Let’s start with a little cat humor because by the time you reach the middle of this post I’ll probably have sent some of you into depression.
Image courtesy of Cheezburger
Today was one of those days I wanted to re-blog everything I read. There were so many people sharing heartbreaking stories which I honestly hate reading because it makes me sad, angry…you all know the feelings but they deserve their spotlight. Once I get started though I keep reading and reading until I’m ready to cry. If there’s anything good that can come from senseless tragedy it’s that it raises awareness and gets people to stand up for a cause.
I already mentioned Leo’s story at Not So Shabby – Shabby Chic. The videos of this little trooper romping around just a few short days after his amputation are great. It’s appalling that no one helped this poor kitten but I have to remember everything happens for a reason and if he’d been set free his outcome may have been far worse.
Val over at Nikitaland shared about the three Cleveland women who were kidnapped and the demolition of the suspects house. For a topic that sparks so many emotions its a beautifully written post that speaks the emotion in a graceful way.
Fozzie.M shared about their beautiful Simba who was shot and killed several years back. Who shoots innocent pets?? This shouldn’t be a question that ever has to be asked. I’ve taken phone calls numerous times from someone annoyed by their neighbor’s barking dog who threatens to go out and shoot it.
Wiley shared a story about Cabela, the dog brutally murdered by a monster in Washington. After reading a few articles it led me to an online petition which I signed. Whether the end result of the petition changes anything it still feels good to be able to participate and have a voice, online or not, about how these people should be punished.
Okay. Enough of being a bummer. How about a cute picture while you hug your pets (or humans)?
Image courtesy of Animal Advocates Alliance
Birthday week has ended and birthday weekend is beginning. Birthday weekend is usually all about me but I share my birthday with a co-worker who shares it with his son who will turn a year old so Happy Birthday to them! I won’t be around much on account of the fact that I’ll be too busy stuffing my face. So far the eating schedule looks something like this…Friday: lunch at Hooters (yes, Hooters…I have a friend who loves the wings so we go every few months), dinner at the Melting Pot; Saturday: brunch at a little inn in the Big Thompson Canyon, dinner with friends Saturday night; Sunday: stadium food at the Rockies game and, if I’m still able to move, ice cream cake from Dairy Queen. Whew…I think I gained 10lbs just writing that.
Image courtesy of someecards
I hope everyone enjoys their weekend as much as I’m going to enjoy eating all that food!