Sunday, January 31, 2010

Did you not get the memo Mommy? We voted and think we should get a day off from the flashy beast. Maybe you should go read it.
Seriously.

Hope you have a relaxing day off from whatever annoys you today!
Isabella

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Yay it's Sadieday! Today I thought I'd show you what I have to put up while out on MY deck. No, I don't mean the ugly old rock patch that Mommy and Daddy didn't get finished with before the winter rains started. I mean up higher.
Do you see it now? That's the neighbor cat Annie Buttons spying on me.
She has a bell on her collar so I always hear her in MY yard but when I chase look for her, she goes up on her deck and watches me.
By summer, there will be lots of vines and flowers on her deck railing so she won't be able to spy on me anymore. And also hopefully by summer the ugly old rock patch will actually be a pretty flower garden that I can run in look at instead of the cat.

Hope you enjoy your Sadieday!

Friday, January 29, 2010

Welcome to Friday Features! Today's features were inspired by the crocuses blooming in our yard reminding us that spring flowers are on their way. We just wish they come sooner rather than later!

I also want to point out the link to My Pet Savings on the top left sidebar of my blog. If you haven't done so already, click the link for a post to enter a giveaway for a $20 gift certificate for BeadedTail! Kristy from My Pet Savings is hosting the giveaway until February 10th and I'd love for one of our blog buddies to win! Thanks and good luck!

Enjoy my Friday Features!

Summertime - Pink Polymer Clay Flowers and Swarovski Crystal Sterling Silver Earrings by BeadedTail
White Cat with Hollyhocks 8.5 x 11 Giclee Fine Art Print Signed by elizabethruffing
Cats and Flowers On A Clay Pendant with Necklace by GoodNiteGracie
Lady in Flowers - Matted 8x10 Fine Art Print by DianeClancy
CATNIP MAT/BLANKET PLUS CATNIP - WASHABLE AND REFILLABLE - CATS IN A GARDEN by MeowWow

Thursday, January 28, 2010

The EtsyBlogger of the month is Erika from NicoDesigns. We all like Erika furry much because she leaves nice comments for us, she's sent Sadie dog biscuits and Mommy loves her work so we wanted to do a special post for her today. Since I am the SuperModel in the family I took charge of the photo shoot. My sisfur Angel said she had an appointment with a sunbeam so couldn't make it but my big sisfur Sadie said she'd help model one of the NicoDesigns bags that our mommy has. Okay Sadie, make that cute little hobo bag look really good!
Let's try that again only this time can you smile a little? Remember those yummy dog biscuits she sent you?
Well, that was a little better but I'm going to model the tote bag myself. I'll do my sophisticated look to match this purrty bag.
That bow looks like it could be furry fun to play with.
That's a wrap!
Be sure to check out Erika's blog and also NicoDesigns for more bags and fabulous pear pin cushions, crib shoes and fun dolls made by Erika. She donates a portion of her sales to help two worthy charities helping cancer patients in her home state of Texas.

Have a great Purrsday!
Isabella

Wednesday, January 27, 2010


Tuesday, January 26, 2010

It's Tortie Tuesday again! It's also tax time and since I help Mommy when she prepares tax returns, I thought I'd give you a behind the scenes look at how hard I work.
Warning - these photos do show me working furry hard but I don't mind so please don't call the animal police on my Mommy for making me work so hard.
I didn't realize how hard I actually work. I think I need more treats and extra scritches to keep my stamina up! Even with all my help, Mommy is still really busy this time of year so we apologize if we're late with comments on your blogs. We'll do our best though!

Have a Happy Tortie Tuesday!
Isabella

Monday, January 25, 2010

Last Christmas I got a new double-wide Super Scratcher which I love furry much. Well, Mommy says it's time for my old single-wide ones to go cause she thinks they look shabby and are worn out. Can you believe that?
I've got these broken in just the way I want them and I still use them a lot so they're not worn out. See...
Can I please keep my single-wide scratchers Mommy? Purrty please?
The cute look works efurry time!

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Hello furiends! My sisfurs are napping so I thought I'd update you about my health since some of you asked about me yesterday. My v-e-t is pretty sure I have Cushings disease. I had some tests done last month and they found that my liver enzymes are very high. This is what started efurrything.
I also had proten in my pee (I won't go into how they got my pee but let's just say it involved my daddy following me around the yard in the early morning - Ha roo roo!). Anyway, I had another test done this past week and the proteins were higher than before but the results show it's related to Cushings disease and not kidney problems thankfully.
All this is stressing out my mommy but the v-e-t says that as long as I am feeling okay then we can wait 4-6 months before testing again. I appreciate the purrs and crossed paws I've received and I'm sure efurrything will be just fine.
Now I think I'm going to go nap like my sisfurs.
Have a great Sunday!
Sadie

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Woo! It's Sadieday! Time for another stroll with me! Hope you're ready cause I am so let's go!
I love being able to run in the hills! It's fun to do a little off-roading too!
For the most part I stay on the trails and try not to get too far in front of Mommy cause she makes me comes back when I do. She's a pawty pooper.
I'm coming Mommy. Hold your horses.
Okay, next time I need to watch what I say since Mommy doesn't hold her horses but she does hold the leash which means, we're heading back home.
Although my stroll was short, I had a good time and hope you did too! Thanks for coming along!

