Wordless Wednesday

  Millie is investigating the Autumn pumpkin harvest.

Joanie and Sammy thank Pipo and MJF for this beautiful birthday card.

#PMTphotohunt @tonkstail

BlogPaws’ Wordless Wednesday

Comedy Plus’ Wordless Wednesday

#ChewyInfluencer

Hi everyone! Today we are doing our review from September, Chewy was sweet and said we could skip it, but we want to keep our obligations ( even if we are late).

*Disclaimer: We received Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ Youthful Vitality Cat Food in exchange for a fair review. All opinions are our own.

Being that it was Joanie and Sammy’s birthday month, I let them have first dibs. And they both loved it. Millie liked it too.

Out of 12 cats , 11 liked it- Penny was the only one that didn’t.

Hill’s Science Diet Adult 7+ Youthful Vitality Chicken Recipe Dry Cat Food.

Here are the ingredients:

Chicken, Brown Rice, Corn Gluten Meal, Whole Grain Oats, Pea Protein, Chicken Fat, Chicken Liver Flavor, Lactic Acid, Soybean Oil, Dried Tomato Pomace, Calcium Sulfate, Fish Oil, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Iodized Salt, Taurine, Broccoli, vitamins (Vitamin E Supplement, L-Ascorbyl-2-Polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Niacin Supplement, Thiamine Mononitrate, Vitamin A Supplement, Calcium Pantothenate, Riboflavin Supplement, Biotin, Vitamin B12 Supplement, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Folic Acid, Vitamin D3 Supplement), Potassium Chloride, minerals (Ferrous Sulfate, Zinc Oxide, Copper Sulfate, Manganous Oxide, Calcium Iodate, Sodium Selenite), L-Carnitine, Calcium Carbonate, Natural Flavors, Mixed Tocopherols for freshness, Beta-Carotene.

The 3 lb bag is on sale this month for $12.29. Click here

And don’t forget Chewy offers free 1-2 day shipping on all orders over $49.

 

 

 

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.

Joanie has a review prepared for today.

Taming Your Gremlin by Rick Carson. Book tell me how to tame a gremlin, but not where I can get a pet one. Mumma just laughs and says if I get one not to feed it after midnight.

Me and Sammy had birfday on Saturday. We iz 12.

We had a pate cake And got a bag of Temptations 

Nothing from Grammie though.

Sammy wants to thank his friend Teddy for the nice card:

Thank you Joanie. I have two good books to recommend by the same author, Marianne Leone. She is an actress that played Christopher’s mother on The Sopranos. Her latest book is about the strained relationship she had with her mother , Ma Speaks Up: And A First- Generation Daughter Talks Back. In this book, she referred to her son that she found dead in his bed at the age of 17. She had written a book about him , Knowing Jesse: A Mother’s Story of Grief, Grace and Everyday Bliss.

Jesse suffered from severe cerebral palsy. Her book about him tells of all the struggles to get him a proper education. He was highly intelligent, but many couldn’t look past his disabilities to see that. The book includes many beautiful poems he had written.

I was reading this as I was watching Phoebe decline at a rapid pace. I was angry that God wasn’t going to give me more time with her, but reading this made me appreciate the 14 wonderful years I did have with her.

Tomorrow we have our Chewy review from September. Later in the week, one of the kitties will attempt to write. Phoebe chose Prancie as the new ruler, but I don’t know if she wants to write. We know that no kitty can replace Phoebe.

 

Sunday Selfies

This has been a sad week. Two of our friends have also gone to The Bridge.

Zuzu of Colehaus Cats

and Buddy of Jan’s Funny Farm

I want to thank you all for the words of comfort, emails, cards and prayers on the loss of Phoebe. I am truly blessed. I also want to thank The Cat on My Head for dedicating Sunday Selfies to Phoebe. I am sharing the beautiful badges many of you have made. I apologize if I forget anyone, if I do, please let me know.

From Ann of Zoolatry

From One Spoiled Cat

From Pipo and MJF

From McGuffy’s Reader

Madi made this along with the OTRB post

Four-Legged Furballs’ Mom made a drawing and a  wonderful poem, you can read the poem on their blog

And her Purrince wrote a beautiful poem:

“PURRINCESS PHOEBE”
All most 3 yearss ago
mee asked a kitty gurl out!
Shee said ‘Myeah’ to mee…
for mee there was no doubt!!!
After thee ferst date
mee asked her to bee mine,
Shee was berry sirprized
an said that wood bee fine!
An then mee made her a Purrincess
an pledged mee luv to her….
thee last 2 yearss were amazin
all tho’ now sort of a blur!
Wee went on many datess an
had sleep overss inn our dreemss.
Wee were all wayss together
an now iss emptee it seemss.
It’ss onlee been 4 dayss
since Purrincess Phoebe went away….
It seemss like an eternity
Mee luvss her more than mee can say!
Where efurr you are Purrincess Phoebe,
you will live inn mee heart.
You will ALLWAYSS bee mee Purrincess
you were frum thee berry start!!!”

bye Purrince Siddhartha Henry inn memoree of <3 Purrincess Phoebe

 

Comments are shut off, you have already done so much to help me heal. Thank you.

 

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Remember Me Thursday

Hi everyone! Thank you for all the words of comfort you have left on the loss of Phoebe.I will answer all your comments soon. I am still taking a break , but will return for our regular posts on Monday. I didn’t want to miss this special day because it is so important.

Today is Remember Me Thursday, the day we remember those in shelters still needing homes. Some will die in shelters before they ever get their forever homes.

