by Janet Blue on July 1, 2021

Thankful Thursday

One would suspect that we have absolutely nothing for which to be thankful today. But that isn’t true. Dad Tom and I are thankful for all of those around the world who love Sawyer and are purring and praying for him. That support is keeping us going. 

As each day passes, the chances of his survival and getting home dwindle significantly. As of 11 a.m. today, he is five days without his seizure meds.

Though Sawyer is not with us today, we could not miss wishing him a happy birthday.  Wherever he is, he’s in our hearts, and we know all of your hearts as well. 



We have no idea why he decided to run. He seemed happy. He finally had a playmate and napping buddy in Kizmet. And we know she misses him. She hasn’t removed even one toy from her toy box since he left. Usually she drags out at least a dozen a day.

His beautiful, sweet and thoughtful girlfriend, Noelle, made him this wonderful card, and he has a gift waiting for him when he gets home. 



I wrote a poem for him.

Happy Birthday — Please Come Home!

Today you turn four,
Of life you could have so much more.
But you must come back home.
Whatever gave you the idea to roam?
You had everything a cat could want.
No reason to take this crazy jaunt.
We know you didn’t like the yucky medicine,
But it’s what keeps you from going to heaven.
We promise to love and care for you everyday
With noms and treats and toys for play.
The world is missing and praying for you.
Please return to your home with Kitties Blue!

Janet Buickerood Blue – 6/30/2021


Thankful Thursday is a blog hop hosted by Brian. If you would like to participate, post on your blog for what you are thankful and then click on Brian” s badge.

I will post on Sunday for our Sunday Selfies blog hop, otherwise I will not be posting until Sawyer is home, or we have word that he has been found.

Again, please accept our heartfelt thanks for your support and prayers,

Dad Tom, Mom Janet and the other Kitties Blue


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Stephanie B July 4, 2021 at 7:50 am

Happy Birthday Sawyer 🎁 continued prayers and purrs for his safe return 🙏❤


Valentine July 4, 2021 at 12:49 am

Mom and I are just now learning that your Sawyer has gone missing. I cross my paws that he is not scared and lost, but finds his way back home to you safe and sound. Hugs.
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Anne Robinson July 3, 2021 at 11:44 pm

Thinking of Sawyer and praying someone helps him come home. Nothing worse than a lost pet. My neighbor had a Husky who was legally blind and hard of hearing. Someone let him out of the gate and he walked across the city into several other cities miles away and was safely returned. Kodiak was quite an old gent of a canine when this happened. It was good our neighbor Mark had him chipped. We are sending you gentle hugs and Kismet some special sweet purrs from Mister Kitty and Daphne here.
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Angela Butz July 3, 2021 at 10:10 pm

Purrs for Sawyer that he comes home soon.


BellaDharma an LadyMew July 3, 2021 at 7:53 pm

Mee-yow Aunty Janet wee are here to see if Sawyer came home…**sighss**
Wee agree with Xena an Lucy! When hee DOES reeturn all Bloggieville will cellybrate!!!
Wee continue to **purr** an purray fore all of youss’…..
~~head rubss~~BellaDharma~~ an {{huggiess}} LadyMew


Laurie July 3, 2021 at 2:26 pm

Hoping and praying Sawyer comes home soon.🙏🏻


Charles Huss July 3, 2021 at 1:14 pm

I’m sorry but I have been busy and not keeping up. This is the first I heard about Sawyer. I find myself worrying a great deal so I can imagine how you feel. My sister-in-law had a cat that disappeared for a month and then returned so there is hope.
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Sue Brandes July 3, 2021 at 7:40 am

Happy Birthday Sawyer. I am sending more prayers. I hope he comes home soon. Hugs.


Cleo July 3, 2021 at 5:23 am

Happy Birthday sweet Sawyer, and please come back home. We’ve seen comments and such here and there but are just getting ’round to knowing the details, and we are so sorry Sawyer has taken off and not returned yet. We’re sending your way purrs and prayers in hopes he’ll return soon. We are so sorry, and dad says he knows the feeling of panic would be devastating if I ever took off. Please keep us posted.


