by Janet Blue on January 21, 2021

Thoroughly Poetic Thursday

We are here with a poem for Angel Sammy and Teddy’s (Two Spoiled Cats) poetry challenge. The inspiration photo they selected for us today definitely elicited an “awww” from me. Kitties Blue are great fans of the squirrels at our house, as they provide them with hours of entertainment.



When the Kids Move Back Home

Hey, quit hogging all the space.
This is my resting place.
Go build your own nests;
You two are huge pests.
When you first moved away,
I expected you to stay…
Not come home and move back in
After all you are now grown men.

© Janet Buickerood Blue – 01/20/2021

If you’d like to try writing poetry, click on the badge below to visit Two Spoiled Cats. You’ll find the inspiration photo for next week. While there, make certain to read the poem written by Angel Sammy. He transmits it to Teddy from the Rainbow Bridge each week, and he is a meowvolous poet.

Thankful Thursday

In addition to writing a poem on Thursday, we also share our thankfuls with you and join the blog hop at Brian’s Home.

I have one thankful this week that outweighs all others. I am thankful for the return to sanity in our Nation’s Capitol with the inauguration of Joesph R. Biden and Kamala D. Harris as our new President and Vice President. May our country begin to heal. 

I remain broken-hearted over the more than 400,000 of our citizens who have lost their lives to the coronavirus. Though I do not expect to be able to get a vaccine anytime soon, I am thankful that it is out there and eventually will be available to all who want it.

Finally, I am thankful for the support and friendship of those who follow us. May you all remain safe and healthy in 2021.

To participate in the blog hop, post on your blog for what you are thankful, then click on Brian’s badge to share your thankfuls with him and join the hop.

Gratuitous Cat Photo

This being a cat blog, I felt impelled to share a photo of one of the Kitties Blue.



Another photo of Misty May in her favorite spot–her dad’s lap, for which she is always thankful.



Marv, Jo Jo, Kozmo, Cinnamon & Barb January 23, 2021 at 4:36 pm

We LOVE your poem. We sure wish we were better at poetry! And we are thankful for you guys! We love all the cats in your clowder and we LOVE that you sponsor the Selfie Sunday! And we are thankful that we are back blogging! We so missed everybody! Have a marvellously Happy Day!

Eastside Cats January 23, 2021 at 9:49 am

Misty May has trained her human cat bed well!
Squirrels are cute critters; very active and silly. I enjoy watching them.

BellaDharma an LadyMew January 22, 2021 at 11:51 am

Furabuluss an funny poe-em Aunty Janet!!
Wee loved it!
Misty May you look deevine an so ZEN!
**purrss** BellaDharma an ((huggiess)) LadyMew

World of Animals Rittenhouse January 21, 2021 at 7:03 pm

We all here are all so thankful to see that sweet photo of Misty May enjoying a nice snooze. Your poem was just too funny and goes perfectly with the photo. Thanks for sharing. Have a wonderful rest of your day.

Raven January 21, 2021 at 5:12 pm

We are totally on board with your thankful. Here’s to a future of civil discourse and treating each other with respect and kindness.

Emma and Buster January 21, 2021 at 2:34 pm

Nice photo. Reminds us of kids back at home due to quarantine.

Timmy Tomcat January 21, 2021 at 1:26 pm

A very appropriate poem that fits all those who impose MOL. We Hope things are better but feel that they will probably stay the same. The Hope is alive though which is what we need in life. Such a sweet photo and we are thankful. We have signup for vaccination and Dad did so we will see how long it takes. Then there is the wait for efficacy so this is no race. Stay safe friends

Adorapurr January 21, 2021 at 12:14 pm

Misty May looks so comfortapurr. I weally liked yoor poem. Them skeerls are so sassy. We have one at my house who yells at us every morning. Love, Dori

Ellen Pilch January 21, 2021 at 11:50 am

That is such a sweet photo of Misty May. Cute poem. XO

The Florida Furkids January 21, 2021 at 8:52 am

We love your poem!! That’s a sweet photo of Misty May snuggling with her Dad.

The Florida Furkids with paw pats and headbonks to Sawyer from Noelle

Brian Frum January 21, 2021 at 8:46 am

That’s a terrific poem and such a sweet, sweet Misty May photo. Thanks for joining our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!

Charles Huss January 21, 2021 at 7:54 am

That is a pretty funny poem and love the photo of Misty May.

Meezer'sMews&TerrieristicalWoofs January 21, 2021 at 1:37 am

Empty nesters, with hopes for peace and quiet…duly disturbed and nest-ful!! MOL, MOL!
That is such a fun poem!

I too hope you can get the vaccine soon. I would have thought you were in a priority group?

We have now both had ours, one of us from Moderna and the other got Pfizer. ( I got mine on account of my work in long term care, and hubby got his due to his over 65 status. The hospitals around here are opening clinics and one can set up appointments…you get called in order received, and some of the larger pharmacies are also setting up appointments in the same manner.)

The Florida Furkids January 21, 2021 at 8:53 am

Vaccine available more and more places here too. Today is the first day our local Publix markets will be giving it. I’ve heard Moderna has fewer side effects. How did your vaccines compare?

Mom Sharon

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