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Hey, are ya’ll out there? It’s me, RaenaBelle, the Birthday girly. Are you ready to pawrty?? I’s know we’re late gettin’ mine’s pawrty posty out. Mommy’s havin’ some complications from her recent surgery that we’ll tell ya’ ‘bout in another posty, cuz today…it’s all ‘bout ME!!! Mommy and sissy said so. I’s such a blest kitty. I’s can’t hardly believe I’s been alive a whole year. And what a year it’s been. From a stinky dark corner cage to a furever home with a mommy who luvs and adores me, and the wide world of bloggin’. I’s could have never ‘magined how mine’s little life woulda turned out the day mommy came to save me.
I’s showed up and you all welcomed me with open arms. I’s blest to have furiends and awnties and uncles who luvs me. I’s even get to be a review kitty fur lots of great products. And I’s even got some purresents to celebrate mine’s big day. But befur we get to all the goodies, let me meow a meowsy big Fanky fank ya’ to awnty Vonda, awnty Anonymous, Chewy, and OMC awnty Ellen. Check out what she sent me. Don’t worry awnties, I’s sharin’. Mommy says I’s a propurr Southern Belle and have great manners…
Most of the time, Raena. Get it straight now, mommy says you have great manners, most of the time. Me knows we don’t always get along, but me really is glad that you’re me’s sisfur. Ifin me has to have one, me’s glad it’s you.
Aaaaaaw Fanky fank ya’ sissy. I’s luvs you too. And I’s wanna be just like you.
Yeah, yeah, get off me. Let’s get this pawrty started. Stay as long as ya’ want. We’ve got treats and noms, toys, and nip, and even some vine. The tunnel’s set up, and there’s nip mats and beds, blankets and pillows, so you can crash here ifin ya’ want. Just ‘member to use the boxes. Mommy’s not in the mood to be cleanin’ the floors. MOL She even put down some extra piddle pads fur any hurlin’ ya’ might need to do ifin ya’ purrtake a little too much.
We’ve got nip tea and cream. We know a few of ya’ are purrtial to that cream…Erin. There’s a fountain in every room, and mommy even left the faucet drippin’ fur those of ya’ who wanna get it uber furesh. Purrlease don’t play in the water…Purrseidon, but feel furee to play with your noms. Simon, you can check out the new puzzle toy. I’s had mommy put in some special treats just fur you. I’s just glad you all could come to mine’s pawrty. Fitz, Timmy, Einstein, Toby, Buddy, Buttons and Rumpy, mommy said ya’ll were stayin’ the weekend, so enjoy the nip and vine. Alberto, Ollie, it’s just like another play date. Kosmo, fanky fanks fur comin’ from so far. Snoops, Kommando, I’s glad ya’ll could be here too. Hey Valentine, glad you could make it. Oh My Cats, I’s so glad you’re all here. I’s gotta go make the rounds and see who all is here. And don’t worry mine’s Trout Towne Tabby furiends, we’ve got lots of fishies too.
We’ll be keepin’ the pawrty goin’ all weekend, so enjoy. We’re also linkin’ up with the Pet Parade, so don’t furget to stop by and link up yourself. Raena, let’s get off here and go play with all our furiends.
I’s right behind ya’ sissy. Fanks fur mine’s Birthday card, Pipo and Minko.
Till the next time…………………………………..Be Blest!!!
Raena: Navy Blue
Dezi: Vibrant Blue
Luvs and Hugs and Kitty Kisses
RaenaBelle and Deztinee
MeOW It’s our Blogoversary!!! That’s right, it’s been 3 years, and we’re still here; least me is. So much has happened since our furst posty. Most of it good. We’ve met so many pawsum peeps and anipals and made so many wonderful furiends. We do hope you’ll stop by tomorrow fur our Blest Sunday Blogovesary posty. Till then, we’re wishin’ you a furtastic Caturday!!!
Till the next time………………………………….Be Blest!!!
Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses
Deztinee and RaenaBelle
Happy Mew Year!!!!!
Welcome to our very furst Blest Sunday of da Mew Year. Can you believe it? Another year has come and gone. Saying goodbye to 2016 was very bittersweet fur us. Last year brought us so much sadness and yet, so much joy. We all meowed and chatted ‘bout just what kind of posty we would make today. We’ve made some mew furiends this year and lost some old ones, so in da end we decided a look back was the way to go. Fasten your seatbelts and let’s zoom back to January of 2016. (This posty looks longer than it is, cuz we added lots of fotos fur your viewing purrleasure.)
What a fine time; sis Lexi was still with us. We don’t make resolutions in our house, so instead, me gave you all a challenge. With so many anipals awaitin’ their furevers, me challenged you to all share and do whatever you could to help more of those anipals than ever befur. We partnered with a shelter here in Oklahoma and shared adoptable kitties every week till the shelter was empty. That’s right, they actually went fur several weeks without any kitties needin’ furever homes. January wasn’t all work tho’. Mommy and me made mes furst pick up truck fur the annual Cat Scout Derby. Me didn’t win, but we did have a good time. Mommy fur sure isn’t crafty. MOL And we never could have known when we wrote ‘bout our pets grief that we would be facing that ourselves very soon.