KaTwo and Snowball spent 2 years in The Secaucus New Jersey Animal Shelter before I adopted them.I wish I had more than 4 years with Snowball, but I am thankful for the time we had.

Joanie and Sammy were also in a shelter when I adopted them. I went for Sammy, not knowing he had a sister, but once I saw her, I wasn’t leaving her behind. Please spread the word to adopt from shelters.

You can help your favorite shelter to win prizes( lots of food) in 3 ways:

  1. Take a photo of your rescue pet and post it on Instagram #RememberTheRescue and #RememberMeThursday.
  2. Post the photo on Twitter too with the same hashtags as above.
  3. Upload your photo to the website. Click here.

 

I Had a Wonderful Life

Hi everyone! My folks had to make the toughest decision of their lives today. They had to let me go, I was getting weaker every day and could no longer swallow or even close my little eyes. They are heartbroken and so is my Grammie and my Purrince. I love them all very much. And I love you all too. Thank you for the purrs and prayers, but God had other plans for me. Mom is going to still take a break for a while, but she will visit you all someday soon.

 

Thankful Thursday

Hi everyone! Mom said I could write a post today to give an update. Plus I am thankful to still be here so I am joining Brian’s Thankful Thursday Blog Hop. Mom and I are also thankful for all the purrs and prayers and words of encouragement  and advice you have all left. You are giving us strength. Mom says she will try to visit some blogs today, but I am a high maintenance kitty right now. We will blog sporadically for now.

I have stage 4 kidney disease (not sure how I skipped stage 3). My smother and dad are feeding me with a syringe. They have been doing it every few hours for over 24 hours and I haven’t yacked yet. They are hoping I will eat again on my own soon. We are waiting for a compounding pharmacy to mail my phosphorous binder. Have any of you ever tried that? Mom paid extra for overnight delivery, but they took 2 days to get it ready to ship- phooey! I also get fluids at home every other day.

I was strong enough to make both of my folks bleed yesterday. I chomped mom’s finger when she gave me a pill and I scratched dad when he was holding me to be fed.

I have been still going out twice a day. And Grammie came to see me- I love her so very much! She gave my $5 because I don’t want treats right now.

I think I look pretty darn good for being so sick.

And here is my poem for Sammy’s Poetry Day, just a haiku.

Out
I love to go out
fresh wind on my pretty face
warm sun on my back

I love you all and hope to see you soon! One more thing, here are the Friendly Fill-Ins for Friday. Not sure if we will do them, but Annie at McGuffy’s Reader will. Mom came up with the first two and Annie came up with the second two. Mom will definitely read everyone’s posts too.

1. I would never be friends with someone who _____________________________.

2. I will never refuse _____________________________.

3. I have never been to _______________________ , but                              .

4. When it comes to   _________________    , I                              .

 

Miserable Monday

Hi everyone. I am going to take a short break from blogging because of Phoebe’s health. She had been doing so well eating, but she seemed weak so I took her to the vet Saturday.

She was dehydrated so she got her fluids. Her weight went down again despite eating well  and is now 4 pounds 12 ounces. We are waiting on some blood work results that will be in on Monday. Her anemia has gotten worse too, but we don’t know if the cause is kidney disease or something else.

Annie at McGuffy’s Reader will still run the Friendly Fill-Ins on Friday if I am not blogging then. I just want to spend my time with her just in case we don’t have much more time.

All purrs and prayers are appreciated. Thank you.

Pet Blogger Showcase and Selfies

Hi everyone! Before I get started, I want to give our sympathies to our friends at Animal Shelter Volunteer Life. They had to say goodbye to their beautiful kitty, Zoe.

 

I am joining The Cat on my Head’s Sunday Selfie Blog Hop. And guess what? I was chosen as part of the showcase on all 4 blogs that host The Pet Blogger Showcase!

Thank you Momma and Bear Cat ( Ellie too), Pet Faves, Heart Like a Dog, Feline Opines! I am honored.

And the winner of this coloring book and some crocheted toys is Adventures in Cheeseland– Congratulations!

PS: I love my Grammie very much and I hope she visits me soon.

Caturday Saturday

Hi everyone! We are joining Athena’s Caturday Art Blog Hop and Ten Things of Thankful.

This is Phoebe on a low branch in a crab apple tree, I used ribbet to add the daisy frame. I think it matches her dress nicely.

Here are my Thankfuls-

  1. Great health insurance that allowed me to see my primary care, allergist and podiatrist this week.
  2. Getting to see a butterfly emerge from a chrysalis ( I had never seen this before) .

3. Being able to buy bobbins for my sewing machine that are already threaded, I could never figure out how to thread them using my machine even with an instructional dvd and manual.

4.Having the luxury of staying home with my cats  almost all the time.

5. Harvest of green beans and yellow ones too that I was able to freeze for winter.

6.A visit to St. Anne’s Shrine with my mom. I was able to restock my supply of St. Christopher medals, I like to give them to people that are going to be traveling. I recently gave my last one too my friend’s daughter who was headed to Jerusalem for 5 months to study dance.

7. Breakfast at our favorite diner with my hubby on Monday ( yummy blueberry pancakes).

8. spending time with my great-niece who cracks me up constantly.

9.No vet trips this week.

10. Phoebe eating well ( knock on wood, 3 times) and thanks to God too, this means more to me than anything else right now.

Phoebe will announce the winner of the coloring book tomorrow.

There is still time to enter, just comment on Thursday’s post.