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Chatting Cats: A Gooey Lounge Play Date

Hey, is anypawdy out there? It’s me, RaenaBelle. You’re never gonna guess who came over fur a play date. Look’it, It’s the beautiful ginger Annie and her handsum smart eared brofur Pierrot from the Gooey Lounge. We’re so glad ya’ll could paw over fur a play date.

 

Dezi, Annie, and Pierrot lay on the floor

          Dezi: We sure are. Kittens!!! Raena never stops. Me hears you like to romp and play too, Pierrot.

 

     Pierrot: I sure do. I love to play and run. (Raena and Pierrot start zooming down the hall, leaving Dezi and Annie sitting in the chair

 

          Dezi: (Shakes head) Young’un’s!!! Well, maybe those two will tire each other out. Me’s glad we’ve got a few minutes to ourselves. We just luv ya’ll, even tho’ we haven’t known ya’ that long. Me knows we have lots of furiends that’s never even met ya’, so why don’t you tell us a little ‘bout ya’ll. 

 

 Dezi lays on arm of chair while Annie lays in chair

 

 

 

     Annie: Thanks Dezi, and thanks for inviting us over. I’m an 11 year old orange tabby and I came to live with the lady and big guy, that’s what we call our mom and dad; 6 years ago. My previous owners were moving and going to put me in a shelter back in California. I was so very scared at first. It broke the lady’s heart to see how terrified I was.

 

          Dezi: Mommy’s…they luv us so much don’t they?

 

     Annie: At first I wasn’t so sure. But with a lot of changes, I’m very happy and comfortable in my home now. I love the lady and big guy so much. You know, they saved my life, I just know it.

 

Annie and Pierrot enjoy a sun puddle lounging on a sunday

 

 

 

          Dezi: Girl, we are two of the blestest kitties ever. We’ve got the bestest pawrents in the universe. Give me the low down on Pierrot. We just luv his little ears. We think they give him so much purrsonality. 

 

     Annie: He’s got personality to spare then. Pierrot’s 5 years old and 3 years ago the lady and big guy just thought they had to have him. They adopted him from Save the Cats, a local animal rescue that fosters homeless kitties. Really, he’s not that bad. And, a year earlier the big guy had lost his beloved Simba and really needed a new friend. I guess it’s really nice that they saved Pierrot. I’m used to him now. I’m sure you know all about that. MOL

 

 Dezi profile as she lays in mommy's lap getting love

 

 

 

          Dezi: Me sure does. At least we have humans with purrlenty of luv to share. How did ya’ll start bloggin’?

 

     Annie: Pierrot and I actually inherited the blog. The lady started blogging back in 2009 for her then kitty Lucy. Of course Simba made a few guest appearances, and then came me and finally Pierrot. The lady had wanted to meet some kitties and people who love cats to share stories and photos with. 

 

Raena: (Raena and Pierrot run through and zoom up the Liberty cat tree) Hey, ya’ll come over here with us. We purromiss not to whacky paw anykitty. 

 

 Dezi, Raena, Annie and Pierrot lay on the Liberty cat tree

 

 

 

     Annie: I don’t think I can climb up there, my first people had my claws removed. And sometimes my short back legs don’t work just right. 

 

 

Raena: No worries gawjus. Just give mommy “the look”, she’ll help ya’ up and down all day long. She’s the bestest. (Mommy A helps Annie on the tree and gives them all some treats Annie and Pierrot had brought with them) Fanky fanks fur the treats ya’ll, they’re yummy. What kinds of things do ya’ll like to do at home?

 

 

 Dezi, Raena, Annie and Pierrot lay on the Liberty cat tree

 

 

 

     Annie: I love cozy blankets and sun puddles. We both do really. One of my favorite things is spending the evenings with the lady while she reads or watches teevee. She gives me belly rubs and chin scritches and I just purr and purr. I also love grass with a passion. Sometimes the lady grows me a fresh pot. The lady works from home and sometimes takes short breaks just to spend time with me. I guess you girls are right, we really are the most blest kitties ever. I also like to play with catnip toys. Of course, not too many cats don’t right? 

 

     Pierrot: I Love catnip toys too, Annie. And balls and mousies, and well just about everything.

 

Raena: Me too Pierrot, me too. 

 

 Raena and Annie lay on the Liberty Cat tree

 

 

 

     Annie: Well, we better get back home if I’m going to spend the evening with the lady. We sure do appreciate your kind hospitality and friendship.

 

          Dezi: Aaaaaaaaaaaaaw Fanks. We luv ya’ll too. We’re really glad to be your furiends. Give the lady and the big guy some purrs from us and come back anytime. 

 

The Blessing Train

Raena: Sissy, we have the bestest furiends in the universe. Ya’ know what else we need to do today? We need to pick our Blessin’ fur the Blessing Train. Hearin’ ‘bout Annie and Pierrot’s adoptions and thinkin’ ‘bout our own, I’s say today’s Blessin’ is Luvvin’ Furever Homes. ‘Member, you too can hop on the Blessin’ Train fur our 12 Days of Blessings. Just send us a pingback to your posty and/or post your linky in the comments. And don’t furget to check out the Gooey Lounge. 

 

 

Till the next time…………………………………….Be Blest!!! 

 

Raena: Navy Blue 

Dezi: Vibrant Blue

Annie: Dark Green 

Pierrot: Vibrant Green 

 

 

 

Luvs and Hugs and Kitty Kisses

 

RaenaBelle and Deztinee

Blest Sunday: All About Cats Interview & Summer Camp

MeOW Everypawdy, it’s me, Deztinee. Me’s furinally thru with Cat Scouts Summer Camp, and just in time too. 

