Meowllo everypawdy, weez here. Mommy’s been tryin’ to relax and rest up after sis Lexi’s 36 hour throw up fest, but she sed we wasn’t missin’ 2 Blest Sundays in a row. Cuz no matter how bad things might get, or what’s goin’ on, weez still blest and me wants to meow ‘bout it. As ya’ know we find blessings in everything. We are blest to have all of you in our lives, and we are blest to have each other and a warm home full of luv. But we also received a kupple material blessings this past week. And we are so thankful to those who blest us.
Furst up is our new pawsum humidifier. Ifin you’ll recall, sis Lexi recently had to go to da VET and hers skin was dry and flakey; leavin’ depawsits of white dandruff all over her black furs. and of course da itchy ripple skins. Our humidifer broke a few years ago and mommy just didn’t have da money to buy another one, so we just dealt with da dryness as bestest we kuld. Well, one of our pawsum awnties sent us money to buy a new one and it arrived this week. Mommy got it all set up and placed on da vanity beside da bed where Lexi likes to sleep away da day. Within 24 hours da skin ripplin’ stopped and we all kuld breathe a little easier. Fank you so much awnty Anonymous, we reallly purreciate and luv our new humidifier.
But dat’s not da only material blessin’ we got this week. We also received 2 bags of da Primal freeze dried noms weez been eatin’. You all know mommy changed me’s noms recently, and she’s workin’ hard to get us to an all natural, species appropriate raw diet. Altho’ she sed ifin da freeze dried raw is where me draws da line, she can live wiff dat. She sez it ain’t purrfect, but it’s close. Course it be spensive, but as you know mommy will do whatever it takes to keep us healthy, so it’s really nice to have received 2 bags. Fank you soooooo much LouLou and awnty Suzanne. And hey, ifin you like gawjus kitties, good food and breads, you need to check out hers bloggy. She posted a gweat pizza recipe da other day, and she also has a recipe book out. You know pizza be our favorite human food so weez been meowin’ at mommy to make us one. We even purromissed to share.
We woke up this meownin’ to a parkin’ lot full of emergency vehicles and da ambulance. They left wiff an empty stretcher so all must be well. Mommy sez we are very blest dat none of those peeps was here fur us. And we have sum sunshine today and a little warmer temps out so me’s hopin’ to talk mommy into a stroll later on. In da meantime, weez joinin’ da Kitties Blue fur da Sunday Selfie blog hop; and altho’ weez a day late, weez joinin’ Athena fur da Caturday Art blog hop too. Fank you all fur your purrayers fur sis Lexi, keep ‘em comin’ ifin ya’ don’t mind. And weez’ll be by as soon as we can to visit ya’.
What are you thankful fur this week?
Till da next time…………………………………….Be Blest!!!
Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses
Dezi and Lexi
Happy Caturday. Well we went AWOL this past week cuz mommy had to hunker down and help me make a cool ride fur da Cardwood Derby at Cat Scouts. She got a 1 week reprieve last week, but didn’t figger dat was gunna happen again. She also got a little sick, so it was purretty slow goin’. Anyways, by da time we went MIA mommy had already destroyed 3 boxes and was tryin’ to find more. Mommy tried followin’ da written instructions, da picture instructions and da pics in her head. But she readily admits she isn’t da crafty kind. She is in awe of those dat are, but dat just isn’t her talent. Mommy be da artist part of da arts and crafts. She paints and draws and sings and plays instruments and writes of course; but give her craft paper, glue and scissors and she breaks out in hives. When she was yunger, like when dinosaurs walked da earth, she even messed up da linky circles kids made fur Christmas trees.
