VBP Thursday: The One When It Ended

[Still not sure what VBP is? Check here.]

Dear Furriends,

Today, we have a special announcement regarding the VBP Blog Hop.

On January 17 of this year, Jet, Savannah, and I started a blog hop called VBP – Vocab Building Project (Check above link for more information).

We had lots of fun using new words, and I loved looking for French/English idioms (VBP) that were similar or not and which included the word cat. Unfortunately, life being life, we cannot get the energy needed to continue it right now. So we have decided to stop it, at least momentarily.

I would like to thank all the furriends who collaborated in this project:

Jet and his human, for coming up with the original idea for the blog hop! We’re sending you lots of purrs and hugs!

Savannah and her human, for their perseverance (VBP) and patience, and for posting when we couldn’t. We send you hugs and purrs too!

Miss Ann from Zoolatry for creating all the graphics that you see on this post, as well as the badges. Again, hugs and purrs!

Last but not least, thank you to all the furriends who pawticipated! We hope you had fun in the process. We certainly loved reading your posts! Lots of purrs!

A special shout-out to The Tabbies O Trout Towne for participating to all but 2 of the total of 11 hops! Thank you! Lots of purrs! And salmon!

So, for now, we are closing the VBP dictionary and stopping the hop. But one day maybe…

P.S.: If you had planned a VBP post and plan to post it, please post the link in the comment and I will post a link in a post next week. Thank you furry much for your understanding!

32 thoughts on “VBP Thursday: The One When It Ended

  1. That’s a shame but all these things are so time consuming and you are committed each week. Perhaps you can start it up again in the holidays.:) Thank you for bringing it to us, we know how hard you all worked.. Have a wonderful Furzday xx00xx

    Mollie and Alfie

  2. It was a fabulous idea and we loved reading the VBP posts but we all understand that life (rather annoyingly) gets in the way of our blogging projects. You guys did a brilliant job. Now enjoy your nap Texas, you deserve it.

  3. This was a very noble endeavour, indeed! A few years ago, I had the same idea, sort of — except that I didn’t have a blog then. I developed a “CATionary” of words that contained “CAT” or a cat-related term.


  4. with full appreciation and cognition of your Herculean efforts in ameliorating our languages, we humbly prostrate ourselves before your sagacious prowess.

    Fanks for the fun big words!

  5. Sorry you have to stop the hop for now. I have to admit that we never did get a post up for it even though it was always on our minds. Hopefully Jet and his mom will be ok too, haven’t heard from them in a long time.

  6. dood; wanted ta say we haz R 7th post that iz trooly R 15th post that doez knot involve math… coz itz reeely like R 10th post we think…sinz like math wuz knot a good subject for uz in skewl… but lunch brake wuz……N we posted ta day and manee thanx two ewe jet savannah N ann…we had fun with this :)!!
    long live salmon !!

  7. That is too bad you had to quit that. We always thought it was a good idea but we just didn’t get around to doing it. Bad us. You all did a great job with it. Our person just has trouble using her little brain.
    Have a wonderful day.

  8. Some things, even good ones, often come to an end. But…they can always be reestablished when the mood strikes you. For now, do some other fun things…it’s finally Spring! Purrs and hugs, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Josette

  9. Life can intrude on the best of idea Texas…when the time is right I’m sure VBP will make an appearance…i didn’t take part every week, but had a lot of fun reading and learning from everyone’s posts

  10. I am sorry you guys can’t continue the VBP blog hop. In actual fact I think we only entered once!! But of course we have VBP pretty well every post, just didn’t do the link. Epic fail on the part of the human I think >^..^<

  11. Gosh, we didn’t even know about the VPB hop but we think it sound like a fun way to wile away the hours…trying to figure out what cats are saying when they talk to humans, hahameow! Oh, and Teri says her life it too busy (or that she often fritters away time unproductively is more like it) but she said she will let us visit the archives so we know what we missed!

  12. Yow Texas you n Savannah n Jetty did a great job on da VBP n me learned so much!!! Me did not pawticipate alot in da blogz but me Mum read all of yerz to me n helped me learn new werdz…
    You all werked yer pawz off so now it iz time to rest n relax n do what kittehz do best ;)
    Lub Nylablue xo

  13. Well Texas my friend, there’s a time and a place for everything and I’m thinking one day you all will be ready to tackle VBP again. Meanwhile, take a rest and regroup. You guys did a GREAT job!

    Kitty Hugs, Sammy

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