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31 Day Count Down

And Fun With the Flats

WooHoo It’s October 1st. You know what dat means? Dat means it’s 31 days till meez 6ff Meowday/Birffday. Fur those of ya’ dat haven’t been followin’ us dat long may be wunnerin’ why dat be such a big deal. Well let me tell ya’. Mommy’s had lots of kitties in hers life. She was a foster mommy fur a long time and specialized in kittens wiffout mommies. And all da spoiled little furries got pawsum homes. Mommy was only a foster failure twice. Da furst time wiff Lexi’s bwofur Lucky, and then wiff sis Lexi. A lot of yous have read da stowries of Shad, mommmy’s furst Service kitty. And yous read ‘bout Devon, Lucky and Ransom. They wasn’t da only kitties mommy’s ever had, but they all have one unfurtunate fing in common. They all died at da age of 5 years old. There was udder kitties afur them, and da same fing happened to them. They all died of diffewent fings, but da fact is they died at 5. So mommy gets a bit panicky when a kitty turns 5 years old. And to tell da twuff she’s been a bit pesky this whole year. Pokin’ and pwoddin’ me, checkin’ me over everyday. Sumtimes me settles into hers lap fur sum sweet mommy luvvin’ and afur ya’ know it meez getting’ an examination. MOL

 

Pull up a chair and let me tell ya' a stowry.

Pull up a chair and let me tell ya’ a stowry.

Sis Lexi be da furst kitty in mommy’s life to ever live past da age of 5. So me guesses it makes since fur her to be a little pawanoid, but meez here to purrove dat sis Lexi ain’t da only one who’s gunna pass 5. Cuz in just 31 short days on November 1, me will be 6. And mommy can quit pokin’ and pwoddin’ me all over cuz me be a healffy little girly. Now we celebwate birffdays all mumff long, so weez in fur a gweat November. Me will be remindin’ ya’ off and on all mumff long, so yous can come to meez pawrty. It’s gunna be a doozy fur sure. Anyways, enuff ‘bout meez birffday fur now.

 

We have lots of good fings comin’ up fur you this mumff. And wiff da speed this year’s been passin’ us by, da holidays will be here afur yous know it. Weez not celebwate halloween, but we do have fun wiff Thanksgivin’ and Christmas. As you know weez awe weally blest, so Thanksgivin’ fur us takes on a whole new meanin’.

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Meez flat Izzy and Christy Paws flat Tristy

 

As most of ya’ know, me has a flat cat named Izzy dat be twavelin’ wound visitin’ wiff udder pawsum cat scouts. We do have gweat fun at scouts, and me finks this is one of da funnest fings weez dun so far. Last you heard me (Izzy) and Christy Paws (Tristy), meez twavelin’ companion, was up in Ohio visitin’ meez sweet mancat Andy. We had a pawsum time and met all hims furmily and saw sum gweat sights. Him’s wrote all ‘bout it wight here and here on meez bloggy. Well we left there this past week to head over to visit meez pawsum furiends Timmy Tomcat and Einstein and their furmily. Shortly after we awwived Buddy Budd, Timmy and Einsteins bwofur, stawrted showin’ us wound. They live in Pennsylvania. Meez gotta tell ya’ me is havin’ so much fun and seein’ so many pawsum places. As a lot of ya’ know Timmy be da reason we have a bloggy and dat me be a Cat Scout. Him’s such a gweat kitty. And him’s daddy, our uncle Pete is purretty pawsum too. Ifin yous not furmiliar wiff hims bloggy, click on hims name and read all ‘bout this amazin’ furmily. Timmy and Einstein boff got Gotcha’d this mumff, so there’s sure to be a celebwation comin’ up. Me fawt me wuld show yous sum fotos of da pawsum time we be havin’ there wight now, so enjoy.

 

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

 

Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses

Dezi and Lexi

Flat Fun in Ohio

Well here we awe wiff anudder flat cat scout Caturday. And as purromissed me has anudder guest posty fur you today. Meez Pawsumly handsum mancat Andy is here to tell you all ‘bout meez flat scouts’ visit to hims house. Meez gotta tell ya’ meez flat, Izzy, had a pawsum time and never wanted to leave. Hims furmily is da bestest. Ifin yous missed pawrt one of meez visit click here to read it. Wiffout further adieu, Andy, take it away.

This be meez flat scout Izzy visitin' wiff Andy at hims house.

This be meez flat scout Izzy visitin’ wiff Andy at hims house.

