Saturday, July 23, 2016

Happy 14 or 15 Merci

Taylor:  I thought yesterday, July 22, was Merci's 13th Gotcha Day and designated 14 or 15th birthday.  Why are we celebrating today?

Merci:  It's okay.  You cats needed to do a fishy flake review.  I wasn't planning to leave for the bridge yet, so I didn't mind waiting an extra day.

Buddy:  Come on, everybody, let's sing for the birthday girl!

     Happy birthday to you- owooooh.
     Happy birthday to you - owooooh.
     Happy birthday, dear Merci - owooooh.
     Happy birthday to you - owooooh.

Merci:  Thank you, but it would have been okay to leave out the howling, Buddy.  My old ears can't handle those high notes any more.

Buddy:  And my old voice can't sustain the notes.  Good thing Jan didn't bake you a cake.  You'd probably pass out trying to blow out the candles.

Taylor:  Since we're posting on Saturday, we thought we would join Athena for her Caturday Art blog hop.

Buddy:  And what better art to play with today than Merci's birthday card?  This is a sketch. 

Taylor:  Thirty seconds after Jan made these changes, she had completely forgotten what she did to get this effect, so we're calling it Merci's Hippy Pic.

Buddy:  That can't be spelled right.  Merci is not hippy.  I think you mean Merci's Hippie Pic.

Merci: Or my green ear phase. 

Buddy:  Whatever it's called, we're happy you're still with us.  We hope to celebrate again next July.


  1. Happy Barkday Merci!!!!!! WE like both the sketch and the green ear phase card. Hope you have a wonderful day and are around to celebrate many more Barkdays with your family.

  2. Happy Birthday to you sweet Merci!!!!

  3. Love the cards happy birthday, Merci and many more

  4. Happy Gotcha Day!

    Purrs xx
    Athena and Marie

  5. Wishing you a very happy healthy year, Merci!
    Maggie, Mickey Mouser, and Rufus the Red

  6. Great post! HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MERCI!

  7. Happy Birthday, Merci. Those are some great cards-arts with your cute smiling face :) Extra Pawkisses for a Happy Caturday :) <3 <3

  8. Happy birthday, dear Merci! We hope your year is filled with happiness, love and all the best things. Love you!

  9. Happy birthday, Merci! We are howling quietly down here to celebrate. ♥ ♥ ♥

  10. Happy Birthday Merci!
    Have a wonderful weekend...

    Noodle and crew

  11. Hari OM
    Oh now I'm late, I'm late, late for a very impawtant date..!!! But you know my wishes mean every bit as much now as they did on the day, right Merci? Oui??? Merci beaucoup!!! Hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

  12. (To be sung to Happy Birthday)
    Happy birthday to Merci,
    At least you're Merci, not Percy,
    Well at least I'm glad it's YOUR birthday,
    Or I'd have to utter a curse-y.
    Love, Louoouooooo

  13. Happy birthday Merci! Since your birthday gotcha was on Friday, you can cellybrate all weekend. Maybe you could call that graphic effect Merci's Happy birthday pie... Bear wants to know if birthday pie tastes like chicken...
    -Ktie Kitty Too

    1. Mom! Bear ate the "a" in my name! Tell him to gives it back. -Katie Too

  14. Happy Gotcha Day and Birthday, Merci! We hope you had a great day!

  15. Pawsome!!! Happy Happy Gotcha Day!!! Golden Woofs, SUGAR

  16. Furry nice Merci! Happy belated gotcha and birthday!

    Sasha, Sami, & Saku

  17. hello merci its dennis the vizsla dog hay happy forteenth or fifteenth birthday and menny happy reeterns!!! hay owr birthdays ar almost the saym day wot ar the odds??? ok bye

  18. happee bee lated sumkinda day merci ☺☺☺ ....we send best wishes, dawg bone dishez & happee day fishez....hope yur day total lee rocked, hope ya getted sum pizza piez & friez & heerz two a yeer a head filled with happee nezz & health ♥♥♥♥♥♫♫♫♪♪♫♪♫♪♫♪

  19. Happy (very) Belated Birthday Greetings to you, Merci!

    We are so sorry we missed this day and also we rather missed Percy's B'Day too...sigh...

    Here is the URL to copy/paste/save/post for a card for you, Merci.

    Hope you had a wonderful day of dogabration!


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