Category Archives: Give Away Winner
Meowllo everypawdy and welcome Furiday. Me knows we’re all happy it’s finally Furiday, right?. Well, it’s also blooper Furiday. Me purrticipated in this once and then me always furgets. Did you know dat fur somethin’ to become a habit you must repeat da action daily fur 3 weeks. Yep sure ‘nuff. 3 weeks and you’re set. Well dat’s what they say anyhow. Anyways, me’s getting’ off track.
This week at Cat Scouts, we had da task of earnin’ a new badge. So me went fur da Olympic Long Jump Badge. Yep, dat sounded like a pawsum badge and one me didn’t have. So me’s all set to go and of course dat meant mommy was in charge of da camera. Well you all know how dat went. Mommys camera skills leave a lot to be desired. MOL You know mommy was late to da digital pawrty. She still had a 35mm camera when we started out on facebook. And then she bought a little $20.00 digital job dat took horrific fotos and broke really fast. So these here digital cameras are way above mommy’s understandin’. MOL You all think me’s getting’ off track again don’t ya’? Surprise, me’s not. Me was tellin’ ‘bout mommy’s experience to ‘splain what happened with me’s blooper foto.
See in da olden days you had to pay fur film to put in dat camera and then ya’ had to pay to get da foto off dat camera. So most fotos were posed. Ya’ didn’t just snap, snap, snap away. And there was no delete or takin’ it back. You paid fur all da fotos, even da bad ones. Anyways, mommy’s still not very good at ketchin’ da action as you can see in me’s long jump foto below. But she tries.
Me also has da names of da winners fur me’s Catit give away. Fank you all fur enterin’ and ConCats to: Pete Hartley, Mary Marchman, and Shoko and Kali of Canadian Cats. Me will be sendin’ ya’ll emails later. Don’t furget ifin ya’ live in New York, you don’t wanna miss out on da Catit Playground event this weekend.
Catit Playground New York
What: Cat Playground, Adoption Event, Art Gallery, Photography, Pet Experts and more
Where: 325 W. 38th Street, 1st floor: New York, NY
When: May 14th: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
May 15th: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Me’s joinin’ up with Rascal and Rocco of course fur da weekly Pet Parade, and me’s also joinin’ da Lazy Pit Bull fur da Pet Blogger Blooper Roundup. Ifin ya’ haven’t visited either of these hops, ya’ need to check ‘em out. Me knows you’ll have fun. Gotta go, me hears da lawn crew so it’s time to hide.
Till da next time………………………………….Be Blest!!!
Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses
Well here we are half way thru another week. Lots of ya’ member our excitement last year when we were able to go to BlogPaws in Nashville fur da very furst time. Kittens, did we ever have a good time. It was a whirlwind and over way too soon, but we learned so much and met so many pawsum bloggers and company reps. Me had never been on any long trips like dat, but it was really fun. Sis Lexi luvved it. She luvs to travel and go on adventures wiff mommy. Now you may be askin’ your self just why me’s talkin’ ‘bout this, right? Well it’s cuz BlogPaws Arizona is comin’ up real fast and we wuld luv, luv, luv to go. But as most of ya’ also know we don’t have da green papers fur things like dat. But BlogPaws runs a contest every year called #BlogPawsorBust to give 3 bloggers da oppurtunity to win a trip to da pawsum conference.
Now mommy has been tryin’ to find us a sponsor among da companies whose purroducts we use. Part of dat purrocess is bein’ turned down, and we know a lot ‘bout rejection dat’s fur sure. So over da holidays mommy opened us up a Zazzle store. We had big hopes of makin’ da greenies, paper not treats; fur BlogPaws and even to pay da VET and buy noms. But alas, we haven’t even made enuff yet to buy a bag of treats. MOL Course there’s a minimum you have to make afur they’ll even pay ya’ what yous made and we’s got a long way to go yet.
