Hopping Monday

Hi everyone! We are joining Comedy Plus’ Awww…Mondays, McGuffy’s Reader’s Sparks and Mewsic Moves Me ( hosted by Curious as a Cathy, Xmas Dolly, JAmerican Spice and Stacy Uncorked.) And it is day 2 of A-Z Blogging Challenge.

B is for baseball.

Joanie is posing with our spark for this week which is also a giveaway. The catnip mat says “Live Your Life in the Meow” and the socks say “Stay Pawsitive”. To  enter just leave a comment on today’s post, the giveaway closes at 10pm (EST) Tuesday night. Winner will be announced Wednesday.

This week was our choice for the Mewsic hop.We just had a Blue Moon so I thought I would go with songs with moon in the title.

  1. Creedence Clearwater Revival-Bad Moon Rising -this is my hubby’s favorite group.

 

2. Fly Me to the Moon (Frank Sinatra)-my all time favorite singer.

3. Moon River (Andy Williams)- I didn’t know about this song until this episode of Sex and the City.

Do you have another Moon song you prefer?

I am skipping the Reading Hop this week because I haven’t had a chance to read much.

 

Penny’s Tips- Volume 9

Hi everyone! It is about time I got a turn to do my tips.

See this chair. It was wobbly so mom tapes a penny ( not me) to the bottom of one of the legs and now it doesn’t wobble.

Pardon me while I eat my treats. I refused to pose unless I got paid in advance.

Emmy asked me to remind you that you have until 9PM EST on Tuesday to comment on Sunday’s post for a chance to win the Dr. Seuss Giveaway. It is open to all.

 

 

Dr. Seuss Giveaway

Hi everyone! As you know, Dr. Seuss birthday is Friday so we are having a giveaway to celebrate. Mom thinks I look like The Cat in the Hat..

Just comment on today’s post for a chance to win a Dr. Seuss bag, bookmarks, 2 toys and the crocheted hat. Sorry, I am not included. ( giveaway closes Tuesday 9PM EST) .

We have been honored to be recognized for 3 awards recently.

Our friend, Purrseidon and her brother, Mr, M chose us for the Versatile Blogger Award-thank you.

VERSATILE BLOGGER AWARD:

  • Thank and Link The Blogger Who Nominated You.
  • Nominate Bloggers And Link To Their Blogs.
  • Inform Them Of Their Nominations.
  • Reveal 7 Facts About Yourself Your Readers May Not Know About You.

7 facts about me, Emmy- I am a tuxie, I bring my mom toys during the night when I want a snack, I like to chase Joanie, I enjoy napping on mom’s legs, I have a crush on Mr. M, I like fancy feast canned food and I like to get a drink first when Dad cleans our water fountain every morning.

Our friends, Crystal and Daisy Mae chose us for The Sunshine Blogger Award-thank you.

RULES:

  1. Thank the blogger who nominated you in your blog post and link back to the blog.
  2. Answer 11 questions that the Blogger asked you.
  3. Nominate 11 new bloggers to receive the award and write them 11 questions.
  4. List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post on your blog.

Mom can answer these-

  1. What’s Your favorite sport and why? There is not one sport I like.
  2. Why did you start blogging? I wanted to help end the stereotype of crazy cat lady and share my knowledge of living with so many cats for so long.
  3. Are you extravagant or thrifty? Both- I spare no expense on my cats, but I love a bargain when shopping for clothes, etc.
  4. What animal(s) would you like to own(Not counting the pet(s) you have now?I would like to have turtles again.
  5. What’s your favorite Olympic sport? none, can’t wait for them to end.
  6. What’s your favorite food? pizza
  7. Describe something you’ve done skillfully well? crochet
  8. Were you ever bullied/picked on,  do you know someone who was bullied/picked on or both? I had a boy in school that bullied me from K-high school, we are friends on FB now.
  9. What’s your favorite thing about blogging? Finding so many like minded people that love cats and the support we give one another when there is  loss.
  10. What’s your least favorite thing about blogging? The business side of it, I have yet to figure out how to make money.
  11. What do you do when you’re not working? Loving my cats, reading, crocheting.

