Friendly Fill-Ins Week 127

Hi everyone! Time for the Friendly Fill-Ins. Please leave your link (at bottom of post) here or at my co-host’s Four-Legged Furballs. You can also answer in the comment section.

1. For Halloween, I want to be _____________________.
 
2. _____________________ makes me feel like royalty.
3. On a dark and stormy night, I _________.
4. If I had a witch’s cauldron, I would stir up a potion for _________.
 

This week, I am letting Prancie answer the fill-ins because she is being featured today on Zoolatry’s Boolatry. Thank you Ann for making Prancie a pretty Princess, I love the shoes 🙂

  1. For Halloween, I want to be a pretty princess.
  2. Having a book about me published makes me feel like royalty.
  3. On a dark and stormy night, I was abandoned. Don’t worry, I got my happy ending.
  4. If I had a witch’s cauldron, I would stir up a potion for curing all cancers in humans and pets.
We are also joining Create With Joy’s Friendship Friday and Feline Friday currently hosted by Comedy Plus.

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Friendly Fill-Ins Week 126

Hi everyone! Time for the Friendly Fill-Ins. Please leave your link (at bottom of post) here or at my co-host’s Four-Legged Furballs. You can also answer in the comment section.

1. I have _______________ for  ____________.

2. _________________ make me _____________________.
3. I’m surprised that _________.

4. To make a long story short, ________

My answers:
1. I have an endless supply of love for all cats.
2. Cats make me happy.
3. I’m surprised that it was so hot and humid today. I though fall had arrived, but summer snuck back in.
4. To make a long story short, KaTwo needs prayers.*
* This is the long version-KaTwo could use some purrs and prayers. About a month ago , I took her to the vet because she was losing weight and drinking a lot of water. I though she was diabetic, but she is hyperthyroid. Her liver was inflamed because of this, I never realized that could happen. I got her an antibiotic shot just in case the inflammation was caused by infection. She quickly recovered and has been doing fine. She is tough to examine and requires Gabapentin just to get her into the carrier. That day the vet was unable to fully examine her after drawing blood. We went back for a thyroid recheck and I asked the vet to examine her this time because I could see blue around one of her nipples and felt a lump. The vet told me in 90% of cases it is malignant and the prognosis is poor.  I am praying for that 10%, she will be seeing a surgeon as soon as I can get her an appointment. The vet did say she felt 2 lumps, but they were small.I always worry about this with my females because I adopt them as adults and most have not been spayed until they were older which is a cause of cancer. Has anyone ever had a cat with this? If so, how long did they survive?
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Friendly Fill-Ins Week 125

Hi everyone! Time for the Friendly Fill-Ins. Please leave your link (at bottom of post) here or at my co-host’s Four-Legged Furballs. You can also answer in the comment section.

1. My favorite font is___________________.
 
2. October is perfect for _________________.
 
3. Where I live, _________.

4. I feel very _________ this time of year.
My answers:
1. My favorite font is Arial. Actually, the only one I knew of was Times New Roman, but when I looked on AOL, I use Arial.
2. October is perfect walking outdoors. It is the only time of year that I like to be outside. Also perfect for baking, Halloween decorating and snuggling kitties.
3. Where I live, the leaves are changing colors.
4. I feel very happy this time of year. I love everything about it, the cooler weather, changing leaves, Halloween, I could go on and on…
Trouble is posing with two of my new Halloween signs. She approves.

We are also joining Create With Joy’s Friendship Friday and Feline Friday currently hosted by Comedy Plus.

 

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Friendly Fill-Ins Week 124

Hi everyone. Before we get started, we want to give condolences to another blogging family whose kitty left for The Rainbow Bridge. Jan’s Funny Farm lost their sweet boy, Rusty, to visit click here

Now the Friendly Fill-Ins. Please leave your link (at bottom of post) here or at my co-host’s Four-Legged Furballs. You can also answer in the comment section.

1. A  ________________ will ___________________.
2. The best time of the day is __________________.
3. _________ is not my strong suit.

4. It’s all fun and games until _________.
My answers:
1. A cat will improve anyone’s life.
2.The best time of the day is the morning with my coffee and kitty cuddles.
3. Focusing is not my strong suit. ( I asked my hubby what I should put for that and it took him about 5 seconds to give me an answer).
4. It’s all fun and games until the bill arrives.
Joanie got to celebrate her birthday again with The Great One. We made another “cake” for her.

