by Janet Blue on January 7, 2020

The Adventures of Periwinkle & Stinky: Part XIII

The moment Periwinkle emerged from the teleportation tunnel at Stinky’s house, he grabbed her by the paw and started to whisper in her ear.

“Periwinkle, we have a special project today for our adventure. We are hosting my big brother, Cooper Murphy’s, Gotcha Day Party. And we have no time to spare.”

Periwinkle replied, “Ooh, that sounds like fun. What do we need to do?”

“We need to decorate the room, select the food and arrange for the caterer, make certain Mau has a cake ready, order some flowers, invite all Cooper’s friends (especially Tyebe) from our blog, Cat Scouts and the TCC.” said Stinky.

“Stinky, that sounds like a lot of work. Do you think we can manage all that by ourselves?” Periwinkle asked.

“Sure, but we need to start right away,” said Stinky”

“Okay, what do we do first?” 

Stinky said, “Make the invitation.”

“I can do that,” volunteered Periwinkle.

“Great, I’ll go arrange for the cake and food.”

Periwinkle returned very quickly with an invitation in her paws. “I have it, Stinky. What do you think?” she asked.



“It is purrfect. Do you want to get started on the flowers?”

“Oh, yes, please. I love flowers,” replied Periwinkle.

Again, she returned very quickly.



“Periwinkle, are you in there somewhere?” asked Stinky.

“Oh yes! Do you like these? I thought it would be nice to have flowers to match Cooper’s furs.”

“Of course, they are fabulous. Your selections are purrfect.”

Periwinkle giggled and purred and winked at Stinky.

“I arranged the food while you were doing the invitation and the caterers are delivering it now,” said Stinky.




“Stinky, this is an amazing feast. I cannot wait to try everything.”

“I’ll fix you a plate as soon as we change into or party clothes,” replied Stinky, and added, “I don’t think Cooper will mind.”

As Stinky and Periwinkle ran off to change, Periwinkle asked Stinky if he thought it would be okay if they wore their New Year’s Eve outfits and 2020 glasses.  Stinky told her that he was certain Cooper Murphy wouldn’t mind.

They were having a snack when Cooper entered the room.

“Hey, what’s all this?” asked Cooper Murphy.

The two tabbies ran forward holding the card they had made in their paws, and yelled, “Happy Gotcha Day, Cooper Murphy!



“Cooper, we have another card for you as well,” Stinky told him.



“Oh my cat, I am overwhelmed. This is the best Gotcha Day ever!” said Cooper Murphy.

“It’s not over yet,” said Stinky.

Periwinkle added,”Mau baked you a special cake, and we have invited all your friends to spend the day.” Then she ran off to get the cake.



Cooper couldn’t believe his eyes, and asked shyly, “Is that supposed to be Tyebe on my cake?”

The tabby youngsters started clapping and jumping up and down and answered, “Yes, do you like it?”

“Oh yes, thank you so much and thanks to Mau as well,” replied Cooper.

“We are so happy you like everything. Now let’s party,” said Periwinkle and Stinky in unison.

As the party would continue into the night, Periwinkle had received permission from her mom to stay over night and would return home on the morning.

The End


Happy Gotcha Day, Cooper Murphy

With love, Mom, Dad, angel Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo and Sawyer

If you have missed any of Periwinkle and Stinky’s adventures, you can find links to them at Friends Furever.

{ 29 comments… read them below or add one }

Harvey Button January 11, 2020 at 9:47 pm

Happy Gotcher Day Cooper Murphy. Mum was at the beach * accusing look …..* so I am late with my good wishes.

I have a goody bag to take home, thank you for saving me some noms.



meowmeowmans January 8, 2020 at 11:28 pm

Happy Gotcha Day (belated), Cooper Murphy. We sure do love you, and hope your year is purrfectly awesome (like you)!
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Hemingway and Steinbeck January 8, 2020 at 9:19 pm

Concats, Cooper Murphy!!! What an awesome special day to celebrate. You landed in a fantabulous house and we are all so glad we know you. Here’s to many, many more celebrations!
Purrs………Hemingway and Steinbeck
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BellaDharma'ss LadyMew January 8, 2020 at 2:35 pm

Happy 3rd Gotcha Day Copper…um wait Cooper Murphy….mew mew mew….
Thanx fore such a grate feest an pawty! Yore pawtastick!
May you have many more pawtiess….
***purrsss*** an ~~head rubss~~ BellaDharma~~


Just Ducky January 8, 2020 at 12:20 pm

Happy, happy Gotcha Day. you have thrown a marvelous party!
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Little Binky and Granny January 8, 2020 at 10:35 am

WooHoo… Extra delivery for Cooper Murphy….Three double Pawkisses for a Happy Gotcha Day🎉🎉🎉🐾😽💞
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Emma and Buster January 7, 2020 at 10:00 pm

Happy happy Gotcha Day Coop. What a feast you have prepared. We’re on our way.
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Angela Butz January 7, 2020 at 6:28 pm

Happy 3rd Gotcha Day Cooper Murphy! Hugs and purrs, Bunty and her huMom Angela!