And last, but not least is the Supawstars award from Pets Overload-thank you

  1. You are to choose 5 pet bloggers and link to their blogs and describe why each of them deserves this award
  2. You must encourage the pet bloggers you shout out to shout out 5 bloggers themselves
  3. You must leave a comment on each other blogs letting them know that you’ve given them the spotlight

I appreciate the recognition. I must apologize for not following all the rules. I will not ever choose specific blogs because I enjoy them all and  can’t narrow it down. Please feel free to take them all.

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

Valentine’s Toys for Your Cat and a Giveaway!

Hi everyone! Poor Penny doesn’t get to give her tip today, but we are having a giveaway.

First off, I wanted to show you a deal I found at Michael’s Craft store.

  These were regularly $4.99, but were 40% off. There are 12 small felt hearts and 3 larger ones. They seem to be as well made as ones I have seen for cats. I am going to pull the small letters off the larger ones for safety though. I sprayed them with catnip spray and now I have 15 cat toys.

Joanie is here to display the items on our Valentine’s giveaway. A catnip mat, 3 nip knot toys and 3 of the felt hearts. We are also including an adorable little spoon that looks like a cat and hangs on the edge of your mug. To enter, just comment on this post before 9PM EST on Wednesday. Prancie will announce the winner on Thursday. It is open to everyone. Joanie is not included 🙂

 

 

Letters to Santa-Part 2

Hi everyone! Today we have 4 more letters to Santa. First, I want to tell you about my Grumpy giveaway. You can win a Grumpy Cat book, a stuffed Grumpy Cat wearing a Santa hat and 5 Grumpy notecards. I will make sure mom adds some crocheted toys too. Just comment on today’s post before 9PM (EST) Wednesday, I will announce the winner on Thursday. This giveaway is open to everyone!

And now on to our letters.

Sammy wrote: Dear Santa, You may have heard I was mean to Brody- that is an alternative fact. Love, Sammy”Penny wrote, ” I would like a new box, maybe put a plastic liner in it because I know I will pee in it. Love, Penny XOXO”KaTwo wrote: ” I want one of those fidget spinners like kids get. XO KaTwo”

Tallulah wrote: ” I don’t want to be a copycat, but I want a fidget spinner too!  Love, Tallulah”

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

Thanksgiving Giveaway-3

Today is the third and last of the Thanksgiving giveaways. Before we tell what it is. we want to give our condolences to Eastside Cats on their loss of sweet Chucky. He was a handsome house panther.

 

Our last giveaway is a copy of Black Cats Tell All. Our sweet Spooky has a story in it and there are many other wonderful stories told by black cats. To enter, just leave a comment on today’s post before 9 PM ( EST) Saturday, Prancie will announce the winner on Sunday. If you don’t win, you can order a copy on Amazon-click here.

#WW Curious as a Cathy

BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday

Comedy Plus’ Wordless Wednesday

 

 

Thanksgiving Giveaway-2

Hi everyone! Today we have a great Etsy store to tell you about that sent us some mugs including one to giveaway.

*Disclosure: We received 3 mugs ( 2 for us, 1 to giveaway) in exchange for a fair review. All opinions are our own.

DesignsbySunnySide has something for everyone on your gift list. They have a wide selection of mugs and shirts and will even make custom designs for you like the mug with my 15andmeowing logo. Joanie is planning to give the Real Men Love Cats to her dad for Christmas.

And for our giveaway, we have one that says “good days start with coffee and purrs!”

The other side has adorable white paw prints. To enter the giveaway, just leave a comment, we will announce the winner on Saturday so you have until 9PM (EST) on Friday to enter. I am sorry I can only afford to ship in the US and Canada. You can still enter though if you do not live on one of those places and if you win, you can pick a friend to have the prize. We will also add in some crocheted catnip toys.

