Ponderings of a Biscuit

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In Dire Need of Purrrs for these Catsters!

March 11th 2009 4:40 pm
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Two of our Catsters have been in a terrible accident. Their people's house EXPLODED on the 7th. The family was inside. Blazer died in her mommy's arms from fire-related injuries the 9th. Tootsie hasn't been found. We think she ran. Please help me get the word out all over to send them purrrs and purrrayers. It's heartbreaking =(

Here are the links:

News story:
http://www.wftv.com/news/18878195/detail.html

Blazer's thread:

http://www.catster.com/forums/We_Miss_You_Memoria ls_and_Support/thread/602511

Her page:
http://www.catster.com/cats/354825

Tootsies page:
http://www.catster.com/cats/876738


Please purrr for them and their pawrents,
Send pmails, gifts and rosettes so they know we're thinking of them
after this devastating ordeal.

C'mon let's give em the support Catster's known for!!!
Biscuit

 

Broken Computer =(

March 5th 2009 2:03 pm
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My family won't be on much because our computer went belly-up. We're hoping it's not something fatal because we can't afford a new compy right now.
We sure do realize how important it is to us now that we raely have one.

Our purrrs are still with you all.
Mommy will try to sneek in a few moments at work and stuff ;)

Many Purrrrs and Love,
Biscuit

 

Patrick's BIRTHDAY!

March 1st 2009 2:51 pm
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My catfamily memeber Patrick is celebrating his 13th birthday today.
We're all very excited because he wasn't expected to live but a couple months after his CRF diagnoses...and it's been one year and a week since, today !

Anyway, a word from my pal Patrick:

Hi everycat and doggie! I'm really happy to be here well past my original "expiration date" and feeling good and having my birthday!
I'm looking forward to St Patrick's Day now mol!!!

I'd like to thank everyone for the purrrs and purrrayers that have helped me so.
I'd like to thank my pals Winnie and Chester and Taz, Amelia, Rufus, Scooter, Minxy, Hunter and Hazel Lucy for helping me with supplies (and my family as a whole). Thank you anon kitties who sent help to me, too.
Thank you my Guardian Angels Rufus, Minxy and Scooter and my ol pals Biscuit and Black Jack.
Thank you for the cards, toys, gifts and pmails when me and my family were on hard times.
There have been a lot of hard times lately but we'e hanging in there and grateful and don't know how we could've done it without the Catsters.

I literally owe my health to you guys.
I can never find words to express how grateful my family and I are.

I'm here because of YOU.

Thank you =)

*purrrrs*

Patrick


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And there you are, guys.
We send purrrs to you all for health, comfort, love and friendship.

Meows,
Biscuit

 

Today is my Earthly Birthday!

February 26th 2009 9:39 am
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Yes, it's that time of year again!

I would be 26 today!
And I almost made it...I got close. Almost 24. IOf I hadn't had that lil stroke I know I'd be right on Earth right now. I was never sick...ol Biscuit just kept on ticking =)

But here I am at The Bridge. It's nice, actually. I met up with old pals and met tons of new ones. Many Catster friends of me and my catfamily I've met in purrrrson here...

I'm still very close to my Earthly family and I'm still a very strong presence. I always will be.
I have lots of great kitties I look after both on Earth and here.
(Some don't even know it mol.)
I have my bestie with me, Black Jack.
And my lovely girlfriend Elmo.

Bridge life is good.

Purrrs, my friends and thank you soooo much for the gifts.
Mommy and I appreciate it so =)

*watching over you*

Biscuit

 

ARNOLD P.!

January 18th 2009 8:43 pm
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Arnold P Arnold P
Just how cool can Arnold be?
He always has the best DIARYYYYYY!
I wish I could be half as cool as he!
ARNOLD P.!

*chant along*

Arnold Arnold Arnold P.
Arnold Arnold Arnold P.

*do some high-kicks*

Arnold P Arnold P
Just how handsome can he be?
His pics should be hangin in a GALLERYYYYY!
I wish I could be as good lookin as he!
ARNOLD P.!

Arnold Arnold Arnold P.
Arnold Arnold Arnold P.

Now go by his page and take a look
He's so cute you wanna take him home!
Leave him some treats, pmails and rosettes
Call him up and breathe on the phone (no maybe not).

*sing it again*

Arnold Arnold Arnold P.
Arnold Arnold Arnold P.


Purrrs,
Biscuit

 

Hmmmm....

January 18th 2009 5:14 pm
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We've been off Catster for a couple of days because mom got sick. Again.

She got the flu and it hung on like two weeks...then she finally got over it but was still a little tired. So she figured it would be healthier to drink some fruit juice instead of coffee like usual and bought a guava drink at a local Mexican market.

And got food poisoning.

Well, that's NOT the way to get better!

She's feeling better now and eating some soup for dinner, but she's feeling more tired than she was.
Luckily she's not at her work yet and the kitties took care of her.

Sorry if we took a bit longer to get back to our pmails.
Mama used to like guavas but doesn't like them anymore...

Heavenly Headbonks,
Biscuit

 

Good News!

January 16th 2009 1:07 pm
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Mommy got a temporary job!
It's just a few hours each day and around 175 a week but it gives us something for the next 6 weeks or so, and room to run.
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all your purrrs and words of encouragement! It's really helped!
=) =) =)
I'm purrring for all those kitties in the north, northeast and midwest stay WARM. Cause it's sure cold!

