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(NBC 40 New Jersey)   House explodes, humans critically injured, cats feared dead. One month later, humans recovering - as are both cats - who are receiving 24/7 vet care for free as long as needed. Welcome to a very dusty Caturday (tissues not included)   ( nbc40.net) divider line
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2013-12-05 07:55:17 PM  
Yeah Caturday!
 
2013-12-05 07:56:36 PM  
oi56.tinypic.com
 
2013-12-05 07:58:00 PM  
Well, would you look at that!
It's Caturday again already!
 
2013-12-05 07:58:58 PM  
Their Catbamacare is paying the whole bill.
 
2013-12-05 07:59:57 PM  
img.fark.net
Happy Caturday, Everyone!!!
 
2013-12-05 08:01:51 PM  
imageshack.com
 
2013-12-05 08:02:38 PM  
imageshack.com
 
2013-12-05 08:03:38 PM  
My boy Henry got his first Christmas card of the year today, the vet sends all the VIPs (Very Important Pets club) a card with a dental treat inside.  Me?  Nothing.  Zip.  And I'm the one that pays the bills.  Not fair.
 
2013-12-05 08:05:52 PM  

grmmmie.smugmug.com

 
2013-12-05 08:06:50 PM  

quantum_jellyroll: Well, would you look at that!
It's Caturday again already!


How ya doing QJ? Hoping better than the last couple of Caturdays!!
 
2013-12-05 08:12:14 PM  
Howdy!
yobbery.smugmug.com
 
2013-12-05 08:17:16 PM  
Why are the humans getting vet care?
 
2013-12-05 08:22:03 PM  

simplicimus: Why are the humans getting vet care?


I have a very political answer for that, if that question was in a different thread.  In this thread, it's because vets are nicer!
 
2013-12-05 08:22:51 PM  

Wow, what a tale!  Catbamacare sounds better'n the kind hoo-mons get.  FangQ Eddie Adams from Torrance for coining that phrase. & Welcome to Caturday.
i.imgur.com to Usual Suspects TheIceQueen, Bathia Mapes, quantum_jellyroll, sno man & spiralmonkey (so far)
syzygy whizz said late-on last Caturday she'd be honoured for her ascii kitty to become Logo of the 1st Caturday Airborne Brigade, (abbrev 1st CAB, hope got that right or at least close!) in support of those doing National Service for the Allied Nations (US & whatever other applicable, as Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, etc etc).  Especially the 2 young ladies doing Basic Training at Ft Leonard Wood, that micromedic requested those who could, to please write to them.  Request made last time. Here 'tis, embiggened a little --

^-^

='.'=

Classic, simple, easily reproduced by anyone who can type.  Idea is to put this on mail going from Caturday folk to such as the 2 YLs, an Easily Identifiable Mark.
 
2013-12-05 08:26:13 PM  
farm6.staticflickr.com
 
2013-12-05 08:28:09 PM  
spinachgunk.smugmug.com
 
2013-12-05 08:31:04 PM  
TGIC !!    Mom, I'm home !...  QJ.. glad to see you here, hope you are doing well..   still waiting for the cat in the field.. happy to see the family gathering, and praying for little or no sads this weekend...
 
2013-12-05 08:33:12 PM  

John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]


You snuck in while I was typing...
 
2013-12-05 08:34:10 PM  

John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]


hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?
 
2013-12-05 08:35:49 PM  
Almost double post, pleased it failed.
Importantly, syzygy whizz agreed late last time to give/lend her ascii kitty as logo of 1st CAB, (Caturday Airborne Brigade or similar, if I recall aright).  This to support esp with mail, those now in Ntl Service to our & other Allied nations, very esp the 2 young ladies in Basic Training at Ft Leonard Wood MO (aka Ft LostInTheWoods, pun older than the hills the Fort's located in) who're in line to learn to become Military Police when they complete Basic.  micromedic requested those of us who could, to write them as they've little to no family support.
Here's the ascii kitty, enlarged a tad.  Can/ought go on mail from Us to Those We Supporting.
                                                        ^-^
                                                      ='.'=

Simple, easily typable by most.  Might widen space between ears to 2 dashes & not really compromise design, like so
                                                       ^--^
                                                      ='.'=

'Ere goes --
 
2013-12-05 08:36:15 PM  
Had a major calamity at the brewery... somebody's oops dumped 2200 gallons of beer down the drain.. six months in the making... and yes, there were tears......
 
2013-12-05 08:38:06 PM  
www.smugmug.com
 
2013-12-05 08:40:40 PM  

spinach gunk: [spinachgunk.smugmug.com image 597x768]


How's Buddy?
 
2013-12-05 08:42:13 PM  
grmmmie.smugmug.com
 
2013-12-05 08:43:06 PM  
www.smugmug.com
 
2013-12-05 08:43:37 PM  
Happy Caturday! We are awaiting a winter storm here. Ice,snow,mayhem..we w ill see. I haz a concert on Sunday, so I am hoping the weather is not as predicted.

Eli does not like snow on his paws, so he says no to a blizzard as well!
 
2013-12-05 08:44:23 PM  

OlderGuy: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

You snuck in while I was typing...


I can be sneaky when necessary.

sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?


Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.
 
2013-12-05 08:45:32 PM  

OlderGuy: Had a major calamity at the brewery... somebody's oops dumped 2200 gallons of beer down the drain.. six months in the making... and yes, there were tears......


OMG
 
2013-12-05 08:46:53 PM  

i.imgur.com


credit spinach gunk who can do umlauts, & did this for me 11-23-13.

That meant for Usual Suspects who were in early, extends to those following spiralmonkey in. Regret spacing for Proposed Logo didn't work well 1st time.  Dimly recall ArmednHammered suggesting this for logo.
Hyvaa Paivaa BTW is G'day in Suomi Finnish, which I am half via late mother. Just got a green T from Cafe Pr (bcs I cd) says OF COURSE I'M RIGHT, [Finnish flag in space between lines] I'M FINNISH.
 
2013-12-05 08:48:16 PM  
sno man:
How ya doing QJ? Hoping better than the last couple of Caturdays!!

OlderGuy:
QJ.. glad to see you here, hope you are doing well.

I had my follow-up appointment with my regular doctor on Tuesday.
Because of some troubling readings from test results, he's referred me to a cardiologist for some more tests.
I have those on Monday and Tuesday.
We'll see if we can locate the culprit causing so many problems.
If they can, we'll see what we can do to rectify them.
Things are going to be iffy for a while longer.
Thanks for asking.
 
2013-12-05 08:49:29 PM  

John Buck 41: OlderGuy: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

You snuck in while I was typing...

I can be sneaky when necessary.

sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.


Hope all goes well.. maybe the folks at work will decorate her cast.... that's a tough lady.....
 
2013-12-05 08:50:09 PM  

John Buck 41: OlderGuy: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

You snuck in while I was typing...

I can be sneaky when necessary.

sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.


Fingers, toes, and paws crossed at this end for all the best tomorrow!
 
2013-12-05 08:50:54 PM  

John Buck 41: sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.


Yikes, Wishing good luck for Mrs. Buck!
www.smugmug.com
 
2013-12-05 08:51:20 PM  

OlderGuy: Had a major calamity at the brewery... somebody's oops dumped 2200 gallons of beer down the drain.. six months in the making... and yes, there were tears......



Caturday demands justice!

img600.imageshack.us
 
2013-12-05 08:53:57 PM  
Hello everybodeee!

 ^-^
='.'=

ASCII Kitty starts out with null character (alt 255) in order to center it...
If someone wants to put wings on it to indicate Airborne brigade, that'd be great!
Glad to have something nifty to contribute...

Sharing corn toritilla chips and melted cheese with D'Artagnan as I peruse stuff on the computer.
That cat has some very sophisticated tastes.

yobbery: spinach gunk: [spinachgunk.smugmug.com image 597x768]

How's Buddy?


What yobbery said...
 
2013-12-05 08:56:06 PM  

quantum_jellyroll: sno man:
How ya doing QJ? Hoping better than the last couple of Caturdays!!

OlderGuy:
QJ.. glad to see you here, hope you are doing well.

I had my follow-up appointment with my regular doctor on Tuesday.
Because of some troubling readings from test results, he's referred me to a cardiologist for some more tests.
I have those on Monday and Tuesday.
We'll see if we can locate the culprit causing so many problems.
If they can, we'll see what we can do to rectify them.
Things are going to be iffy for a while longer.
Thanks for asking.


We're all pulling for you QJ. Take it easy until they get it all sorted.
www.smugmug.com
 
2013-12-05 08:56:56 PM  
Happy Caturday everyone!! Thanks to everyone on the advice on the thyroid meds for Snuffy. He's been on them for a week now and boy has he perked up! He's got that "King of All Cats" attitude back, as Desi has ruefully learned! I've caught Snuffers chasing and pinning Desi a couple of time already. I don't feel real sorry for Desi as he's been poking Snuffy and asking for this for a while! I don't know if he's gained any weight as our scales don't agree with the vets. Snuffy will be headed back to the vets in a few weeks, we'll see if he's beefing up then.

Snuffy says "HI, Happy Caturday!"
i380.photobucket.com
 
2013-12-05 08:57:20 PM  

John Buck 41: OlderGuy: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

You snuck in while I was typing...

I can be sneaky when necessary.

sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.


I will keep you both in my prayers.
 
2013-12-05 08:58:21 PM  

quantum_jellyroll: sno man:
How ya doing QJ? Hoping better than the last couple of Caturdays!!

OlderGuy:
QJ.. glad to see you here, hope you are doing well.

I had my follow-up appointment with my regular doctor on Tuesday.
Because of some troubling readings from test results, he's referred me to a cardiologist for some more tests.
I have those on Monday and Tuesday.
We'll see if we can locate the culprit causing so many problems.
If they can, we'll see what we can do to rectify them.
Things are going to be iffy for a while longer.
Thanks for asking.


Keeping you in my prayers. Oscar needs his Dad.
 
2013-12-05 08:59:19 PM  

Snuffybud: Happy Caturday everyone!! Thanks to everyone on the advice on the thyroid meds for Snuffy. He's been on them for a week now and boy has he perked up! He's got that "King of All Cats" attitude back, as Desi has ruefully learned! I've caught Snuffers chasing and pinning Desi a couple of time already. I don't feel real sorry for Desi as he's been poking Snuffy and asking for this for a while! I don't know if he's gained any weight as our scales don't agree with the vets. Snuffy will be headed back to the vets in a few weeks, we'll see if he's beefing up then.

Snuffy says "HI, Happy Caturday!"
[i380.photobucket.com image 480x640]


Ahh, good news indeed. I haz a happy.
 
2013-12-05 09:00:04 PM  

John Buck 41:

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.