Wiff our Blogoversary comin’ up it seemed da purrfect time to post ‘bout BlogPaws. A lot of ya’ noticed sum of da changes we made to our bloggy after returnin’ home from BlogPaws last year. And a lot of pawsitive things happened fur us. We’s been honored to work wiff quite a few different pet companies to bring products and give aways to you all. So we can only magine more pawsumness ifin we kuld go to BlogPaws again this year. Fur those of ya’ not furmiliar wiff what a BlogPaws conference entails let me just give ya’ sum highlights. There are gweat classes to teach ya’ ’bout bein’ a better blogger, takin’ better fotos, appealin’ to da brands and even how to make money. Guess mommy fell alseep in dat class. MOL You also get da chance to meet wiff reps from sum gweat pet brands. Member our review/give aways from last year? You know da Pet Safe toys, Pagoda fountain, SmartCat litter and more. And maybe da bestest part of it all is meetin’ up wiff your furiends in purrson.
So dat brings me to da contest. There’s gunna be 3 winners over all and 3 prizes.
1st prize: A trip fur 1 includin’ airfare, 4 nights at da host hotel and conference registration. (WooHoo)
2nd prize: 4 nights at da host hotel and conference registration.
3rd prize: 1 Blogger conference registration.
Fur sure we wanna win dat Grand Prize. To enter we have to submit a captioned foto wiff mommy and us at BlogPaws 2016 usin’ 1 of da 4 foto templates they purrvided. (Da fotos you’ve been lookin’ at) Here’s our purrdicament. Mommy can’t decide which one to submit. She had it narrowed down last night, but still kuldn’t decide on just one. You know her captionin’ and foto editin’ be lackin’, so she isn’t sure we have a winner yet. So me told her we shuld ask all of you to help us decide.
You know we can’t wait to sit around in da #Phoenix Courtyard sippin’ lemonade and lookin’ out at da #Mountains and deserts. Da sky seems so blue and da #Clouds so soft and pillowy we kuld just stay outdoors fur hours. We luv horses and kuld spend a leisurely afternoon watchin’ da #Horses drinkin’ from da #Water troughs and listenin’ to da wind blowin’ fru da leaves on da #Trees. We might even be able to find a good tree fur climbin’. MOL Or maybe we kuld go ridin’ on one of those #Horses. Mommy luvs da desert and #Cactus, she grew up out West. #Cactus be so amazin’ how they can live in such hot and dry conditions by holdin’ in their water supply. Mommy sez their purrickly thorns are their way of of stayin’ safe. Not many animals includin’ humans can handle a #Cactus without getting’ stuck.
Tell us which foto you like bestest and a caption ifin ya’ think you have one dat wuld be better. (We know sum of ya’ are gweat at captionin’ and memes are not mommy’s thing) We sure do purreciate you all helpin’ us out.
And we have a winner fur da Morris’ Happy Kitty Kit. Ingrid Rickmar better known as Pipo and Minko of We Bees Siamese.
Till da next time………………………………………..Be Blest!!!
Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses
Dezi and Lexi
Welkum to Wednesday wiff Chewy. As part of da Chewy.com bloggin’ team we get to review sum really great products. Mommy almost always asks us what we wuld like to try and chooses da products based on dat. But this month she decided we needed to try a new litter. Weez been tryin’ a few different ones but so far nuffin’ has stood up to our regular litter, so mommy had high hopes fur this one.
