Friendly Fill-Ins Week 152

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. Don’t forget to add your link to the hop so everyone can visit you.

1. I used to be able to ___________________, but I no longer can.
 
2. I just can’t seem to _____________________.
 
3. I’m notorious for _________

4. There’s no use crying over _________.
My answers:
1. I used to be able to do a backbend,but I no longer can. That ship sailed many years ago.
2. I just can’t seem to give my complete attention to anything.
3. I’m notorious for letting my great niece eat junk food.
4. There’s no use crying over spilled cat food- the cats will clean it up.

We are also joining Create With Joy’s Friendship Friday and Feline Friday currently hosted by Comedy Plus. We are also joining FiveSibes Flashback Friday. Here are some more photos of past Catburry Bunny auditions.

Angel Phoebe

Angel Snowball

The A-Z Blogging Challenge, we are up to the letter K. Kidney disease is sadly one of the main killers of kitties. I hope you never need this website, but if your cat is ever diagnosed with kidney disease, I highly recommend Tanya’s Comprehensive Guide to Feline Chronic Kidney Disease. It covers everything you need to know about kidney disease from diet, medicine and so much more. Click Here.

 

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Wordless Wednesday

Happy Purim to all our Jewish friends! Trouble got to dress as Queen Esther this year because this is her first Purim with us. She is a big boned girl so the cape is too small.Here are some of the other kitties in the costume from years past.

Emmy 2018

Joanie 2017

Phoebe 2016

Lucy 2015

Comedy Plus’ Wordless Wednesday

Create with Joy Wordless Wednesday

Be There 2Day Wordless Wednesday

#WW Curious as a Cathy

XMAS Dolly ‘s Wordless Wednesday

 

Remember Me Thursday

HI everyone! Today is a very special day, Remember Me Thursday. Now in the sixth year, it is a day to remember all those pets in shelters. Our friends at Lola The Rescued Cat and Three Chatty Cats are hosting the blog hop.

Three of my current kitties came from shelters, everyone else was given to me or just showed up.

Back in 2010, I went to adopt Sammy not knowing he had a sibling. The minute i saw her, I had to adopt her too. It still bothers me that their 3rd sibling had already been adopted. They had been together for almost 5 years at that point and it breaks my heart to see families separated ( human and fur).

My KaChoo went to the Rainbow Bridge in 2010 and I wanted another mitted tabby so I searched Petfinder and found Little Tiger in 2012. I renamed her KaTwo. I know why she was at the shelter for 2 years, because she has feline hyperesthesia. She can seem a bit scary when she is having a fit, chasing her tail, but most of the time, she is very sweet and loving.

My Angel Snowball also came from the same shelter. I saw her in 2012 and kept checking on her and was finally able to adopt her in 2013. Sadly, she had congestive heart failure and left us last year. She was from a hoarding situation and not into people, but she loved her Phoebe.

We are joining Brian’s Thankful Thursday Blog Hop I am thankful for all the kitties I just wrote about and all that I have been blessed with.

Here is my poem for Sammy’s Poetry Day to go with this photo:

In this photo we see an older couple,
perhaps their bodies are no longer supple.
If you ask him what he sees, his eyes will open wide
and he will tell you that is his young bride.
If you ask her about her mate
she’ll tell you from day one she knew it was fate.
Here are the Friendly Fill-Ins for tomorrow. Mom came up with the first two and our co-host, Lorianne of Four-Legged Furballs came up with second two.
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 _________.
And the winner of Prancie’s Prayer is Laila! I am having a Goodread giveaway starting on the 29th, I will post a link soon.

Penny’s Tips Volume 25

HI everyone! I will let Penny give her tip in a minute. Today is the one year anniversary of Phoebe leaving us. We miss her every day, the house just isn’t the same without her. Her little harness dress still hangs on the hook by the door like Tiny Tim’s crutch.

I have been saving this story for today. Last year, when I kept bringing Phoebe to the vet for fluids and checkups, her vet was expecting a baby. Guess what she named her daughter? When I was there a few months ago she told me that when I kept coming in with Phoebe it struck her that should be her baby’s name.

Now time for Penny’s tip-

Hi everyone! Mom paid me in silvervine so excuse my pose, she caught me rolling in it.

My tip is if you don’t have a ruler, you can use pennies to measure. There are 16 pennies in one foot ( each one has a diameter of .75″ ).

Do you like Mom’s ruler? It is a Peanuts one that she has had since she was a kid.

Tomorrow we will be participating in Madi’s Come Laugh With Us Blog Hop.

We are joining Comedy Plus’ Happy Tuesday Blog Hop.

Don’t forget you have until 9 PM (EST) Tuesday to enter to win a copy of Prancie’s Prayer. Rules are on Sunday’s post.