Give her a gentle hug for me.

quantum_jellyroll:
I had my follow-up appointment with my regular doctor on Tuesday.
Because of some troubling readings from test results, he's referred me to a cardiologist for some more tests.
I have those on Monday and Tuesday.
We'll see if we can locate the culprit causing so many problems.
If they can, we'll see what we can do to rectify them.
Things are going to be iffy for a while longer.
Thanks for asking.


Send you lots of hugs my friend.
 
2013-12-05 09:01:07 PM  

OlderGuy: Had a major calamity at the brewery... somebody's oops dumped 2200 gallons of beer down the drain>.. six months in the making... and yes, there were tears......


i14.photobucket.com

 
2013-12-05 09:01:17 PM  

tigerose: quantum_jellyroll:

Oscar needs his Dad.


And this.
 
2013-12-05 09:01:57 PM  

OlderGuy: Had a major calamity at the brewery... somebody's oops dumped 2200 gallons of beer down the drain.. six months in the making... and yes, there were tears......


Rutt row.... *quick math* MY GOD MAN, THAT IS ABOUT 275 CASES OF BEER!!!
 
2013-12-05 09:03:09 PM  
Oboy.  q_j needs see cardiologist, Mrs John Buck 41 needs surgery to fix her busted wing. All Appendages Crossed for Good Results for both!
Also, what I ducked out to go GoodSearch, is that tomorrow Dec 6 is the 96th anniversary of the Republic of Finland from which half me forefeathers hark.  In 1917 Finland became independent of the Russian Republic. Irregardless (yes that's deliberate) of weather, Finnish flag I own will fly along with US on the morrow. Christmas is also a Finnish flag day, as are birthday annivs of a number of authors.  I sponsor a Finn lady into Young Ladies Radio League (intl org that has the magazine I need transcribe every 2 months) as well as an Aussie & one from S Africa who now lives in NZ.
On subject of S Africa, please rest in highly honoured peace Mr Mandela, you've had long most useful  run.
i.imgur.com
credit sherpa, 7-12-13.  Saved this & forgot where, for while.
 
2013-12-05 09:04:06 PM  

yobbery: spinach gunk: [spinachgunk.smugmug.com image 597x768]

How's Buddy?


He's actually having not a bad week!  Appetite is very good and he's taking all his meds!  I just don't get how he can be OK some days and at death's door a week later, and back.  The vet can't explain it, and doesn't know what else to do (other than trying to keep him comfortable, of course).  So we can't figure it out, but we know he could go at any time, so we just treasure these good days of a happy comfy Buddy at our sides, and leave it at that!  Can't think about anything else and don't want to.  He sends contented tail wags to everyone.

He's lost a little bit of weight recently, so he gets cold more easily, but on the plus side, his nice soft winter coat fits him very nicely now!  Which is good because it's getting well below freezing here.  But not so good because he absolutely hates wearing clothes and mommy *makes* him wear this when it's this cold.  He forgets about it and seems to enjoy himself more once we're outside, but eeew he can't get it off soon enough when we return!

spinachgunk.smugmug.com

Blankies are where it's at.  Coats?  Pffft.
 
2013-12-05 09:04:20 PM  

yobbery: John Buck 41: sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.

Yikes, Wishing good luck for Mrs. Buck!
[www.smugmug.com image 500x333]


Hopes for all to go well in the morning.
grmmmie.smugmug.com
 
2013-12-05 09:08:09 PM  

John Buck 41: sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]
hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.


Wishing her luck tomorrow!  And good pain drugs.  Hope she feels better soon.
 
2013-12-05 09:08:22 PM  
Stoopid tinypics keeps turning Eli sideways..guess that is what you get for not signing up for the service huh? Eli is sacked out on the hassock by npmy tootsies..like a baby, he is cute when he sleeps and a terror when he wakes!
 
2013-12-05 09:08:26 PM  

quantum_jellyroll: sno man:
How ya doing QJ? Hoping better than the last couple of Caturdays!!

OlderGuy:
QJ.. glad to see you here, hope you are doing well.

I had my follow-up appointment with my regular doctor on Tuesday.
Because of some troubling readings from test results, he's referred me to a cardiologist for some more tests.
I have those on Monday and Tuesday.
We'll see if we can locate the culprit causing so many problems.
If they can, we'll see what we can do to rectify them.
Things are going to be iffy for a while longer.
Thanks for asking.


Good luck on the testing
grmmmie.smugmug.com
 
2013-12-05 09:09:10 PM  
*quick math correction*  977 cases.... DAYUM
 
2013-12-05 09:11:14 PM  

sno man: *quick math correction*  977 cases.... DAYUM


So sad. I cannot imagine. I think I would fire myself.
 
2013-12-05 09:11:50 PM  

quantum_jellyroll: sno man:
How ya doing QJ? Hoping better than the last couple of Caturdays!!

OlderGuy:
QJ.. glad to see you here, hope you are doing well.

I had my follow-up appointment with my regular doctor on Tuesday.
Because of some troubling readings from test results, he's referred me to a cardiologist for some more tests.
I have those on Monday and Tuesday.
We'll see if we can locate the culprit causing so many problems.
If they can, we'll see what we can do to rectify them.
Things are going to be iffy for a while longer.
Thanks for asking.


Been worrying about you & sending healing thoughts your way. Take care of yourself! Hope your mother is doing better.

And a cat (in this case, Ignatius Q Cat, aka Iggy or Mr. Iggs or Idiot Cat):

farm9.staticflickr.com
 
2013-12-05 09:12:22 PM  

spinach gunk: yobbery: spinach gunk: [spinachgunk.smugmug.com image 597x768]

How's Buddy?

He's actually having not a bad week!  Appetite is very good and he's taking all his meds!  I just don't get how he can be OK some days and at death's door a week later, and back.  The vet can't explain it, and doesn't know what else to do (other than trying to keep him comfortable, of course).  So we can't figure it out, but we know he could go at any time, so we just treasure these good days of a happy comfy Buddy at our sides, and leave it at that!  Can't think about anything else and don't want to.  He sends contented tail wags to everyone.

He's lost a little bit of weight recently, so he gets cold more easily, but on the plus side, his nice soft winter coat fits him very nicely now!  Which is good because it's getting well below freezing here.  But not so good because he absolutely hates wearing clothes and mommy *makes* him wear this when it's this cold.  He forgets about it and seems to enjoy himself more once we're outside, but eeew he can't get it off soon enough when we return!

[spinachgunk.smugmug.com image 800x600]

Blankies are where it's at.  Coats?  Pffft.


BUDDY!!!!!
 
2013-12-05 09:13:16 PM  

quantum_jellyroll: sno man:
How ya doing QJ? Hoping better than the last couple of Caturdays!!

OlderGuy:
QJ.. glad to see you here, hope you are doing well.

I had my follow-up appointment with my regular doctor on Tuesday.
Because of some troubling readings from test results, he's referred me to a cardiologist for some more tests.
I have those on Monday and Tuesday.
We'll see if we can locate the culprit causing so many problems.
If they can, we'll see what we can do to rectify them.
Things are going to be iffy for a while longer.
Thanks for asking.


Sending you big hugs.  Buddy says if he were there he'd lick your eyebrows until you fall asleep then sit on your feet to make sure you get lots of rest & don't move.  Take it easy and hang in there!  We like having you around.  :)
 
2013-12-05 09:16:46 PM  

John Buck 41: OlderGuy: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

You snuck in while I was typing...

I can be sneaky when necessary.

sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.



Hoping she has a fast recovery & good pain meds!

Our conure Cricket - somehow seemed appropriate:

farm3.staticflickr.com
 
2013-12-05 09:19:42 PM  

Leepj: quantum_jellyroll: sno man:
How ya doing QJ? Hoping better than the last couple of Caturdays!!

OlderGuy:
QJ.. glad to see you here, hope you are doing well.

I had my follow-up appointment with my regular doctor on Tuesday.
Because of some troubling readings from test results, he's referred me to a cardiologist for some more tests.
I have those on Monday and Tuesday.
We'll see if we can locate the culprit causing so many problems.
If they can, we'll see what we can do to rectify them.
Things are going to be iffy for a while longer.
Thanks for asking.

Been worrying about you & sending healing thoughts your way. Take care of yourself! Hope your mother is doing better.

And a cat (in this case, Ignatius Q Cat, aka Iggy or Mr. Iggs or Idiot Cat):

[farm9.staticflickr.com image 500x375]


i think he and Eli are distant cousins
 
2013-12-05 09:22:42 PM  

spinach gunk: yobbery: spinach gunk: [spinachgunk.smugmug.com image 597x768]

How's Buddy?

He's actually having not a bad week!  Appetite is very good and he's taking all his meds!  I just don't get how he can be OK some days and at death's door a week later, and back.  The vet can't explain it, and doesn't know what else to do (other than trying to keep him comfortable, of course).  So we can't figure it out, but we know he could go at any time, so we just treasure these good days of a happy comfy Buddy at our sides, and leave it at that!  Can't think about anything else and don't want to.  He sends contented tail wags to everyone.

He's lost a little bit of weight recently, so he gets cold more easily, but on the plus side, his nice soft winter coat fits him very nicely now!  Which is good because it's getting well below freezing here.  But not so good because he absolutely hates wearing clothes and mommy *makes* him wear this when it's this cold.  He forgets about it and seems to enjoy himself more once we're outside, but eeew he can't get it off soon enough when we return!

[spinachgunk.smugmug.com image 800x600]

Blankies are where it's at.  Coats?  Pffft.


YEA BUDDY!!!!  Hang in there Buddy!!!!!
 
2013-12-05 09:28:19 PM  

OlderGuy: Had a major calamity at the brewery... somebody's oops dumped 2200 gallons of beer down the drain.. six months in the making... and yes, there were tears......


OHNOES!!!!!!  That is some SEVERE alcohol abuse right there!!!  *sheds a tear*
Do they still have a job??
 
2013-12-05 09:30:08 PM  

John Buck 41: OlderGuy: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

You snuck in while I was typing...

I can be sneaky when necessary.

sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.


Bummer....she has to have surgery??  So sorry.
 
2013-12-05 09:30:28 PM  
Yay caturday!
Our (very old) alpha master is still trying to train me. Panther gets upset if I do not go to sleep when he requires (usually around 9:pm) and does a "head bump" multiple times a night if I stay up past that. If I go to bed immediately, he curls up around an arm and eventually leaves but when he comes back just curls up on whomever he finds an exposed limb. Our other master, Gideon, takes it upon himself to snuggle/knead/wake up the teenager multiple times a night. Hoping for the best the kid put his electric blanket in a bird bath he brought in from outside, hoping a Gid would sleep there. Nope, the kid is more fun for Gid.

I asked the kid if we should look for an alternative home for Gid and I got the response I wanted. The kid accused me of murder/etc. the kid would be happy to be rid of me first. :)
 
2013-12-05 09:30:40 PM  

spinach gunk: yobbery: spinach gunk: [spinachgunk.smugmug.com image 597x768]

How's Buddy?