Have a great Sadieday!

Friday, January 22, 2010

It's Friday which means it's Feature time again! Today's features were inspired by the color of love - red! I hope you enjoy my love-ly picks!

For more information, click the links above the photos.

Sassy - Red Kitty Cat Face Lampwork Bead 14K Gold Filled Earrings by BeadedTail
Red Trumps The Blues - Northern Cardinal- 5x7 Original Fine Art Photograph by NatureIsArt
How much is that doggie...Denim Tote Bag by KellysKeepsakes
SALE Berry Baby - Red Kitty Cat Face Beaded Toggle Bracelet by BeadedTail
Tootlebug 11x14 Print by danacarol
Fire Engine Red Scarf with Vintage Black Dog Buttons by Spiderbot

Thursday, January 21, 2010

It's been purrty warm here this week so Mommy opened the window for me to enjoy the fresh air and watch for birdies.
I should have know that I can't do anything alone with my sisfurs around.
Does this happen in your house too?

Hope you are having a lovely Purrsday!
Angel

Wednesday, January 20, 2010


Tuesday, January 19, 2010

It's my favorite day of the week! We've had a lot of rain around here this winter so when the sun comes out, we take advantage of it!
Be sure to enjoy whatever makes you happy cause you never know when it'll go behind another cloud!

Happy Tortie Tuesday!
Isabella

Monday, January 18, 2010

Mommy is at a tax update class today so Daddy is staying home with us. Actually, he has the day off of work so he didn't have a choice but we know he loves spending time with us anyway. A day with Daddy means a day in the Mancave napping while he watches the big TV.
Who knew someone could listen to so much sports stuff. Will they ever stop talking about the games Daddy?
We had to watch the games on the weekend and now we have to hear someone talking about them all over again. I don't get it. Hey, is that popcorn I smell?
We do miss Mommy today but we also enjoy our popcorn day with Daddy!
Hope you have a great Monday!

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Welcome to the January 18, 2010 edition of the EtsyBloggers blog carnival! This is my first time as host of the blog carnival! I had given my teammates the following topics to write about:

1) Now that 2009 has come to a close, what will you remember most about last year?

2) Now that 2010 is here, what do you have planned/look forward to/hope to accomplish this year?

Now, here are all the links to the Etsyblogger's posts with their thoughts on those topics. Click, read and enjoy!







Elayne Teitelbaum presents Out With The Old In With The New (Year) posted at ChezChani.

JacBerKitsch presents Looking back and looking forward posted at Jac-Ber Creations.

Katrinna Purden presents Looking Back on 2009 posted at She Shoes, She Scores, saying, "Blog topic chosen was looking back at 2009, what I will remember most about last year"

Liz Howell presents New Years Resolutions- Business Related posted at Liz's Wares.

Chrissy P. presents WELCOME 2010!! posted at The Felted Chicken.

Mary presents Resolutions - First Post of 2010! posted at Misobel: Handmade Hooligan with a Mystic Touch.

bella bead jewelry presents Now That 2010 Is Here....... posted at Bella Bead Jewelry~ Fun Jewelry 4 Fun People.

Lady Artisan presents Lady Artisan 2010 posted at Lady Artisan®.

HomeMadeOriginals presents Calling 2010: Help! I Need to Get More Organized posted at Home Made Originals.

storybeader presents Etsybloggers Carnival - Jan. 15, 2010 posted at Stroll Through Storyland, saying, "Here's to looking forward!"

Jessica presents 101 in 1001 posted at Cut Your Heart Out.

naturemanipulated presents New Years Resolutions and Plans for 2010 posted at Nature Manipulated - visual and wearable art.

Christina Watson presents Blog Carnival posted at Christina Studio Designs, saying, "Thanks!!!!"

theashgrove presents Looking Forward posted at Notes from the Ash Grove.

Jen presents The Integrated Life posted at Mama's Magic.

Betty Mathers presents What’s in store for the New Year posted at The ReFORMatory.

lightheartedstudio presents New Years Resolutions posted at Lighthearted Parties.

Sumiko Shop presents 2009 Review ... posted at Sumiko*Handmade Creations*.

