October 17th 2010 5:41 am
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Please furgive the redundancy of all of our diary entries; the big day has finally arrived, the day my family has been preparing for over the last 9 months. We are going to start our drive across the country very early tomorrow morning, Monday 10/18!
Things have been slowly disappearing from our house, and now the house is completely empty except for our kitty things and a few mundane human things. Well, kitty things take priority, right?? At first we were confused, a little scared and hesitant to venture about, now we’re having a ball, racing about the house and playing.
We will be driving 2000 miles from Minneapolis to San Francisco and it will take 3 full days of driving. Mom and dad will be driving all 7 of us kitties and our doggie sisfur Berkeley in the huge “van conversion” MOL MOL MOL which we’ve dubbed “The Ark”. We have faith in the Ark bringing us safely home, and we have a crew of Angel Kitties flying high above us, guiding us safely home. To all of our angel friends, thank you for guiding us and surrounding us with the safety and peace of mind that we need. Dad spent lots of money on the van to be sure it is in tip top shape for our trip, and mom got each of us our own carrier so that there is no possibility of any of us escaping. The house is full of Feliway, and catnip and we’ve had Rescue Remedy put in our water as calming agents.
Mom even had a Reiki session done for us last night, to bathe us in healing energy and calmness. During the session, we were all very relaxed, purring and snoozing. We will do what we can to make this as easy as possible.
We will be camping out in the van, all of us together for 2 nights. *giggles* we thought it would be a challenge to sneak 7 cats and a dog into a motel… MOL! The idea of camping at KOA campgrounds offers some excitement and fun to the trip. We should be arriving on 10/20.
I’m afurraid my family and I will be going silent for a bit. To those that have our email and cell, we sure would love to hear from you, and mom will do her best to update you.
To all who have offered your purrs and prayers, we are sincerely grateful. My family and I love you all! We will see you on the other side, ready to celebrate and have fun again!
oh..... I have Q-Tips already stashed EVERYWHERE in the van, mom doesn't know it yet. Mahahahaha!
Love, Lily & the Kalifurnia Krew
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Godd luck and have a safe trip my friends. Please let us all know you all arrived safely in your fabulous new diggs.
Zeeke & the crew
Best wishes for a safe and uneventful trip to you and your family. Take Care!
Hugs and Purrs,
Java and The Crew
I know how excited you are, drive safely and have fun. I know how happy you will be to get to your new home.
Love Rex and family
Hi Lily girl! U be'z a stashin' dose Q Tips again, huh? Wow, ur trip soundz like it will be furtastic, spawcially campin' out! U be safe, take care, dun't wowwy I be'z here wen u get'z back, coz...I LUBBS u vewy mush! Take gud care uv ur mommy now, ya hear?
Love, purrz, & many head nudges,
MILO & Furmily
P.S. Oh an' pawlease let us no'z u gotted dare safely! HUGZ!
Hi Lily we can't wait to hear about your families adventure and to hear you all have arrived safely to California...welcome to our state....
Be good, stay safe and God be with you all...we know our sisfur QT angel in pink will be watching over you all.
sending lots of hugs.
Xena and family