Loulou July 3, 2021 at 3:06 am

We are only thankful that there are anthros out there looking for Sawyer. Our hearts are heavy for Kitties Blue. Perhaps there is a reason for all of this, but it will be very hard for us to find it. Then again, perhaps there is.
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meowmeowmans July 2, 2021 at 5:49 pm

Happy birthday, Sawyer. We love you so much, and continue to purr and pray for your safe and speedy return. Please come home, dear friend.
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Mary Jane Witter July 2, 2021 at 3:12 pm

Happy Birthday 🎈🎂 Sawyer; you are loved and missed. Find your way back home soon!


Pix Under the Palm Fronds July 2, 2021 at 9:55 am

Happy Birthday, Sawyer! Please. please come home, your family needs you. I think often of you every day and stop to pray and send out hopeful thoughts. We all need you to come home… hoping with all I have.


Marv, Jo Jo, Kozmo, Cinnamon & Barb July 1, 2021 at 9:31 pm

Happy Birthday to sweet Sawyer, We feel your pain. We are purrying that Sawyer has been on a short walk about, and makes his way home and your loving arms.
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Lucy and Xena July 1, 2021 at 9:12 pm

Every day I look for your post saying Sawyer has safely returned. It is a day the blogging community will celebrate.


Ellen J Pilch July 1, 2021 at 7:06 pm

I am praying often for your sweet boy. XO
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Melissa & Mudpie July 1, 2021 at 6:34 pm

Happy birthday, sweet Sawyer. We pray that you’re safe and return to your family soon.


CRYSTAL AND DAISY MAE July 1, 2021 at 5:50 pm

Happy Birthday Sawyer. Please Come Home to your furrever family.
We’ve been purring and praying Sawyer comes home to you.
We Miss You Sawyer.
Come Home
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Gidget Blue Sky July 1, 2021 at 5:01 pm

have you checked the shelters yet or put his food and blankets outside?
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Mrjorie at Dash Kitten July 1, 2021 at 4:06 pm

This broke my heart. I want the boy home with you.


Mary McNeil July 1, 2021 at 3:44 pm

We continue to send our purrayers and POTP . Our Alexander missed his 7th birthday in the middle of his being gone for 18 days in 2017. Our huMom keeps seeing Sawyer in the shade under a bush not too far away, but that is probably wishful thinking as she is more psycho than psychic. Our friend the animal communicator is no longer able to work because of family circumstances or we would ask him to help. We wish we could do more, as does everyone of your friends here.


Beaded Tail July 1, 2021 at 2:49 pm

We’ve been purraying every day for Sawyer to come home. Sending birthday wishes and lots of kisses for him too.


The Swiss Cats July 1, 2021 at 2:12 pm

Happy Birthday, Sawyer ! Please come home, it would be the best birthday gift for you ! Purrs


Summer July 1, 2021 at 2:10 pm

My human checks every day to see if anyone has found Sawyer. 🙁 I wish this were a happier birthday for him.
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Kimberley Koz July 1, 2021 at 1:41 pm

Every day Ray asks if you found Sawyer, and every day I tell him not yet. But we are hopeful. You might give flyers to all veterinarians and shelters in your area, as well as pet stores, even grocery stores. Someone is out there who probably found him, and doesn’t yet realize he’s not a stray. Don’t give up hope. We will keep praying for you.
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BellaDharma an LadyMew July 1, 2021 at 1:17 pm

Deerest Aunt Janet an Unkell Tom mee an LadyMew are still **purrin** an purrayin fore Sawyer to come home.
Mee can not mew-sing today; ….mee iss too sad….
So mee sendss a message to Sawyer where efurr hee iss:

Deerest Sawyer you are so loved. Happy 4th Birfday. Pleese due yore best to come home to Aunty an Unkell. They NEED to know hw you are. They love you! Wee ALL love you!
Come home soon…..
***purrss*** BellaDharma an {{{huggiess}}} LadyMew


Timmy Tomcat July 1, 2021 at 1:12 pm

Sadly we know how important our friends care and reaching out is at a time of great sadness. We so miss our little pal as we always thought about him and followed along as he got a bit better over time. Our Purrs and Prayers are with you today and always
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Kitty Cat Chronicles July 1, 2021 at 11:30 am

Our hearts are still aching. Sawyer, you MUST come home! There are so many who love and care for you and want to see you back home, safe and happy. Happy Birthday, furiend… please come home!


