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turkey time

November 15th 2012 12:45 pm
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Mom & The Dad are cleaning up in the basement - so that must mean it's geeting to be Turkapalooza time! Since we had that flood from the stupid neighbors & the floor was damaged, The Dad got the tiles up in 1 section so no one would trip on them. It looks awful though. Not everyone will be coming this year, so Mom says there will not be 5 turkeys. Only the big one, a small fried one & The Dad always likes to smoke a small one - he says he will cut it into pieces this year to make it easier. Mom is very excited cuz our human sister will be in from Seattle for 4 whole days! Then Mom will be busy with all the end of the year business stuff along with the holidays.I am gonna have to show Felix the ropes around the CHristmas tree - I am always the first one in it...Mom I wouldn't even bother putting ornaments on this have been warned.....



October 31st 2012 10:53 am
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Haven't been around the past week - wanted to say Happy Halloween to all my pals! I have been extra frisky lately, bouncing & jumping. I guess the cold nip in the air got my blood going!


awesome update!!!

October 4th 2012 9:54 am
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the foster lady is gonna take Jett too! So we have been able to help 3 kittens on the road to new homes!!! And with 2 of them being black kitties, it is even better news!!!


happy dance!!!

October 4th 2012 9:31 am
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As you may know, mom took 7 of the 10 ferals in last week for TNR. Well Monday she got the last 2 kittens, and took them in. Tuesday night, the lady called & said that the little orange boy, Colby had involuntarily bit the vet tech when they removed the breathing tube, and would have to be quarantined for 10 days, even though he is prob fine, it is the law. Sooo they feel that in this time with attention he will be getting he will be socialized & could be put up for adoption! Mom said OF COURSE!! Then, the lady emailed Wednesday morning, (mom was to pick up Taz in the afternoon) that Taz, a total twin of Felix was so talkative & sweet that she wants to find a foster home for him & put him for adoption too! How great is that?! Even though mom will miss them, it is a good thing! Mom sent an email asking her if she would take Colby's little sister, another black kitten named Jett - we will bring her back - so keeping paws crossed for her too! We are so happy that everybody is "fixed" and that 2 maybe 3 will get adopted! The last one is a female that does not come every day - but not giving up on getting her. The shelter is PAWS Chicago - it is a great place & no kill - they do not have cages, but rooms with furniture that the kitties play in.


MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!!! (well almost completely)

September 26th 2012 7:01 am
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Excellent news...Monday, Mom caught 7 of our feral colony & yesterday they were all neutered/spayed, got dewormed, antibiotics, checkup & shots. All that is left are 2 kittens, and one female that is not here every day - she will be a toughie. Out of the 7 that were brought in FIVE OF THEM were females. Mom almost fainted when thinking of the kittens that would have been tromping through MY YARD....good grief! They spent the night last night in our garage in their cages with some baby food to rest & this morning they all ran right to the food bowls, except for 1 that was pretty ticked off. Could have gotten the other 2, maybe 3 yesterday but had no more gonna try again next week. She is doing the happy dance round here..such a relief!!! She started at 9am & had 5 by 11am! So now we have a registered colony and mom is the caretaker, so NOONE can do anything about it. And the sponsor even gave us 4 bags of food too that they had gotten donated! Woohoo!!! If anyone needs any help with TNR info, mom would be glad to help you!!



September 21st 2012 7:29 am
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thanks to our friends that sent us pirate wishes and for the diary gifties. I know for sure not all of our friends got one from us because not everyone showed up when mom went to send them.
OUT narsty fleez be gone wit ye!

anywsy, mom will probably not be on much this weekend - we are putting up new security doors, and she is putting the gardne to bed, and putting away all the stuff on the screened porch. So it will be a busy weekend. Purrs to all!


speciasl gifts

September 20th 2012 7:38 am
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For some reason yesterday when we went to send the pirate flags to our friends, not everyone showed up on the screen. I went to gift shop & then show friends, but for sure not everyone was there, and I don't get it. So if we missed you it was not intentional...arrr


some people are really horrible

September 15th 2012 8:04 pm
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This afternoon, momma took Nana to a Fall Festival. Beautiful sunny day right? Having a nice time with more fun planned to follow, mom got a call on her cell from the alarm company saying they had a hit on the back door, should they have the police come? Mom says of course, I am on the way. Well my friends, they tried to open the 2 kitchen screens & 1 in brothers room, but mom always locks the windows when she leaves. So they cut the screen on the door of my beloved screen porch, then the back screen door & used one of momma's own heavy candle holders to bust in the window of the back door, and...they took The Dad's new tv that he just got a few months ago. They threw it so hard into the window that there was glass all over the whole kitchen, and the holder landed on our stoneware water bowl & broke that so there was shards & water all over. The police were there & the officer was so nice & felt so bad for momma. Luckily they did not get anything else, which makes mom feel like they waited for the house to be empty & they must have been watching thru the window & saw the tv. Dad worked so hard to save up for that tv. So of course after the initial beeps, that alarm goes off & it is VERY VERY LOUD. Then having glass shattering & strange men run into the house. Momma had to talk to the police right away, but then she ran downstairs to find us. I was under the pool table & came out. She found poor Smitty in the laundry room huddling behind the large pipe. Maizy finally came out from under the couch after more than an hour. Felix who is a scared baby to begin with is still so frightened he came out from under the very cabinet that the bad men took the tv from, and went downstairs somewhere. Momma keeps going down there, but he is still so scared. Hopefully he will get hungry & come out, cause mom does not know what else to do. She is not sure where he went. I even helped to look for him. He is so tiny & dark, he could be hiding in a corner anywhere. There is no place that he could get stuck & not be able to get out, but we are all so scared yet. Maizy keeps looking at the back door & staring - mom thinks she must have seen them come in -as she always runs to the door for The Dad. Luckily they did not get anything else, but it was bad enough. If the alarm had not gone off, they probably would have. We had to screw boards over the window on the door until the insurance man comes out. It is just so crummy that people can just do stuff like that - we are always nice to everyone, and some people are just are so horrible. Mom has a really bad headache, so I am gonna go & sit by her. Take care my friends.
thanks for the ddp wishes...I'm kinda famous lately!



September 12th 2012 2:23 pm
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Thank you my friends for the ddp wishes. Mom is behind with work, so she is making this quick today. I have really calmed down towards Felix. I sniff him & I have washed his face & we have played together, so that makes Mom happy. Right now, Mom has to find out why Maizy has been losing weight, so the vet is working on that, along with a consultation to Finney & Lacey's mom if she is not too busy.
I am so sad to hear about my friend Gump leaving for the bridge. It is such a helpless feeling to lose those you care about, and you cannot do a thing to stop it.
Well, we all have our pirate names in preparation of Talk Like a Pirate Day coming soon! and gotta brush up on them pirate skills.
purrs for healing, and to tell all our friends how special they are PURR


thank you my boy

September 3rd 2012 7:56 am
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Tigger, my sweet goofy kitty - I am so very glad that you came charging out from under the truck that day. You were all legs & tail and purred so hard when you were weaving around my legs you kept falling over! I wish I knew your story. You were so friendly - did someone dump you? They lost out on a wonderful kitty. You have the knowledge of when I feel sad, or when I just need to pet a soft kitty. One of these days I really need to record you saying mama. I worry so much about your heart - I do not want to lose you because of it, so you can bet I will do whatever it takes to keep you healthy & happy. So today I thank the heavens above for sending me my bouncy trouncy fun fun fun fun cuz you're the only one... my Tiggie

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