Right now everything in the store is on sale so why not start your Christmas shopping- click here

 

Thanksgiving Giveaway-1

Hi everyone! Welcome to our first giveaway for Thanksgiving week, but first Joanie has something to say. 

The gremlins had 2 babies and then went to hybernate now I iz stuck with them so I haz no time for book reviews.

Our first giveaway is a paperback copy of :Cats are Not Stupider on Jupiter: Vacuum Man vs. Cats (Mighty and Brennon Book 2) by Alexis Cleoford.

I reviewed book 1 of the series back in June, if you missed it you can click here

*Disclosure: I received a free Kindle version of the book in exchange for a fair review. All opinions are my own.

The second book is even better than the first. Mighty and Brennon are two house cats that want to enter a competition so they train themselves to swim. Another cat enters the competition with a Vacuum Man. After the contest, Vacuum Man somehow escapes and plans to destroy Jupiter which will affect the entire solar system. Will Mighty and Brennon be able to stop him?

This is a book written for older kids and young adults, but it is a fun read for any age. The author has set up a rafflecopter giveaway, to enter click here.

I apologize, but this giveaway is only open to US readers. The author will send the book to the winner.

If you don’t win, but want to purchase a copy you can get the Kindle version for 99 cents and the paperback for$8.99 at Amazon. Click here.

We are joining Comedy Plus’ Awww… Mondays and the Kid Lit version of It’s Monday What Are You Reading hosted by Unleashing Readers and Teach Mentor Texts.

And our Spark for today is: “Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” Buddha

 

National Coloring Day

Hi everyone! Lots going on today. First off, I am joining Brian’s Thankful Thursday Blog Hop. I am thankful that I got to spend quality time with Grammie on Monday. I love her so very much.

And here is my poem for Sammy’s Poetry Day. I used all 4 word prompts.

Letter to Santa
Santa you don’t need to send an elf
I will tell you who has been naughty
that elf can sit on someone else’s shelf
Sammy and Penny have issues with the potty
Really, I am the only one that’s nice
the only normal one too
None of my siblings deserve new toy mice
or any gift from you
Sammy, Brody and Emmy like to fight
I could use a new harness dress
size small, I am very light
make it pretty, I have a purrince to impress
PS: Don’t use the chimney
it leads to the furnace
I will leave you a key
so you don’t burn your jolly a**

Today is National Coloring Day so I thought I would have a giveaway to celebrate.

Just leave a comment on today’s post for a chance to win this coloring book for your human and I will be sure mom makes some crocheted toys for you too. I will announce the winner on Sunday. Feel free to tell me how beautiful I am, you would think I would get sick of hearing that, but I never do.

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. I have broken __________________ bones.

2. When I go out to breakfast, I order___________________________.
3. As Summer officially comes to an end,                                  .

4. Before this year is over, I really need to                                 .

 

Is It Too Early For Apples?

Hi everyone! Mom has been destroying books again! Do you remember last year she made pumpkins? If not, click here.

  I didn’t want to get too close, that spray paint smells.

  Here are some of the finished apples, if you look close, you will see a worm in one of them.

All you do is take the cover off an old paperback, cut an apple shape out of the book. Then you fold the book back and glue the spine. You can also add drops of glue at the top of each page ( mom didn’t, she is lazy). Some of the books ended up with built-in stems that she painted green ( I think she should have painted them brown). And others, she added a piece of a pussy willow branch. Then she added ribbons and a worm in one 🙂

She is going to donate these to the senior center to put on tables at their monthly birthday dinner then they can give them away, but she said I could take one for a giveaway.

  I am having a giveaway of this book apple and this beautiful apple print catnip mat. Just leave a comment on today’s post before Wednesday 9PM (EST). I will announce the winner on Thursday. Feel free to tell me how beautiful I am, I don’t mind.

We are joining Create-with-Joy’s Inspire me Monday Blog Hop ( Yes, I know it is Tuesday). There are almost 200 links on this hop with lots of crafts and recipes.

PS: I hope Grammie visits me soon, I love her so very much.