Hey everypawdy, it’s me, RaenaBelle, comin’ to ya’ live from the tempurrary location of the Three Belles Ranch. I’s gotta tell ya’, the weather outside is frightful. It’s stormin’, and rainin’, and hailin’, and there’s even tornadoes swirlin’ ‘bout. We couldn’t have picked a better day to have a playdate. After all, stayin’ inside and safe can be borin’, lessen you have somekitty to play with. Hurry sissy, she’ll be here any minute now. Help me set up the travel tunnel.
Hey everypawdy, it’s me RaenaBelle. Are ya’ll ready to pawrty?!! Well come on in and let’s celebrate. There’s food and fun fur everyone. I’s gotta tell ya’, you all look pawsitively gawjus in your masks. Sissy and I’s wanna fanky fank all of ya’ fur comin’ to celebrate with us. 9 years ago on November 1st, sis Dezi came into this world; and a couple of weeks later on the 22nd of November, she chose mommy to save her and be her furever mommy.
That’s true Raena. Me had no idea what me’s life was gonna be like that day; but me knew without any doubt that me belonged with mommy. Our life hasn’t always been easy or fun, but it’s the bestest life this kitty girl could have ever asked fur. Me got an amazin’ sissyfur in Lexi; and she innerduced me to this pawsum world of the innernet and all our furiends. Everypawdy come on in and make yourself at home.
Look’it sissy, I’s got an ice cream truck to come by so everypawdy could choose their favorite. You can even have seconds or thirds. (Raena giggles as she wipes a smidge of ice cream from her whiskers)
Looks like you’ve already had some ice cream Raena.
Well sissy, I’s had to try it out and make sure the ice cream man brought the good stuffs. I’s also hired a caterer to cook us up some tasty eats on the grill and bring veggie platters fur those who don’t eat meat. Don’t worry, ifin ya’ purrfur your meat raw, just let the grill master know. We don’t drink, so the catnip teas and nip juleps are the strongest drinks we have, but who needs alcohol to have fun…right?.
Sure ‘nuff Raena. Me will have a little of that nip tea. It will go purrfectly with that grilled rabbit.
(As Dezi walks over to get a nip tea, Raena motions for the band to come to the stage area.) Okay sissy, you go ahead. Why don’t you mingle and see who all showed up.
Good idea Raena. (Dezi begins to mingle) MeOW Scout Pete, it’s good to see you.
Scout Aetheling, me’s so happy you could make it.
And you too scout Tigger, fanks fur comin’.
Timmy, Einstein, did ya’ll bring the whole family? Well, me’s glad ya’ll could be here.
Hey, Shoko, Tyebe and Budd, so good to see me’s Canadian furiends.
Meow Annie, me knows you’ve been havin’ some medical issues, so me’s really glad you could make it. Ya’ know, we send up purrayers fur ya’ every night.
Hey Bella, Max, me’s so glad our Rotty furiends could make it.
Is that our new furiends Crystal and Daisy Mae? (As with all her guests, Dezi runs over and hugs Crystal and nose bumps Daisy Mae.)
Pipo, Dalton, (While heading for the stage, they stop briefly to be welcomed by Dezi) fanks fur comin’ and fur me’s pawsum birthday and gotchaday cards. Tell awnty Ingrid (Petcretary) me really ‘purreciates her helpin’ ya’ll.
Phenny, Nelson, our favorite Weim bros. Where’d ya’ll find mommy’s shoe? We better hide that UTB (under the bed). MOL
OMC Spike, is that you all the way from Scotland? Me sees you found one of the pawsum boxes to play in. So glad you could make it.
(Dezi looks over and sees her favorite black Persian) Valentine, me’s glad you’re here. It wouldn’t be a pawrty without ya’. Fanks fur comin’ gawjus. Did you bring your bestest princess, Erin? Oh, she’s meetin’ ya’ here later…cool.
Hey Prancie, Sammy, Penny, Joanie, good to see ya’ll. Is any more of the family here? Brody and Trouble are ‘round here somehwere? That’s okay, we’ll ketch up to ‘em shortly.
(As the guests mingle and enjoy games and tasty food, they suddenly hear Raena meowing from the stage) Hey sissy,I’s got a surprise fur ya’. Could I’s get everypawdy to join us in singing Happy Birthday to the bestest sissy ever. A one and a two and a three…
Happy Birthday and Gotchaday Dezi!!! We luvs you so much. And now, I’s would like to let mommy say a few words.
Thank you Raena dear. Happy birthday my sweet sweet Dezi darlin’. The day I met you and you chose me to love was one of the greatest days of my life. You’ve brought me joy and happiness and so much love. I pray and ask God each day to give you a long and happy life with me. I can’t ever imagine a day without you in it. I also want to thank all of our friends for their love and support and for loving my girls. We pray every day and ask God to bless you and meet your every need.
Memory Photo: Purrlease feel free to take a copy to post as a
reminder that you attended Dezi’s pawsum carnival pawrty.
