THANKFUL THURSDAY: AND THE AWARDS GO TO…

by Janet Blue on March 6, 2014

Kitties Blue!

We are embarrassed by how many awards we have received and not reported about. We love each and efurrybuddy who thinks highly enough of us to pass on an award and are humbled by just how many of you there are. So without further apologies, here they are.

SunshinePicnicAward

We received this reason to have a pawty, The Sunshine Picnic Award, from our good friend Sammy at onespoiledcat. Since we have some sun today, we think it is the purrfect time to invite 10 special friends for a picnic and and suggest things they can bring with them. Sammy will be our Special Guest and only has to bring his furrabulous self.

The invitees are: The Florida Furkids, Allie (Mau’s girlfriend), Ellie, Raz and Cubby from Friends Furever. Please bring the warmth of Florida. Our sisfur, Nylablue (Nylablue and Sherri-Ellen’s Purrfect Pad): Please bring Twinklestar. We haven’t seen her in a while. Oh yeah, and some of that nommy candy made from the maple syrup in Canada. Our brofur, Bailey (Bailey Boat Cat): Please bring your turtles, as it might be one of the last times we get to see them. We promise not to make turtle soup. Spitty (Spitty Speaks) who we serve as faithful Viceroys of Treasure Island: Please bring some fresh Sourdough bread and Dungeness crabs. We know you already have this award, but we hope you will come anyway and bring these noms. Mom says she has the green papers to pay you back. Clooney and Neyteri (Clooney’s Num Num Fund): Please bring noms of your choice. We do like Temptations. And finally, Timmy, Toby, Einstein, Rumpy, Buddy-Budd, Miss Fitz and Mr. Buttons (Tomcat Commentary by Tim): Will you please bring Grilled Sticky Buns with Butter and some Hot Nip Chocolate like you brought to Campfire. That was one of the bestest desserts, according to Mau.

If any of you want to have a picnic (if you haven’t already) and pass along the award, you can invite any or all of us (Kitties Blue) as your special guest(s) and invite others to bring the picnic fixings.

The Lighthouse Award

The Lighthouse Award — A Blog That Brings Light To A Dark World. We don’t know if we do that or not but are so grateful to Beverly and Sophie at moggiepurrs for passing this along. It does have some rules and guidelines:

1. Display the Award logo on your blog. 

2. Write a post and link back to the blogger who nominated you. 

3. Inform your nominees of their nominations. 

4. Share three ways that you like to help people.

a) Mom volunteers for a TNR/Rescue group, Barn Cat Buddies. We got her involved in this because Lisbeth, Astrid and Calista are all alums of this group; b) Mom and Mau pawticipate in Service Projects through Cat Scouts; c) Mom tries to pay it forward by helping new bloggers when they have questions or problems she has encountered and solved.

5. There is no limit to the number of people you can nominate. We nominate: Animal Shelter Volunteer Life, Brian’s Home and Cat in the Fridge  for their efforts in finding homes for kitties, Piranha Banana for being a therapy dog, Waffles from Glorgirly for being a therapy cat, Gracie from Goodness Gracie for all the hard work she does at Cat Scouts as Patrol Leader of the Wolverines.

sunshine-award-sunflower frum Musings By Marty

This bright and beautiful Sunshine Award came from our dear sisfur, Nylablue. We are supposed to pass this on to ten blogs that inspire us. Nylablue has already passed this on to several of those we would have selected, but we think these are some wonderpurr choices: Angel Prancer Pie, Manx Mnews, A Tonk’s Tail, Athena, Cat Goddess, Eric and Flynn’s Adventures, Cat Chat with Caren & Cody, CATachresis, Colehaus Cats, My Three Moggies and Cat from Hell.

 

The Field Of Flowers Award

We are excited and honored to be nominated for the Field of Flowers Award by The Kitty Corner and also from Living With Loulou. We usually have some Daffodils and Tulips blooming by now, but with the never ending Polar Vortex, we don’t think that will be happening any time soon, so this colorful award is a delight to have. The rules for this award are as follows:

1.   Thank the blogger who nominated you. 

2.   Display the award on your blog. 

3.   Nominate 7 other blogs and let everyone know why you are presenting them with the award. The reason we are nominating these blogs is because they make us happy and deserve bouquets.

4.   Tell the 7 nominees of their nomination. 

We are happy to be nominating and sending flowers to: Friends Furever, Critters in the Cottage, The Kitty Cat Chronicles, Twinkletoe Tails, Furries of Whisppy, moggiepurrs and Tomcat Commentary by Tim.

We were super tickled to receive this Excellence Award from Nissy at Nerissa’s Life. After all, his is one of the most excellent blogs we know. Our nominees are Nylablue and Sherri-Ellen’s Purrfect PadonespoiledcatFriends Furever, Savannah’s Paw Tracks, Katnip Lounge, Bailey Boat Cat, Spitty Speaks and Colehaus Cats.