So after box 4 was all cut up and didn’t resemble anythin’ but a cut up box, she threw her hands in da air and sed, “Dezi my dear, there are just some things your mommy can’t do, and I’m afraid this is one of them. I’m sorry sweety.” And she sat down and started coughin’. (member she had gotten sick) Me jumped up in mommy’s lap and meowed and patted her face wiff meez paw. Me was tellin’ her dat she was meez mommy and there wasn’t anythin’ she kuldn’t do. And durin’ her coughin’ spell a light went off in her head and she decided to try to draw a car fur herself. So once she quit coughin’ she grabbed up her sketch book and pencils and started drawin’. Me laid on da arm of da chair watchin’ mommy make magic wiff a pencil and she looked over at me and sed, “Y Baby, you’re a little Southern Belle, you need a pick’em up truck.” Meez moniker at Cat Scouts is Dezi La Belle. Anyways, mommy took da pencil to da sketch pad once more and drew up a truck. Voila, Dezi’s Motors was born.
We had a few more boxes, but this was da last of them, so she had to get it right da furst time cuz we only had 1 really nice sized box dat me wuld fit in. And to enter da Derby, me must sit in meez vehicle. So once more da measurin’ tape came out and da liquid pencil marked da areas fur cuts. Me hopped on da cat tree to watch from a safe distance as mommy can be quite dangerous wiff cut cardboard pieces and and a box cutter. A cut here, a fold there and a piece of Duck tape later and meez pick up truck began to take shape. Me kuld see hers vision now and it was purretty cool. She was workin’ hard and fast and started sweatin’ up a storm. Mommy decided it was time fur a break and so me looked over da unfinished truck and headed to da back to take a nap wiff sis Lexi. It wasn’t long afur me heard da sound of cuttin’ on da cardboard and duck tape bein’ applied. Suddenly mommy appeared in da doorway of da bedroom and sed, “Come see your truck angel. We need to take your picture so we can get you entered.” Meez respawnse, A half opened eye and a yawn dat sed, yeah, not right now mommy.
After all dat work, mommy wasn’t takin’ no fur an answer. She came in and picked me up and carried me to meez awaitin’ 1/2 ton chariot. She put me in meez truck and inserted da last piece of box dat separated da cab from da bed. Well me wasn’t havin’ any of dat. Da largest cut me kuld see was da windshield, but there was actually a windshield there so me kuldn’t escape dat way. Mommy was tryin’ to hold on to me fur dear life and snap a foto wiff hers other hand, but dat wasn’t workin’ out so good fur her. Me saw an openin’ she was callin’ a window, and stuck meez head fru it. Let me tell ya’ ifin a cat can get there head and whiskers fru sumfin’ we are pawsitive we can fit our whole body fru. (dat is a fallacy) So me purrceded to try to exit out da window. One thing we cats don’t think ‘bout is dat our whiskers can be smooshed flat, our bodies…not so much. Head fru me pulled meez furst paw fru and…OMC…me got stuck. Mommy fru da camera down and tried pushin’ me back in da cab of meez truck to no avail. Me wasn’t goin’ back in there fur nuffin’. She was sure we was gunna have to use da jaws of life to get me out. Dat wuld mean no truck and no entry fur da derby. And well, mommy wasn’t havin’ dat. Me finally managed to get fru da window wiff da truck and meself still in tact. Scroll over da fotos below to see da captions.
Mommy picked up da camera and took out da cab insert and sat down. She looked at me wiff a tear in hers eye and sed, “Oh darlin’ I worked really hard to make you a truck, won’t you purrlease let me take your picture?” Me cocked meez head to one side, very doglike, and meowed, “Well, since you asked so nicely and you did put a lot of work into meez truck, me will let you take sum fotos.” And me jumped right in meez truck and started checkin’ it out. And yes, da flashy box was flash, flash, flashin’ away. We didn’t have anythin’ to wrap meez truck wiff and mommy didn’t have enuff acrylic paint to paint meez truck so it still looks like a brown box wiff duck tape, but hey, rednecks luv duck tape, it’s a miracle worker. But we didn’t have enuff duck tape to wrap up meez whole truck eever. Considerin’ this is totally not sumfin’ mommy be good at, me thinks she did a fine job. Meez gunna go muddin’ now, so hope you all have a pawsum weekend. And weez joinin’ Athena today fur da Caturday Art blog hop.
