Goodbye to furriends, my nip vocation and awards

Hiya furriends,

Although we have a good home and not too bad humans – we can’t really complain, can we? -, the past few weeks have been very sad at times. Many furriends crossed over the Rainbow Bridge. I cannot list them all sadly but among our fellow bloggers were Fangie at Catself, Kelly at the Creative Cat, Fluffy at Hey… It’s Jet Here, Bingo at Hutch A Good Life, Zac at Zac the All Black.

I’m sure they are all playing together over the rainbow bridge now, free of pain. I am pausing for a minute and will leave a treat behind tonight in their memory.

I was so sad I tried to find a place to remember them quietly and reflect about life.

I found the closet where the humans store our food. But my human found me.

That’s too bad because there were plenty of good food in there. But nothing to help me in my pain or vocation.

No nip.

Now regarding nip… again my furriends, we don’t know the exact effect on humans so don’t try this on your humans. I would like to insist that I do not promise you nip (although if any of the cat-idates to rule the world for a cause would make me Minister of Nip, I could rethink that last statement), only enlightenment for those who believe.

Finally, I was nominated for two more awards that I didn’t have yet. So I would like to thank The Sugarlump for nominating me for the Addictive Blog Award and It’s a Pussy Cat’s Life for the Super Sweet Blogger Award.

Thank you so furry much! I really appreciate and send you purrs!

Here are the Addictive Blog Award Rules:

1. Thank the person awarding you — Done
2. Share a little about why you blog and how the journey started — See below
3. Paste the blog award on your page — Done
4. Nominate 10 other bloggers you feel deserve the award and let them know you nominated them — See below

Why I blog
I think my little life is very interesting. No seriously. My human was too busy lazy in France to start my blog, so I only had my Facebook Page, but now that my brothers and I had traveled so far, I needed a blog to tell my story.
Plus now I want to share with you the heavenly enlightenment of the nip I received.
Most importantly, it is a way to meet new furriends =^.^=

Here are my ten nominees:
=^.^= Sammy
=^.^= My furriends Hemingway and Shakespeare at Two Cats’ View
=^.^= My furriends Nellie and Kozmo
=^.^= Mollie and Alfie
=^.^= Easy
=^.^= Bowie
=^.^= Archie, Oscar and Henry
=^.^= It’s a Pussy Cat’s Life
=^.^= Angel’s Whisper
=^.^= My furriends at Manx Mnews

Now the rules for the Super Sweet Blogger Award are:

1. The nominee has to thank the person that nominated them — Done
2. Answer the 5 Super Sweet Questions — See below
3. Nominate a bakers dozen of other Super Sweet Bloggers and let them know — A dozen?! See below

Me thinks this award is better suited (vocab building project VBP) for humans (especially the sweet food part), but here we go.
1. Cookies or Cake?
Tuna cake!
2. Chocolate of Vanilla?
Er, nip?
3. What is your favourite sweet treat?
Er, the new Greenies, salmon flavor.
4. When do you crave sweet things the most?
All the time, why?
5. If you had a sweet nickname what would it be?
I know my human would call me cupcake. Hmph.

Now for my nominees:
=^.^= Terri’s Kitchen
=^.^= Hey… It’s Jet Here
=^.^= Janina
=^.^= Sammy
=^.^= Savannah
=^.^= These Days of Mine
=^.^= The Sugarlump
=^.^= A German Expat’s Life in Texas
=^.^= Brown Pony Tail
=^.^= My new furriend Mr. Jeeves
=^.^= Imagination is Spicy
=^.^= Easy

Now TGIF, I need a nap.

Enjoy your Friday everyone!

52 thoughts on “Goodbye to furriends, my nip vocation and awards

  1. Wow, congrats on those two awards. You really deserve them too. They are pretty ones. It is so sad when all our fur friends go to the bridge. Take care and have a great week end.

  2. Hey Texas, Jet here.

    Thank you on two accounts (I’m taking a Business module at Scooby Doo Academy!):

    For kindly paying homage to our sweet boy, Fluffy. Yes, we believe they are all playing over the Rainbow Bridge, too. :)

    Bestowing this cool new award on our blog. You know JJ and I LOVE our Kitchen K9 jobs, so, this has extra meaning for us. Whoo hoo!

    Concatulations on your awards, most deserved. Love the new questions! We’re so fortunate to have connected with you.

  3. Thanks Texas we have few followers who regularly visit, but it makes it worthwhile when we get awards like this and have you guys comment and provide input regularly xxxx. Really appreciate this young man. Archie, Oscar and Henry xxx Also congratulations that you got recognised also well deserved :-)

  4. Oh Texas, this is a beautiful way to remember and honor the loved ones who passed away the past few weeks.

    Congrats on your awards and thank you very much for nominating my blog. Bowie says “Meow!” Now go out there and get yourself some extra nip my dear friend…

  5. Oh, good grief: you just can’t trust a human to do anything. Motor Mommy read your post, and didn’t even notice that you nominated our blog for that sweet award! I tell ya: if you want something done right, ya gotta do it yourself!
    Thanks so much, Texas, I’ll have my human start helping me with an acceptance post too! Have a great weekend, my furriend!
    Love, Sundae

  6. Oh Texas, fank youz soooo much for the lovely award..Yooz a true furriend :) I nose wat ya meanz…It’z been a horrible week of sadness :) fank you’z for making me laff last night, with the Paw token..It cheered uz up no end :)
    Big Hugs xx00xx

  7. Félicitations pour les 2 prix mais surtout un gros câlin pour passer ce moment si cruel du départ de petit poilus vers le paradis des chats . que leur petite âme voyage en paix et que le chagrin de leurs maîtres s’apaise doucement..

