Hey dearest furiends, how are ya”? Well, we don’t normally post on Thursdays, but, we just couldn’t pass up today. That’s right, it’s Remember Me Thursday. And, as you know, we recently added a new family member to our house from a shelter.
Hey dearest furiends, are ya’ll ready fur the weekend and Mother’s day? I’s gotta tell ya’, I’s wanted to get mommy something, but nopawdy took bonito flakes, kittybelle kisses or purrs fur payment. This was always Dezi’s depawrtment. Who knew I’s needed something called a credit card?. They just don’t know what they’re missing. Oh well, I’s know mommy will luvs extra hugs and kittybelle kisses.
Meowllo everypawdy, me knows you all are ‘xcited and ready to meet me’s new sisfur, but me is a chatty kitty and so you’re gonna have to hear da whole story okay? Okay. As mommy and me told ya’ yesfurday, we found this little kitty from a newspaper ad. Actually, mommy was callin’ ‘bout a whole different set of kitties, but by da time da lady called us back, those kitties was all gone. Mommy thought we had missed out yet again. But da lady gave us another nummer and told mommy to call cuz they had kitties too. Well mommy called and called and furinally 3 days later somepawdy answered. Mommy got all da infurmation and then we purrayed about it. Da next day mommy called them back and said yes. Of course in da meantime me didn’t really have a clue ‘bout what was goin’ on, so it was life as usual fur this little queen. Okay, maybe me’s not so little, but ‘member, sis Lexi made me da queen when she left. Anyways…
A couple weeks later, Hug Your Cat Caturday to be exact, me’s life was turned upside down. Dat’s right, Hug Your Cat Caturday. Me had plans fur mommy dat was gonna last all day long and into da night, but mommy up and left me late in da afternoon. Can you believe it? Me sure couldn’t. Anyhow, somepawdy came by and picked mommy up so she left me to lounge ‘round da cat tree and snooze. Me had da afternoon off. She was gone fur da longest time. Me’s dinner time came and went and no sign of mommy. Me was beginnin’ to wonder ifin she was gonna leave me to starve, but furinally she showed up. She came in all flustered and rushin’ ‘round and sayin’ she had to go up and feed Buddy real quick and get things all set up here fur da baby.
Baby me thought. What baby? Me loudly meowed dat Buddy could wait and me didn’t want any babies here. Me’s heard purrlenty of ya’ ‘round blogville talk ‘bout da sticky fingers and all these babies have and me doesn’t want any pawrt of dat. Mommy set sis Lexi’s travel carrier on da chair and went about getting da play pen set up. Me calls it sis Lexi’s travel carrier cuz it’s what she used to travel in befur we got da stroller. And lots of ya’ saw her sittin’ in it on our trip home from BlogPaws last year. Well here, let me just show ya’.
Lexi loved to travel
Didn’t she look happy? Dat’s why me calls it sis Lexi’s travel carrier. Anyways, mommy set it in da chair and set up da play pen and…Hey, mommy, why are you puttin’ litter in dat little box?
Well honey the baby can’t reach the big boxes.
Baby? Uh, mommy, sis Lexi’s travel carrier is makin’ noises. What is dat? (Dezi inches over and smells the carrier) YUCK!!!!! Mommy, sis Lexi’s travel carrier smells like pee pee. Did you have a accident or somethin’? Would dat lady not stop and let you go to da human pawdee box?
No honey I didn’t have an accident. It’ll be fine, I’ll explain it all to you later, okay? I’ve got to go feed Buddy and get you some dinner too.
Me doesn’t know ‘bout Buddy mommy, but me’s about to starve to death. You know it’s way passed me’s dinnertime and me hasn’t had anythin’ to eat since those treats right befur you left.
Yes dear I know. Just give me a few more minutes.
Uh, mommy da carrier’s getting’ louder. What is dat? (Dezi runs UTB while mommy finishes setting up the playpen, and then she hears mommy yell from down the hall…)
Alright Sweetie, I’ll be right back, I’m gonna go give Buddy his dinner.(mommy leaves and when she returns in 5 minutes, this is what she saw)
Uh, mommy, what is dat, and why is it in me’s house? Do you know it yelled da whole time you were gone? And dat pee pee smell? It’s dat thing mommy. ( Mommy snaps a photo and then fixes the girls dinner. She sets down Dezi’s plate and then one for the baby)
Yes Dezi, I know. That’s your new sisfur and helper, and my new Service kitty. I’m sorry she yelled the whole time I was gone, I didn’t think she would. She was quiet and peaceful the whole way home. And I’ll give her a bath after she eats some dinner, okay?. She had a bit of a rough start to life like you did baby. She’s never been outside of a cage and she was surrounded by huge dogs that peed everywhere. My nose and eyes were burnin’ and waterin’ after just a few minutes in that house.
Is dat why her eye is all matted and she’s got a snotty nose?
Kind of sweetheart. But don’t worry, she’s gonna be fine. She knew she was gonna be okay a few minutes after we left too. She slept most of the way home. Now I know you need a couple of days to adjust, but I expect you to get a grip soon and help me to start training her to be a good kitty okay Dezi? Dezi?
Hissssssssssssssssss Mommy, tell her to get away from me’s dinner.
Hey, you, get back. Don’t you know what Hissssss means?
Dezi, her name isn’t hey you, it’s RaenaBelle Maycee High.