Service Cats U.S. July 1, 2021 at 11:26 am

We’re continuing purrayers fur Sawyer. Hopefully, somepawdy took him in and are taking good care of him. Happy birthday handsum. Big hugs

Luvs ya’

Raena and Zebby
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Brian Frum July 1, 2021 at 10:54 am

Happy Birthday Sawyer, but please come home. We all love you and our hearts are shattered that you’re not home. The whole world loves you. Thanks for joining our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop.
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ATCAD ~Scylla, Chimera, Yin, Yang, Fenris & Tuiren July 1, 2021 at 10:10 am

Happy Birthday Sawyer,
Get your Butt Home so we can party, everyone is very blue without you.

We are sending our very best Get your butt home purrs to Sawyer and the dogs have POTP going. We hope to see news of his homecoming soon.
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databbiesotrouttowne July 1, 2021 at 9:55 am

dood…..therz 96 poundz oh perch, 3 pizza piez, 124 cakes, one million nine hundred & 20 friendz, yur sisturrs, brotherz, mom, dad, a gift frum yur best ever gal and periwinkle waitin at yur houz ta sell a brate yur birthday sew can ya kind lee come home pleez and thanx ♥♥♥

happee birthday dood ♫♪♫♪♫♥♥♥


The Island Cats July 1, 2021 at 9:05 am

Please come home, Sawyer! Your family misses you so much!!
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Sandee July 1, 2021 at 9:00 am

♪♫Happy Birthday to you,♪♫
♪♫Happy Birthday to you,♪♫
♪♫Happy Birthday Dear Sawyer,♪♫
♪♫Happy Birthday to you.♪♫

Please come home now, Sawyer. We love you. ♥
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Noelle July 1, 2021 at 8:30 am

I have read this over and over and every time I am in tears and can’t comment. Dear Sawyer, PLEASE come home. You are so loved and we all miss you so much. You have a great family and a girlfriend who really cares about you. You even have a present to come home too. Happy Birthday wherever you are.

I’m sending you telepathic messages to go home and paw pats and whisker kisses,
your girlfriend,
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The Menagerie Mom July 1, 2021 at 8:14 am

We have been purring and praying every single day for Sawyer, and for you, and we will continue to do so until he is home.
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Little Binky and Granny July 1, 2021 at 7:06 am

Happy Birthday sweet Sawyer. We still have hope that you return ti your family soon. Purraying that the Angels bring you home safe and sound🙏Soft Pawkisses for your family, we know it’s not easy🐾😽💞
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Katie Isabella July 1, 2021 at 6:59 am

I can imagine the sorrow and heartache you are feeling. I wish with all my heart that Sawyer will be found.


Pam and Teddy July 1, 2021 at 5:41 am

Our hearts continue to ache every single day that Sawyer isn’t home. Today of all days – on his birthday – he needs to show up as a surprise for his loving family. He is SOOO missed and SOOO loved. We love your poem and hope it goes straight to his heart and makes him run home right away.

Hugs, Pam and Teddy too
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Memories of Eric and Flynn July 1, 2021 at 2:57 am

I am so sorry that Sawyer hasn’t returned yet. I send many prayers for his safe return and keep you all in my thoughts.
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Buddy & Gigi & Spitty's Human July 1, 2021 at 1:38 am

Sending you all so much love. Purring our best purrs and thinking our best thoughts, and still hoping XOXO
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Meezer'sMews&TerrieristicalWoofs July 1, 2021 at 1:21 am

Sawyer, You have a birthday pawrty to attend, you know. Please, PLEASE get yourself home!

Our pawyers and prayers continue, may there be a guardian kitty angel to guide his way back to you, the furmily he needs and loves.

Hugs and much love to all of you at this difficult time. ♥
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The J-Cats July 1, 2021 at 12:37 am

We continue to purr and purray for Sawyer’s safe return.
Happy Birthday, Sweet Sawyer, wherever you are. We all love you so much.
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Bernadette July 1, 2021 at 12:22 am

I’m sorry to hear Sawyer isn’t back yet. We’re sending out energies to guide him back.
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Meows, purrs, hugs and MOLs are greatly appreciated. Please no hissing, spitting or scratching unless you want one of us to whap you!

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