Thank you Dezi. We did have a lot of fun. But you’re here to hear about the visit. We have lots of covered bridges in Ashtabula County. My mom and dad took Dezi, Christy, Meiko and Pete to see a covered bridge. This is my mom and dad’s favorite covered bridge because it has a nice park. It was really cool. The bridge goes over the Grand River. It is a one lane bridge and the wood makes a lot of noise when a car drives over it. It is a little bit scary. There is a walkway on the side of the bridge and people walk on it and fish from it. My mom took pictures of my dad showing our visiting Flat Cats the entrance to the covered bridge. Then mom took the cats for a walk on the walkway. Mom held them up and hung on to them so they could look down on the Grand River. They saw a few fish jumping but mom would not let any cat jump over the side to get the fishes.

The next day the cats went for a bicycle ride. My mom took Dezi and Christy for a ride and then she took Pete and Meiko. Mom and dad live on a busy road so mom always walks her bike down the road to a nice quiet side street. The Flats had a nice ride down the street. Everybody had a good time. Mom posed for a picture in the back yard with the Flat Cats. Mom Judy thinks she looks like a giant ladybug with her orange bicycle helmet.

Mom went to see Grandma Doris and the Flat Cats got to go along. On the way to see Grandma Doris they got to stop at the lake again. This time they got to play in the sand. Grandma Doris loves cats and she loved seeing all of the flats. They sat on Grandma Doris’ lap and had a nice conversation with her. Uncle Frank (mom Judy’s brother) came over after work and he brought dinner. They had chick hen and all of the fixins. It was really good. He also brought some wonderful pumpkin muffins. They were made at the in store bakery where he works. All of the flats enjoyed meeting mom Judys mother and brother. After dinner they said goodbye and came home.

The next day mom Judy put Dezi and Christy in an envelope and sent them on another adventure. They are going to see Timmy Tomcat his brother Einstein and all their fursibs. We were sad to see them go.

 

Fank you fur tellin’ this stowry Andy. And fanks fur hostin’ us at yous house. And don’t furget to enter our give away fur da Groom Genie. You have till midnight on Monday to enter. Click here to be twansported to da Rafflecopter.

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

 

Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses

Dezi and Lexi wiff Andy

Having Fun In Ohio

Ahoy Maties and happy Caturday and Meow like a Pirate day. It’s time fur anudder Flat Cat Caturday. And meez been tellin’ ya’ dat me had a surpwise fur ya’. Last Fursday you all read da fictional account of Izzy and Tristy twavelin’ to see meez handsum mancat Andy. Ifin yous missed it, you can read it here. So today yous gunna get to hear pawrt one of what’s been goin’ on at Andys house. And even better, yous gunna hear it stwaight fwum him. Yep, dat’s wight. Andy be tellin’ da stowry today.. And be sure and tune in next week fur da pawsum 2nd pawrt. Take it away Andy.

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Isn’t meez mancat handsum?

When Dezi and Christy arrived they were hot and tired. They met my whole family and got acquainted with my sisfurs Shelly and Tater. After we met them we all ate some good noms had some treats and then went to bed.

 

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The next day was a rainy day so they went to see Grandma Jeannette. They really liked her. Grandma Jeannette has a woofie named Raymond. The people at the Shelter named him Raymond because he has a sweet personality and everybody at the shelter loved him. They sat at the table with Grandma Jeannette and had a nice visit with her and Raymond. (grandma Jeannette has been artfully cropped out because she’s shy)

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The sun finally came out the next day. Mom Judy and Dad Dave took Dezi and Christy to Lakeshore Park to visit the duck pond. Dad Dave took the steps to get down to the duck pond and for some reason mom Judy decided to run down the hill. Luckily Dad Dave was carrying the Flats. Mom Judy took a couple of steps down the hill and went the rest of the way down on her backside. She was OK. They met the ducks and were not scared of them at all because they were very nice ducks. They had a conversation with the ducks and then they went home.

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The next day Scouts Meiko and Pete arrived. They all went to Point Parke overlooking the Ashtabula River. The Ashtabula River goes into Lake Erie. There is a lift bridge that was built in 1925. The bridge goes up every half hour to allow boats to go to the Ashtabula Yacht Club.  Right when they got to the Point the bridge went up. They also saw an artist painting a picture of the Lift Bridge. They did not want to bother her by taking her picture. Then they went to Lakeshore Park again. They went down to the water and sat on a bench. Mom Judy saw some sailboats out on the horizon.  There were no little children around so they got to play on the playground.

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After that they went to the Marina to check out the boats. They saw a really big sailboat that was docked. There were not very many people around so they had their picture taken in front of a big sailboat. While they were there a marina rescue boat was towing in a disabled boat. They watched it for a while and then they went home.

