by Janet Blue on August 7, 2013

I had a post planned for Wordless Wednesday, but the servers where my blog is stored were under “Brute Force Attack” by someone trying to hack into the WordPress accounts so I was unable to access my account. Today, in addition to being thankful for awards we recently received, I am thankful to be back on-line.

A few days ago, we received two awards from our beautiful sisfur, Nylablue, and her mum, SherriEllen, from Nylablue and SherriEllen’s Purrfect Pad. The first award was The WordPress Family Award. We already have this one, but are pleased to accept it again. The reason is that I have recently discovered a couple of WordPress powered blogs to which I would like to pass it.  They are: Bad Cat Chris and Meows and Purrs.

The second award is so exciting, and I am really anxious to pass this one on.


Several of you have been so supportive of the kitties and our blog by reading and commenting regularly. I am passing this on to all those who have commented 50 or more times since I started posting in July 2012. That means I would also be sending it back to Nylablue. Here are the recipients:

 Cat Chat with Caren and Cody  Furries of  Whisppy  Spitty Speaks ♥ CATachresis  Brian’s Home  Tomcat Commentary by Tim  Stunning Keisha  onespoiledcat  Prancer Pie

Even if I am not passing this award on to everyone who has ever read or commented on this blog, I am absolutely grateful for each of you.

We are also supposed to ask a rhetorical question: Do you think I like cats?

I hope each of you will pass this award to others. The only requirement I know of is the rhetorical question.

P.S. Don’t forget about the following call for submissions:

The creator of the book A Letter To My Dog™ is working on the natural follow up: A Letter To My Cat.  The upcoming tome will feature a compilation of cat portraits accompanied by personal letters from devoted cat owners.

To create a volume of pet owners’ stories, the team behind the book is putting a call out to cat owners for story and photo submissions.

You can potentially be featured in the book by submitting a letter to your cat along with a photo!

The book team requires the following for submission:

•    Your letter: Please start it “Dear XXX,” and remember to sign it (Love, Mom / Dad…etc.). The length should be under 500 words.

•    Photos: We need you to submit a few photos of your cat alone, no people. Ideally, these would be your own photos, but if they are professional, please include photographer information so we can contact them for the rights if necessary.

•    Contact Info: Please include your full name, mailing address, phone number, email address and any website/blog/social media info.

Remember to include any stories that highlight your cat’s unique personality and expresses how much he/she means to you!


Deadline for submissions is 8/20/13.


Dianda August 18, 2013 at 8:00 am

Congrats on the award! 😀
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Nerissa's Life August 11, 2013 at 5:54 pm

They were tryin’ to hack your Wordpress? MOUSES! Those stupid hackers…

CONGRATULATIONS on your awards! They’re beautiful. I’m gonna go check out those two blogs you mentioned for the Wordpress family ’cause I don’t think I know ’em.

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MyThreeMoggies August 9, 2013 at 4:59 am

Concatulations guys
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Ann Paws August 9, 2013 at 12:45 am

Concatulations guys – very well deserved awards and recipients!
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Catherine August 8, 2013 at 9:42 pm

Congratulations on your awards! Very fun!
xo Catherine
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Flynn August 8, 2013 at 7:41 pm

Concats on your awards. Happy World Cat Day to all of you.
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Abby August 8, 2013 at 7:32 pm

Those are some fabulous awards! Concats on both. Sorry to hear WP was under attack. That is so sad really to have to have things like that happen. We are glad all has been restored.
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The Island Cats August 8, 2013 at 7:29 pm

Congrats on your awards! And Happy World Cat Day!! 🙂
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CATachresis August 8, 2013 at 6:30 pm

WOW! ConCats on your awards :)) And thank you very much for passing on to us!!! We are very honoured! I will instruct The Staff to blog about it toot sweet 🙂

We love your blog 🙂
love, Austin xx *runs off to look up rhetorical*
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McGuffy Ann Morris August 8, 2013 at 5:41 pm

Well, we knew you are all awesome! Congratulations! ~xo~
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Colleen August 8, 2013 at 5:07 pm

Thank you so much for the second award!! I’m extremely flattered! 🙂

And what a creative idea for a book! I’ll be working on my letters for submission this weekend. 🙂 Thanks for sharing!!! =^.^=
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Cathy Keisha August 8, 2013 at 5:00 pm

Concats! What a beautiful award and thanks for passing it to me. It’ll be included in my next award show which should be shortly.
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Brian August 8, 2013 at 4:25 pm

I hope those brutes leave you alone! Congrats on the nice award and thank you so much for sharing with us !!
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meowmeowmans August 8, 2013 at 3:12 pm

Happy World Cat Day, sweet friends! And conCATulations on your awesome awards! 🙂
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Whisppy August 8, 2013 at 11:37 am

Congratulations on your awards and THANK YOU for passing the second one to us. We are getting Mommy to work on the awards we have received so we hope to have a post up soon. 🙂
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LP August 8, 2013 at 9:56 am

Happy World Cat Day kitties!

Congratulations on your awards 🙂

the critters in the cottage xo

Timmy Tomcat August 8, 2013 at 7:38 am

Golly Gee Whiskers I know we like to stop by and visit but Meowzers.
Thank You so very much for the wonderfur award.
Glad you are now able to post again. What is it with the hoomans who do this “attack” stuff? Hmmm.
Maybe it isn’t hoomans. Maybe it is SNAKES!
*Timmy runs off looking under furniture*
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Sam and Pam August 8, 2013 at 7:36 am

Concats on the awards and THANK YOU for including Sam’s blog in your nominations. We are truly blessed to have such an amazingly supportive and FUN blog community don’t you think? I’m constantly reminded every time I read another pet blog how caring and generous everyone is…….BIG HUGS from me and Sammy!

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Sparkle August 8, 2013 at 3:41 am

Concatulations on your awards!
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Molly The Wally August 8, 2013 at 3:22 am

Well done on your awards. Concatulations. Have a tremendous Thursday.
Best wishes Molly
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The Paw Relations August 8, 2013 at 2:36 am

Concatulations on your awards.
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Alicia@ eco friendly homemaking August 7, 2013 at 11:02 pm

Congratulations on your awards!!

Oui Oui August 7, 2013 at 10:42 pm

Concats on your awards! We love the second one and think its a great idea!
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