Athena Workman presents January 15th Etsybloggers Blog Carnival: New Outlook posted at the weblog of artist athena workman.

Edi presents 2009 Memories-EtsyBloggers Blog Carnival posted at Memories for Life Scrapbooks.

BeadedTail presents Looking Forward posted at beadedtail.

cindy devine presents A look back at 2009 posted at Devine Designs Jewelry.

A Keeper's Jackpot presents It's a New Year... posted at A Keeper's Jackpot.

Linda B presents 2010 Goals & Plans - EtsyBloggers Team posted at Linda B's Blog.

Alicia Mae presents Welcome 2010! posted at Crafts and Cooking.

Sandi Myers presents What are my plans for 2010? posted at The T-Shirt Lady, saying, "this one took a lot of thought"

MagdaleneJewels presents Carnival Blog: My Best Memory of 2009 posted at MagdaleneJewels's Blogs.

TiLTcreations presents Etsybloggers: 2010 is here - what's the plan? posted at Crafts, kids, home and life.

Myfanwy presents 2009 has gone! posted at Sassa's Blog Carnival, saying, "Hope this is OK."

Sarah Wagner-Ranes presents First Blog Carinval 2010 posted at Sweet Sally's Soaps News.

Elise presents Resolutions? Sorta... posted at Inside Betani's Bureau.

Melissa Sinisgalli presents Looking ahead... posted at Made By Melissa.

Margaret Freije presents an incomplete retrospective posted at Splendid Little Stars, saying, "difficult subject for me, but in the end it was cathartic and rather fun."

Rainy presents Looking Forward to 2010: Blog Carnival posted at RainyDayArt.

PatchFirstShop presents Plan for 2010.. posted at PatchFirstShop.

Linda Pruitt presents Looking Forward posted at Pruitt Handcrafts.

Tammy presents tamdoll's workspace: Let 2010 Begin posted at tamdoll's workspace.

Anitra Cameron presents TO PLAN, TO DO posted at Coffee Pot People.

Enjoy this edition of the EtsyBloggers
Blog Carnival!

While I'm enjoying a lazy day today...
I'll be dreaming of a handsome mancat named Banjo!
Banjo's mom, Catherine, gave us an award on her blog Corner of Cat's Mind! Thank you so much Catherine, we're very honored! We love your blog cause your posts are always fun and inspiring, your photos are beautiful and Banjo is so adorable!

The rules we must follow in accepting this award are:

1) Thank the person giving the award
2) Copy award to your blog
3) Place a link to their blog
4) Name 7 things people don't know about you
5) Nominate 7 bloggers
6) Place a link to those bloggers
7) Leave a comment on the blog letting them know about the awards

Okay, now for the 7 things people don't know about us. Hmmm, this is tough but here goes:

Me (Angel)
1) I wish I was tall. I love to be picked up so I can see what is on the shelves, on the cabinets, on the top of the closet - everything that is up high is what I want to see.
2) I like to lay on Mommy and Daddy's lap but on my terms. If it's not my idea, it ain't happening.

Isabella
1) I like to lay on Mommy and especially Daddy's lap on any terms. I stay wherever I'm put and can get comfortable and fall asleep in 20 seconds.
2) I'm a "wet noodle" cat. When someone picks me up, my body goes limp so it's like picking up a big wet noodle.

Sadie
1) I am Mommy's shadow. I follow her around the house all the time.
2) I can do what I want to my sisfurs but I don't like them doing the same to me. If they sniff me, I growl. If they touch me, I growl. For some reason they ignore me though.
3) Recently I was told I might have Cushings Disease. I went in to the v-e-t for a blood test before getting my teefs cleaned and the test showed my liver enzymes are high. I have no other symptoms so am under no treatment since the v-e-t says it'd make me sicker. I feel fine and don't act any differently but it upsets my mommy cause she's worried about me.

We can't pick just 7 blogs so consider it given to all of our readers if you'd like to accept!

Hope you enjoyed learning more about us! Thanks again to Catherine for the award!

Have a great Sunday!

Saturday, January 16, 2010

It's my favorite day of the week again - Sadieday! Today I want to tell you about a fabulous prize I won in a contest for a new handmade doggy toy shop, CasbahCanine! It's a stuffed bone toy in a very girly denim fabric just for me!
Also included were yummy heart shaped dog treats! Mmmm!
Treats and a toy - what a great prize huh! My bone even has a squeaker in it which I try and whap when I hear it!
And, just to let you kitties know, my sisfur Isabella likes my bone toy too and even tries to bunny kick it when I'm not looking.
She has more than enough toys from CasbahKitten though so she can leave my bone alone!
Thank you very much Molly, Jane, Alice and Rita! I like my bone and the treats very much!
Hope you have a great Sadieday!