Monday, January 16, 2017

Oh Noooo, Not Again!


Hi Pals,

I got dragged off to the vet place again - the ER Vet place this time.   M was all worried because I had been throwing up so much again, and she couldn't get it to stop.   I was also acting like I just didn't feel good; no spirt in me, just laying around sleeping too much -  all those things we cats do that is normal!

My own vet is closed on Sundays, but they have an ER Vet really close to our apartment (darn it all!)   Tomorrow we're supposed to get freezing rain and snow, and M was getting all nervous that she couldn't get me to the vet to get me checked over.  Calm down lady, I've been trying to tell you that my tummy is a little upset - that's all!!   These humans just don't listen.

Anyway, the Vet doctor told her the same thing basically.  If I don't get better, they will probably send me to Appleton (where sisfur and SIL live) to get an ultra sound done of the tummy.   But he said he's not too worried about that now.   He's thinking my problem might be more food related.     So he's going to talk to my vet and have her recommend a high protein diet to see if that helps.   I guess there will be no more Fancy Feast for me!!!!   My tummy already doesn't like chicken, and I don't like the taste of beef, and now I may have a intolerance for fishy foods.  Yikes - what's left?  Stay tuned!   

In the meantime, I'm available for invitations for dinner at your house cuz there is nothing good at mine!

Until next time,

Mario


Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Thankful Thursday - I Won A Prize - Catmas Eve Pawty 2916 - Sort Of!

Hi Pals,

I smell NIP!  Yup - it's nip alright - I just know there is nip in here.


Oh Yummm, let me at it.  NIP!  What kitty doesn't like nip.  But  what else is it?



WOW, I sure do like this nip - it's fresh too.  Really cool cuz M says it's a catnip quilt.  

Big Thank you to my Angel pal @Smokey8 on Twitter for donating the prize.,  And Thank you to another good pal (@Skye613) for winning it and passing it on to me.   I JUST LOVE IT!  @Skye613 is a woofie, and I guess woofies don't like catnip!  he he - lucky for me anyway.


zzzzzzz   This bed is so comfy.  M put the Catnip Quilt on top of the Peggy Blankey so it's all extra cushy and feels like you are sleeping on a cloud.   Thank you Smokey8 for donating the prize and thank you @Skye613 for giving your prize to me.   Love you both.

I am so very thankful for all my blogger pals and Twitter pals.  You are all the bestest!   









Saturday, January 7, 2017

Holidays Are Exhausting


Hi Pals,

Whew!  Holidays sure are exhausting!    I'm all worn out and just want to lay on my perch in the sunpuddles forever!  

We do have a  mystery to solve however.    Take a look at my perch and belly.  Both look like they are dirty - really dirty!   My belly is snow white not dirty..

M was horrified that I wanted to post the picture, but that's how i'm feeling today.    I promise my belly and perch are not dirty at all.   Is it a play on light with the camera or what?   M always hates taking pictgures into a window.   But this is one of my favorite spots because it's the only spot where the sun comes in thru the window.    I love my cat tree too, but that is not in a sunny window except late in the day in the summer.  So what exactly is going on?  It's a mystery!  I'm not giving up my favorite spot because I look dirty!  (There M, I have put my paw down.)

Mario




Thursday, December 29, 2016

Thankful Thursday - The Best Ever


Hi Pals,

You'll have to ignore D's feet in the picture.  (Shh, Mario - you just called their attention to his feet now).   It was difficult to crop them out M says.  Anyway, see that platform I'm sitting on - well that is my prezzie from Sisfur and SIL at Christmas.  SIL made the cat tree for me with his very own hands.   He even put extra padding on hte top so I'd be extra comfy.   Is he the bestest or what?

I was so very surprised, and it just fits in the space that we had.   Ever since getting it on Catmas Eve, I have perched on the top during the day - only coming down to eat my meals and sleep with M at night.   Oh, I still visit my cat perch in M's bedroom because the sun puddles are there all afternoon.  But the sun hasn't been out very much the past couple of days.

I am so thankful for SIL and the cat tree he made for me.  It is just purrrrfect and I really love iit..

I'm joining Brian's Thankful Thursday Blog Hop.   Join in - it's fun and you'll meet new pals.  Thank you Brian and dad for keeping this up.  We are thankful to for you for leading the blog hop and for all the work you do with finding homes for kitties in your area.

Pals, be sure to read Brian's blog today - it's extra special - Just like Brian and his family.