He's actually having not a bad week!  Appetite is very good and he's taking all his meds!  I just don't get how he can be OK some days and at death's door a week later, and back.  The vet can't explain it, and doesn't know what else to do (other than trying to keep him comfortable, of course).  So we can't figure it out, but we know he could go at any time, so we just treasure these good days of a happy comfy Buddy at our sides, and leave it at that!  Can't think about anything else and don't want to.  He sends contented tail wags to everyone.

He's lost a little bit of weight recently, so he gets cold more easily, but on the plus side, his nice soft winter coat fits him very nicely now!  Which is good because it's getting well below freezing here.  But not so good because he absolutely hates wearing clothes and mommy *makes* him wear this when it's this cold.  He forgets about it and seems to enjoy himself more once we're outside, but eeew he can't get it off soon enough when we return!

[spinachgunk.smugmug.com image 800x600]

Blankies are where it's at.  Coats?  Pffft.


Just take everyday as the gift that it is.
Give Buddy a cuddle from me.
 
2013-12-05 09:35:42 PM  

exvaxman: Yay caturday!
Our (very old) alpha master is still trying to train me. Panther gets upset if I do not go to sleep when he requires (usually around 9:pm) and does a "head bump" multiple times a night if I stay up past that. If I go to bed immediately, he curls up around an arm and eventually leaves but when he comes back just curls up on whomever he finds an exposed limb. Our other master, Gideon, takes it upon himself to snuggle/knead/wake up the teenager multiple times a night. Hoping for the best the kid put his electric blanket in a bird bath he brought in from outside, hoping a Gid would sleep there. Nope, the kid is more fun for Gid.

I asked the kid if we should look for an alternative home for Gid and I got the response I wanted. The kid accused me of murder/etc. the kid would be happy to be rid of me first. :)


hoomans are always more comfy. Good on your son for trying to make kitteh an alt bed, and for giving you teh ebil eye on your jest. You are raising a good one.
 
2013-12-05 09:36:03 PM  

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2013-12-05 09:36:11 PM  

quantum_jellyroll: We'll see if we can locate the culprit causing so many problems.


Is it your heart?????  That is what usually causes most of my problems.  From the general public, and most of the people I work with, it's from a "lack" of one.  Their opinion, not mine.

/kidding, of course!
//you have a wonderful heart!!
///♥
 
2013-12-05 09:38:36 PM  

Snuffybud: Happy Caturday everyone!! Thanks to everyone on the advice on the thyroid meds for Snuffy. He's been on them for a week now and boy has he perked up! He's got that "King of All Cats" attitude back, as Desi has ruefully learned! I've caught Snuffers chasing and pinning Desi a couple of time already. I don't feel real sorry for Desi as he's been poking Snuffy and asking for this for a while! I don't know if he's gained any weight as our scales don't agree with the vets. Snuffy will be headed back to the vets in a few weeks, we'll see if he's beefing up then.

Snuffy says "HI, Happy Caturday!"
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Hai Snuffers!!!!  Glad you are feeling better!!
 
2013-12-05 09:42:29 PM  

Leepj: quantum_jellyroll: sno man:
How ya doing QJ? Hoping better than the last couple of Caturdays!!

OlderGuy:
QJ.. glad to see you here, hope you are doing well.

I had my follow-up appointment with my regular doctor on Tuesday.
Because of some troubling readings from test results, he's referred me to a cardiologist for some more tests.
I have those on Monday and Tuesday.
We'll see if we can locate the culprit causing so many problems.
If they can, we'll see what we can do to rectify them.
Things are going to be iffy for a while longer.
Thanks for asking.

Been worrying about you & sending healing thoughts your way. Take care of yourself! Hope your mother is doing better.

And a cat (in this case, Ignatius Q Cat, aka Iggy or Mr. Iggs or Idiot Cat):

[farm9.staticflickr.com image 500x375]


Aww..he looks so comfy!!
 
2013-12-05 09:44:14 PM  

Leepj: John Buck 41: OlderGuy: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

You snuck in while I was typing...

I can be sneaky when necessary.

sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.


Hoping she has a fast recovery & good pain meds!

Our conure Cricket - somehow seemed appropriate:

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I was just about to ask wth that was on her head.....and then realized it was a hand.  derp.
 
2013-12-05 09:46:10 PM  
Going early to bed, need to put a warm compress on a maybe stye...never had one before. I blame the kids! :)
 
2013-12-05 09:48:34 PM  

Snuffybud: Happy Caturday everyone!! Thanks to everyone on the advice on the thyroid meds for Snuffy. He's been on them for a week now and boy has he perked up! He's got that "King of All Cats" attitude back, as Desi has ruefully learned! I've caught Snuffers chasing and pinning Desi a couple of time already. I don't feel real sorry for Desi as he's been poking Snuffy and asking for this for a while! I don't know if he's gained any weight as our scales don't agree with the vets. Snuffy will be headed back to the vets in a few weeks, we'll see if he's beefing up then.

Snuffy says "HI, Happy Caturday!"
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yea Snuffy!!  good to hear the med are working!!
 
2013-12-05 09:48:50 PM  
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Sorry I'm late to the party...also typing around a cat.....fingers. How doz they wurk?????
 
2013-12-05 09:49:33 PM  

tigerose: Going early to bed, need to put a warm compress on a maybe stye...never had one before. I blame the kids! :)


OUCH!!! Hope it gets better.
 
2013-12-05 09:50:15 PM  

tigerose: Going early to bed, need to put a warm compress on a maybe stye...never had one before. I blame the kids! :)


maybe the new hours/stress too?...
 
2013-12-05 09:51:19 PM  
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2013-12-05 09:52:20 PM  
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2013-12-05 09:53:32 PM  

spinach gunk: He's actually having not a bad week! Appetite is very good and he's taking all his meds! I just don't get how he can be OK some days and at death's door a week later, and back. The vet can't explain it, and doesn't know what else to do (other than trying to keep him comfortable, of course). So we can't figure it out, but we know he could go at any time, so we just treasure these good days of a happy comfy Buddy at our sides, and leave it at that! Can't think about anything else and don't want to. He sends contented tail wags to everyone.


As long as he keeps enjoying the good days and can comfortably sleep through the bad ones its all good. Give him am ear skritch for me. I do worry about the little bugger.
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2013-12-05 09:57:47 PM  
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"May the force be with yarn"
 
2013-12-05 10:00:10 PM  
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Happy Belated Birfday PV!!!!! Hope it was awesome!!! :D
 
2013-12-05 10:01:39 PM  
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2013-12-05 10:02:35 PM  

tigerose: sno man: *quick math correction*  977 cases.... DAYUM

So sad. I cannot imagine. I think I would fire myself.


Actually, 2200 gallons = 8327.906 liters... filling .750 liter (25 oz) bottles would be about 11,100 bottles @ 12/case = 925 cases...  huge loss....
 
2013-12-05 10:07:36 PM  
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2013-12-05 10:08:20 PM  
Woo Hoo!!! my Leafs win in overtime!!!  I got a couple of shops in play doing well(ish) and a green lit headline too... Other than OlderGuy's beer spill, my world is pretty good today...
 
2013-12-05 10:14:22 PM  

sno man: Woo Hoo!!! my Leafs win in overtime!!!  I got a couple of shops in play doing well(ish) and a green lit headline too... Other than OlderGuy's beer spill, my world is pretty good today...


You is subby this week???? Congrats!!! :D
 
2013-12-05 10:14:29 PM  

OlderGuy: tigerose: sno man: *quick math correction*  977 cases.... DAYUM

So sad. I cannot imagine. I think I would fire myself.

Actually, 2200 gallons = 8327.906 liters... filling .750 liter (25 oz) bottles would be about 11,100 bottles @ 12/case = 925 cases...  huge loss....


Seen leaving the scene of the crime
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2013-12-05 10:15:53 PM  

lilyspad: [i.imgur.com image 301x375]
Happy Belated Birfday PV!!!!! Hope it was awesome!!! :D


Yes... that too, happy yesterday, PV!
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2013-12-05 10:18:40 PM  

lilyspad: sno man: Woo Hoo!!! my Leafs win in overtime!!!  I got a couple of shops in play doing well(ish) and a green lit headline too... Other than OlderGuy's beer spill, my world is pretty good today...

You is subby this week???? Congrats!!! :D


Sadly, not yet had a Caturday green, the Rob Ford thread this morning...after 4 tries.
 
2013-12-05 10:26:44 PM  

lilyspad: OlderGuy: Had a major calamity at the brewery... somebody's oops dumped 2200 gallons of beer down the drain.. six months in the making... and yes, there were tears......

OHNOES!!!!!!  That is some SEVERE alcohol abuse right there!!!  *sheds a tear*
Do they still have a job??


as it was an accident caused by inattention, and otherwise a good employee who has been there since the get-go, yes... other duties now.. and I approve, FWIW... steps are being taken to prevent that scenario and other possibilities from reoccurring.
 
2013-12-05 10:28:51 PM  

Belated HAPPY BIRTHDAY PV



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2013-12-05 10:31:13 PM  

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2013-12-05 10:31:37 PM  
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And I'm dun fur today. I'll be back at o'dark hundred for your amusements. :D
Much loves to all....gentle scritches to BUDDY!!!!!! ♥
 
2013-12-05 10:31:42 PM  

OlderGuy: tigerose: sno man: *quick math correction*  977 cases.... DAYUM

So sad. I cannot imagine. I think I would fire myself.

Actually, 2200 gallons = 8327.906 liters... filling .750 liter (25 oz) bottles would be about 11,100 bottles @ 12/case = 925 cases...  huge loss....


Perhaps we should all light a candle in memory to the fallen
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2013-12-05 10:32:23 PM  

gremlin1: OlderGuy: tigerose: sno man: *quick math correction*  977 cases.... DAYUM

So sad. I cannot imagine. I think I would fire myself.

Actually, 2200 gallons = 8327.906 liters... filling .750 liter (25 oz) bottles would be about 11,100 bottles @ 12/case = 925 cases...  huge loss....

Seen leaving the scene of the crime
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From the picture, I don't think that anybody had a problem with that....
 
2013-12-05 10:34:53 PM  

OlderGuy: John Buck 41: OlderGuy: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

You snuck in while I was typing...

I can be sneaky when necessary.

sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.

Hope all goes well.. maybe the folks at work will decorate her cast.... that's a tough lady.....


She is, fer dam sher. I'm a lucky man.
 
2013-12-05 10:35:51 PM  
sherpa18:
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Sherpa!!!
 
2013-12-05 10:35:53 PM  

sherpa18: [i415.photobucket.com image 396x231]


Sherpa,s in da house !   wassup !  figured you would appear shortly......
 
2013-12-05 10:39:24 PM  
I noticed that the 'review/post' buttons relocate to the right when I post.. is  this a new thing?  never noticed it before.. seems to be an indicator that the post went through...  ?
 