 

 

 

And finally, just today we received two awards. The first, the Most Influential Blogger award, is from our friend Austin Towers from CATachresis. He said that somewhere along the way, the rules for this award had been lost. That suits us just fine, as we are pretty sure you have quit reading by now. There are some very influential bloggers out there to which we are passing along this award: Sparkle he Designer Cat; Chronicles of Zee and Zoey; Brian’s Home; GlorgirlySometime’s Cats Herd You, Katie Isabella and Stunning Keisha.

 

 

And from our friend Timmy (link above), we received this award. We do already have it but are most appreciative of his having thought us worthy.

We would promise you that we will never get this behind again, but we have absolutely no control over the human’s priorities, and we know that most of you have the same problem and so will understand.

If any of you don’t accept awards or if any of you already have the award we have given you, we apologize for the inconvenience. Just remember that we are recognizing you in this way ’cause we think you are pawtastic!

Purrs and Paw-pats, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

p.s. Please check back with us on Sunday if you want more information on that mousey!

MyThreeMoggies March 10, 2014 at 8:18 am

COnCAtultions on all those awards. Thank you for nominating us much appreciated 🙂 We do already have it xxxx
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meowmeowmans March 9, 2014 at 7:55 pm

Whoa! Look at all your awards! Congratulations to you, dear friends, because we think you are so deserving of them all. 🙂

And THANK YOU for passing The Lighthouse Award on to us! We are so very honored! We will work on getting dad to post about it soon (along with, um, more than a few awards we have received, but that HE has not posted about … how embarassing).

Big hugs to you all,

Moosey, Gracie and Zoe xo
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Savannah's Paw Tracks March 8, 2014 at 10:38 am

Thank you so very much for the Excellence award. I do already have it but am honored you thought of me. I luvluvluv the Picnic award…have never ever seen it and your piknik must have been pawsome with such yummy noms…and concats to you all for the Lighthouse award…another one I have never ever seen. In fact concats for all your awards, all so deserved, paw pats, Savannah
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Spitty the Kitty March 7, 2014 at 10:57 pm

Whoa–I may not have commented yesterday but I had a WONDERFUL time at the Pik-Nik! And I hope you enjoyed the sourdough and the crab–I’m pretty partial to the crustaceans myself, though I do appreciate the Human cleaning them for us first. Thanks for the nice awards! XOXOXO
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BeadedTail March 7, 2014 at 8:31 pm

Concats on all your awards! They are all very much deserved!
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Brian Frum March 7, 2014 at 7:07 pm

Dang, I missed our name when I was here earlier. Thanks so much for sharing with us!!!
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Glogirly and Katie March 7, 2014 at 6:38 pm

Holy CAT that’s a lotta-lotta awards!!!
Congratulations!!! And than you so much for sharing the Influential Blogger Award with us! I think Waffles wants to know if this means he can influence Glogirly to open up a new jar of treats for him. ; )

thank you so much!
~Katie
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janetblue March 7, 2014 at 9:54 pm

Since we also gave you the Lighthouse Award (specifically to Waffles), we think he should get all the treats he wants. Well for that reason and because he is cute! Purrs and paw-pats, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo
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Deb Barnes - Zee and Zoey March 7, 2014 at 5:34 pm

Congratulations on all your well deserved awards and thank you also for the honor of bestowing us with one as well – we really appreciate it!
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Jacqueline March 7, 2014 at 5:07 pm

Congratulations on so many great awards=you guys have a wonderful blog and deserve all of them!!…We can’t believe you guys had a mouse in the house=that is so cool, we’re kinda jealous!!MOL…Have a fun weekend, sweet friends…kisses…Calle, Halle, Sukki, Mommy Cat, Daddy Cat
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Austin Towers March 7, 2014 at 5:03 pm

ConCatulations!! Gosh! You are inundated with some wonderful awards! 🙂 Thank you so much for passing the Sunshine award to me 🙂 I think I have already received it, but maybe not quite the same badge! I will post about it soon. I hope you all have a great weekend xox

(The Staff is very impressed with all the links!!) 🙂
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Flynn March 7, 2014 at 4:59 pm

Concats on all your well deserved awards, and thanks for passing the Sunshine award to me.
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Timmy Tomcat March 7, 2014 at 3:03 pm

What a wonderfur day of Awards! Thanks so much for ours! And of course I caught old “thumbs” saving our award with NO NAME or DATE and turned him right around to fix things!
This is going to take some hard training
MOL
Purrs
Timmy
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Brian Frum March 7, 2014 at 1:10 pm

Congrats on the very nice awards! I hope you have a really big trophy case!!!
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Crepes March 7, 2014 at 1:07 pm

Thank you for the light house award!! We are so honored. 🙂 – Crepes and Alana.
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Angel Abby Grace March 7, 2014 at 11:25 am

Wow those were some pawsome awards and thank you for the Sunshine award. Now if we can only get Mom to post it for us!
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Cathy Keisha March 7, 2014 at 11:17 am