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Stay tuned for Part II. (All fotos courtesy of Andy McIntyre, hims mom and dad)

By: Andy McIntyre

Till da next time…………………..Be Blest!!!

Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses

Dezi and Lexi

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Lionesses On The Prowl

Canadian Adventures

Here we awe wiff anudder epawsode of da adventures of Izzy and Tristy (aka: Flat Scout Dezi and Flat Scout Christy Paws). When last you caught up wiff our little flat lionesses Christy told da stowry of their twavels to Canada to visit Shoko and Kali where they had a blast. Click on da names in red above ifin yous missed those stories. Anyways, da girls had a gweat time and sed their goodbyes and headed off fur da states again to visit meez wunnewful, handsum mancat Andy in Ohio. Now me knows yous gunna wanna hear all ‘bout dat visit, so be here next Caturday. And weez even got a surpwise fur ya’ dat weez’ll tell ya’ ‘bout then. Be sure and mawk yous calendars. So today meez gunna tell ya’ all ‘bout da adventurwous journey Izzy and Tristy had getting’ to Andy’s house.

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This is all da scouts visitin’ when we left. L-R: Pete, Izzy, Tristy, Timmy, Meiko, Buddy Budd, Einstein, and Shoko (Foko)

We sed our goodbyes to Shoko and Kali and all da udder flats dat was visitin’. Shoko’s mommy had been so pawsum and fixed us up sum lunches and snacks fur our twip. We had taken da twain and da bus on our way, but we had weally wanted to see sum of Canada so we ‘cided take our time and camp out a few nights. Me used to go horseback ridin’ wiff mommy and Christy has a horse so we rented a couple horses and a pack mule and headed off to see a little of Canada on our way back to da States. We left wound noon on Caturday afur last and rode till it stawrted getting’ dawrk. We found a nice quiet awea by a stweam to make camp fur da night. We watered da horses and mule and unpacked da tent we had rented as well. We was very furtunate to find a rancher willin’ to come to da border and pick up hims horses afur we cwossed over. Tristy pitched da tent as me gathered wood and made da fire.

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Finally our tent pitched, our horses and mule hitched Tristy and me settled in to check out da pawsum meal awnty Jean had sent wiff us and talk ‘bout all we had seen dat day. We had a meal fit fur queens, rather lionesses; and regaled da booty of Canada. There was so many twees and gweenery. And we had seen lots of birds and wabbits along da way. Da peeps we encountered when we went fwu towns was so nice. We took a bweak in a little town earlier to water da horses and met up wiff sum weally furiendly kitties.

Tristy: They were real nice Izzy. You know lots of Canadian cats spend time outside as well as in. We saw that while staying with Shoko too. I don’t know that I would want mom to shut me outside. I like to be the house with all my toys and trees and family too much.

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Izzy: Yeah Tristy they was weally cool and all but it’s just too dangerwous fur us to be outside like dat. They seemed to enjoy eatin’ stwange noms at differwent houses, but me likes to know where mommy is when me eats. And you know wiff all meez fur it gets kinda hot outside. Me wuld miss da a/c too much. It sure was nice of awnty Jean to send us wiff these pawsum noms fur tonight. What do you fink we oughtta hunt fur tomowwos meal?

Tristy: It was Izzy. I was kind of thinking we might have to have a couple of Canadian rabbits before we leave. What do you think?

Izzy: Me finks dat’s a gweat idea Tristy. There sure seems to be purrlenty wound here. Guess we oughtta turn in fur da night so we can get an early stawrt tomowwo.

We boff sed goodnight and crawled in da tent and fell fast asleep. Me dweamed of ketchin’ wabbits and of seein’ meez handsum Andy. Da next meownin’ we boff rose early and bein’ da good scouts we awe, we put out our fire and cleaned up da campsite so yous kuldn’t even tell we had been there. ‘Cept fur dat one spot. We kuldn’t wesist and had cawrved our names into one of da twees. Me sure hopes Den Master dusn’t give us a demotion fur dat, we just kuldn’t help ourselves. We pasked up and headed off. This wuld be our last day and night in da wilds of Canada.

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We twaveled most of da day enjoyin’ our time in Canada. But as night approached we stawrted lookin’ fur a place to camp and keepin’ our eyes out fur those wascally wabbits. We finally came upon a small clearin’ wiff a nice little waterin’ hole and ‘cided to make camp there fur da night. We got set up and then went on da prowl fur dinner. We cwouched low to da gwound and caught wind of a wabbit by da waterin’ hole. We worked togevver like a kupple of weal lionesses wuld. We inched closer and closer and then spwang and took down a kupple wabbits in one pounce. We carried them back to our camp and cleaned ‘em up and hung ‘em on da spit. We put da hide and fur in our saddle bags fur a later purroject. As we ate da fwuits (wabbits) of our furst hunt togevver we chatted ‘bout da fun we had and how we kuldn’t wait to get acwoss da border and on to Andy’s house da next day. This wuld be one of their longest twips since most of da scouts live in da states.