Mario



Sunday, December 25, 2016

From Our House To Your House - Merry Christmas & Happy Hanukkah


Merry Christmas Pals or Happy Hanukkah:

We will be home for Christmas this year.   Sisfur and SIL came before lunch Christmas Eve morning (yesterday)  and had lunch with us.  Sisfur brought Lasagna ready to pop in the oven for supper.  Of course I never get any of that.   They spent the afternoon with us and left after supper.   SIL made me a great cat tree perch, so now I have one in the living room too.    Today, Christmas Day,  they will drive to another city to be with SIL's family.  We hope the weather will be good as they will have to drive for about 1 and 1/2 hours to 2 hours too and from that outing.   M says winter's in Wisconsin make holiday traveling very interesting many times.  This year they may have to worry about ice.  We hope not as M will worry about them until they get back home tonight.

We all hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy 2017.

Love you all,

Mario

Thursday, December 22, 2016

The Last Straw

Tucker & Tanner Under MY TREE!
Hi Pals,

You have met my two cousin kitties before - Tucker and Tanner - who live with my sisfur and SIL.  Well, the other day SIL sent M this picture.   Now M goes nuts over these two guys cuz she loves them and thinks they are sooooo cute.   I have to admit they are pretty nice too, as long as they leave MY stuff alone.

This is the final straw - they are sitting under MY Christmas Tree.  When we moved out of the house, sisfur told M she'd go thru the closet where all the Christmas stuff was and grab our artificial tree and some ornaments, etc.   That is the tree sisfur took back to their house.    She then bought us this tree:

Pffft I can't even sit under this little, puny thing.  Meanwhile the two T cats are living it up under MY tree!  What do I do pals?

M says we really don't have room for the other tree.   I say get rid of a recliner!!!    I guess it's too late for this year, but my two cousins under MY Christmas Tree is the last straw!   We have a year to figure this out and they'd better come up with a solution.

Mario

P.S.  M is asking for help.  The top picture was taken with a cell phone.  Thus it came out side ways when it was emailed to us.   It appeared side ways when I posted it to blogger.   I then had to crop half of the picture off the top in order for it to post correctly.   Anyone know of a way aorund this problem.   In cropping it we lost the top portion of the tree - would have been a better picture if we could have had the top on the tree.   I'd appreciate any tips you might have.?

I really am thankful that M and D and I are all together.  Therefore, we're joining Brian's Thankful Thursday Blog Hop.  We are very thankful Brian has continued keeping the blog hop up after Pepi
Smart Dog had to take a breather from it.



Saturday, December 17, 2016

Farewell For Now Sweet Friend - TSK (@DanaPixie)

Dear Pals,

Another very sad week on Twitter.   @DanaPixie's sweet TSK flew away to the Rainbow bridge suddenly.   He had some toothies cleaned and he never woke up.   Needless to say, @DanaPixie and @JimMoody are heart broken to have lost their  precious kitty.

If you know Dana at all, she keeps the #Pawcircle going on Twitter for the anipals in need.   Dana has done so very much for so many pals one can't even count anymore.  No one has worked harder for the anipal community than Dana.

TSK started out to be a neighbor's kitty.   But he kept coming by Jim and Dana's house.   Finally one day, Jim and Dana talked to that neighbor and asked if she would mind if TSK would become their kitty.   The neighbor said it would be fine.    From that day forward, TSK was their precious furbaby.   TSK accompanied them on bicycle trips, RV road trips and anywhere else this active couple decided to go.   TSK loved Dana and Jim as much as they loved him.

Meanwhile a very good  Twitter pal, Ingrid of @Nocrrybabydogs, learned she had cancer and didn't have long to live.   She and Dana were friends, so she naturally thought of Dana as a new human mom for her dog,   Daffy. came to live with Dana and Jim right after ingrid crossed the human rainbow bridge.  Daffy and TSK bonded right away.   It was amazing to most of us on Twitter as to how quickly they bonded - thanks in large part  to Dana and Jim's fantastic way with animals.

TSK will be sadly missed by all of us on Twitter as he wass such a large part of Jim and Dana's life.

TSK pal, you and I wiill meet again some day - just not right away as I'm not ready to cross that Rainbow Bridge.yet.   M and I love you buddy and will always remember you.   M sends big HUGS to your human parents, who are devastated.

Mario

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P.S.  Dana created a memorial for TSK at:    http://never-gone.com/Memorials/default.aspx?m=BoNTX4yhmCttDiGV3KDGXA%3d%3d