Concats on the awards—all of them. It must have taken you forever to link to all those blogs. I like the one you chose for me. Since I don’t see a Most Stunning Award, Most Influential is the next best thing.
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janetblue March 7, 2014 at 1:08 pm

Purrhaps, you should start your own “Most Stunning” Award; though, you probably wouldn’t want to share it. And it took our inept mom all day to get all those links in, which is why this post came out closer to bedtime than we would have liked. Purrs and paw-pats, Lily Olivia, Misty May, Maurico, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo
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Sometimes, Cats Herd You March 7, 2014 at 10:01 am

Thanks for telling us that the head peep missed our name in the list of nominees when we were here visiting your post before, and thank so much for sharing the award with us!
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Kitty Cat Chronicles March 7, 2014 at 9:20 am

P.S. We are also excited to have found so many new blogs to follow, thanks to your award nominations!

Kitty Cat Chronicles March 7, 2014 at 9:15 am

Concatulations on so many awards!!! You all definitely deserve them all! And thank you for thinking of us and passing us the Field of Flowers Award! We received it last week from The Kitty Corner as well, so we feel extra special now for receiving it TWICE! We do like flowers – especially Delilah, who loves to eat them. Thanks and concatulations again! –Headbutts from all the gang

Kitties Bue March 7, 2014 at 9:24 am

Eating flowers is the speciality of Lisbeth, Calista and Astrid at our house. Wish we’d given you an award that you don’t already have. We’re sure we will pass more on to you in the future ’cause we predict you are going to be very popular. Have a great weekend. Purrs and paw-pats, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo
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Sammy March 7, 2014 at 6:24 am

What a huge and wonderful pile of awards you Kitties have received!!! It’s hard to keep track of awards sometimes considering all the other things we keep track of but you did a GREAT job! Great big congratulations to you – they are all well deserved that’s for sure.

Hugs, Sammy
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Sometimes, Cats Herd You March 7, 2014 at 5:50 am

Concatulations on your awards!

Charles Huss March 7, 2014 at 5:39 am

Congratulations on so many awards. You must feel like Katharine Hepburn. 🙂
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McGuffy Ann Morris March 7, 2014 at 5:02 am

How nice! You are wonderful, and it is nice when people acknowledge that with awards. Congratulations on all of yours!
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Molly The Wally March 7, 2014 at 4:11 am

Cocatulations on all your pawsome awards and well deserved. Have a fabulous Friday.
Best wishes Molly
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Whisppy March 7, 2014 at 3:55 am

Congratulations on all your awards, Kitties Blue! You certainly deserved them all. And thank you for nominating us for the Field of Flowers Award even though Mommy has been terrible at helping us post our awards.
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speedyrabbit March 7, 2014 at 3:24 am

congrat on all your awards,you guys really deserve them,xx Speedy
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Lone Star Cats March 7, 2014 at 2:23 am

Congrats on all your awards!
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Clooney March 7, 2014 at 2:21 am

Wow, you kitties are rockin’ the awards, congrats and well-deserved! Thanks so much for passing on the award to us!

Penelope March 6, 2014 at 10:56 pm

Concatulations on all those awards! Theys looks so marvelous!
Andtyous so furry much for giving mes the Sunshine Award! Mes been admiring this award from afar and now mes can add it to my Awards page and admire it when ever mes wants!
Kisses
Nellie
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Sherri-Ellen T-D March 6, 2014 at 10:39 pm

Phankz fer da awardz…me haz dem allreedy but me will add yer namez to dem when we get back online!!
Lub Nylablue xxxxx
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Sherri-Ellen T-D March 6, 2014 at 10:42 pm

Guud greef me not haz da Sunshine Picnick or Eggcellence Awardz…Mum iz so tired she did not reed diz rite…we SAVED dem both to da computer n will do a bloggie over da weekend about dem…pleeze fergive Mum *paw palm*
Lub again Nylablue xxxxxxxxx
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Moggiepurrs March 6, 2014 at 10:21 pm

Congrats on all of your beautiful awards! Thanks for the nom, too.
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The Island Cats March 6, 2014 at 10:14 pm

Wow! Congrats on all those cool awards!
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Oui Oui March 6, 2014 at 9:53 pm

Concats on all your awards! It’s so exciting you got so many! And thanks for sending the flowers our way, it’s very sweet of you to think of us. We are so seriously overdue for posting about awards, it’s embarrassing.
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Sparkle March 6, 2014 at 9:44 pm

Concatulations on ALL your awards!
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Katie isabella March 6, 2014 at 9:23 pm

Thank you sweet furriend for my award. Concatulations om all of yours.you deserve each and every one. Especially the Excellence one. Xxxooo

Marty the Manx March 6, 2014 at 9:07 pm

Concats on all your wonderful awards!!!! You guys deserve them!!!
Marty
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