ATCAD - Scylla, Chimera, Yin, Yang, Tuiren and Fenris January 7, 2020 at 4:44 pm

Happy Gotcha Day Cooper Murphy!!!

Thanks for inviting us to this amazing party the flowers and food are just fabulous.
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Mary McNeil January 7, 2020 at 4:43 pm

Happy Gotcha Day Cooper Murphy ! And many more !


Stephanie B January 7, 2020 at 4:02 pm

Happy 3rd Gotcha day Cooper!! Looks like a fun party!! Enjoy @!


The Swiss Cats January 7, 2020 at 3:22 pm

Happy Gotcha Day Cooper Murphy ! Purrs
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Ellen Pilch January 7, 2020 at 2:54 pm

Good job with the party Stinky and Periwinkle! Happy Gotcha Day Cooper Murphy!!! XO
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Timmy Tomcat January 7, 2020 at 2:07 pm

Happy Gotcha Day to Cooper
Happy Gotcha Day to Cooper
Because you are the Best Marmalade Kitty Friend EVER!
Happy Gotcha Day to Cooper Murphy
This is a wonderful pawty you all put together and Periwinkle and Stinky you really get a special purr and fuss for all you did. What fun we are all having and the food is spectacular. We are so full we need a place to nap and our Dad said we could stay over too.
We are all so lucky to have forever homes we purr all the kitties in need have them this year too.
Timmy, Toby, Buddy, Rumpy, Miss Fitz and Einstein
Dad says have a nice day too
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Canadian Cats January 7, 2020 at 1:51 pm

Happy 3rd. Gotcha Day GingerSnap. You look awesome in your ginger and white colours. That face is in my dreams and I want to race along a grassy hill with you by my side.

I am here to help you celebrate for the whole day, GingerSnap. So let’s party! I will feed you some shrimp….don’t worry i won’t throw it.

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Brian Frum January 7, 2020 at 1:19 pm

That is such an amazing pawty! Happy Gotcha Day Cooper Murphy from all of us!
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Ætheling January 7, 2020 at 12:59 pm


The refreshments are incredibly delicious! Your furmily really know how to throw a pawty!


Deziz World January 7, 2020 at 11:38 am

Happy Gotchaday Cooper Murphy. We hope your day is as purrfect as you. Big hugs

Luv ya’

Dezi and Raena
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World Of Animals, Inc. January 7, 2020 at 11:33 am

Happy 3rd Gotcha Day Cooper Murphy!!! It’s time to get the party started. We love all the delicious food for the party. Thanks for sharing the cute cards. Have a wonderful day of celebrating.
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CRYSTAL AND DAISY MAE January 7, 2020 at 10:58 am

Happy 3rd Gotcha Day Cooper Murphy. What a great party and variety of party food and the cake was great too. Have a Great Day.
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da tabbies o trout towne January 7, 2020 at 10:53 am

dood….sendin best fishez, happee day wizhez & mice creem in dishez fora total lee grate third N heerz ta 33 mor….yur partee total lee rox !! N joy, get in trubull & heerz two a yeer a head filled with happeez & healtheez ~ ♥♥♥ 🙂


Eastside Cats January 7, 2020 at 10:34 am

What a fantabulous surprise Gotchaversary party!
Happy Gotcha Day, Cooper Murphy, and good job Periwinkle and Stinky!
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The Island Cats January 7, 2020 at 9:51 am

Happy Gotcha Day to Cooper Murphy! This is quite the pawty! We’re stuffed after eating everything. *burp*
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The Florida Furkids January 7, 2020 at 8:50 am

What a super Gotcha Day party! Happy Gotcha Day Cooper Murphy!! Those tabbies sure know how to throw a party!!

The Florida Furkids with smoochies and love to Mau from Allie and paw pats and headbonks to Sawyer from Noelle
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Linda Arthur Tejera January 7, 2020 at 7:13 am

Cooper Murphy, you are definitely cause for celebration! Happy Gotcha Day! Enjoy that fabulous party!
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Charles Huss January 7, 2020 at 6:44 am

It sounds like a great party. Happy Gotcha Day Cooper Murphy.
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Memories of Eric and Flynn January 7, 2020 at 5:27 am

Happy Gotcha Day, Cooper Murphy!
Periwinkle and Stinky organised a wonderful party for you.
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Teddy and Mom January 7, 2020 at 4:58 am

What a fantastic GOTCHA party Stinky and Periwinkle put together for the ginger man! Third GOTCHA is a biggie…..we are excited about the fact that our buddy Cooper found the very best home EVER! We sent a card this morning – sorry to be late but it comes from our hearts.

Hugs, Teddy and Mom Pam
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Meezer'sMews&TerrieristicalWoofs January 7, 2020 at 2:09 am

OMC!!! What a furbulous pawrty indeed! Those two did a meowvelous job of putting it all together!
Hooray, Its pawrty time!!

Happy Third Gotcha day, Cooper Murphy!!

We are so glad you were gotted, and loved; you have such a wonderful furmily:)

Now I, Pipo shall try and sample some of that yummy repast and eventually when Tyebe comes out of that cake, maybe there might be some yumminess on my plate once again!

Well, once again, Happy Gotcha Day to YOU, Cooper Murphy!!
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