We are also joining Create With Joy’s Friendship Friday and Feline Friday currently hosted by Comedy Plus.


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Friendly Fill-Ins Week 123

Hi everyone! Time for the Friendly Fill-Ins. Please leave your link (at bottom of post) here or at my co-host’s Four-Legged Furballs. You can also answer in the comment section.

1. The last time I ____________was ____________________.
 
2. __________________isn’t ___________________.
3. _________ is a blessing in disguise.
4. My favorite word is _________.
My answers:
1. The last time I was on an airplane was in 1992 to go to Puerto Rico to leave on
our cruise. I am not complaining, I much prefer to be home.
2. My book isn’t selling as well as I had hoped. 🙁
3. A disappointment is a blessing in disguise. Sometimes. Whenever my car needs repairs and I can’t go somewhere, I think of it as God protecting me from a car accident.
4. My favorite word is YES. Usually in the form of yes, you can adopt another cat.

Joanie and Sammy thank you all for the birthday wishes.

They shared a kitty cake ( canned food) and got some Temptations for a present. Joanie was sad that her friend, The Great One wasn’t here so we will celebrate again on Tuesday.

Sammy’s day wasn’t as good as Joanie’s. He went to the vet with Prancie because they both were due for thyroid blood work.Bad timing on my part.

We are also joining Create With Joy’s Friendship Friday and Feline Friday currently hosted by Comedy Plus.

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Friendly Fill-Ins Week 122

Hi everyone. Before we get started we want to give our condolences to many friends that recently passed.

Milita

Miles Meezer

Ruska

Please leave your link (at bottom of post) here or at my co-host’s Four-Legged Furballs. You can also answer in the comment section.

1. Being _______________ is _____________________.

 
2.If ___________________ were worth money, then I would be rich.
 
3. I am proud of _________.

4. If I could time travel, I would visit the year _________.
My answers:
1. Being cold is so much better than being hot. Bye-Bye summer, hello fall 🙂
2. If cat poop were worth money,then I would be rich.
3. I am proud of my niece. She is a wonderful wife and mother. She works full time
( currently on maternity leave) and is so good at her job as a pharmaceutical sales rep.
4. If I could time travel, I would visit the year 1948 which is when I think my Dad started smoking at around age 15. I would try to convince him not to ever start so he would not die at age 68 of COPD.
We are also joining Create With Joy’s Friendship Friday and Feline Friday currently hosted by Comedy Plus.
Poor Gremmie fell off his skateboard at recess and hurt his ear. We just can’t find a helmet big enough to cover those ears.

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Friendly Fill-Ins Week 121

Time for The Friendly Fill-Ins. Please leave your link (at bottom of post) here or at my co-host’s Four-Legged Furballs. You can also answer in the comment section.

1. September is the perfect month for __________________.
 
2. This month, I am looking forward to __________________.
3. My morning routine always includes _________.
4. I have a love-hate relationship with _________.

My answers:

  1. September is the perfect month for picking apples and making apple pie.
  2. This month, I am looking forward to cooler weather- I just know it is coming soon.
  3. My morning routine always includes coffee and kitty cuddles.
  4. I have a love-hate relationship with tuna. I know that is an odd answer, but it is true. Sometimes I love a tuna salad sandwich or tuna casserole and then all of a sudden it repulses me. That is the only fish I eat and it has to be solid white albacore.

Lyrical  # Challenge, Day One. Thank you Cathy ( Curious as a Cathy) for nominating me for this challenge. Here are the rules:

1 Thank the person who nominated you.
2 Share one of your favorite song/lyrics one at a time for three days.
3 Nominate three other bloggers each day.

Today is my niece’s 5th wedding anniversary. One of my favorite songs is I Loved Her First by Heartland ( written by Elliot Park and Walt Aldridge). She danced with her Father to this song and I cried. Actually, it is so beautiful I cry every time I hear it.

