About pilch92

I'm a happily married 44 year old woman. My hubby ( David) and I have been married for 21 years (October 24, 1992). We started out with one cat and now have 15. 15 is my magic number ( David may like a slightly smaller one), but when any pass away, I don't replace the one that is lost, but I do rescue another. When we got married we were like most people and wanted a family. At some point we both decided that we love our fur family. Some people are made to be parents of 2-legged children and we are made to be parents of those with 4 legs ( although we did have one with 3 legs once-RIP Brina). It has taken me years to realize that this is my calling. I want to help all cats any way I can. If I can write about something that happened to one of my cats and help another in the process then I will be happy.

Tummy Tuesday

Hi everyone! I want to thank Elaine Faber for responding to everyone’s comments on her book yesterday. I appreciate that she took the time to do that.

Joanie was a little miffed that everyone complimented Sammy’s belly on Sunday. She wants to remind everyone that she is the tummy star of the blog.

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It’s Monday! What Are YOU Reading?

Hi everyone! We are participating in Book Date’s It’s Monday! What Are YOU Reading?  and Comedy Plus’ Awww…. Mondays Blog Hops.

I just finished reading a fantastic book by Elaine Faber titled Black Cat and the Accidental Angel ( Black Cat Mysteries Book 3). I completed it in less than 2 days because I couldn’t put it down.

*Disclaimer : I received a Kindle edition of Black Cat and the Accidental Angel by Elaine Faber for free in exchange for a fair review. All opinions are my own.

It starts with a family driving home from a vacation with their pets. They get in an accident and the carrier with their two cats tumbles down an embankment. The family goes to the hospital depending on the local animal shelter to help take care of their pets. Unfortunately, no one realizes there were cats because of where they landed.

The story follows these two cats as they try to find their way home. Along the way, they help another family in need and help solve a mystery. This is a Christian novel so there are many references to angels and St. Peter which I found very comforting. I could not stop reading because I needed to know what would happen to these two cats and their family.

This was the third book in the series and I had no trouble following it, but I do wish I had read them in order and I am planning to read them soon. I highly recommend this book to any cat lover, especially those that love a mystery. If you are interested in reading it, here is the Amazon link.

The Black Cat in the story reminded me of our Angel Spooky.

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Selfie Sunday

Hi everyone! My friend Mr. M keeps saying how much he enjoys his silvervine stick so I thought I would give it a try. It is pretty soothing.

I saw my Grammie on Saturday and I am going to see her Monday. She said I need to tell her what kind of treats I want her to get me. I love my Grammie so very much!

  Sammy is all tuckered out from the two parties he went to. I am impressed that Four-Legged Furballs’ Mom knew which movie alien he was dressed as-Mars Attacks!

Some of the other kitties wanted to do selfies today so here they are:

Penny  Jinx Millie  Joanie

They send their love to their sweeties at KittyCaperz . We are joining The Cat on My Head’s Sunday Selfie Blog Hop.

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Sammy’s Busy Day

Hi everyone! Today we are joining Athena’s Caturday Art Blog Hop. I used ribbet to edit  photos for my Sammy to attend two parties today.

First, he is off to help harvest the bacon crop at Teddy and Angel Sammy’s house.

Then he is off to Boris’  7th Annual Sci-fi Party. It goes from 11AM -11PM and Sammy definitely wants to be there at 9PM for when Stunning Keisha will be the DJ. There are going to be all kinds of cool prizes including a Cat Lady Box. It is all happening on Twitter, here is a link to Boris’ site so you can check the prizes, DJ’s and even donate to his charity that helps lots of cats in need. It is a Sci-fi theme so Sammy is dressed up as an alien from one of my favorite Sci-fi movies- does anyone know which movie?

 

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Friendly Fill-Ins Week 46

Hi everyone! Time for Friendly Fill-Ins. Be sure to add your link at McGuffy’s Reader. You can also put your answers in the comments. The linky is open until Wednesday night so you have until then to add yours.

1.In the Spring, I look forward to _____________________________________.

2. I would love to have a ___________________________ party.

3. Few know this about me, but                                          .
4. No one                              .
My answers:
1. In the Spring. I look forward to pussy willows, but sadly this year we had warm days in February so when we went to pick them in March, they were yellow with pollen already. Here are some from previous years.
2. I would love to have a Halloween party. Every year I want to have one, but never do-maybe this year I will.
3.Few know this about me, but I have been taking Effexor for anxiety for 10 years. I think it is a miracle drug that has helped me immensely. I probably wouldn’t ever leave the house if I didn’t have it. I actually have told many people, especially those that I think would benefit from it or something similar.
4. No one should live without a cat(s), they make life wonderful.

Please include Annie’s sweet cat, Maggie in your prayers as she is having some health problems which you can read more about on their blog.

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Thankful Thursday

Hi everyone? How do I look?

Did I fool you? That is my flat Phoebe, I am up here hiding from Mom. Do you think she will be fooled and put the ear medicine on flat Phoebe? Sure, it beats the pills, but it feels funny.

