Mewsic and More

Hi everyone! We are joining Comedy Plus’ Awww….Mondays and Mewsic Moves Me (hosted by Curious as a Cathy,Xmas Dolly, JAmerican Spice and Stacy Uncorked.The theme for this week is songs that teach. I could only come up with one, Billy Joel’s We  Didn’t Start the Fire (1989). I remember when I was a tutor that one of the History teachers had the students memorize the song. It covers 100 events from 1949-1989.

We are also joining Comedy Plus’ Awww..Mondays.Joanie is investigating the crocheted vases I made for pussy willows.

One more thing- the winner of our giveaway in one of our loyal readers-Cindyann. She wrote 2 great poems ( one for each giveaway) in the comments which did not affect her chances, but they were a lot of fun. Thank you to all who entered. We will have another giveaway soon.

Although I think Emmy looks cute in the hat
I’ve really got my eye on the mat
I do think she’s an adorable cat
I don’t know what my cats would think about that
—-
I like the mat the mat is cute
I do like the character Groot
this is my attempt to rhyme
now you know why i don’t do it all the time


Another chance at a Dr Seuss Mat
I really must be a lucky cat (cats??)
I am so happy I got out of bed
to see the photos of Mr & Mrs Potato Head

You may roll your eyes at my rhyme
but I’ll cross my fingers that I win this time

Sunday Selfies

Before we get started, we have more condolences. Our friend Marg of Marg’s Animals had to say goodbye to her beautiful girl Split. To visit, click here.

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

Joanie is enjoying her new friend Nellie. She babysits Gremmie and is willing to wear the hideous sweater I crocheted.

And the winner of the Dr. Seuss Giveaway is Katie Isabella! We can’t wait to see you in the hat.  🙂

Be sure to stop by tomorrow to learn hoe to make your own mat- and I will tell you a secret way that requires no sewing if you don’t have a sewing machine.

Friendly Fill-Ins Week 132

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. Thank you to all who participate.

1. Black Friday _________________________________.
 
2. A pet peeve of mine at this time of year is ___________________________.
3. ‘Tis the season for _________.
4. I never jumped on the _________ bandwagon.

My answers:

  1. Black Friday I will be out shopping with my mom. We go out about 7 AM, the crowds are gone by then.
  2. A pet peeve of mine this time of year is receiving Christmas cards that people don’t sign with love. We get cards from relatives that don’t sign love, just their names, no note. I figure if you are going to spend 50 cents on a stamp at least write a little note and spread the love. I drive my hubby crazy getting so mad about that, I even use HBO words sometimes.
  3. ‘Tis the season for Christmas music. I am breaking my cds out today.
  4. I never jumped on the cell phone bandwagon. I have a cheap cell phone that I use to call my hubby when I am off with my mom, but that is all.
We are also joining Create With Joy’s Friendship Friday and Feline Friday currently hosted by Comedy Plus.
And the winner of our Thanksgiving giveaway is Daisy Mae of Crystal and Daisy Mae’s Photo Blogging Site.

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Wordless Wednesday

We want to give our condolences to our dear friend Kali’s family. She left for the Rainbow Bridge on Tuesday. She was co-founder of The Crotchety Cougars with Phoebe. She was a sweet and beautiful girl who will be missed by everyone who knew her.


Emmy is here to announce the winner of her Dr. Seuss Giveaway…and the winner is The Island Cats. Congratulations! We can’t wait to see you in that hat.

BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday

Comedy Plus Wordless Wednesday

Curious as a Cathy #WW

 

 

Thankful Thursday

Hi everyone! We are joining Brian’s Thankful Thursday blog hop and Sammy’s Poetry Day.

  First, I have a question. Who told Joanie to have Gremmie guard her tent?

I am thankful that we have a lot of warm and soft places to snooze so I don’t need the tent.

Here is my poem for Sammy’s Poetry Day. We were asked to write a poem based on this photo.

 

Angry waves surround
pirates pillaging the ship
no help to be found

And the winner of the Valentine’s Giveaway is Cuddlywumps Cat Chronicles.

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


1. The Winter Olympics ____________________.

2. I think the most romantic movie (or book) is ___________________________.

3. Recently, I had an odd experience when                            .

4. I believe that love                           .

 

Thankful Thursday

Hi everyone! I am joining Brian’s Thankful Thursday Blog Hop. I am thankful I am not the one going to the vet today. Sammy is getting a dental and Polar Bear is getting blood work for his thyroid.

I have a poem for Sammy’s Poetry Day. This week was a toughie, we had to come up with a poem to go with this photo.

Santa needs some help
foggy weather has arrived
Rudolph’s time to shine

That’s the best I could do.

And the winner of the Grumpy Giveaway is Martha from Plowing Through Life, she also has another funny blog Miniaturopolis. You should check them both out.

Her 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. Snow___________________.

2. I _____________________.
3. One holiday memory that I cherish is                   .

4. I always thought that Santa ____________________.

 

Selfie Sunday

Hi everyone! I am happy to report that mom has been doing lots of stupid things that I can write about.

She forgot to put the cranberry sauce out on Thanksgiving Day. Good thing there were cranberries in the cornbread stuffing.

Dad was making tea and asked mom to add hot water to the cups to warm them up, but when he went to make the tea, she had added cold water.

Emmy has a something to say too.

I now know why Phoebe had these earmuffs. This mom lady sings Christmas songs. Although, I don’t think what she does could be called singing, she sounds like a wounded cow.

And the winner of the Black Cats Tell All book is Laila and Minchie!

The rafflecopter for the other book ends tomorrow ( the author is in charge of that one because mom is too stupid, I mean challenged to work rafflecopter.) We will be having a few more giveaways soon.

We are joining The Cat on my Head Sunday Selfies Blog Hop.

Ten Things of Thankful

Hi everyone! Today we are joining Athena’s Caturday Art Blog Hop, Tonk’s Tail #PMT photohunt and Ten Things of Thankful .

Before we get started though, the winner of the cat mug ( and crocheted cat toys) is Cat Scout Charles. Congratulations! Prancie will announce the winner of the Black Cats Tell All book on Sunday. You have until 9PM EST to enter.

The word prompt this week is family. I guess Emmy has decided she likes her family.

I used ribbet to add a frame to the photo so that is my art.

Here are my thankfuls-

  1. Leftovers- I sent my mom home with a lot and we have enough for days too.
  2. turkey soup
  3. turkey salad with cranberries, pecans and mayo
  4. A nice,relaxing Thanksgiving. My mom and I even worked on a puzzle as we planned our shopping strategy for Black Friday.
  5. Surviving Black Friday- most stores had enough workers so there were hardly any lines and everything we went for was still available.
  6. The “great one”  is going to be a big sister.
  7. Prancie’s blood work was good , her thyroid is in normal range, she gained a pound and her heart sounded good.
  8. Sammy’s blood work was good too-except for his thyroid, but that is treatable with a pill.
  9. Christmas music on my favorite radio station. The alarm goes off to the radio so it is nice to hear the Christmas music.
  10. Going shopping on Black Friday with my mom. I know some are against going because of the crowds and frenzy, but it is something we always do and I am thankful we were healthy enough to go ( and I pray we will be for many years to come).