Oh mommy, you and your names. What are we supposed to call her? Surely you don’t want me to say da whole thing all da time, right?
No baby, we’re gonna call her Raena.
Why mommy? Me knows there’s a reason, so why?
Yes dear there’s a reason. Raena is the shortened form of Raanan which means ‘New Beginnings’. And that’s exactly what she is for us, a new beginning.
Well mommy me’s just not so sure ‘bout all this, but me will give her a chance fur you. And fur all me’s furiends out there wonderin’ zactly how you say her name, it sounds like Ray-nah. Mommy just has to be different. And needless to say we didn’t get a bit of sleep her furst night here and not much da second either. Maybe it wasn’t all her fault, but dat’s a story fur another day. Let me tell ya’ dat girls got a set of lungs on her and she’s a chatty little thing. You think me’s chatty. Hmmpht Me’s got nuthin’ on her. And she’s fearless, and smart and she’s purretty enuff me supposes. Mommy gave her a bath so she don’t stink anymore so there’s dat. She’s got more energy than me’s seen in a while and she doesn’t back down when me threatens her either. Mommy says she’s a lot like me, specially in dat way. And she even tried to give mommy a head massage her second day here.
But mostest ‘purrtantly, she luvs me’s mommy. She wants to be right with mommy everywhere. So maybe she ain’t dat bad after all. She saw da VET on Fursday when me did and she got a clean bill of health. Her eye and nose is somethin’ mommy be watchin’ to make sure it clears up on it’s own as it wasn’t serious enuff fur medicine at this time. She weighs a whole pound and a half and was born on April 21st. She’s a bi-color Ragdoll, but her points aren’t clear enuff to call yet. Mommy says she has flame patch on her ear just like me does. Another story fur another day.
Anyways, there ya’ have it. And this ain’t even half of what happened in da furst week. So me will give ya’ da 411 on how things be goin’ as we go okay? And yes, Raena will be chattin’ it up with ya’ll from time to time so you’ll get to know her too. And we’ll be tellin’ all ‘bout da trainin’ as it happens. Raena’s already finished trainin’ mommy to be crazy about her so, she should do really well when it comes her time to learn. We have no doubts God sent her to us. So whether you believe God did it, or sis Lexi did it, or whatever you choose to believe, we just hope like mommy said yesfurday, dat you all learn to luv her as much as we do. Me’s gotta go now and remind her dat me’s da queen and she’s da princess; and me was here furst.
Meowllo everypawdy, hope you’re ready to have some fun. As purromissed me has a pawsum give away today. But furst, let me tell ya’ a little about da company dat be sponsorin’ it, Catit. Me thinks a lot of you already know them, but fur those of ya’ dat don’t, let me ‘splain.
Catit makes great purroducts fur kittys, as their name would imply. They make toys, feeders, fountains, and more. Catit holds lots of events. They hold contests through their social media channels all the time. And did you know they have a try it and keep it program? Yep that’s right. You can sign up to be an ambassador and each month they offer a new product fur the ambassadors to apply fur. Ifin you get chosen they will send you da purroduct of da month fur free. You try it out and then submit a review to them. Check ‘em out on twitter and facebook and their website of course.
Me thinks da one thing we may all be most furmiliar with is the Catit Senses play circuits. Well they’ve been hard at work improvin’ on their already pawsum purroducts and have launched da Catit 2.0 line. One of da bestest things about this line is dat ifin you own old Catit purroducts, you can use them with da 2.0 line. To show it off and let kitties have a little fun, Catit is havin’ a pawsum event May 14 – 15 in New York. Don’t worry me’s gonna give ya’ more info., but me wants to tell ya’ what’s gonna be happenin’ furst.
This event is Catit’s furst ever pop-up shop and indoor pet playground. Author and cat photographer Lucas De Boeck will be in attendance to give photography tips and to sign his cat portrait book, Pure. Animal Haven Shelter will also be there with lots of pawsitively pawsum kitties to hug and play with and Adopt. Yep, it’s an adoption event full of fun. Attendance is FREE!!! And guess what? Kitties ARE allowed. Yep you read dat right. You kitties can go with your human and have a ball. But dat’s not all. Attendees will leave with a complimentary Catit gift. (while supplies last) Dat’s FREE!!! Mock-tail refreshments will be served.
Now does this sound like a good time or what? Me knows, ya’ wanna know when and where don’t ya? Well get your pen and calendar or blackberry and write this down. Ifin ya’ live in da area, you don’t wanna miss it. We wish we could be there.
Catit Playground New York
What: Cat Playground, Adoption Event, Art Gallery, Photography, Pet Experts and more
Where: 325 W. 38th Street, 1st floor: New York, NY
When: May 14th: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
May 15th: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Now me purromissed a give away, remember? Dat’s right, da peeps at Catit are allowin’ me to give away, da winners choice of da purroducts below. Yep, you choose which one you want. But hey, me can have 3 winners. All U.S. and Canadian residents 18 and over can enter and win. Ifin you live elsewhere, you may enter and donate your prize to someone within the allowed Countries. Now you know you gotta comment here, so go ahead and state your prize choice so you can click through and enter. Ifin you have trouble commentin’ on me’s posty, purrlease let me know. We don’t want anypawdy disqualified cuz they can’t say somethin’. Now here’s your choices. Ain’t they pawsum?
Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. We received compensation for telling about the event. We love and own Catit products. And as always we bring you things we think would be of interest to you our readers and friends.