by Janet Blue on June 24, 2021

Thankful Thursday

We have so many thankfuls this week, the kitties and I have decided to save our Thoroughly Poetic Thursday poem until tomorrow and share it along with our Fill-Ins.


Kizmet asked to start, as she has oodles of thankfuls.

She is thankful to everyone who visited her birthday celebration and left comments on the post. As we write this, comments from Tuesday and yesterday total 38. Comments will remain open on both posts through today. If you haven’t left a comment, you can still do so. If you haven’t been following us the last couple of days and are wondering why this is important, here’s the reason: We are having a commentathon. I will be donating $1 for each comment on those two posts to the Helen Woodward Animal Center.

The tax deductible donation will go toward votes for Kizmet in the Superhero Sidekicks Calendar Contest! Kizmet is currently in sixth place in the contest with 120 votes. She is sending out extra special thanks to Brian’s Dad (Terry Frum), Kevin Hattori (meowmeowmans), Sandee Clark, Susan McDevitt and Amy Sandy for voting for Kizmet through their own donations to HWAC. If you would like to join them, votes are $1 with a minimum purchase of five votes. Donations will be used by the Center to support their orphan pets and programs. Voting remains open through 5 p.m. PT, August 2. By clicking on the link above, you will be taken to the contest.

Kizmet will keep you posted on how she is doing. The top 12 vote recipients will each represent a month on the Center’s 2022 calendar. 

Kizmet entered this photo in the contest.




Astrid would like to thank everyone who visited yesterday and left anniversary wishes for her and her husband of five years, Sampy, from Kitty Cat Chronicles. 

Mom Janet

I have some thankfuls this week as well; though I am going to save a couple of them for next week. If I don’t, this post will become unbearably long. 

I reached two milestones and received two badges on Peloton this week. One was for completing 400 meditation sessions and the other for a four-year streak of participation. I have never missed a week since I began on this journey 208 weeks ago. And during those 48 months I have missed very few days!



I also managed to be a first commenter, along with three others, on the Tuesday Teaser at Two Spoiled Cats and received this cute badge. 

Dad Tom, Mom Janet & Sawyer

As far as we know Sawyer has not had a seizure since May 24. You might wonder why I said, “as far as we know.” As you would suspect, we cannot be with him 24/7, and he has had seizures when we weren’t around. However, we always find the evidence later, and we have found none in the past month. Yippee!

Blog Hop

Thankful Thursday is a blog hop hosted by Brian. If you’d like to participate, post on your blog for what you are thankful, then click on Brian’s badge to be whisked off to his blog where you can enter your link.


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meowmeowmans June 26, 2021 at 9:44 pm

Those are some terrific thankfuls, gang. And we are so happy Kizmet is doing well in the voting. We will keep checking back on that, and help if we can.
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The Island Cats June 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Good luck to Kizmet! That photo is a winner! And paws up to Sawyer…and purrs that he stays seizure free.
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Ellen J Pilch June 24, 2021 at 4:56 pm

That is a great cause to support. Very impressive badges from Peleton- congratulations!
And yay for Sawyer. XO
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Brian Frum June 24, 2021 at 12:59 pm

That really is a most wonderful bunch of thankfuls, seriously!!! Thanks for joining our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!
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Lucy and Xena June 24, 2021 at 12:25 pm

Kismet’s dropped from 5th to 6th place? Grr. Hope the comments and personal donations continue to this worthy cause and Kismet gets a month on that calendar!
So happy Sawyer’s had a good month.


Eastside Cats June 24, 2021 at 10:38 am

That’s a terrific fundraiser!
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Sandee June 24, 2021 at 9:50 am

Way to go Kismet. Keep posting this as we get closer to August 2. We have to make sure Kismet is in that calendar.

Great news on Sawyer. I’m hoping he’ll outgrow those seizures. It happens.

Have a fabulous Thankful Thursday. Scritches all around, a smooch to Cooper Murphy and Sawyer and a hug to mom. ♥
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The Florida Furkids June 24, 2021 at 8:18 am

All great things to be thankful for especially the “You Know What” one!! (we won’t mention it so we don’t jinx it!!)

The Florida Furkids with paw pats and headbonks to Sawyer from Noelle
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Pam and Teddy June 24, 2021 at 5:34 am

YAY for the Commentathon…..and YAY too for Sawyer not having had a seizure in a while – let’s hope that continues!!! Lots to be thankful for at your house……..

Hugs, Pam and Teddy too
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Meezer'sMews&TerrieristicalWoofs June 24, 2021 at 3:24 am

That is lots of wonderful thankfuls!!
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Summer June 24, 2021 at 2:54 am

These are all awesome thankfuls!
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