As those of you who have read meez blog fur a while know me can be a little OCD ‘bout da pawdee box. Fur those of ya’ dat be new, let me ‘splain. We have more than 1 pawdee box of course. But me dusn’t care. Da minute sissy or me uses a pawdee box me wants it cleaned right then. Not in a minute, but right dat instant. Me will stand right outside da pawdee box room and meweek at da top of me lungs at mommy till she comes and cleans it out. Noooo, me dusn’t care what she’s doin’. Nuffin’s more purrtant than a clean pawdee box. Me might
want need to use it. MOL
So this month we had da oppurrtunity to try Simple Solution 30 day Super Absorbent Litter. Da box says right on da front, “Never Scoop Urine Again.” It claims to be light weight, and it is. 3 times more absorbent, weez’ll get to dat. And have exclusive odor absorbin’ technology. So, it’s fur sure lightweight, and it’s pink. Now me dusn’t mean a little pastel off white color, me means bright girly girl pink. See…
Now let’s look at litter from a cat’s purrspective. We want sumfin’ we can walk on without hurtin’ our pawsies dat dusn’t smell like a french wh___ house purrfumery. Yep me sed it. Ask your kitties, they’ll tell ya’ me be tellin’ da truth. We want sumfin’ dat will kill da odor and dat dusn’t stick to our furs. And we wuld really purreciate not havin’ our noses filled wiff dust da minute we go to cover up our business. And me can tell ya’ we wuld all like sumfin’ dat didn’t stick to our paws either, but alas…
So how did da Simple Solution stack up? Well me took a sniff and didn’t have an asthma attack or need oxygen and neither did mommy, so we thought it was great in da smell department. No overwhelmin’ purrfumes. Sis Lexi was da furst to jump right in and take a seat, so we wuld say da grains must not be too hard. Altho’ we still haven’t figgered out why she wuld wanna sit in it. It’s made of pure Attapulgite, a lightweight mineral with a 3 dimensional crystal structure.
As fur da nose fillin’ dust…well mommy had to blow her nose, take a shower and change her black shirt after fillin’ da pawdee box wiff it cuz da pink dust got everywhere. And when me came into da pawdee box room to help mommy wiff her shower, me started sneezin’ like sneezy da dwarf.
It didn’t track all over da place after sissy jumped out of it, but she also didn’t actually do anyfin’ in it. As a matter of fact, neither of us wuld use it at all. Me looked at it a few times and sniffed at it ‘bout once a week, but me never put meez delicate little paws on dat pink dusty stuff. And after da one sittin’ adventure sis Lexi never went near it again. MOL So we honestly don’t have a clue ifin it hides da odors or ifin mommy wulda been able to get by wiffout scoopin’ cuz we wasn’t havin’ any of dat.
Mommy says she’s surprised we didn’t at least try it cuz weez purretty good ‘bout tryin’ new things. But she’s also not upset, cuz she dusn’t think all dat dust wulda been too good fur us. So all in all sis Lexi and me gotta give it all paws down. Mommy said she wuld give it 1 fumm up just cuz it’s natural and lightweight. And our regular stuff nearly breaks her back. Thank catness fur rollin’ trolleys cuz it dusn’t look like weez’ll be changin’ litter any time soon.
But hey, Chewy has lots of pawsum stuff fur all da furries in your life. So check ‘em out. They offer flat rate shippin’ thru Fed Ex and free shippin’ on orders of $49.00 or more every day of da week. Their Customer Service can’t be beat, and they’re available 24/7 365 days a year. Yep, even on Christmas. We know too, cuz we called ‘em afur. You know, mommy likes to make sure you do what you say ya’ do. MOL And then there’s da auto ship program dat makes sure you never run out of what ya’ need. You can always make adjustments to or cancel your auto ship any time.
Disclaimer: We received da 8 lb. box of Simple Solution 30 day litter in exchange fur our honest opinion. Obviously we were not swayed and neither Chewy or Simple Solution are respawnsible fur da content of this post. We only bring you products we use or have tried ourselves and think wuld be of interest to you our readers and furiends.
Now, me also wants to announce da winners of our Pumpkin’ Patch Up give away. Laila and Minchie and meez sweet handsum mancat Andy and hims sisfurs won a case of their very own. Fank you to all who entered. And stay tuned me has another pawsum give away comin’ up soon.
Till da next time…………………………..Be Blest!!!
Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses
Dezi and Lexi
Oh me cats and kittens what a night we had. As you know, cuz me tells ya’ all da time; mommy be old and slow. Now meez not bashin’ mommy cuz she’ll tell ya da same fing. It’s just what happens; it’s pawrt of life. Anyways mommy set me up wiff twitter when we stawrted da bloggy but we was never very active cuz mommy dusn’t unnewstand all those hashtags and taggin’. Now ifin yous a member of BlogPaws you know they have these “chats” offen to innerduce us to bwands and stuffs. Well let me tell ya’, our furst chat…it was pitiful. It was over afur mommy even figgered out where to go. And she didn’t know she was posed to be clickin’ on da bar dat sed new tweets. And there was windows openin’ off to da side of da feed and then disappearin’ afur mommy kuld even figger out they was talkin’ to us. MOL Well after dat mommy almost gave up on twitter. She pawlogized to me and sissy fur bein’ so not a techy and able to keep up. We luv our mommy and she didn’t need to pawlogize to us. It’s okay. Weez sure there awe udders out there just like us.