(Dezi and Raena run to mommy A and head butt her and purr and coo as she holds them.) Fank you mommy, we luv you too. Now, let’s pawrty!!!
Everypawdy, stay and pawrty as long as you like. We celebrate all month long, so have fun!!! We also have a little contest goin’, so vote fur your favorite mask befur ya’ leave. The winner will be announced next week. Mommy said there will be a small purrize awarded to the winner. We have put family members together since several were sent to us that way and we wanted to be as fair as possible. One last thing, I’s would like to fanky fank The Crooner’s (Pipo, Brody, Dalton, Trouble) fur your purrticipation in our pawsum band.
Till the next time…………………………………………………..Be Blest!!!
Hey, is anypawdy out there? It’s me, RaenaBelle. Hurry, gather ‘round, our playdate guest will be here any minute now. (Raena frantically surveys her kingdom to make sure everything’s picked up and clean. She wants her playdate to feel welcome) Sissy, are you ready, Prancie’s gonna be here soon?. Why don’t you ask mommy ifin we can put some silvervine down on the scratchers. I’s bet Prancie would luvs that.
Raena, calm down. Me’s sure Prancie will have fun. Besides, we’re gonna have a story time with her new book. You know, the one awnty Ellen sent us to review. There’ll be purrlenty of time to play later. Now, help me set up our tunnel pawtal so she doesn’t smack into the door. (Dezi and Raena get the tunnel set up and have a quick bath before Prancie arrives. Suddenly they hear the swoosh of the portal) Hurry Raena, she’s here!!!
Hey Prancie, good to see ya’ girl. How was your trip? Wanna lay down on the scratcher and rest a minute? We’ve been lookin’ furward…
RaenaBelle!!! Calm down, let her ketch her breath fur kittens sake. Sorry ‘bout her Prancie, she only has one speed and it’s full on all the time.
No problem Dezi, there’s a few of those at my house too. With so many siblings, you can always count on mayhem. And in the 13 years I’ve lived at my house, I’ve seen it all. Thanks for inviting me over girls, I’m happy to be here. This scratcher is pretty comfy.
It is, isn’t it Prancie. Besides mommy’s lap, it’s purrobably our next favorite seat. So, do have any besties at your house?
Well Raena, Phoebe and I hit it off right from the start. I pretty much get along with everybody, but yeah, I’d say Phoebe was my bestie. She is missed. (Prancie drifts off in memory for a minute)
Let’s meow ‘bout your book fur a minute Prancie. We luvved readin’ your story. Altho’ me has to admit, it made us very sad that somepawdy could kick you out into the cold mean streets. We’re such pam-purred pusses, we can’t even ‘magine what you must’ve went thru.
It was quite a shock to me too Dezi. It got so cold, and I was so hungry, I almost gave up. My ears were so cold and then they weren’t. Part of them died and fell off. It sure was a rough life. When I saw that manger with fresh hay part of me wanted to just curl up in it and die. But, when I saw the people who would become my forever family, a little spark of hope welled up inside me and gave me the strength to ask God and them for help.
Ooh Ooh, that’s mine’s second favorite pawrt, Prancie. Mine’s favoritest pawrt is when awnty Ellen and uncle David adopted you and let you stay with them.
Well Raena, my dad wasn’t my biggest cheerleader at first. But, I finally wrapped him around my paws. I’m a big daddy’s girl for sure. One of my favorite things is the chicken he feeds me off his plate. As you all would say, I’m one blest kitty, that’s for sure.
I’s luvs the pics.
You sure are Prancie. I’s know sissy and me are so Blest to have you and your whole family as furiends. We think your ears give you character. We know ya’ll didn’t include the story of your ears in your book, but we’re glad you meowed ‘bout ‘em here. Peeps need to unnerstand, that just cuz we kitties have furs doesn’t mean we don’t get cold and suffer from weather the same as they would. We think your book would make a purrfect gift fur any occasion. And, with Christmas comin’ soon, we hope it makes it unner the tree fur lots of little humans.
We should tell everypawdy where they can get their own copy girls. It’s available on amazon and Barnes and Noble fur $12.95. And, peeps can also order it directly from you and awnty Ellen at 15andMeowing.com fur $10.00. You can also get the kindle version fur $2.99. All proceeds go to help suppurrt all the kitties livin’ with Prancie and awnty Ellen.
Thanks Dezi. I also brought a copy to give away. Mom says we’ll ship it anywhere in the U.S..
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Fanky fank you Prancie and awnty Ellen. We luvs give aways. We hope all our U.S. readers get in on this. And fanky fank you fur comin’ fur a playdate. We totally luvved your book. We also learned that awnty Ellen has a degree Elementary Education and that’s what sparked her idea to write your story as a children’s book. Like ya’ll, we believe that all kitties and even woofies deserve luvvin’ furever homes. The ‘purrtant thing to ‘member, is that kitties don’t act out of spite. There’s no bad kitty. Like Prancie, we purray that all anipals know the luvs and warmth of a furever home. And now, it’s time to play!!!