Sunday, February 14, 2010

Romper Room and Angel Crystal

Happy Valentine's Day to all our internet friends!

We were going to pack up all our snow from yesterday and ship it off to Khyra in Pawsylvania and to Phantom & Thunder at the Kansas Ocean, but it melted before we could even find the shovel and plastic trash bags.

We would like to thank Noll's Nip for naming our new, improved dog pen the Romper Room. At the moment, it could be more aptly called the Mud Puddle but it will dry out eventually.

When Jan put us out earlier today (Saturday), she watched us through the window and denies that anyone in the neighborhood was throwing snowballs at us. However, someone was! And it wasn't the wind blowing snow off the trees as Jan claims. Poor Sam was temporarily traumatized, standing head down and tail tucked between his legs to protect himself from the onslaught.

Sam: I was not traumatized! I was trying to see where the barrage was originating from but the snow was hitting me in the face when I looked up.

Jan totally forgot to feed us breakfast till 2:30 this afternoon. She claims it's because it's the first time in 6 1/2 years she hasn't had to run around getting our breakfast and rushing one or more of us out the door to walk. But since she spent all those hours lounging around in her pajamas, we think she is just plain spoiled already. We have got to get her out walking again so her brain keeps working -- at least somewhat. You know how it is, use it or lose it!

We hinted numerous times. For example, we would go out the back door, come right back in and go directly to the front door, where we would stand and stare at our leashes. We did finally get her to go outside with us before she scraped snow off the car and went shopping for some "necessities." She didn't return with anything for us, so we wonder how necessary the items really were. We think our quick trip down the front steps to the curb and back again was just a guilty conscience for starving us halfway to death's door today.

Our Valentine VSquillion has arrived from the Cat Blogosphere Shelter.It's from a special litter of Memorial Angel Virtual Squillions, named in memory of those now at the Bridge. Our VSquillion is adopted in honor of our late brother Crystal, a classic orange tabby.

(s) Buddy, Merci & Sam, Cotton, Cyndi, Percy, Cameron & Rusty

PS -- We would all like to thank those who generously donated to help us take care of Jan! (She'll tell you it's the other way around but this is our blog.)


  1. No food = no good. We still like your pen. And a Happy Valentine's Day! Even to your forgetful human.

  2. We wish you a very Happy Valentine's Day!!!!

  3. I think that Romper Room is a great name & your VSquillion is beautiful. Happy Valentine's Day y'all!!!

  4. Happy Valentine's Day :)

  5. A sweet tribute to Crystal...We hope you guys have a Happy Valentine's Day filled with lots of love and TREATS!!...xo...Calle, Halle, Sukki

  6. Well we certainly hope you whip Jan back into shape soon. Imagine forgetting to feed you. Happy Valentine's Day.

    The VSqullion is beautiful. ~AFSS

  7. Happy Valentine's Day to ALL of WOO!

    I'm touched that would share your snow with me!

    As I pawed woo, anytime woo want some more, I'll get it pakhkaged up and heading in your direkhtion!


  8. We all wish you a happy Valentine's Day! And we hope Jan doesn't forget to feed you again--scary! That's terrible.

    BTW, that's a lovely tribute to Crystal.

    Purrs and kitty kisses and (((hugs))) to Jan.

    -Annie, Nicki, Derry and their personal assistant, Kim

  9. WHAT! Someone was throwing snowballs at you?! Of all the nerve. I hope they get bored and stop doing that, it isn't a nice thing to do.
    I love your Angel Crystal VSquillion. That is a wonderful way to keep his memory near you.
    Hope you are all having a Happy Valentine's Day. Maybe Jan will take you all for a walk because it is a special day. Now you can send me the money to my place for suggesting that Jan do that. You have the address, same fee is involved.
    If you meals get missed let me know and I can contract with you all to get that straightened out too.

  10. Happy Valentine's Day to you!

  11. Happy Valentines!

    purry ♥♥♥♥♥ purrs

  12. Happy V's day! V not necessarily being for "vizsla" but it could be!

  13. A very Happy Valentines Day to you all.

  14. Happy Valentine's Day pals! Love the Romper Room, but keep mom out there on those precious walkies too, ok!!

    Hugs and snaggle-tooth kisses,
    Sierra Rose

  15. Happy Valentine's Day everybody!

    P.S., my mom NEVER even changed out of her jammies today :o

  16. Happy Valentine's Day to you all!
    Kisses and hugs

  17. Happy Valentine's Day! We luff you all! :)

  18. Why, thank you so much for wanting to send us your snow. We got a bunch of snow squalls go through here today but only got about a half inch of accumulated snow. We will take any snow we can get.

    Happy Valentine's Day.

    Woos, Phantom and Thunder

  19. Happy Valentine's Day! Thank you for taking the time to wish me a Happy Birthday:) ~Crikey

    Pee Ess: Welcome to the CB, Angel Crystal Squillion:)

  20. Gee!!!! We hope Jan does not 'forget' again!!!!!! Moms tend to do that every so often :/
    We also are very impressed with your improved pen!!! Nice and big!!! Yes, snow IS cold!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Purrs Mickey, Georgia & Tillie


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