In February, sis Lexi was havin’ more bad days than good, and we started getting all sentimental and mushy. We celebrated our 2nd blogoversay; and just in time fur Valentine’s Day, sis Lexi wrote a thank you post to mommy. Me wrote mes thank you a couple of days later. And we got all educational and wrote a post telling you all about spay/neuter and vaccinations.
When March came blowing in, sis Lexi took a turn fur the worse. She couldn’t balance very well, and wouldn’t eat much. Ever the Service Cat tho’, she continued to do what she could to help mommy; giving her massages meowning and night. And on Wednesday March 9th, 2016, sis Lexi gave up the fight and went to heaven. Mommy was a mess; me was a mess, and we wrote another post on pets grieving. We ended the month explaining why mommy needs Service Cats.
April found us trying to figure out how to go on without sis Lexi. We began our search fur a new Service Cat to help me help mommy. Little did we know, that she hadn’t yet been born.
May came rushing in, and found us posting home made treat recipes. You can check out a couple of those treats here and here. And furinally on mommys’ birthday, May 27th, she got a lead on a new Service Cat in training. She had been born April 21, 2016. Sis Lexis’ birthday would have been the 29th.
So we waited with baited breath fur June to roll round. The day finally rolled around and mommy went to pick up mes new sisfur and helper. She was a little puff ball of pi_ _ and vinegar. A real spitfire, mommy called her. Of all the names mommy threw out, the little spitfire answered to Raena. Mommy had done a little research and thought that was purrfect. It’s a shortened form of Rahannan and means “New Beginnings”. We purrticipated in our furst Blogville Pawlympics, and turned Miserable Mondays into Service Cat Mondays. We plan to continue posting those Service Cat posts this year, so ifin you have any questions about Service cats or training cats, just let us know.
July came bounding in just like Raena. We continued our Service Cat Monday posts and Raena got to make her furst post all by herself. And she learned all about treats, catnip and giving reviews. She learned how to be a blogging cat.
August sped in and saw Raena saying goodbye to monthly VET visits where she got poked and prodded. Raena continued to grow and explore her new home. We continued with Service Cat Monday and also wrote about kitties teething. We ended out the month with a day of remembrance written by mommy for sis Lexi.
September 2016: Raena and me both got our furst Silvervine sticks. OMC Those things are outta this world. And we continued Service Cat Mondays, offering training tips for all kitties.
October was the month Raena had her “spa day”. We both got new harnesses and Raena learned to walk on a leash and go out in the stroller. We ended the month telling you about Shad, mommys’ furst Service Cat.
Me couldn’t wait fur November to get here, it’s mes Birthday and Gotchaday month. What a time. Me got some great purresents and we finally had pizza. Raena got her furst nip nanner fur mes birthday. We also posted leash training tips in a Service Cat Monday post. And we were so blest to have received boxes fur mommy that included cleaning supplies fur all kinds of cleanin’, food and turkeys fur our holiday dinners.
Finally, December blew in and so did Christmas. OMC Were we ever blest!!! We got purresents, food and mommy food too. We received a couple more gifts over the weekend, that we still haven’t got fotos loaded fur. You know what else? All of you, our readers and furiends have been here fur us. We luv you all so very much!!!
We’ve shared lots of sorrows this year, and also lots of joy. Some of us lost beloved family members, both furred and non furred, and some of us got new family members. The one thing we all have is the luv we share. 2016 was a roller coaster ride fur sure, but we wouldn’t have made it thru without all of you. Thank you all fur being our furiends, and sharing your lives, luv and support with us. The year was full of so much more, we just couldn’t list it all. We are indeed, Blest. ‘Member to take a minute today and everyday to give thanks fur the blessings in your lives. We’re joinin’ the Kitties Blue fur Sunday Selfies, and we hope you enjoyed our little slideshow with more Christmas fun. We can’t wait to see what adventures we’ll all be up to this year.
Till the next time…………………………………Be Blest!!!
Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses
Deztinee and RaenaBelle
Raena, calm down. We need to take a few minutes and write our posty. We’re almost a whole 2 days late. We are so blest and yesfurday was a huge reminder of just how much.
Oh sissy, I’s luvs Christmas. When will we have it again?
Me too Raena. But me does think you were just a little overly excited. Christmas only comes ‘round once a year and me thinks you need a year to calm down Raena. But you know what? Our furiends are here everyday.
And all those extra cuddles we got from mommy? Can we have those everyday too?
Yep Raena, all ya’ gotta do is be available. You know mommy looks fur any chance to scoop us up and hold us tight.
Mines favorite pawrt of yesfurday was hearin’ mommy laff and seein’ her smile.
Me too Raena, me too. She cried a lot of happy tears, but she also giggled at us. She said seein’ us so happy and havin’ so much fun, makes her happy. We wanna say a meowsy big Fank you to all da Angels dat sent us purresents.
Mommy was so overwhelmed with joy she furgot to send emails and ask ifin we could use names fur our fank yous (a few peeps had notified us early they didn’t want their names listed with their gifts). So, we’ve decided to show you everythin’ we got without listin’ ‘zactly who it’s from, and then usin’ furst names fur our fank yous. We did get a gift card via email yesfurday dat specified no name be mentioned. You know who you are, and we fank you very much. But dat reminded mommy ’bout da name listin’, so we hope you enjoy seein’ our goodies. We know we fur sure purreciate everything. Mommy even likes da cutesy gift wrap bags from amazon; almost as much as we liked da boxes. MOL