Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Thanksgiving 2010

For all our friends who celebrate Thanksgiving, we wish you a blessed day. For those who don't live in a country that celebrates Thanksgiving, we wish you a blessed day too.

We had kind of an early holiday present. As we've mentioned in other posts, Jan missed taking photos of the county shelter animals. She used to take them through the local Humane Society for a newspaper ad. Beginning yesterday, she volunteers to take photos once a week to help the shelter manager update the Petfinder page. There was an interesting moment when one trustee was holding two small dogs and they needed to be photographed separately.  But if he set one down, it could have escaped, so there are a couple of unusual Min Pin poses included. And she wasn't sure whether the cats were being held for the weekend, so just took snaps through the bars. But all things considered, it was an interesting beginning to a new project.

There are some good-looking animals available. Jumper was already on Petfinder but the rest of the photos Jan took yesterday at the Upson County Animal Shelter.  Since the hardest part of taking these photos is knowing that few of the animals will be adopted, she hopes the numbers of adoptions will go up and the PTS numbers go down.


  1. Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!

  2. Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Hooray for the picture taking, a good first impression can make all the difference sometimes!

  3. Lots of wishes to all of you for a very Happy Thanksgiving Day.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara, and the Momster Kathie too

  4. Happy Thanksgiving to all of you at the Farm!!

  5. Happy Thanksgiving! I don't think my human could take photos in a kill shelter - it would be too hard on her. She totally admires humans who can volunteer at these places because she knows it is not any easier for them than it would be for her!

  6. Happy Thanksgiving to all you Funny Farmers. Hope Jan gives you each a little bite of turkey.


  7. Happy Thanksgiving Thursday!

    We all know the importance of a good pikh - it SO makes a difFURence!

    Paws khrossed fur all!


  8. Happy Thanksgiving!
    Kisses and hugs

  9. Happy Thanksgiving to yoo all. We hope the year ahead is healthy, wealthy and very happy.

  10. Happy Thanksgiving to you all too! We do October. :-)

    We hope you have a wonderful day!

  11. Happy Thanksgiving to you all! Enjoy all da turkey you can eat! Happy nomin!

    Da Critters

  12. Sending best wishes to you and Jan as you celebrate Thanksgiving Day! You all need to take it easy on her today it is a holiday after all.

  13. Happy Thanksgiving to you - hope the pictures make a huge difference to these animals.

  14. Happy Turkey Day from all of us!

    (Or as the Investor would say, Happy Pie Day!)

  15. Happy Thanksgiving, dear friends! Thank you, Jan, for everything you do to help animals in need. We appreciate you!

  16. Happy Thanksgiving all at Jan's Funny Farm!!!!! Me and Charlie hope you all have a great day!

    We think Jan is lovely for taking these pics - we hope the doggies and kitties find new homes soon! Take care

  17. Happy Thanksgiving - we wish every furry never had to worries about foods. The mom is sharing sum noms wif da outside kittehs.

    I is Jake!!

    Peeeeee Ssss - ConCATs to Jan!!

  18. Happy Thanks Giving..we hope you have a lovely day.

    Big Nose Pokes
    The Thugletsx

  19. Happy Thanksgiving! Yoo know how much we love having owr picshure taken. Every picture helps get someone adopted.

  20. Hi ya all. Hope you have a Great Thanksgiving. I'm hoping to get some treats from the table a little later. There are a lot of fuzzies out there that are thankful to you for finding forever homes for. God Bless.


  21. w00fs, happy thanksgiving day to all of blows the mind of how many "furkids" never get out of the shelters...just so very sad..

    b safe,

  22. We are glad you are able to take pix again Jan. That is a very good thing you do!

    Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!


    prrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrs and tail wags,
    Zeke, Sushi and Tiger Lily


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