by Janet Blue on February 12, 2018

Sparks: Week #19

Yesterday was the beginning of Random Acts of Kindness Week. It seemed appropriate to use that as the basis for our Spark this week.


Sparks of Kindness with Mau and C.J.


Mauricio can be a pain in the @$$, but he really is a good guy. He will put up with just about anything from his fursibs. Here, he lets Calista Jo use him for a pillow. As she is considerably bigger than he is, this is totally an act of kindness.

If you are unfamiliar with the author of today’s quote, here’s a little information.

Scott Adams is the creator of the Dilbert comic strip. He worked in various roles in big business before he became a full-time cartoonist in 1995. He writes in a satirical, often sarcastic, way about the social and mental landscape of white-collar workers in modern business corporations.  Adams is the author of several nonfiction works of satire, commentary and business.

I am joining Annie (McGuffy’s Reader) for her Sparks blog hop. In establishing the hop, she wrote this, “I believe we are meant to be lights in this world. If we allow our light to shine, we can see where we are going. It is then that we can begin to truly see each other clearly. Together, we can light up the entire world!” This is what makes Sparks so special and why I look forward to participating each week.


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MrJackFreckles/Pipo/Angel-Minko February 18, 2018 at 2:41 am

A wonderful quote that for sure needs to be way more practiced by all.

Meezer's Mews & Terrieristical Woofs February 18, 2018 at 2:40 am

A wonderful quote that for sure needs to be way more practiced by all.
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Ida P. Krause February 15, 2018 at 1:43 pm

What sweet kitties and the quote is such a good one. Kindness doesn’t cost a thing.
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McGuffy's Reader February 14, 2018 at 9:17 pm

Thanks to you, Calista jo and sweet Mau for this week’s Sparks. I re-entered your link information. There were a couple of errors. But, don ‘t feel bad. 1 I neglected to put myself and Ellen on it! LOL. So, we are human.
(I always need to type really slow here. Why is that?)
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mommakatandherbearcat February 14, 2018 at 1:05 am

Aww. Mau’s sweet. We agree. Sometimes, even just looking someone in the eye is enough to elicit a smile. And it costs us so little to be kind! But the impact truly does ripple far from our tiny ponds! Happy Valentine’s Day!
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Josie Two Shoes February 13, 2018 at 12:03 pm

I love your furkids, and I love this quote! Kindness is in such short supply in our world, and it takes so little effort to be kind! If we brighten someone’s day with our words or actions, we can be sure that will affect how they treat the next person they encounter and also how they feel about themselves. I love random acts of kindness, they make both the giver and the receiver feel great!

Josie Two Shoes ~ Sparks
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The Florida Furkids February 13, 2018 at 11:24 am

Allie is hyperventilating! Her handsome husband is sooooooooooooooo sweet!!

The Florida Furkids with tons of love and smoochies to Mau from Allie
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The Menagerie Mom February 13, 2018 at 10:52 am

This is such a true and beautiful sentiment. And, the photo is pure purrfection!

BeadedTail February 12, 2018 at 9:26 pm

We love that spark and that cute photo of Calista Jo on Mau! He’s a good brofur!
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Marv February 12, 2018 at 8:10 pm

Mau makes a great pillow!?!?
Who knew. And what a great quote! Mom has Dilbert and Scott Adams editorial cartoons everywhere! Because of the work she does…she has a fascination for Tina…
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Summer February 12, 2018 at 4:17 pm

My human says the best kindness she can do right now is to make herself rest up and try not to force her body to work when it needs to heal. That is actually a bit difficult for her!
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The Swiss Cats February 12, 2018 at 3:11 pm

What a sweet picture ! We love your quote ! Purrs

Ellen Pilch February 12, 2018 at 2:56 pm

That is an adorable photos and an excellent spark. XO

Eastside Cats February 12, 2018 at 2:16 pm

Mauricio, playing pillow is a sincere act of kindness!

Crystal and Daisy Mae February 12, 2018 at 2:02 pm

Good Spark. My Spark is called Faith Is… and is at
Hope you check it out.
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Kathe W. February 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Cats can be so sweet … times! Have a lovely day!

Canadian Cats February 12, 2018 at 1:21 pm

A great quote and a fun picture of Mau and Calista. Togetherness is always interesting to watch. This behaviour usually ends up in a pushing match around here.

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Brian Frum February 12, 2018 at 12:20 pm

We love that Spark, purrfect for a good news day!
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Sandee February 12, 2018 at 10:23 am

I love your photograph and I love your Spark.

Have a fabulous day. ♥
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Linda Arthur Tejera February 12, 2018 at 8:38 am

Mauricio is such a sweety and he looks so cozy with Calista Jo (in spite of the size difference)! Love the quote. Oh, how many times has Dilbert hit my previous workplaces smack on the head! I hope to be back to blogging later this week. Have a wonderful week! 😀 <3
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The Island Cat February 12, 2018 at 8:29 am

What a great Sparks for this week. Mau looks like he makes a great pillow for Calista Jo.
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Katie Isabella February 12, 2018 at 7:11 am

I love Scott Adams. I have laughed till tears rolled down my face. I have many of his cartoon books as well. He sure nails it.

Mauricio, you are a wonderful big brother to your siblings. I cannot see you as a pain though. Just as a handsome mancat. XX

Teddy February 12, 2018 at 6:22 am

Oh Mauricio I think you are such a good BIG BROTHER to the others in the Blue household……Calista Jo looks VERY comfy perched on you – I’m sure you are a very soft and warm pillow to ALL ! The quote for SPARKS is ever so true……kindness knows no limits and is not random – it’s a CHOICE everyone makes…..that can lead to infinite possibilities!

Happy Monday……
Love, Teddy
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