I am joining Brian’s Thankful Thursday Blog Hop. I am thankful that I got to see Grammie on Monday and Thursday. I love her so very much!!!

And now for my poem for Sammy’s Poetry Day,featuring the letter O. My poem is titled Old.

Old
My Mom is pretty bold
she said I was getting old.
Can she put her foot behind her head?
If she tried, she’d need a week in bed.
Can she climb to the top of my tree?
She would definitely hurt her knee.
She needs to be told
she is the one that is getting old.

We are also joining Wandering Through the Shelves Thursday Movie Picks Blog Hop this week’s theme is The Underdog.

  1. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946):  Poor George Bailey can’t seem to catch a break, especially from that evil Mr. Potter.
  2. Bridget Jones’s Diary ( 2001): Poor Bridget is single, overweight and pestered by her Mum to get a boyfriend. Despite being far from perfect, she is very lovable.
  3. Love Potion #9 (1992): Sandra Bullock plays a geeky biologist who starts to get a lot of male attention when she discovers the power of Love Potion #9.

And we can’t forget the Friendly Fill-ins for tomorrow. Mom came up with the first two and Annie of McGuffy’s Reader came up with the second two.

1.In the Spring, I look forward to _____________________________________.
2. I would love to have a ___________________________ party.
3. Few know this about me, but                                          .

4. No one                              .

 

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#PMT Photohunt

   Phoebe, are you trying to withhold these treats from me?

#PMT Photohunt @tonkstail

Comedy Plus Wordless Wednesday

Blogpaws Wordless Wednesday

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#ChewyInfluencer

Hi everyone! This month we got to review 2 great products. I usually just ask for one which I did, but they wanted reviewers to list alternatives so I ended up getting the product I asked for and the alternative because Chewy is so generous. I am thrilled because now I have something else that Miss Pick, I mean Miss Phoebe likes.

*Disclaimer : We received Taste of the Wild Rocky Mountain Feline Formula With Salmon and Roasted Venison in Gravy  for free in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are our own.

I was afraid no one would like Taste of the Wild Rocky Mountain Feline Formula With Salmon and Roasted Venison in Gravy because it has square chunks of the food in gravy. Most of the time, my cats just lick the gravy, but they actually liked the chunks and ate those too.

Phoebe loved it ( and has for a few days )Prancie loved it too. And Brody And Sammy, he is on a special diet, but I did let him have a few bites to test it.

Joanie was even able to eat it and she usually gets sick after eating canned food. We ended up with 12 out of 13 giving paws up. KaTwo won’t touch canned food. The best thing is, the food is grain free and doesn’t contain carrageenan. It does have Guar Gum which I know some try to avoid, not sure why though.

Chewy has it on sale this month, for $16.56 you can get a case of 24 cans ( 3 ounce) , they also have 5 ounce available. And Chewy always has free shipping on orders over $49 so why not stock up.

 

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A-Z Theme Reveal

Hi everyone! Today is the day those of us participating in the A-Z Blogging Challenge can reveal our themes.   My sweet little Phoebe pretty much gave it away yesterday. I am going to crochet a cat toy ( 4 hats too) each day of the challenge. At the end of the month, I will have a giveaway and 2 lucky winners will split everything.

We are joining Comedy Plus’ Awww…Mondays Blog Hop today. I am also joining It’s Monday! What Are YOU Reading?

I just finished a wonderful book called Let Your Spirit Guides Speak: A Simple Guide for a Life of Purpose, Abundance and Joy by Debra Engle Landwehr. The author explains how we all have spirit guides with us throughout life and all we need to do is ask them for help. She refers to them as spirit guides, but I think of them as guardian angels as I am sure many do. There are meditation exercises to help us open up to them. I have never heard a message from mine, but I know they have saved me from countless accidents and bad choices.

Erin the Cat Princess was the only one that figured out what kind of car Sammy is making for the cardwood derby- good job Princess Erin!

 

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Pet Blogger Showcase and Selfies

Hi everyone! I know you are all waiting to find out all the information I got while I was spying.   First off, I found this. Sammy has been getting his car ready for The Cat Scout’s Cardwood Derby. He says his car is top secret, but I know this goes inside of it. I snapped a photo of him working on his car too. Can anyone figure out what kind of car he is building?

And I found this stuff :

  I think it has to do with the April A-Z challenge because I found an apple, banana, cork toy, donut, Easter egg, fortune cookie, goldfish and come other stuff too. The big theme reveal is tomorrow, but I think her theme is crochet.

Now, I need all your help to solve a mystery. Where are my shades? I haven’t seen anyone with them lately.

I got to see my Grammie on Saturday, I love her so very much. And guess what? My friend Bear Cat and his Momma featured me in The Pet Blogger’s Showcase. Many thanks to them.

We are joining The Cat on My Head’s Selfie Sunday Blog Hop.

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