Thank you to all who have helped promote by sharing, purchasing, reviewing and for all your kind comments of support.

Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day

Today is Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day started in 2015 by Deborah Barnes of Zee & Zoey. This is a special day to remember all our furbabies waiting for us at The Rainbow Bridge. They have all left their pawprints on my heart and will never be forgotten.

KaChoo, my first cat ( 1994-2010)

 

Barney   left us 3/ 2013

  Lucy 9/11/2015

  Stinky 1/2016 Spooky 4/2016 Snowball May 2017

And Phoebe, I miss you most of all. I can’t believe next month will be a year since I got to kiss you and pet your soft fur and listen to your crackle purr.

Friendly Fill-Ins Week 111

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. Fireworks ______________________.
2. My favorite 4th of July picnic food is _____________________.
3. I begin every day with _________.

4. _________ is the best thing since sliced bread.
My answers:
1. Fireworks are something I could live without, they scare the cats.
  I love this photo of  my Angel Phoebe with a fake firecracker.
2. My favorite 4th of July picnic food is a hotdog with mustard and a spoonful of baked beans on top.
3. I begin every day with coffee in bed, delivered by the hubby. And a cuddle with Joanie and any other willing kitty.
4. Alexa is the best thing since sliced bread. I love asking her the weather, Red Sox score, etc.
Plus, I finally have a way to post photos to Instagram- please follow us on there-click here. Please say in the comments if you have Instagram so I can follow you too.

We are also joining Create With Joy’s Friendship Friday and Feline Friday currently hosted by Comedy Plus. And here is out contribution to Pet Photo Fails.

This was from our Chewy review earlier this week, but it ended up being a stampede.

 

 

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Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Hi everyone! We are joining Athena’s Caturday Art Blog Hop and Rascal and Rocco’s Pet Parade.

Phoebe’s favorite day of the year was Cinco de Mayo. Her Dad always gave her $5 for pole dancing and for the past few years, Grammie did too. Last year I knew in my heart it would be her last Cinco de Mayo, but I didn’t want to believe it. I used Lunapic to add a frame to her photo from last year.

Here are links to her past Cinco de Mayo celebrations:

2015

2016

2017

If you haven’t already entered our giveaway for The A-Z toys, be sure to visit yesterday’s post and leave a comment on your favorite. Giveaway closes at 9 PM (EST) winners will be announced on Sunday’s post.

Another Blogging 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.)

  I went to photofunia and made this for my spark. I hope it makes you smile.

This week’s theme for Mewsic Moves Me is Songs with colors in the title. Here are my choices. In memory of my Phoebe and her traveling bikini that traveled the US and Canada in 2015-

2. Purple Rain ( Prince)

I have always been a fan of Prince, my Angel Phoebe posed with my purple record in April 2016 after his passing.

3. Blue (LeAnn Rimes)- Haven’t heard much about her lately, but her voice is incredible.

I do have a great book to tell you about , but I thought this post was long enough so I will have that on Wednesday.

Thankful Thursday

Hi everyone! We want to wish a Happy Purim, Chag Purim Sameach! to all our Jewish friends. And to celebrate, Emmy has agreed to wear our Queen Esther costume this year.

And here are some our our past Queen Esthers-

JoaniePhoebe

Lucy

We are joining Brian’s Thankful Thursday Blog Hop and Sammy’s Poetry Day.We are thankful for all our friends who read our blog.

Here is our poem to go with this photo-

Sometimes you can hardly stay afloat
wishing you were on a boat.
Then you open your eyes
and see that you can improvise.
After a little rest
a lifeboat may come from the west.

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. My favorite Dr. Seuss book is _________________.

2. The most interesting person I have ever met is ______________.

3. Besides books by Dr. Seuss, my favourite book as a child was                       .

4. Lately, I have been working on                          .

See you tomorrow for Dr. Seuss Day!

Friendly Fill-Ins Week 91

Hi everyone! Time for The Friendly Fill-Ins hosted by Annie of McGuffy’s Reader and us. Thank you to all who participate.


1. Trust________________.
2. I would protest _____________________.
3. I have                  since                .

4. Right now, I                   .
My answers:
1. Trust no one who does not love cats.
2. I would protest anything that causes harm to cats.
3. I have adored Nicola Cage since 1986.
4.Right now, I am itchy because I ate something with MSG in it.
We are also joining Feline Friday currently hosted by Comedy Plus.
Joanie on my lap. I love how she has her tail wrapped around her foot.
We are also joining Appreciate the Moments hosted by Dog Mom Days and The Everyday Dog Mom
 The word for this month is Love and these photos show how much Phoebe and Snowball loved each other. I miss them both very much, but I know they are together now.