  8. Congrats on those awards, Texas!!! and thanks for letting us know about your fab blog furiends! I’d love to visit their blog, too! Sounds interesting!
    I’m very sorry about your fur friends who have acrossed OTRB….I know how sad you feel……..
    Have a lovely Friday!

  9. Concatulations to yous for being addictive and super sweet! Yous is BOTH of those things and Concatulations to MES for yous giving it to me!
    Me is sad about furrends going over the bridge. Each and everyone is so loved and missed
    Kisses Texas
    Nellie

  10. Concatulations on the two new awards Texas! Well deserved my dear friend…..AND thank you for your generosity in passing them on to little OLD me! Mom and I will work to add them to my bling area of my blog AND on my compliance with the “rules” as well! We agree that it has been a sad week but we know The Bridge is a very happy place so we’ll think of our friends playing in the sun and watching over us all – I’m SURE there’s an endless supply of catnip over the Bridge :D.

    Kitty Hugs and concats to all the nominees!
    Sammy

  11. It has been a tough several days with so many furriends going OTRB. Thank you Texas for taking time to reflect….whilst surrounded by food. Purrfect. I too discovered a place to reflect on things, go check my Friday post later today. Paw pats, Savvy

  12. I share your sadness at friends crossing the Rainbow Bridge, but as with the joys that come with sharing time together so there is sadness at the partings.

    Thank you very much indeed for the Super Sweet nomination! I haven’t had a blog award before.

  13. Dear Texas, thank you for nominating me. You are indeed adorable.

    1 cookies or cake
    A great big cake made up of my cat crackers mixed with tuna. purfect.
    2 chocolate or vanilla?
    I don’t think tuna comes in either of those flavours.
    3 what is your favourite sweet treat?
    a cuddle from my mummy or daddy.
    4. when do you crave your favourite sweet treat the most?
    not very often in case they give me cat medicine
    5 a sweet nickname?
    jeevesey pie

    now for my nominees
    I don’t have many fellow bloggers – I’m new to this game. But here are my nominees:

    1. Texas – that’s YOU! meow!
    2. Dianda – http://en.gravatar.com/catsnco
    3 Clowie – http://en.gravatar.com/clowiescorner
    you guys are so awesome you can multiply yourselves x4 to make up that dozen

    Love y’all, meowlers! x

    • Thank you my dear furriend.
      Don’t forget to visit your nominees and let them know you nominated them. I humbly recommend that you post your answer on your blog too, if you wish, so they can visit your blog ;-)
      But then your a kitty so, I know you do whatever you want;-)
      Many purrs

  14. conga rats texas on yur awesum rewards and cash winnings :) !!!! now with that bazillion $$$$$$$$$ ewe cn get like way MOR nip and thanz for sharin de cupcakes !!! :)

  15. Hay, Humom wants youz to send Uz ya address..but don’t tell anyone :) xx00xx
    make sure, she’s not slackin, wiff youz nose wot :) Meeow..Bark.OUT ( really loud)xxx

  16. Dear Texas,
    It’s a good thing that you found a quiet place for reflecting and praying for your furriends gone too soon! I guess that they saw you from the other side of the rainbow bridge.
    I congratulate you for your new awards and I thank you very much for nominating me for the Super Sweet Blogger Award ! It’s a great honor, and I am very touched.
    Wishing you a good Friday and a great Caturday! Big Hugs.
    Janina

  17. Texas
    Thank you for thinking of us for this wonderful award. I will make sure Momma follows through on it for us.
    We understand how you feel about loss. It is one thing that surprised us, and something that we had never considered when we first began blogging. We’ve seen a lot of passages since we started.
    Hope this weekend brings you joy.
    purrs
    >^,,^<
    ✿•*¨`*•. ♥Abby♥Boo♥Ping♥Jinx♥Grace♥✿•*¨`*•.

  18. Thank you so much for remembering Zac and so appropriately in the treat cupboard where he loved to go.
    The Princess and I, his Beloved are hurting so much right now but we have been helped by all the support of his online friends.

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  20. What a beautiful tribute to all your lost furriefriends, Texas, it’s so good to have our stories and memories -granny’s eyes are watering now- and the believe that one day we’re connected with them again.
    Congratulations on your awards, they look very…sweet, and thank you so much for nominating me, I’m -we’re- very happy with it :)
    Nice hiding place ….:)

  21. Sweet Texas we are so sorry for your sweet bloggie friends that crossed The Bridge. We hope your sadness has been replaced with wonderful memories of them all. Congratulations on the awards. Hugs and nose kisses

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  23. We were sorry to hear about your friends having to run off to the bridge Texas. We hope they are running free now without pain.
    Congratulations on your awards! We don’t know most of the blogs you in turn nominated.Wowsers! There are sooo many friends to make still….

    the critters in the cottage xo

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