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Da next meownin’ da two little lionesses awoke early and cleaned up their campsite and headed off to meet wiff da nice rancher who wuld be takin’ da horses and mule back. Fwum there they caught a ride wiff a nice twucker and hims doggy on into Ohio. Da twucker was so nice he even dwove them wight up to Andy’s house. As Izzy and Tristy waved goodbye da ‘citement began to overtake Izzy. In a few short minutes she was gunna be starin’ at sweet Andy in da fur. Da girls stood at da door and looked at each udder afur knockin’. They wunnerwed just what adventures awaited them beyond da door. Finally Izzy reached her paw up and knocked, and…………………………..Join us every week fur da continuin’ saga of our little flat Lionesses on da Prowl. 

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Till da next time…………………….Be Blest!!!

 

Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses

Dezi (Izzy) wiff Christy (Tristy)

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Hallo Vienna

Well we was as busy as me had fawt we wuld be yesfurday and didn’t get to visit wiff anypawdy. So guess what weez gunna be duin’ today? Yep dat’s wight, weez gunna be twyin’ to get caught back up. Since Monday be a holiday everypawdy was out yesfurday. Da doctors office was packed and there was standin’ room only at da fawrmacy. Speakin’ of holidays, this mumff da blogosphere be celebwatin’ cats. Mommy sez we kitties shuld be celebwated all da time, but she’s always happy to have da rest of da world celebwate wiff her. Now ifin yous been followin’ meez postys lately yous know today shuld be anudder Cat Scout Flat Scout Caturday. But Sammy P headed home Monday and weez not had any new visitors show up. But hey, all’s not lost.

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Mommy luvs watermelon. We bet she’s purretty jealous of us wight now.

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Chillin’ at da Starbucks. One last coffee afur hittin’ da road.

Member our awnty dat came fur a visit da uvver day? Well she was weally ‘cited ‘bout our twavelin’ adventures. She wecently lost hers own sweet kitty and cuz she be fwum da U.S. but livin’ in Slovakia wight now she can’t weally get anudder pawsum ball of fur. So she asked mommy ifin me, aka Izzy wuld like to twavel to Slovakia wiff her and see a few sights. Oh me cats and kitten what fun me fawt dat wuld be. And so mommy sed dat wuld be wunnewful ifin she wanted to show me, aka Izzy da sights acwoss da world. Sis Lexi heard us talkin’ and piped in dat she wanted to go too. She meowed she hadn’t dun anyfin’ like dat in all hers 16 years. So a kupple purrint outs later, and by da way mommy purrinted our fotos on da wrong side of da foto paper; flat Izzy and flat Alexis (aka sis Lexi,) was weady to become world twavelers. We twaveled back to Austin wiff awnty Lizbeth where she packed and got weady fur hers weturn to Slovakia.

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See ya’ Texas and da USA. Weez’ll be back soon.

Our furst stop after awwivin’ in Austin was da Fiesta gwocery store where our new awnty, Sonia, is da manager. Da awnties took us to Starbucks fur one last coffee afur awnty Lizbeth had to leave. We, our flats, was so ‘cited. Weez never been on a plane afur. Even when sissy was yunger and mommy twaveled a bit they always took da cawr. We arrived at da airport in Houston in purrlenty of time to go fwu all da security purrcautions they take today afur lettin’ ya’ on da plane. A quick stop fur a foto op and we boarded da plane headin’ fur da uvver side of da world. We had a quick stop in Paris, too quick fur foto ops and we was off to Vienna. Izzy (aka Dezi) and Alexis (aka Lexi) was well behaved while twavellin’. Awnty Lizbeth sed we was purrfect angels. Finally we awwived in Vienna. OMC What a place. We had our fotos taken in fwunt of da welkum to Vienna sign and then headed off fur Slovakia. We (flat Lexi and flat Dezi) can’t wait to see where weez be off to next. Fanks fur takin’ us awnty Lizbeth; weez havin’ a blast.

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Hallo Vienna. Oh yous all speak English? Can yous speak Cat?

As we do most Caturdays, weez joinin’ Athena and Marie fur da Caturday Awrt Blog Hop. Check it out and see all da pawsum awrtsy fotos by clickin’ here.

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Till da next time…………………………Be Blest!!!

 

Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses

Dezi and Lexi

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