuck my paw in a purple ink pad and it got all dirty- plus it didn’t even make a good print-phooey!!!

Happy Birthday my sweet Purrince!

Grammie got him a gift too, but it is in the package Mom mailed late. I love my Grammie very much, I hope she comes to visit me tomorrow.

We are joining The Cat on My Head’s Sunday Selfie Blog Hop.

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Ten Things of Thankful

Hi everyone! Today we are joining Athena’s Caturday Art Blog Hop and a new hop called Ten Things of Thankful that I read about on Messymimi’s blog.

First off, Phoebe made this for her Purrince who turns 3 on Sunday.

And now to list 10 things I am thankful for this week.

  1. I got to go to the mall and lunch with my mom, niece and the great one on Monday.
  2. I had a quiet 4th of July with my hubby.
  3. Emmy and Joanie both had good blood work results.
  4. I scored some free magazines from the library.
  5. My friend Suzanne of P.S.Annie sent me a wonderful box of books for the great one and a Teletubbies dvd for her too. She also included some books for my hubby and I to read.
  6. I am meeting a friend from college for breakfast today.I am thankful for her friendship all these years.
  7. I am thankful that God gave me a wonderful mother who is such a caring person.
  8. Fresh zucchini from the garden- so good.
  9. A new top loading washing machine with an agitator,our machine broke again last week and this time my hubby couldn’t fix it-yay!
  10. I am thankful for everyone who is reading this.

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Friendly Fill-Ins Week 61

Hi everyone. Before we get to the Friendly Fill-Ins, Phoebe asked me to make an announcement. The Crotchety Cougars have lost their first member, beautiful Ellie of The Florida Furkids sadly left for The Rainbow Bridge Thursday morning. The Cougars have a tribute to her (click here) and you can visit her family ( click here).

Thank you to Kali’s Mom for this beautiful badge.

Ellie’s Dad needs some prayers too.

Here are the fill-ins, please add your link at McGuffy’s Reader. You can also answer in the comment section.

1. My favorite line from a film is __________________________.

2. Other than blogs, a website I visit often is __________________.

3. When I feel down, I                              .

4. If I could                         , I would                           .
My answers:
1. My favorite line from a film is Nicolas Cage in The Family Man, when asked by a child if he likes kids. ” On a case-by-case basis” . I always quote that because that sums up how I feel too.

2.Other than blogs, a website I visit often is Goodreads, almost daily. I like to enter the giveaways and keep track of what I am reading. I also visit Pinterest often too.

3. When I feel down, I eat junk food. Apparently, I do it when I feel fine too. 🙂

4. If I could rescue every cat in need, I would definitely do that.

 

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