Thankful Thursday

Whew…it’s over! What you ask? The annual roundup. Dr. Neel from Vinton Veterinary Hospital and Tameka (our favorite vet tech) were here yesterday to give us our annual exams and vaccines. Yippee! Pffft!


2018 roundup


Astrid and Lisbeth were the winners. They didn’t need any vaccines. Cooper was the loser. He needed three. Cooper was up in everybody’s business until it was his turn. The top photo shows Dr. Neel and Mom trying to hold down 18 pounds of writhing ginger cat while Tameka attempts to trim his back claws. That was before he had to have his vaccines.

Giulietta was the last to get her exam. Though we’d all been confined to the kitchen, bathroom and vestibule, Dad couldn’t find her. As you can see in the lower middle photo above, she had managed to open the coat cupboard and hide inside.

We all got clean bills of health; though, Calista Jo has the eye “icks” and needs to keep getting terramycin. We suspected that. Best news of all, all our teefies look terrific.

Though Sawyer wasn’t part of the roundup, he was in the kitchen with us, as Mom wanted to get his claws trimmed. He was a total terror and exactly one claw was trimmed before the humans gave up. Way to go, little buddy!

We are not thankful that we had to endure this torture, but we are hugely grateful that it is over for another year. So, we are joining Brian’s Thankful Thursday blog hop. To join in click on the badge below.

Thoroughly Poetic Thursday

We’d like to apologize to Angel Sammy, Teddy and Mom Pam for not writing a poem today. We and Mom are all exhausted after today’s ordeal and our poetry juices just aren’t flowing. We promise we’ll have one next week.

Purrs and paw-pats, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo, Cooper Murphy and Sawyer

p.s. We are sorry for not posting more photos, but our gyrations caused most of them to be blurry.