 

 Dezi and Raena lay together on the floor

 

          Sure ‘nuff sissy. Mommy might’a killed me this meownin’ ifin not fur you. 

 

Now Raena, you know mommy wouldn’t hurt you, and fur sure she wouldn’t kill ya’. 

 

          Well you sure didn’t sound so sure of that this meownin’ when you were mewin’ that squeaky mew with me while mommy had me shoved in the bathroom sink.

 

 Dezi lays atop the liberty cat tree

 

Well Raena, me knew mommy wouldn’t purr-pussly hurt you, but you sure were upset. Me just wanted to make sure you knew that me was on your side. Me doesn’t enjoy bloomer cleanin’ either, but sometimes it’s gotta be done. And better mommy with a nice soft wash cloth than our tongues. Since we started eatin’ the fureeze dried raw foods there’s not been much bloomer cleanin’ needed. But, mommy’s always at the ready just in case. And fank the cats she is, cuz you fur sure stunk. Just an FYI, in the future ifin that happens, you shouldn’t scoot on the floor. That just gets stinky everywhere and takes longer to clean up. 

 

 Dezi looks at Raena at the top of the Liberty cat tree

 

          Well sissy, I’s was just tryin’ to get it off. I’s knew it stank, and I’s fur sure wasn’t cleanin’ that mess mine’s self. As much as I’s didn’t enjoy the clean up, we are very blest to have a mommy that cares so much ‘bout us. Anyways, enuff ‘bout that. We wanna hear all ‘bout summer camp.

 

Dezi, Cat and Aetheling prepare to board Cat Scouts bus

 

Oh yeah, summer camp. Well Raena, this is the longest event we’ve ever had at Cat Scouts. We started out at Cat Scouts headquarters and took a bus to Yosemite. We had to purrove ourselves worthy to even go, by tyin’ a bow line knot and havin’ our pawrents sign a purrmission slip. Me took me’s guitar along so we could have some sing alongs ‘round the campfire at night. Our furst day there was mostly spent settin’ up camp. We had a snipe hunt that night fur all the new scouts and just hung ‘round the campfire.

 

Dezi and other scouts on the bus

This is a really nice bus.

 

 

Dezi the hiker atop Half Dome

 

On the second day, we hiked up somethin’ called Half Dome. It was quite the adventure, but we all made it to the top. and the view from up there was amazin’.

 

 Dezi wearing home made garrison cap

 

The next day, we got instructions fur our furst craft purroject, makin’ a garrison cap. Fank the cats, mommy had taught me to sew. Me had a pair of mommy’s khaki pants to cut up and make me’s cap out of. And mommy had saved a ribbon that came tied to one of our Christmas purresents that me used fur the pipin’. To get credit fur our cap, we had to actually wear it. Me has a large round Ragdoll head, so me’s cap was a little small and me had to have help keepin’ it on me’s head. But me wore it long enuff to get the credit.

 

 Dezi swimming in lake

 

The next day we had swimmin’ lessons and a cheerleadin’ competition. Since we spend so much time in the water helpin’ mommy with her showers, me did great with the lake swimmin’.

 

 Infinity scarf

 

And then on Wednesday, we had a second craft purroject. Me made mommy an infinity scarf out of a t-shirt and some tie dye paints. Mommy never was one fur t-shirts, so me had no ‘sperience with that tie dyin’ stuffs, but me tried anyways. Like mommy, me’s talents lie elsewhere. Me’s not very crafty. Anyways, we then went on a nature hike to take in some bird watchin’.

 

Dezi the bird watcher

 

 

 Dezi plays guitar with scouts around the campfire

 

 

The next day was spent mostly workin’ on our craft purrojects. That night we had a s’mores competition ‘round the campfire. And me pulled out the guitar fur some campfire singin’. The next day we gathered fur a poetry workshop and we all had to write 3 poems. That night we had the Knowledge bowl. Me’s patrol won last year, but this year we purrticipated as individuals ‘stead of patrols. And then, Den Master announced the inductees fur the Order of the Arrowhead. Me was passed over fur the fourth time in a row. At that point, me wanted to come home. But mommy reminded me, that we’re not quitters, so me stuck ‘round fur the end of camp and the purrmotion ceremony. Lots of scouts were purrmoted up in rank. So, all in all, camp was fun. Me’s very blest to have a mommy who luvs me enuff to help me enjoy these grand adventures. Virtually of course. Mommy would never let me actually go away fur a week…not even a day. 

 

Raena in a gold floral frame with roses

 

          You’re so right sissy. We are blest to have such a luvvin’ mommy. Glad you had a good time at camp, but I’s also glad it’s over. We’re also blest to have such pawsum furiends. Cat Scouts is a small community made up of kitties whose peeps adore them. I’s also have some other great news sissy. As you know, we were innerviewed by All About Cats and added to their list of Top Cat Blogs.

 

 Dezi lays in a sunny meadow

 

Yep Raena, we were honored to be innerviewed and added to the list. Fank you very much. You can check out our innerview here and see their list here. As we do every week, we wanna remind everypawdy to take a minute today and every day to give thanks fur the blessings in your lives. And we wanna fank you all fur bein’ our furiends.

 Top Cat Blog badge

 

          Don’t furget sissy, we’re linkin’ up with the Kitties Blue fur Sunday Selfies. Let’s go play befur the storms start back up. Last one up the cat tree’s a ….. 

 

Till the next time…………………………………….Be Blest!!!

 

Dezi: Vibrant Blue 

Raena: Navy Blue

 

 

 

Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses

 

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