We thought we're cold at 25-35 at nite mol but it's nothing compared to those other temps.
We purrrr that there are no power outages and that you all have plenty of power and fireplaces and blankets and stuffs!

Much love and Purrrs,
Biscuit

PS, I am warm in my rustic cabin here at the Bridge with my gf Elmo.
Our besties Black Jack and Amelia and Bill and McKenna and Buddy and Minxy and Patches, and Whilton and Freddy and Buster and...oh my, I'd better put our some more cushions and blankets...and Catfish, and Picasso, and Maggie, and Tiger and Ollie, and...oh my, we'd better send out for some more dinners...Cleo and Platypus and Typhon and Bigfoot and Eddie and Giotto...and...on and on (you know who you are and we love you allll) and Mr Sister and Morey, and Tc and Miss Dback and Simba and Baby and Tiny Krazy and....etc etc...

 

The Guest.

January 12th 2009 4:29 pm
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In September when Patrick's generously donated medical supplies were arriving, mom noticed a big orange tom sitting beside one of the boxes the UPS left. (I wrote about this in my diary.)

I don't believe anyone sent us a kitty. And we don't rememeber ordering one along with Patrick's meds.
Did someone send us a kitty?

Anyway, we was wild and would run out of the yard wen mom went out. However, he seemed to be pals with our two kinda-stray kinda-not outside guys Fuzzy and Squint.

Over the months he's gotten brave enough to sit a few yards away while mom put out food for F and S. He sleeps in the heated cathouse on the gated front porch at night.

Tonite when mom took the bowl of crunchies out for the guys, big orange tom ran up and started eating as mom stood on he porch. She reached down and petted him. He looked up and hissed then started eating again.
She petted him all along his back and scratched his tail root while he ate. Then she went inside.

Four months.

He's all orange, brigher than Little Red. But not yellow. And his eyes are the same color. He's intact but mom doesn't have money to get the snip-snip until she finds a new job. He's a handsome guy.
No one ever claimed him or put up a sign or ad.
No one seems to have missed the big guy at all.

He's still very shy but got all petted tonite.

I guess he should have a name.
I don't know what would be a good name for him...

Purrrrrs,
Biscuit

 

Mom's Product Reviews!

January 12th 2009 11:18 am
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Ok, so mommy has a good track record for doing reviews on Amazon.com. People vote them as helpful.

So, she tried her hand at doing paid reviews. Here is her first under pets/pet supply:


Hi-Tor Neo cat food. OTC food for CRF Cats!

Cats are living longer these days and with that, many are living with CRF (chronic renal failure). While many advances are being made to extend the quality of life, one of the battles has been an appropriate food. Many CRF cats don't care for the script vet diets and weight loss is a common occurance.

These foods come in 6-ounce cans and is sold OTC online. It's cheaper than vet foods and is usually more accepted. To my knowledge this is the only CRF geared food sold OTC.
My cat likes this and when he was getting back on his feet we also used this food in a large syringe for assisted-feeding.
If your cat has been diagnosed with CRF and isn't much into the taste of the vet script foods, Hi-Tor Neo is definately worth a try!


She received this reply:
YOUR REVIEW IS NOT VALUABLE AND WE'RE NOT INTERESTED IN IT.

Ok. Fine.
But here are some reviews that WERE accepted (what the heck?):

Item: Umbrella Cockatoos
Location:
by InfoShorts
Review:
When we lost our beloved 15 year old umbrella cockatoo, Poppy, I was brokenhearted — and at the same time relieved. This is a bird with the potential to live for 80 to 100 years, and I had been 40 years old when we adopted her...

She reviewed her bird. And was relieved when it died.

Another:

Item: A Game of Spies by John Altman
Location:
by LP Jardine
Review: This evening I finished reading “A Game of Spies” written by John Altman. I was not quite sure what to expect of this novel. I had never read anything by this author before.
This was a spy novel, set in the time...

A SPY NOVEL got accepted in the pet supply reviews!

Another:

Item: Bloat health condition in Dogs
Location:
by Nan
Review: I am writing this in hopes that it helps someone learn about this serious health condition in dogs. I have a 13 year old Lab Mix, Rebel. He has always been healthy except for arthritis in his back legs, which is getting worse as he gets older...

A review about a medical condition?

Ok...mom's not really sure what they want reviewed =(

Purrrrrs,
Biscuit

 

URGENT FRIENDS in NEED!

January 10th 2009 9:39 am
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A cat rescue we support is trying to save two loving kitties who will be gassed Monday 1/12.
Please donate and help us get them out of death row. The sanctuary will house and adopt them from there.

Mom is jobless yet we donated $20. We feel that strongly about this!
They need $360. 22% has been raised. The shelter has a good track record for rescues but times are so tough =(
We need to get word out NOW. The clock is ticking.

"
Posting for Winging Cat Rescue
Caromel and Nougat are 2 sweet cats who have found themselves on death row. They are scheduled to die in a gas chamber on Monday 1/12. WCR is trying to raise funds to save them. No donation is too small. Below are the links to WCR's care2 page and a link to make a donation. Thank you for your help!
WCR's page:
http://www.catanna.com/wingingcatrescue.htm

Their pics:
http://www.care2.com/c2c/groups/disc.html?gpp=119 34&pst=1232038

Link to make a donation:
http://widget.chipin.com/widget/id/0a54a40659 1bbcd6
"

If you know any other kitty-friendly sites you can post this on PLEASE CROSS-POST


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