Look at the two of you dancing that way
Lost in the moment and each other’s face
So much in love, you’re alone in this place
Like there’s nobody else in the world
I was enough for her not long ago
I was her number one, she told me so
And she still means the world to me
Just so you know
So be careful when you hold my girl
Time changes everything, life must go on
And I’m not gonna stand in your way
I loved her first
I held her first
And a place in my heart will always be hers
From the first breath she breathed
When she first smiled at me
I knew the love of a father runs deep
And I prayed that she’d find you someday
But it’s still hard to give her away
I loved her first
How could that beautiful woman with you
Be that same freckled face kid that I knew?
The one that I read all those fairy tales to
And tucked into bed all those nights
And I knew the first time I saw you with her
It was only a matter of time
I loved her first
I held her first
And a place in my heart will always be hers
From the first breath she breathed
When she first smiled at me
I knew the love of a father runs deep
And I prayed that she’d find you someday
But it’s still hard to give her away
I loved her first
From the first breath she breathed
When she first smiled at me
I knew the love of a father runs deep
Someday you might know what I’m going through
When a miracle smiles up at you
Yeah, I loved her first
I am not good at following rules so I am not nominating 3 people. If you like music and want to join in the fun then consider yourself nominated.
We are also joining Create With Joy’s Friendship Friday and Feline Friday currently hosted by Comedy Plus.
Joanie is teaching Gremmie his ABC’s.


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Friendly Fill-Ins Week 119

Time for The Friendly Fill-Ins. Please leave your link (at bottom of post) here or at my co-host’s Four-Legged Furballs. You can also answer in the comment section.

 
1. ______________________ brings out the best in me.
 
2. _______________________makes me grumpier than Grumpy Cat.
3. If money grew on trees, I would _________.

4. I have a fear of _________.
My answers:
1. A cat brings out the best in me. Just being near any cat makes me happy and more compassionate.
2. Humidity makes me grumpier than Grumpy Cat. This summer has been so hot and humid. needless to say, I have not been pleasant to be around.
3. If money grew on trees, I would learn to climb them. All kidding aside, I would help every cat in the world.
4.I have a fear of my loved ones dying. I pray that I go first.
We are also joining Create With Joy’s Friendship Friday and Feline Friday currently hosted by Comedy Plus. I am thrilled to be chosen as friend of the week for Friendship Friday.

And here is Joanie’s new mermaid costume complete with blue hair.

Well, you can’t really see the costume, but the hair looks good.

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Friendly Fill-Ins Week 118

Time for The Friendly Fill-Ins. Please leave your link (at bottom of post) here or at my co-host’s Four-Legged Furballs. You can also answer in the comment section.

1. I am going_________________.
 
2. I want to be more ______________.
3. Once in a blue moon, I _________.
4. I have a large collection of _________.
My answers:
1. I am going to get a much needed pedicure on Saturday.
2. I want to be more mindful. I feel like I have a ping pong ball in my head, I never concentrate fully on anything.
3. Once in a blue moon, I got out after 4PM. I know that sounds odd, but I rarely go out in the evening unless it is to a wake, wedding or something like that.
4. I have a large collection of Halloween decorations and I can’t wait to get them out for the season.
Today is Black Cat Appreciation Day. Most of you know that black cats are least likely to be adopted because many people think they are bad luck which is ridiculous. They are just as sweet and loving as any other color kitty.
Jinxy and Angel Spooky (bottom)

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Friendly Fill-Ins Week 117

Time for The Friendly Fill-Ins. Please leave your link (at bottom of post) here or at my co-host’s Four-Legged Furballs. You can also answer in the comment section.

1. I have faith in ________________.
2. Yesterday, I ____________________.
3. My favorite place to be is _________.
4. If I was granted one wish, it would be _________.
My answers:
1. I have faith in God, I know everything happens for a reason and God will get me through.
2. Yesterday, I finally got to Build-A-Bear with my great-niece ( The Great One).
She chose the “Elsa” bear, for the bargain price of $7, you can add a piece in her paw that sings “Let it Go”. SO glad we went with that so we could hear it 30 times on the way home 🙂  Just kidding, I had as much fun as she did.
3. My favorite place to be is home with my kitties. And hubby. If I could get my Mom to move in with us, it would be even better.
4. If I was granted one wish, it would be that no animal ever had to suffer. ( How many people thought I would say to meet Nicolas Cage?).

We are also joining Create With Joy’s Friendship Friday and Feline Friday currently hosted by Comedy Plus.

Another outfit for Joanie. She really loves The Great One and stays right with her.


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