2013-12-05 10:41:28 PM  

sno man: John Buck 41: OlderGuy: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

You snuck in while I was typing...

I can be sneaky when necessary.

sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.

Fingers, toes, and paws crossed at this end for all the best tomorrow!


Thank you.
 
2013-12-05 10:41:48 PM  

gremlin1: OlderGuy: tigerose: sno man: *quick math correction*  977 cases.... DAYUM

So sad. I cannot imagine. I think I would fire myself.

Actually, 2200 gallons = 8327.906 liters... filling .750 liter (25 oz) bottles would be about 11,100 bottles @ 12/case = 925 cases...  huge loss....

Perhaps we should all light a candle in memory to the fallen
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Bud bows to this beer.....
 
2013-12-05 10:41:57 PM  
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2013-12-05 10:44:55 PM  

yobbery: John Buck 41: sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.

Yikes, Wishing good luck for Mrs. Buck!
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Thank you
 
2013-12-05 10:45:24 PM  

OlderGuy: tigerose: sno man: *quick math correction*  977 cases.... DAYUM

So sad. I cannot imagine. I think I would fire myself.

Actually, 2200 gallons = 8327.906 liters... filling .750 liter (25 oz) bottles would be about 11,100 bottles @ 12/case = 925 cases...  huge loss....


Was working with standardish 12oz (341ml) bottles and 24 bottle cases... but yea that's several years of personal consumption...
 
2013-12-05 10:46:19 PM  

tigerose: John Buck 41: OlderGuy: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

You snuck in while I was typing...

I can be sneaky when necessary.

sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.

I will keep you both in my prayers.


Thank you.
 
2013-12-05 10:46:33 PM  

quantum_jellyroll: Sherpa!!!

OlderGuy: Sherpa,s in da house !   wassup !  figured you would appear shortly......


*waves* Oh, hai. Sorry I'm late, RL is still kicking my ass and I am mentally exhausted so I will have to catch up on the thread tomorrow... meanwhile...

i415.photobucket.com

 
2013-12-05 10:47:11 PM  

Salem Witch: John Buck 41:

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.

Give her a gentle hug for me.

quantum_jellyroll:
I had my follow-up appointment with my regular doctor on Tuesday.
Because of some troubling readings from test results, he's referred me to a cardiologist for some more tests.
I have those on Monday and Tuesday.
We'll see if we can locate the culprit causing so many problems.
If they can, we'll see what we can do to rectify them.
Things are going to be iffy for a while longer.
Thanks for asking.

Send you lots of hugs my friend.


Thank you.
 
2013-12-05 10:47:20 PM  

John Buck 41: OlderGuy: John Buck 41: OlderGuy: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

You snuck in while I was typing...

I can be sneaky when necessary.

sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.

Hope all goes well.. maybe the folks at work will decorate her cast.... that's a tough lady.....

She is, fer dam sher. I'm a lucky man.


Amen...   and considering the cause of her situation, are you in the line of the weather coming in from the west? it's staying west of us, at this point... may change...  please stay in if it heads your way....  if possible.....
 
2013-12-05 10:48:05 PM  
cretinbob:
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Even Cretinbob's in the house!
It's almost like homecoming weekend!
 
2013-12-05 10:48:35 PM  

laulaja: Oboy.  q_j needs see cardiologist, Mrs John Buck 41 needs surgery to fix her busted wing. All Appendages Crossed for Good Results for both!


Thank you.
 
2013-12-05 10:49:29 PM  

gremlin1: yobbery: John Buck 41: sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.

Yikes, Wishing good luck for Mrs. Buck!
[www.smugmug.com image 500x333]

Hopes for all to go well in the morning.
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Thank you.
 
2013-12-05 10:50:11 PM  

spinach gunk: John Buck 41: sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]
hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.

Wishing her luck tomorrow!  And good pain drugs.  Hope she feels better soon.


Thank you.
 
2013-12-05 10:51:08 PM  

sno man: OlderGuy: tigerose: sno man: *quick math correction*  977 cases.... DAYUM

So sad. I cannot imagine. I think I would fire myself.

Actually, 2200 gallons = 8327.906 liters... filling .750 liter (25 oz) bottles would be about 11,100 bottles @ 12/case = 925 cases...  huge loss....

Was working with standardish 12oz (341ml) bottles and 24 bottle cases... but yea that's several years of personal consumption...


actually, a case of each style weighs close to the same.....  so quantity of liquid is also close...
 
2013-12-05 10:51:15 PM  

Leepj: John Buck 41: OlderGuy: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

You snuck in while I was typing...

I can be sneaky when necessary.

sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.


Hoping she has a fast recovery & good pain meds!


Thank you.
 
2013-12-05 10:52:17 PM  

lilyspad: John Buck 41: OlderGuy: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

You snuck in while I was typing...

I can be sneaky when necessary.

sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.

Bummer....she has to have surgery??  So sorry.


Thank you.
 
2013-12-05 10:55:00 PM  

sherpa18: quantum_jellyroll: Sherpa!!!
OlderGuy: Sherpa,s in da house !   wassup !  figured you would appear shortly......

*waves* Oh, hai. Sorry I'm late, RL is still kicking my ass and I am mentally exhausted so I will have to catch up on the thread tomorrow... meanwhile...[i415.photobucket.com image 570x379]


Kitteh is 'hanging her shingle out' kinda early... probably says "Mouser Inc." on the other side.... :o)
 
2013-12-05 10:56:54 PM  

OlderGuy: John Buck 41: OlderGuy: John Buck 41: OlderGuy: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

You snuck in while I was typing...

I can be sneaky when necessary.

sno man: John Buck 41: [farm6.staticflickr.com image 500x222]

hiya JB, how's Mrs. B doing with the wounded wing?

Managing. Actually worked the last 2 days. Surgery tomorrow morning. Thanks for asking.

Hope all goes well.. maybe the folks at work will decorate her cast.... that's a tough lady.....

She is, fer dam sher. I'm a lucky man.

Amen...   and considering the cause of her situation, are you in the line of the weather coming in from the west? it's staying west of us, at this point... may change...  please stay in if it heads your way....  if possible.....


Cold this weekend but precip doesn't appear to be an issue.
 
2013-12-05 10:57:36 PM  
Have the serious need to cut some zzzzs... have a good day tomorrow...   bbt......
 
2013-12-05 10:59:35 PM  
spinach gunk: Glad to hear that Buddy is holding his own. No, wait...that doesn't sound right. Ah...you know what I mean (hopefully)
 
2013-12-05 10:59:54 PM  
Best Possible Wishes flang in Buddy the Wonder DogTM's  direction too, with request for skritchies application.
syzygy whizz, FangQ for tip re centering logo; totally missed that.  Also may not work for me, as umlauts & other greeblies decline to.  Mayhap if I went back to MSWord for some things?  They Don't in OpenOfc a-tall.
Somehow missed this tale chosen for here this week, first time around.  Don't recall seeing it in LoveMeow  either.  At risk of duplication, one of SEff gals has given me middle nickname of Meow, which is apt -- also as we got 6-7 mbrs with same or very like 1st name, results in automagic ID crisis when that name spoken.
Zinzinnati also got horrific wx forecast for next 24, Winter Storm either Warning or Advisory or both. For many folk here, they indistinguishable, causing Widespread Panic.
SoundEffects the Vy Lg QT scheduled to sing tomorrow & chorus Sat, both evening, for Saengerfest at churches near Music Hall in N Downtown.  Costume change announced to same for both, not gonna make that much diff for warmth. Trudging thru 3-5" of snow in chorus shoes wd not be good; if it does snow & we go ahead, black boots may well be OKed.
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credit spinach gunk, 2-22-13. She may know this good lookin' feline, I don't.
Hmmmm...                                                                  \^--^/        ] ^-^ [
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Wings.  Not having much luck trying for easy ones. Alla u also see, not always able to center or even line up.  What U See Isna Always What U Get --  but may give idea of what's intended.  Wings Gotta B Easy!!!  Also easier to do 1 at a time.........
The Halibut, turning into Hensonesque Lump, Not to be depictured here on accounta CopyWrong (which isn't issue 100% of time, only 99.4%)
       ....
Hyvaa  Ilta!
   CU in daylit daylight.
 
2013-12-05 11:01:36 PM  

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2013-12-05 11:10:42 PM  
Who as two thumbs and loves Caturday?  THIS GUY!!

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Mine didn't get greenlit, but this needs to see the light of day.
 
2013-12-05 11:15:35 PM  

foo monkey: Who as two thumbs and loves Caturday?  THIS GUY!!

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Mine didn't get greenlit, but this needs to see the light of day.


Not sure the source, but saw that a day or two ago, the Nigella thread wasn't enough eyebleach. And that saying something.
 
2013-12-05 11:19:01 PM  
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2013-12-05 11:34:15 PM  
hope the fire wasn't from spontaneous kitteh appearances

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2013-12-05 11:42:52 PM  
Sadie, before:
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After:
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My babies have grown up.
 
2013-12-05 11:46:53 PM  

captain feedback: hope the fire wasn't from spontaneous kitteh appearances


EXPLOSION, not fire. so sorry my thermodynamics was broke

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2013-12-05 11:49:49 PM  
Rob and I are overwhelmed by the thoughts of so many of you on her impending surgery. Thank you all again SO much. We have an early start tomorrow (well, early for ME) so off to bed. A full update coming tomorrow afternoon at some point (yes, I'm taking the day off to baby my Sweetie)
 farm7.staticflickr.com
From the summer of '12, the patient and Mickey (who turns 3 on Saturday, along with my Dad, Larry Bird, and the anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day...not that my Dad, Larry Bird, and Pearl Harbor Day are 3 years old...just Mickey. Aarrgghh, I gotta go to bed)
 
2013-12-05 11:49:54 PM  
Best of luck to those needing medical attention.


Seems that the new game with our cats is "Lets open the refrigerator and poke around inside". Now to figure the best way to keep them out...
 
2013-12-05 11:54:44 PM  
Evening, all!

Glad Snuffy and Buddy are doing better!

Good luck on your surgery, Mrs. Buck.

Best of luck with the new Dr, QJ.

Thanks for the happy birthday wishes. It was good.
 
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2013-12-06 06:29:44 AM  

I_fling_poo: Sadie, before:
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After:
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My babies have grown up.


Sadie's a cutie.
 
2013-12-06 06:49:50 AM  

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Good to see you!!  :D
 
2013-12-06 06:53:14 AM  
Good Meowning! Happy Friday. We got some precip last night, but it doesn't look bad so far. I think I will penguin walk in the parking lot...( insert penguinwalk.jpeg here).
 