We didn’t attend anymore “chats” fur a while. Sumtimes it was cuz we was busy wiff udder fings, but mostly it was cuz mommy didn’t wanna get all flustered. Well after goin’ to BlogPaws we stawrted twyin’ to purrticipate in da twitter chats again. Afur yous ask, No, mommy didn’t get any more techy and still didn’t unnewstand those hashtags and stuffs; but mommy’s not a quitter and she will twy hers hawrdest to figger fings out. Did fings get any better yous ask? Not weally. Mommy still didn’t know what she was duin’, but we was there and twyin’. Dat’s what counted. Let me tell ya’ sumfin’ ‘bout this twitter. It moves fast and dusn’t slow down fur peeps twyin’ to learn. And there’s a maximum number of letters you can tweet. Well yous all know weez chatty kits so we find dat a bit stiflin’. MOL Dat bein’ sed, weez keep twyin’.
Now duwin’ these chats they have these give aways. You know so we can twy sum of da purroducts fwum da bwands dat be pawrt of da chat. Da furst time we twied to win da twivia question was asked and like a 4 year old we blurted out da answer. Actually we posted da answer to da feed. Well dat’s not how yous posed to do it. MOL By da time we figgered out how to send a message, da whole chat was over. MOL You weally shuld see mommy twyin’ to figger it all out and keep up. And of course luv on me, cuz me be sittin’ in hers lap twyin’ to play patty cake wiff her. And anudder fing, they always have these chats at dinner time. Don’t they know when weez have dinner? Hmmph Yous wuld fink they wuld schedule these fings wound our schedule. MOL Now dat meez given you a little backgwound, let me get back to last night.
Yep, there was a chat last night. Mommy had set up hers weminder and we got logged in wight on time. Fings was actually movin’ a little slow and mommy was quite happy wiff dat. And all of a sudden everypawdy else’s clock musta been slow, cuz afur we kuld blink, da race was on. Tweets flyin’ here and there and little pop up boxes appearin’ and disappearin’ faster than we kuld read ‘em and so many gawjus kitty fotos movin’ down da stweam afur we kuld even paw da like button much less make a comment. And then da give aways began. Me told mommy to hurry cuz me wanted to win. Sis Lexi was watchin’ fwum a safe distance on da back of da chair, me was layin’ in hers lap, and mommy’s fingers was on fire clickety clackin’ on da puter keys. And guess what? Me won!!! Me finally won a twitter chat give away. OMC Me kuldn’t believe it. So now yous askin’ yous selff, did mommy finally figger it all out? Did she visit da fountain of youff? Did she suddenly get all teched up? Nah, it was just dumb luck. MOL But it was fun. And then it was time fur dinner. So weez pawed off and mommy made sis Lexi and me our pawsum dinner plates. All dat ‘citement musta welly got sis Lexi’s engines revvin’ cuz she ate 3 of those 3 ounce cans of noms and a packet too.
Meez question to all of you is…awe you on a social media channel dat yous have twubble keepin’ up wiff? Do yous tweet? Do yous purrfur a more laid back manner of keepin’ in touch?
And me also wants to announce da winner of meez Groom Genie Give away. Fank you all fur enterin’. Weez have more give aways comin’ soon so stay tuned. And da winner is……………………Maggie Swanson fwum Sunday’s at the Shelter. ConCats awnty Maggie, weez know yous gunna luv it. And member, ifin yous didn’t win, yous can pick up one of these pawsum gwoomin’ tools wiff a $5.00 off coupon by clickin’ da link above.
Till da next time……………………..Be Blest!!!
Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses
Dezi and Lexi
What a mumff it’s been alweady. And there’s still so much more to come. We gave away a pawsum Pagoda water fountain and today weez announcin’ da winner of da case of Weruva TruLuxe noms. so stay tuned cuz dat announcement will be a little furv-ver down. Cuz we gotta tell ya sumfin’ else furst. As ya’ know weez met da amazin’ Weruva team at BlogPaws where sis Lexi discovered hers favowit noms and da big fwiller was dat meez liked ‘em too. So weez kept in contact wiff ‘em when we got home and they let us have a give away. And…they sent us a pawsum goodie box just fur us. Well not just fur us, you know they sent mommy a few goodies too. Was dat not just da sweetest fing ever? We sure fawt so. As any good Suddener wuld say…Bless their hearts. So yous wuld fink dat all dat was where it ended and was wepurrsentative of a gweat mumff wight?
Well it ain’t!!! Cuz guess what weez got fwum Chewy.com this mumff to weview? Yep yous guessed it, A case of BFF (Best Feline Friend) noms made by nun udder than…Weruva. OMC Awe we sum blest and lucky kitty girls or what?!!! Well we fawt da day we announced da winner of our TruLuxe give away wuld be da purrfect day to weview da BFF. So here goes. We weceived a case of 8) 5.5 ounce variety pack of da BFF canned noms. They also come in pouches and da 3 ounce cans. Weruva says: These furmulas all have red meat Tuna as da base ingwedient. Purrotein packed, low fat and highly palatable. All da cans but one awe topped wiff one udder meat purrotein, like boneless, skinless white bweast chicken, etc. So ifin yous have a tuna luvver in yous house this just might be da noms fur you. Well fur yous kitty me means. Altho’ Weruva uses only human gwade ingwedients and is purrduced in a human food purrocessin’ facility. So how duz da BFF line fair in our house yous ask? As you know weez not eat much fish, so weez not had much tuna ever.
We found da “extwa toppings” to be a little lackin’. A few shweds of chicken or udder purrotein was all so weez not weally call dat a topping. But it was nice to have a little sumfin’ udder than plain tuna. We ate it but only after mommy added sum of da Weruva chicken fwum da Cats in da Kitchen line or sum pumpkin’ fwum their pumpkin pouches. We gave a can to our pal Buddy and hims luvved it and licked hims bowl clean. So sis Lexi and me give it 4 paws each cuz we did eat it, and we like da companies philosoffy, and use of gweat ingwedients. We also luv dat they list wight on their website all da analysis tables dat mommy needs to check fur feedin’ sis Lexi. And da BFF line is less costly than da udder lines of Weruva noms. Buddy gave it a 4 paws and a tail up. Hims luvved da tuna.
So what ‘bout mommy, is she gunna give it a fumm up? Mommy what do you say ‘bout da BFF noms?
Well honey, the phosphorous levels in the whole line are pretty good. And surprisingly the ash levels are fairly low for a tuna fish food. I love the companies philosophy and that they use human food processing facilities and standards. Another advantage is the price point. It allows for buying a high quality food at an affordable price. I would have liked to see more of the other proteins in the can, but overall I would give it a thumb up. As you said, y’all did eat it and it meets the guidelines I’ve set for feeding Lexi.
Well there ya’ go. Paws and fumms up fur anuvver gweat purroduct fwum Weruva, and a meowsy fank you fur our goody box. And big fanks to Chewy fur da opurrtunity to twy sum gweat noms. Check out Chewy fur all yous pets needs. They have a big variety of food, supplies and toys and gweat customer service. They be available wound da clock every day of da year, even Christmas. Flat rate shipping on all orders unnew $49.00 and furee ifin yous order is more. And yous never “stuck” wiff a purroduct yous pet dusn’t like. They have a gweat weturn pawlicy.
Now fur da big announcement. Yous know you wanna know who won our Wruva TruLixe give away wight? Dwum roll mommy, purrlease. Da winner is……..Katie Isabella. ConCats bootyful Katie. Purrlease email us wiff yous addwess and choice of Weruva TruLixe noms. Fank you to everypawdy dat entered and purrlease check back wiff us, cuz weez gunna be havin’ a few more give aways soon.
Till da next time……………..Be Blest!!!