Have you or your humans ever made you sumfin’ from a cardboard box?
Till da next time……………………………………..Be Blest!!!
Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses
Dezi and Lexi
Well we wanna pawlogize fur makin’ sum of yous sad yesfurday. Unfurtunately da stowry we made up happens far to offen. And will continue to happen till da day society as a whole stawrts to value life, all life and learns dat pets not be fwo aways. Anyways we wanna talk a little today ‘bout halloween. We don’t celebwate this purrticular holiday but a lot of peeps do, and as wiff any holiday it comes wiff fun and dangers fur yous furry furmily member.
Lots of ya’ like to dwess up yous pets in da latest costumes fur foto shoots and competitions. There’s nuffin’ wrong wiff dat ifin yous pet likes dat sort of fing and is comfurtable. Da doggies weally luv this one but most cats not so much. Altho’ sum of us kitties do like getting’ dwessed up, me be one of them. So go ahead and give it a twy. Ifin yous furry stwuggles too much, then STOP. Yous addin’ undue stwess and da fotos won’t look good anyways.
Then there’s da pawrties. Lots of fun fur you but not so much fur yous furry. Lots of peeps and loud noises. Food and dwink and minglin’. Fur da “pawrty animals” Candy Is Not a food gwoup yous furry pal shuld be eatin’. Chocolate be bad fur all pets, but so awe all da udder sugary sweet substances. As well as most of da spices and ingwedients in human food. And booze…when was da last time you saw da Lion King havin’ a beer or margarita? Use sum common sense ifin nuffin’ else. And ifin yous furry wuldn’t eat it or dwink it in da wild, they purrobably shuldn’t be havin’ it at a pawrty.
Now fur all da “wallflowers,” those animals who don’t like da pawrties; like us kitties. Purrvide us a safe haven away fwum all da hustle and bustle of da festivities. Put us in a room of our own wiff a closed door. Turn on sum soft music or da teevee to help drown out da pawrty goers. Don’t furget to give us sum food and water and a few toys. Maybe a bed; whatever makes us feel comfurtable and secure. Put a note on da closed door to alert yous guests dat we be in there and shuldn’t be disturbed. Remind yous guests regardless of whether yous pet be da center of attention or unseen and unheard, dat they shuldn’t be feedin’ us.
Then there’s those pesky twick or tweaters. Make sure yous furry can’t escape everytime da door opens. It wuld be bestest to put us in our safe place fur all concerned, even yous furiendly, luv everypawdy doggy. Da ‘citement of da night can make any well twained furry furget their manners. And yous not wanna be sued cuz yous furry jumped on, bit or scwatched a twick or tweater.
And ifin yous got little ones dat you be takin’ out, use yous good judgement. Ifin da house don’t look furiendly, don’t send yous kids to da door. Check all da loot they bwing home to make sure nuffin’ has been tampurred wiff. Make sure yous kids don’t enter anypawdy’s house dat yous not know weally well, an it’s still bestest ifin yous accompany them. Fwo out all handmade tweats lessen yous purrsonally know where they came fwum. Better safe than sowry. Da world we live in isn’t always very nice. And purrlease keep yous solid black and solid white furry furiends inside. People awe cwuel at this time of year and those colors awe sought out by unscwupulous peeps. Yous’ll be able to relax an have more fun when yous not worryin’ ‘bout yous furry furmily.
Weez be joinin’ Athena fur Caturday Art. Don’t furget meez birffday pawrty. Send yous fotos to me at email@example.com by 10/30/15 to be included in meez Meowday posty. It’s gunna be so much fun. We alweady have quite a few fotos and yous all lookin’ gawjus. And weez got a pawsum give away comin’ up on Monday, so purrlease stop by and enter.
Till da next time…………………………….Be Blest!!!
Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses
Dezi and Lexi