2013-12-06 06:56:46 AM  
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Morning! Happy Friday!!! :D
 
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2013-12-06 08:38:55 AM  

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That's awesome and stolen! :)
 
2013-12-06 08:44:10 AM  
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2013-12-06 08:44:52 AM  

Primitive Screwhead: lilyspad: [i.imgur.com image 585x360]

That's awesome and stolen! :)


Yeah...random internet pic. :D
 
2013-12-06 08:46:52 AM  
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2013-12-06 08:47:58 AM  
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2013-12-06 08:51:56 AM  

lilyspad: Primitive Screwhead: lilyspad: [i.imgur.com image 585x360]

That's awesome and stolen! :)

Yeah...random internet pic. :D


I mean, I'm stealing it, and I did :D
 
2013-12-06 08:53:31 AM  
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2013-12-06 08:54:53 AM  
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2013-12-06 08:58:28 AM  
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2013-12-06 08:59:10 AM  

Primitive Screwhead: lilyspad: Primitive Screwhead: lilyspad: [i.imgur.com image 585x360]

That's awesome and stolen! :)

Yeah...random internet pic. :D

I mean, I'm stealing it, and I did :D


OH!! Okay....no problem.
 
2013-12-06 09:00:07 AM  
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2013-12-06 09:02:55 AM  
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2013-12-06 09:14:30 AM  
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2013-12-06 09:17:44 AM  
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Stay warm, people!
 
2013-12-06 09:22:56 AM  
Dawwww... Poor kitties!

Glad they and their owners survived and will recover.

Here is Reggie. She is serious.

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This is Bronson. He's fluffy and weird.

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And this is our youngest addition to the family, Bernie. She's smert (though the cats would disagree).

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I forgot one of the best benefits of having Total Fark was early Caturday... YAY!
 
2013-12-06 09:41:28 AM  
orezona, FangQ for letting us see your feline owners & intelligent looking dog.
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credit lajimi, 4-6-13. Also Good Meowning! Regret missing cretinbob, but post'll be there if/when I re-scroll.
Also ought retain Wing Logo  haves-at, justincase
 
2013-12-06 09:54:50 AM  
From ft of pg 3 onto pg 4, grabs of Random Internet Pix. cussion & dis-cussion between Primitive Screwhead & lilyspad:  in barbershop harmony at least, when desired song arrangement is "lifted", that's often called "preservation."
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Belated Hippo Birdies for professional_vampire, credit lilyspad 11-26-12
 
2013-12-06 10:25:48 AM  
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2013-12-06 10:26:47 AM  
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2013-12-06 10:45:48 AM  

spinach gunk:
Blankies are where it's at.  Coats?  Pffft.


Suzy agrees.

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2013-12-06 10:59:52 AM  

quantum_jellyroll: Well, would you look at that!
It's Caturday again already!


Hey qj...how are you feeling?
 
2013-12-06 11:00:07 AM  
This is an update from my niece's FB page a couple of days ago. I thought some of you might get a chuckle.

"Crazy Cat Lady to the rescue. My buttnugget Wilson started making weird strangled noises and I saw the hair tie he was playing with was gone, so *BAM* mini Heimlich maneuver delivered. Out popped the hair tie and I have a live kitty who can be a retard another day. Crazy Cat Lady AWAAAYYYYY!"

The aforementioned buttnugget.

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With bonus picture in picture of aforementioned niece.
 
2013-12-06 11:11:37 AM  

HAPPY BIRTHDAY professional_vampire!

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2013-12-06 11:24:32 AM  

orezona: Dawwww... Poor kitties!

Glad they and their owners survived and will recover.

Here is Reggie. She is serious.

This is Bronson. He's fluffy and weird.

And this is our youngest addition to the family, Bernie. She's smert (though the cats would disagree).

I forgot one of the best benefits of having Total Fark was early Caturday... YAY!


Good looking critters :-D
 
2013-12-06 11:32:48 AM  

quantum_jellyroll: cretinbob:
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Even Cretinbob's in the house!
It's almost like homecoming weekend!


We need Alien, Lefteffticle, and a few other alumni to check in!
 
2013-12-06 11:42:18 AM  
My agenda for today:

1) Get my car battery jumped by AAA
2) Sit in the car in 15° temps for an hour to recharge
3) Watch for Office Max truck to deliver a new desk chair (why I need to sit in car outside rather than in warmer underground garage)
4) Watch for UPS to deliver order of cat food and litter from Amazon (see note for #3)
5) Go to cat sitting job and hang around after putting out food and cleaning litter box hoping to see two scaredy cats

Hector has found a favorite place to hang out, he loves to lay on my shoulder. The only problem is that he loves to do it like a baby getting burped so I still need a hand to support him. Makes for interesting cat-like typing especially if I am doing it one handed with my left.
 
2013-12-06 12:30:27 PM  
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2013-12-06 12:31:40 PM  
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2013-12-06 12:32:47 PM  
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2013-12-06 12:33:23 PM  
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2013-12-06 12:34:04 PM  
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2013-12-06 12:34:41 PM  
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2013-12-06 01:20:06 PM  
It's farkin' COLD out...minus eleven degrees...and even worse if one measures in Celsius.

My washing machine won't work...pipes frozen, and I have to go out and pick up meds.
Boo hiss...just want to huddle under my fleecy blanket and attached cats until it warms up to not quite freezing...
 
2013-12-06 01:20:46 PM  
interviewer: "you've just been sponsored for TF by someone in the lastpost thread.  what will you do now?
cynicalminion: "GO FIND THE CATURDAY THREAD!"
 
2013-12-06 01:26:40 PM  
*sigh* and immediately forget to use the preview button to make sure that the .gif being linked to isn't too big to submit.  anyway, still true, and having caught up with the thread, sending good thoughts to those looking at doc visits, hope everyone else can stay warm and healthy too...  notnotNOT looking forward to the walk into work this afternoon.  at least things here dried up before the temp dropped, so no ice, just bitter cold wind. :(
 
2013-12-06 01:28:05 PM  
 
2013-12-06 01:30:09 PM  

syzygy whizz: It's farkin' COLD out...minus eleven degrees...and even worse if one measures in Celsius.

My washing machine won't work...pipes frozen, and I have to go out and pick up meds.
Boo hiss...just want to huddle under my fleecy blanket and attached cats until it warms up to not quite freezing...


Stay as warm as you can.
It's not that cold here only in the low 20's but the wind is starting to kick up and Jack the dog is thrilled because this is his type of weather. I let him out about 1/2 hour ago and every once in awhile he bangs on the back door trying to get me to go out with him. Gremie is sitting in his window keeping watch on "his" dog. I'll give Jack another 1/2 hour and then I'll bribe him to get him back in the house.

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2013-12-06 01:37:14 PM  
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2013-12-06 01:44:40 PM  
Mailbox frizz shut,  Not much help.
 
2013-12-06 02:32:26 PM  

tigerose: Good Meowning! Happy Friday. We got some precip last night, but it doesn't look bad so far. I think I will penguin walk in the parking lot...( insert penguinwalk.jpeg here).


We've got snow in my area, which is rare, especially this early. Roughly 3 inches on the ground so far and it's still coming down pretty steadily.
 
2013-12-06 02:34:03 PM  
Lil Bub has a new brother/pal/playmate. Meet Spooky.
 
2013-12-06 02:40:05 PM  
Happy Birthday professional_vampire!
 
2013-12-06 02:48:48 PM  

laulaja: orezona, FangQ for letting us see your feline owners & intelligent looking dog.
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Your most welcome, laulaja!

Don't judge me by my other posts in the TFD threads. I'm not really as big of an asshole as I pretend to be. Kittehs are my soft spot, along with my kids.

Here's something that tells a lot about me:

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The last ink I got on the back of my upper arms (triceps) which features a drawing I did of my dearly departed awesome grey cat, Leffe. He went over the rainbow bridge 2 years ago but he still holds a huge spot in my heart.

Also, with the artist there was some debate if we should include the butthole in the piece with Leffe's lower half.
When it came down to it, I knew that's the way he would have wanted it.
 
2013-12-06 02:56:59 PM  

OlderGuy: Had a major calamity at the brewery... somebody's oops dumped 2200 gallons of beer down the drain.. six months in the making... and yes, there were tears......


NOOOOOOOO!


/oh the hoomanity!
 
2013-12-06 03:05:17 PM  
 
2013-12-06 03:17:02 PM  

lilyspad: [i.imgur.com image 500x328]
"May the force be with yarn"


Hahaha OMG thanks for my new desktop background image!

Happy Caturday -1 everybuddy!  JB41, good luck to your wife RE: her hospital time, get well soon.

To all who have cats, dogs, other assorted critters or hoomans feeling ill or injured, may the power of Ithun be with you all.  Loads of warm blankets, TLC and chickie doodle soup.

Got an email back from a local janitorial cleaning co, may have a job again soon.  Mopping and vacuuming the same companies I'm supposed to be electronic engineering at.  Yippee.
 
2013-12-06 03:19:23 PM  

gremlin1: [grmmmie.smugmug.com image 425x450]


Haha - that cat is WAILING the blooos!  Needs another cat on the bunk with a harmonica to go with it.
 
2013-12-06 03:39:53 PM  
laulaja:

credit spinach gunk, 2-22-13. She may know this good lookin' feline, I don't.
Hmmmm...                                                                  \^--^/        ] ^-^ [
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} ^-^ {
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Wings.  Not having much luck trying for easy ones. Alla u also see, not always able to center or even line up.  What U See Isna Always What U Get --  but may give idea of what's intended.  Wings Gotta B Easy!!!  Also easier to do 1 at a time.........


Wings?  Think these would do?

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2013-12-06 03:40:11 PM  
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2013-12-06 03:41:30 PM  
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2013-12-06 03:43:00 PM  
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2013-12-06 03:44:39 PM  
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2013-12-06 03:45:08 PM  
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2013-12-06 03:45:57 PM  
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2013-12-06 03:47:01 PM  
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2013-12-06 03:59:48 PM  

catmandu: quantum_jellyroll: cretinbob:
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Even Cretinbob's in the house!
It's almost like homecoming weekend!

We need Alien, Lefteffticle, and a few other alumni to check in!


Need to put out a little bait to entice our favorite flowery feline-lovin' extrahysterical to join us...
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2013-12-06 04:01:10 PM  

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2013-12-06 04:02:49 PM  
Gotta go, rain/sleet/snow coming soon.  Gotta hit the hoppy hour before the hittin' the hay.

Stay well everbuddy.  See you tomorrow!
 
2013-12-06 04:03:09 PM  
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2013-12-06 04:05:15 PM  
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2013-12-06 04:07:35 PM  
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2013-12-06 04:09:19 PM  
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2013-12-06 04:10:46 PM  
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2013-12-06 04:13:32 PM  
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2013-12-06 04:15:01 PM  
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2013-12-06 04:16:15 PM  
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2013-12-06 04:46:28 PM  

Bathia_Mapes: Lil Bub has a new brother/pal/playmate. Meet Spooky.


awww!
 
