by Janet Blue on April 20, 2018

Day #2

Another busy and fun day at the BlogPaws Conference started with breakfast hosted by ComfortZone®. Kitty Cat Chronicles‘ Kylo Ren found something on the wall more interesting than breakfast or the speaker. We’ll be telling you more about ComfortZone® in a future post.


ComfortZone BlogPaws 2018


It was a full day of learning sessions both before and after lunch. I attended a great session on how to start a podcast and one on getting and building relationships with brands.

Lunch was provided by Seresto®, and I couldn’t resist having my photo taken with the giant Seresto® dog, especially as I was wearing my The Cat on My Head t-shirt and a velvet cat hat, complete with ears.


Seresto BlogPaws 2018


The evening included a trip to the park across the street from the hotel where Kylo Ren had a photo session with none other than our resident photographer, Dad Tom. Check out KittyCatChronicles on Instagram to see the model with his sleepypod® Air.

The humongous baseball shirt gifted to me, as an Official Partner of Remember Me Thursday ® (#RememberTheRescue), by the organization reps, made a cozy nightshirt as I snuggled in bed to write this post. Kitties Blue are great fans of Remember the Rescue. This year’s Remember Me Thursday® will be September 27. Watch for more information here later in the year. Or check out our 2017 post, Remember Me Thursday 2017.


Remember Me Thursday BlogPaws 2018


Today will be our final day, with more learning sessions, another Keynote Address, the Nose-to-Nose Awards and the banquet. Lots of our friends are finalists for awards. You’ll be able to watch the awards ceremony live on the BlogPaws Facebook page beginning at 6 p.m. CDT.

Watch for my final report from BlogPaws next week. And don’t forget to check out all the tweets from BlogPaws on Twitter at #BlogPaws.



by Janet Blue on April 19, 2018

Day #1:

  • Spent time with lots of our blogging friends and met with some of the brand sponsors.
  • Enjoyed seeing lots of kitties and woofies.
  • Met some cute six-week-old kittens from Kansas City’s Wayside Waifs no-kill shelter.


Kitten Kelly at BlogPaws.


This is Kelly and Dad Tom. She’s already learned to pose for the paparazzi. Litter mates, Ken, Kevin and Karen were all there as well. Karen is the grey tabby.


Kittens at BlogPaws.


  • I made an honor flag for Lily Olivia. Last year I made one for Fiona and one for Sammy (Two Spoiled Cats). To see those flags, click here to go to our blog post, “Glimpses from Blog Paws 2017.”


Honor Flag for Lily Olivia created at BlogPaws.


  • We each received a huge bag of swag, which included this special item for our little PTU Pooper, Sawyer. If you missed that post, you can see it at “Sawyer’s Sleepy Selfie.”



  • Frontline® hosted a happy hour, opening remarks and dinner.

Learning sessions begin tomorrow and more opportunities will be available to meet with the product sponsors.

If you aren’t doing so, you can follow me on Twitter at @KittiesBlue, #BlogPaws.

Thankful Thursday

Each week we enter Brian’s Thankful Thursday blog hop. This week I am thankful for the opportunity to attend the 10th Anniversary BlogPaws Conference. To participate, just tell for what you are thankful on your blog, click on Brian’s badge and link to the hop.


Tomorrow I will report on day two of the conference.





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Wordless Wednesday     Follow me at the BlogPaws Conference on Twitter @Kitties Blue, #BlogPaws.      

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April 16, 2018

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April 15, 2018

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April 14, 2018

Caturday Art     Cooper Murphy is the subject of today’s art. He had crammed himself into one of the cat tree cubbies on the catio. When dad Tom saw this, he snapped a few photos. I went back to Painnt this week to create the art. I used the Glassworks filter and changed the […]

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April 13, 2018

Friendly Fill-ins: Week #101   1. Living with eight cats keeps me happy and a little crazy. 2. Careful proofreading is the secret to a good blog post. 3. A friend is someone who never judges you and loves you unconditionally.     4. Right now, I am thankful that all Kitties Blue are healthy. Calista […]

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April 12, 2018

Throughly Poetic Thursday Cooper Murphy is our poet this week for Teddy and Angel Sammy’s poetry day at Two Spoiled Cats. Not only did he write the poem, but he also took the liberty of slightly altering the inspiration photo. As Cooper Murphy and Teddy are BFFs, he’s hoping he won’t get into too much […]

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April 11, 2018

Wordless Wednesday     * With apologies to our friends, Da Tabbies O Trout Towne.          

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April 9, 2018

Sparks: Week #27     Cooper Murphy may not have a huge grin on his face, but whenever I see him, I cannot help but smile. He’s sweet, loving and handsome with a wonderfully expressive face. I hope he makes you smile today. The author of today’s quote, Anthony (Tony) J. D’Angelo, is founder of Collegiate EmPowerment. […]

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