2013-12-06 04:48:31 PM  

Bathia_Mapes: Happy Birthday professional_vampire!


Likewise!
 
2013-12-06 04:50:18 PM  
John Buck 41:

How did things go today ?
 
2013-12-06 04:53:29 PM  
Finally home! Eli was very happy to see me. He is currently warming up my foot. I lurv mah kitteh!

I hope all is well with John Buck 41's wife. It is too bad her injury required surgery. Hopefully this will help it heal better.

Nice to see alumni pop in. And new favorites as well. Welcome, come right in.
 
2013-12-06 05:27:33 PM  

Diocletian's Last Cabbage: [i1134.photobucket.com image 640x478]


Hah!

And thanks for the best wishes for the Missus.

tigerose: Finally home! Eli was very happy to see me. He is currently warming up my foot. I lurv mah kitteh!

I hope all is well with John Buck 41's wife. It is too bad her injury required surgery. Hopefully this will help it heal better.


gremlin1: John Buck 41:

How did things go today ?


Went pretty well. As I may (or may not) have said yesterday, the doc said it would *probably* heal ok on its own, but to be more sure of 100% use of her wrist/lower arm the surgery was the better option. She is still a little loopy but the pain isn't too bad. Thank you all again for your thoughts/good vibes. They really do matter  :)
 
2013-12-06 05:35:21 PM  

Bathia_Mapes: tigerose: Good Meowning! Happy Friday. We got some precip last night, but it doesn't look bad so far. I think I will penguin walk in the parking lot...( insert penguinwalk.jpeg here).

We've got snow in my area, which is rare, especially this early. Roughly 3 inches on the ground so far and it's still coming down pretty steadily.


I heard you guys down there were getting the best of this snow. There still isn't much up here.

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Suzy's tongue curled up around her nose.
 
2013-12-06 05:36:13 PM  
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2013-12-06 05:37:39 PM  
Dad, we have to wait for mom.

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2013-12-06 05:40:10 PM  

John Buck 41: Diocletian's Last Cabbage: [i1134.photobucket.com image 640x478]

Hah!

And thanks for the best wishes for the Missus.

tigerose: Finally home! Eli was very happy to see me. He is currently warming up my foot. I lurv mah kitteh!

I hope all is well with John Buck 41's wife. It is too bad her injury required surgery. Hopefully this will help it heal better.

gremlin1: John Buck 41:

How did things go today ?

Went pretty well. As I may (or may not) have said yesterday, the doc said it would *probably* heal ok on its own, but to be more sure of 100% use of her wrist/lower arm the surgery was the better option. She is still a little loopy but the pain isn't too bad. Thank you all again for your thoughts/good vibes. They really do matter  :)


you are more than welcome. Good decision on the doc's part I think..all those teeny bones can be hard to heal. Better pain now, than pain for years...gentle hug o wife, Biiiiig! Bourbon to you, scritches, ear rubs to the 4 footers...
 
2013-12-06 05:40:13 PM  

John Buck 41:

Went pretty well. As I may (or may not) have said yesterday, the doc said it would *probably* heal ok on its own, but to be more sure of 100% use of her wrist/lower arm the surgery was the better option. She is still a little loopy but the pain isn't too bad. Thank you all again for your thoughts/good vibes. They really do matter  :)


Good to hear it :-D
 
2013-12-06 05:42:16 PM  
We got home and I shared some of my yogurt with her. Of course it's all over her nose.

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2013-12-06 05:46:02 PM  
John Buck 41:

Went pretty well. As I may (or may not) have said yesterday, the doc said it would *probably* heal ok on its own, but to be more sure of 100% use of her wrist/lower arm the surgery was the better option. She is still a little loopy but the pain isn't too bad. Thank you all again for your thoughts/good vibes. They really do matter  :)

Glad to hear things went well
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2013-12-06 05:54:15 PM  

Salem Witch: Bathia_Mapes: tigerose: Good Meowning! Happy Friday. We got some precip last night, but it doesn't look bad so far. I think I will penguin walk in the parking lot...( insert penguinwalk.jpeg here).

We've got snow in my area, which is rare, especially this early. Roughly 3 inches on the ground so far and it's still coming down pretty steadily.

I heard you guys down there were getting the best of this snow. There still isn't much up here.

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Suzy's tongue curled up around her nose.


At this point I'd say there's over three inches on the ground and we've been getting flurries frequently all day. There have even been a couple of times when it was beyond flurries to just plain old snow fall. You can just barely tell where the sidewalk area in front of the apartments end and the parking lot begins.

I had planned to walk to the Walmart Neighborhood Market tomorrow, but if this keeps up that's going to be difficult. My balance isn't especially great so I don't do well on slippery surfaces like snow & ice.
 
2013-12-06 06:05:41 PM  

Salem Witch: Bathia_Mapes: tigerose: Good Meowning! Happy Friday. We got some precip last night, but it doesn't look bad so far. I think I will penguin walk in the parking lot...( insert penguinwalk.jpeg here).

We've got snow in my area, which is rare, especially this early. Roughly 3 inches on the ground so far and it's still coming down pretty steadily.

I heard you guys down there were getting the best of this snow. There still isn't much up here.

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Suzy's tongue curled up around her nose.


www.tripcheck.com
Springfield webcam
 
2013-12-06 06:43:59 PM  

Salem Witch: We got home and I shared some of my yogurt with her. Of course it's all over her nose.

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I think I've said this before, but she really is a pretty dog.
 
2013-12-06 06:44:48 PM  
Arrrg! Just found out that Boy does not have the classes he thinks he does. Short by 3 credit hours...and he doesn't have his voicemail set up..and Poppa is not happy. Wish I were Eli and could escape outside....
 
2013-12-06 06:45:12 PM  
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2013-12-06 06:54:28 PM  
Holy cold, batman!!! Our "high" for today was supposed to be 2 above... but lots of windchillz... so it's more like 10 or 15 below!  We got a skiff of snow before all the cold started... so it's sticking because it doesn't have a choice :)  Hot tea, warm blankets and snuggles with Lars & Cassie are in the forecast until the cold snap goes away.

Glad to hear Mrs. JohnBuck is doing ok after surgery!!

Hope anyone sickly is feeling better!

Hippo Birdies to... umm... PV?  I think?  Damn my memory sucks today...

On a side note, watched a great documentary at work today.  It's called "Happy" and it's about the psychology of happiness.  It's on Netflix.  I HIGHLY recommend it!

My little "helpers" on laundry night...

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2013-12-06 07:23:17 PM  
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2013-12-06 07:29:27 PM  
Guy on one of local Zinzinnati TV stations claims he has permit to carry concealed snow scraper. Hah! Is guy who wears black Stetson hat when out reporting.  Some residents' pig took shelter under house's back porch.  Local TV news entirely overran ntl, since there was no ntl news of more than quite minimal importance.
Lil Bub's new friend Spooky's attractive/handsome/whatever.
Left this open on minimise all thru din-din for all here.  Highly Recommended for folk to stay in if they need not go out -- some folk who spoke to news crew said they had to go out to wedding planned months ago. Hope this is All Better by tomorrow; we supposed to attend memorial svc for chorusmate of Plumbicon's who died back on Nov 12. He was only 88, not 95 like Mr Mandela.
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To infinity & beyond, M---F---r!.  committed by wipeout 99 first on reddit then on imgur. Tried to fetch earlier & was told 404.  Not Appreciated.  2 reddit comments:
geoman2k: Maru is definitely my favorite internet cat superstar. Oh my god I just realized I can think of more than one internet cat superstars
awwnuts07: I would rather have cat superstars instead of reality tv "superstars".
Ain't that the truth!!
 
2013-12-06 07:29:42 PM  
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2013-12-06 07:50:04 PM  

Bathia_Mapes: Lil Bub has a new brother/pal/playmate. Meet Spooky.


Awww....how cute!  Good for Bub!!
 
2013-12-06 07:57:08 PM  

Salem Witch: We got home and I shared some of my yogurt with her. Of course it's all over her nose.

[imagizer.imageshack.us image 640x480]


I lurv Suzy!!!  :D
 
2013-12-06 07:57:48 PM  
My right eye as decided that it wants to be cranky. By which I mean itchy,red, feels like I have a marble in my eye...it hurts to blink. I am less than amused. I am going to see the doc tomorrow.
 
2013-12-06 08:00:05 PM  

lilyspad: Bathia_Mapes: Lil Bub has a new brother/pal/playmate. Meet Spooky.

Awww....how cute!  Good for Bub!!


Bub's dude has a few other cats, but they live in his recording studio because Bub freaks them out.
 
2013-12-06 08:16:49 PM  
*slides into the thread*

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Damn, way too many posts I would like to respond to, so let me see if I can do a quick catch up...

OJ, Mrs. John Buck, and anyone else under the weather, feel better soon. Happy belated birfday to PV. Congrats to Buddy the Wonder Dog and Snuffy for hanging tough and not giving up (and the white boy agrees that blankies are where it's at). Welcome to the mewbies. Apologies if I forgot anyone, my brain is mush. And hugs to everyone just because.
 
2013-12-06 08:24:43 PM  
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2013-12-06 08:25:13 PM  
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JeezLouise it's cold!!!!!! We have a strong wind here today...makes it that much worse. I feel so sorry for anyone that has to work outside right now!! I keep reminding Lily how LUCKY she is that she is an indoor kitteh now! :D
 
2013-12-06 08:26:57 PM  
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2013-12-06 08:31:55 PM  
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2013-12-06 08:35:03 PM  
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I think Bessyglass and Sister HG need to pop in and say hai, as well!! Also Oddmind....I always look for your posts on the fotography threads!! :D
 
2013-12-06 08:40:12 PM  

Leepj: Our conure Cricket ...

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2013-12-06 08:40:47 PM  
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Having this problem with step-dad's cat, Gabby. Suddenly her right foot is a "no-touch" zone. Might have to take her to the vet to get it checked.
 
2013-12-06 08:42:25 PM  
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2013-12-06 08:45:49 PM  

Bathia_Mapes: Lil Bub has a new brother/pal/playmate. Meet Spooky.


D'aaawww...
I love the kitten "Play wif me?" body language.
Saw a lot of it recently from Casper to Raven.
Video had a soundtrack so couldn't tell...but I'll bet Spooky was making those trilling sounds (mmmrrrr? mmmrrrrrr? mmmrrrrrr? with a rising inflection) that accompany this behavior...
 
2013-12-06 08:46:01 PM  

lilyspad: JeezLouise it's cold!!!!!! We have a strong wind here today...makes it that much worse...

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2013-12-06 08:50:02 PM  

sherpa18: lilyspad: JeezLouise it's cold!!!!!! We have a strong wind here today...makes it that much worse...[i415.photobucket.com image 500x334]


Do you really???  I hate snow.  Well, I like to LOOK at it in the distance, but not drive around in it, or shovel it.
 
2013-12-06 08:51:39 PM  
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2013-12-06 08:51:45 PM  
Nothing like typing a long-ish post and then closing the wrong tab. :-\
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2013-12-06 08:53:07 PM  
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2013-12-06 08:53:54 PM  

yobbery: Nothing like typing a long-ish post and then closing the wrong tab. :-\
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BTDT. Several times.
 
2013-12-06 08:56:48 PM  

lilyspad: Having this problem with step-dad's cat, Gabby. Suddenly her right foot is a "no-touch" zone. Might have to take her to the vet to get it checked.


Does Gabby use her scratching post on a regular basis? If not, a cat's claws can and will grow into the pad and be painful. Try and look without touching so you know what you are dealing with. If not, she may have just jumped and landed wrong, and IMHE that usually resolves itself in a couple of days.

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2013-12-06 08:57:35 PM  
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2013-12-06 08:58:23 PM  
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2013-12-06 08:59:11 PM  

lilyspad: sherpa18: lilyspad: JeezLouise it's cold!!!!!! We have a strong wind here today...makes it that much worse...[i415.photobucket.com image 500x334]

Do you really???  I hate snow.  Well, I like to LOOK at it in the distance, but not drive around in it, or shovel it.


I love driving in snow....always did. Especially at night when there's hardly anyone on the road and I'm 'cutting tracks'. There's something about it I find very peaceful.

...and a cat.
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2013-12-06 09:00:37 PM  

sherpa18: lilyspad: Having this problem with step-dad's cat, Gabby. Suddenly her right foot is a "no-touch" zone. Might have to take her to the vet to get it checked.

Does Gabby use her scratching post on a regular basis? If not, a cat's claws can and will grow into the pad and be painful. Try and look without touching so you know what you are dealing with. If not, she may have just jumped and landed wrong, and IMHE that usually resolves itself in a couple of days.[i415.photobucket.com image 338x208]


Yeah, she uses it. A week or so ago, he said he saw her chewing on her foot, and thought he saw some blood. I looked at it a week ago, and it looked fine. But when I went to trim her nails the other day, she had a shiat-fit, and almost bit me! I'm wondering if she got a nail hung up in the carpet, or something, and maybe pulled it.
 
2013-12-06 09:02:03 PM  
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2013-12-06 09:03:53 PM  

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2013-12-06 09:05:43 PM  

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2013-12-06 09:05:47 PM  
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2013-12-06 09:08:04 PM  
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2013-12-06 09:09:24 PM  
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2013-12-06 09:10:42 PM  
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2013-12-06 09:13:08 PM  
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Infinite mustache.....moar Alien bait?????
 
2013-12-06 09:18:22 PM  

lilyspad: sherpa18: lilyspad: JeezLouise it's cold!!!!!! We have a strong wind here today...makes it that much worse...[ihassnowpic] Do you really???  I hate snow.  Well, I like to LOOK at it in the distance, but not drive around in it, or shovel it.


Well, right now it has changed over to what the weather forecasters like to call a "wintery mix" - snow, sleet, and freezing rain. Also known as slop :o)

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2013-12-06 09:20:18 PM  

sherpa18: lilyspad: sherpa18: lilyspad: JeezLouise it's cold!!!!!! We have a strong wind here today...makes it that much worse...[ihassnowpic] Do you really???  I hate snow.  Well, I like to LOOK at it in the distance, but not drive around in it, or shovel it.

Well, right now it has changed over to what the weather forecasters like to call a "wintery mix" - snow, sleet, and freezing rain. Also known as slop :o)[i415.photobucket.com image 600x450]


Man, I wish I could join him!!  Go to sleep in December, and wake up in March.  That would be teh AWESOME!!!  :D
 
2013-12-06 09:27:00 PM  
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2013-12-06 09:32:54 PM  
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Can you just imagine what is going through this cat's head?? "Whut the f**k are this??? Whar is ground??"
 
2013-12-06 09:34:57 PM  

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Can you just imagine what is going through this cat's head?? "Whut the f**k are this??? Whar is ground??"


No, but I can imagine how much cat piss would be sprayed out of sheer terror in the cockpit.
 
2013-12-06 09:35:10 PM  
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2013-12-06 09:39:46 PM  
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2013-12-06 09:43:58 PM  
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Mainly because I'm coldashell!!! It's still not up to 70 in here yet, and I've been home for 2 1/2 hours. Apparently I turned the heat down too far this morning. Brrrr.. Curse these old houses that have no insulation!!
 
2013-12-06 09:44:23 PM  
Meanwhile, I realize I have been remiss in keeping you people (yes, you people) updated - so.....

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*** CATURDAY HOLIDAY CARD UPDATE ***

Unfortunately, we are a little bit behind our normal shipping schedule due to the late Thanksgiving holiday delaying things at the printer - however, the cards are now in the elves' hot little hands (and they came out awesome) and are all packed up and have begun to ship. I will send a shipping confirmation via email to all of you as soon as I get my act together (my apologies, I have a lot on my mind right now)...

And I just want to take a second to thank everyone once again for making our little project a success for the third year in a row ... you guise rock!
 
2013-12-06 09:45:09 PM  
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2013-12-06 09:47:53 PM  

sherpa18: And I just want to take a second to thank everyone once again for making our little project a success for the third year in a row ... you guise rock!


THIS!!!! Yes...Thank you to all of you elves who made this happen again for Haruko! Another "sold-out" year!! You people are awesome!!!! :D
 
2013-12-06 09:48:08 PM  

sherpa18: lilyspad: sherpa18: lilyspad: JeezLouise it's cold!!!!!! We have a strong wind here today...makes it that much worse...[ihassnowpic] Do you really???  I hate snow.  Well, I like to LOOK at it in the distance, but not drive around in it, or shovel it.

Well, right now it has changed over to what the weather forecasters like to call a "wintery mix" - snow, sleet, and freezing rain. Also known as slop :o)[i415.photobucket.com image 600x450]


I agree with Dragon..
 
2013-12-06 09:50:59 PM  

sherpa18: Meanwhile, I realize I have been remiss in keeping you people (yes, you people) updated - so.....[i415.photobucket.com image 640x448]
*** CATURDAY HOLIDAY CARD UPDATE ***Unfortunately, we are a little bit behind our normal shipping schedule due to the late Thanksgiving holiday delaying things at the printer - however, the cards are now in the elves' hot little hands (and they came out awesome) and are all packed up and have begun to ship. I will send a shipping confirmation via email to all of you as soon as I get my act together (my apologies, I have a lot on my mind right now)...

And I just want to take a second to thank everyone once again for making our little project a success for the third year in a row ... you guise rock!


It has been my pleasure. The art work is world class, and I know you elves work really hard to make this happen. You are teh best.
 
2013-12-06 09:52:09 PM  
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2013-12-06 09:52:46 PM  

sherpa18: lilyspad: sherpa18: lilyspad: JeezLouise it's cold!!!!!! We have a strong wind here today...makes it that much worse...[ihassnowpic] Do you really???  I hate snow.  Well, I like to LOOK at it in the distance, but not drive around in it, or shovel it.

Well, right now it has changed over to what the weather forecasters like to call a "wintery mix" - snow, sleet, and freezing rain. Also known as slop :o)[i415.photobucket.com image 600x450]


Forecast here is for rain all night.. might have 'slop' Sunday morning, then changing to rain... weather people around here are trying to scare folks..  got bread, moo juice, TP, kitteh food, and a generator on automatic... will pick up popcorn tomorrow for the Sunday AM street sliding show that occurs in front of my house every time the roads get slick... my cars will be in my yard...
 
2013-12-06 09:54:30 PM  
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2013-12-06 09:56:45 PM  

OlderGuy: sherpa18: lilyspad: sherpa18: lilyspad: JeezLouise it's cold!!!!!! We have a strong wind here today...makes it that much worse...[ihassnowpic] Do you really???  I hate snow.  Well, I like to LOOK at it in the distance, but not drive around in it, or shovel it.

Well, right now it has changed over to what the weather forecasters like to call a "wintery mix" - snow, sleet, and freezing rain. Also known as slop :o)[i415.photobucket.com image 600x450]

Forecast here is for rain all night.. might have 'slop' Sunday morning, then changing to rain... weather people around here are trying to scare folks..  got bread, moo juice, TP, kitteh food, and a generator on automatic... will pick up popcorn tomorrow for the Sunday AM street sliding show that occurs in front of my house every time the roads get slick... my cars will be in my yard...

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2013-12-06 09:59:13 PM  
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Have fun, guize! See you tomorrow!! Stay WARM!!!! :D
 
2013-12-06 10:18:51 PM  

lilyspad: sherpa18: And I just want to take a second to thank everyone once again for making our little project a success for the third year in a row ... you guise rock!
THIS!!!! Yes...Thank you to all of you elves who made this happen again for Haruko! Another "sold-out" year!! You people are awesome!!!! :D


tigerose: sherpa18: And I just want to take a second to thank everyone once again for making our little project a success for the third year in a row ... you guise rock!
It has been my pleasure. The art work is world class, and I know you elves work really hard to make this happen. You are teh best.


Thanks, but this is truly a group effort - and while the elves do their part, WE COULD NOT MAKE THIS A SUCCESS WITHOUT ALL OF YOU.

Meanwhile, I gotta bail...

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and get something to eat...

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2013-12-06 10:21:07 PM  
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2013-12-06 10:22:09 PM  
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2013-12-06 10:23:26 PM  
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2013-12-06 10:25:14 PM  
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2013-12-06 11:01:59 PM  

lilyspad: sherpa18: lilyspad: sherpa18: lilyspad: JeezLouise it's cold!!!!!! We have a strong wind here today...makes it that much worse...[ihassnowpic] Do you really???  I hate snow.  Well, I like to LOOK at it in the distance, but not drive around in it, or shovel it.

Well, right now it has changed over to what the weather forecasters like to call a "wintery mix" - snow, sleet, and freezing rain. Also known as slop :o)[i415.photobucket.com image 600x450]

Man, I wish I could join him!!  Go to sleep in December, and wake up in March.  That would be teh AWESOME!!!  :D


Lord. That would kick SO much ass  :)
 
2013-12-07 12:26:07 AM  
Ceridwen decided to help my girlfriend with a craft project.

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2013-12-07 12:28:12 AM  
Also, kitten snuggles

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2013-12-07 03:43:59 AM  
happy caturday from me and my three kitties.
 
2013-12-07 04:26:49 AM  
Why am I awake? Even Eli is still sleeping. *sigh* guess I will put a warm compress on my eye and go try to sleep...
 
2013-12-07 07:48:21 AM  
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2013-12-07 07:49:34 AM  
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Yay Caturday!!!! :D
 
2013-12-07 07:50:41 AM  
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2013-12-07 07:55:15 AM  
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2013-12-07 07:58:04 AM  
I am taking the dogs to see Santa today.  This should go well.  not.  Lots of dogs at Petsmart so their parents can take embarrassing photos of them with Santa.  I've never done this.  I'm scared!!!!!  (my camera is charging now!!!  Hopefully I will get some good shots of the boys and Santa, if not, they will be back next Saturday...shudder)

Dyson may have some explaining to do...this is what I found when I came home yesterday.  Not the first one that he has taken off the tree.  Just like toddlers...I've moved all ornaments up out of reach of a short dog.

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2013-12-07 08:04:19 AM  
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2013-12-07 08:06:42 AM  
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2013-12-07 08:07:33 AM  

CrankyAndi: I am taking the dogs to see Santa today.  This should go well.  not.  Lots of dogs at Petsmart so their parents can take embarrassing photos of them with Santa.  I've never done this.  I'm scared!!!!!  (my camera is charging now!!!  Hopefully I will get some good shots of the boys and Santa, if not, they will be back next Saturday...shudder)

Dyson may have some explaining to do...this is what I found when I came home yesterday.  Not the first one that he has taken off the tree.  Just like toddlers...I've moved all ornaments up out of reach of a short dog.

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Have fun with that! Hope nobody gets bitten!!! :D
 
2013-12-07 08:25:48 AM  
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2013-12-07 08:29:55 AM  
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2013-12-07 08:39:12 AM  
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2013-12-07 08:45:37 AM  
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2013-12-07 08:46:22 AM  
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2013-12-07 08:57:10 AM  
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2013-12-07 09:07:36 AM  
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2013-12-07 09:10:17 AM  
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2013-12-07 09:13:35 AM  
Good Meowning.  To ft of pg 6 at long last, Not Allowed In last eve to say Hyvaea Ilta, excessive time outs. Musta been Fark in general.
We've had Hazardous Wx & Winter Storm Advisory/Warnings, Warning supposedly ended at 1AM. Today also final day of KY WX Awareness Wk. Sky now clear as bell, with predicted temps to match.
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credit gremlin1 8-23-13.  Also reminded on imgur that 5K Ugly Sweater Run rescheduled (not summat they'd cancel, too many Ugly Sweaters to cancel!).  Need Clean Up for memorial svc, also change ins pump battery which is now flat (just reminded me loudly).
 
2013-12-07 09:14:22 AM  
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2013-12-07 09:19:18 AM  
Woo hoo!

Happy Caturday!
 
2013-12-07 09:19:41 AM  
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2013-12-07 09:24:07 AM  
Nick is being a real butthole right now. He's an indoor/outdoor guy and insists on us letting him in/out nearly every 5-10 minutes. Hubby and I are baffled as to why he doesn't want to stay inside because it's (texas) cold as hell. I got fed up earlier and left the window open for a few minutes. As you can see, he had no idea what to do about that, lol!

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2013-12-07 09:27:00 AM  

mafiageek1980: Nick is being a real butthole right now. He's an indoor/outdoor guy and insists on us letting him in/out nearly every 5-10 minutes. Hubby and I are baffled as to why he doesn't want to stay inside because it's (texas) cold as hell. I got fed up earlier and left the window open for a few minutes. As you can see, he had no idea what to do about that, lol!

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Need to poop warring with need to warms.
 
2013-12-07 09:31:44 AM  
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2013-12-07 09:39:26 AM  
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2013-12-07 09:40:14 AM  
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2013-12-07 09:40:36 AM  
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Lily checking out the tree.
 
2013-12-07 09:40:42 AM  

starsrift: mafiageek1980: Nick is being a real butthole right now. He's an indoor/outdoor guy and insists on us letting him in/out nearly every 5-10 minutes. Hubby and I are baffled as to why he doesn't want to stay inside because it's (texas) cold as hell. I got fed up earlier and left the window open for a few minutes. As you can see, he had no idea what to do about that, lol!

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Need to poop warring with need to warms.


didnt think about that, but you might be right about that. We have a litter box for him, but he hates using it
 
2013-12-07 09:41:26 AM  
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2013-12-07 09:42:17 AM  
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2013-12-07 09:55:58 AM  
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2013-12-07 09:58:48 AM  
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2013-12-07 10:04:48 AM  

spinach gunk: yobbery: spinach gunk: [spinachgunk.smugmug.com image 597x768]

How's Buddy?

He's actually having not a bad week!  Appetite is very good and he's taking all his meds!  I just don't get how he can be OK some days and at death's door a week later, and back.  The vet can't explain it, and doesn't know what else to do (other than trying to keep him comfortable, of course).  So we can't figure it out, but we know he could go at any time, so we just treasure these good days of a happy comfy Buddy at our sides, and leave it at that!  Can't think about anything else and don't want to.  He sends contented tail wags to everyone.

He's lost a little bit of weight recently, so he gets cold more easily, but on the plus side, his nice soft winter coat fits him very nicely now!  Which is good because it's getting well below freezing here.  But not so good because he absolutely hates wearing clothes and mommy *makes* him wear this when it's this cold.  He forgets about it and seems to enjoy himself more once we're outside, but eeew he can't get it off soon enough when we return!

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Blankies are where it's at.  Coats?  Pffft.


I assume the vet checked his liver enzymes? My rottie had that kind of cycle until her thyroid was checked and found her liver was not working right...prob a result of the heartworm treatment she had as a puppy....and then had to give her supporting medication called Denosyl.

Certain foods like organ meat and cheese would compromise her liver function and make her sick...Denosyl alleviated that but even then certain foods especially with high fats would set it off.
 
2013-12-07 10:13:15 AM  
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2013-12-07 10:15:57 AM  
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See you all tonight!
 
2013-12-07 10:20:11 AM  

tigerose: My right eye as decided that it wants to be cranky. By which I mean itchy,red, feels like I have a marble in my eye...it hurts to blink. I am less than amused. I am going to see the doc tomorrow.


Do you feel a slight tugging sensation on the eyeball when you blink? If so, you may have scratched your cornea and there is a microscopic piece of extra tissue there. (Been there, done that. It is no fun) Either way, go see a doctor ASAP!
 
2013-12-07 10:22:15 AM  

lilyspad: Infinite mustache.....moar Alien bait?????


That's one of the more interesting things I've seen recently. Anyhow: More cats!

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2013-12-07 10:27:22 AM  
It was so hard to get out of bed this morning. 4° outside, 61° inside, but very toasty under the covers

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2013-12-07 10:33:39 AM  
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2013-12-07 10:35:07 AM  
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2013-12-07 10:38:47 AM  
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2013-12-07 10:58:13 AM  
Today is decorating day at Casa de Yobbery.
I have all the boxes out and the fuzzballs are eager to get started. Hopefully we can all get through it without incident.
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2013-12-07 11:18:06 AM  
the lawyer for the couple injured in the explosion say both are currently at an impatient rehab facility in Philadelphia.

I'm not a doctor, but if they were both critically injured, perhaps they should be moved to an in-patient facility.  That place sounds eager to discharge them too early.
 
2013-12-07 11:22:28 AM  

Jesus Farking Christ:

I think I've said this before, but she really is a pretty dog.


Thank you! I think so, but I have been head over heels in love with the little girl since I first laid eyes on her.

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2013-12-07 11:47:57 AM  

yobbery: lilyspad: sherpa18: lilyspad: JeezLouise it's cold!!!!!! We have a strong wind here today...makes it that much worse...[i415.photobucket.com image 500x334]

Do you really???  I hate snow.  Well, I like to LOOK at it in the distance, but not drive around in it, or shovel it.

I love driving in snow....always did. Especially at night when there's hardly anyone on the road and I'm 'cutting tracks'. There's something about it I find very peaceful.


Me too. I had a 914 that was great in the snow. I had a blast.

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2013-12-07 11:51:01 AM  
What exactly is an "...impatient rehab facility..." ?
 
2013-12-07 11:55:42 AM  

djrudiak: What exactly is an "...impatient rehab facility..." ?


Basically a nursing home with additional perks. Instead of having to transport them off site for physical, speech, and occupational therapy, they have the facilities on site to do it.
 
2013-12-07 12:02:41 PM  

mafiageek1980: starsrift: mafiageek1980: Nick is being a real butthole right now. He's an indoor/outdoor guy and insists on us letting him in/out nearly every 5-10 minutes. Hubby and I are baffled as to why he doesn't want to stay inside because it's (texas) cold as hell. I got fed up earlier and left the window open for a few minutes. As you can see, he had no idea what to do about that, lol!

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Need to poop warring with need to warms.

didnt think about that, but you might be right about that. We have a litter box for him, but he hates using it


My vote is that he knows it drives you batty.
 
2013-12-07 12:05:55 PM  

yobbery: Today is decorating day at Casa de Yobbery.
I have all the boxes out and the fuzzballs are eager to get started. Hopefully we can all get through it without incident.


Get them primed with a bit of nip first. And have your camera at the ready :-D
 
2013-12-07 12:06:49 PM  

Salem Witch: mafiageek1980: starsrift: mafiageek1980: Nick is being a real butthole right now. He's an indoor/outdoor guy and insists on us letting him in/out nearly every 5-10 minutes. Hubby and I are baffled as to why he doesn't want to stay inside because it's (texas) cold as hell. I got fed up earlier and left the window open for a few minutes. As you can see, he had no idea what to do about that, lol!

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Need to poop warring with need to warms.

didnt think about that, but you might be right about that. We have a litter box for him, but he hates using it

My vote is that he knows it drives you batty.


LMBO! Well he IS a cat, so i believe he is doing it to drive me nuts as well!

BTW, Suzy looks CUTE in the snow!!!
 
2013-12-07 12:07:34 PM  
I'm trying to post some pics but it freezes up on me when I click the ok button. Anyone else having issues?
 
2013-12-07 12:15:50 PM  

mafiageek1980:

BTW, Suzy looks CUTE in the snow!!!


Thanks!

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2013-12-07 12:17:16 PM  

djrudiak: What exactly is an "...impatient rehab facility..." ?


It's a big building with no patience, but that's not important right now. ;-)
 
2013-12-07 12:25:17 PM  

The Ice Queen: djrudiak: What exactly is an "...impatient rehab facility..." ?

Basically a nursing home with additional perks. Instead of having to transport them off site for physical, speech, and occupational therapy, they have the facilities on site to do it.


Except they're in a super rush to get it over with.
 
2013-12-07 12:28:45 PM  
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2013-12-07 12:31:18 PM  
Good meowning all.

Not nearly as much snow came down and accumulated as was feared.  Didn't even need to salt sidewalks.

Got two entire emails from companies I asked about a job at.  Will see what fortune next week holds for me, and especially for my landlord who is being VERRRRRRRY patient right now.
 
2013-12-07 12:34:03 PM  
I just got back from the store where I picked up a few necessities for the snowy weekend. Cat food, dog food, cigarettes, ice c