Sunday, November 28, 2010

WINNER! Holiday Hop for Pets Giveaway

We have a winner in the Holiday Hop for Pets Giveaway! The Prickly Pine Cone won the Santa Claws Jingle Bell collar charm, courtesy of, for their family cat. Concatulations!

Everyone else, remember, we have a prize drawing every week for Anipal Photo Hunt participants. Just check the New Rules tab above to make sure you'll qualify. : )



Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Anipal Photo Hunt #15: THE VET

The vet came to my house two weeks ago. 
I fought him off.

Mom & Dad took me today to a vet's office full of cute ladies.
I scared 'em off.

Tomorrow I have to go back. They have to give me a tranquilizer first.
I don't like vets.

Cokie the Cat
At the vet's today, having proved my point. Can't touch this!

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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Holiday Hop for Pets Giveaway!

What the hay!? By golly, it looks like The Anipal Photo Hunt & Blog Hop is doin' something different here... Yep. It's true. Two Little Cavaliers talked me into joining the Holiday Hop for Pets Giveaway Giveway!

So check it out - our regular weekly photo hunt is still going on until Sunday night, so continue to add your MOM! posts, and be sure to follow the New Rules tab above, to be qualified to win a prize from Big Paw Designs for our regular blog hop; HOWEVER, we're ALSO having a holiday giveaway, and you don't have to post a photo for this one!

This giveaway contest begins at 12:01am on Thursday November 18th and will end on Thursday, November 25th. The winner will be chosen via

I have several other blogs participating in this event, as well:, and Stop by each of them and all of the other participants' blogs - there are so many in this blog hop, your odds are good to win something!
Big Paw Designs® is one pretty lady and a whole bunch of animals - who, by the way, help design the products (thus the name)... They are our new sponsor, and donate the weekly prize for our Anipal Photo Hunters. Since 2002, they've made dogs hip, cats cool and pet lovers pleased with their unique products that are designed and made in the USA. They also work a lot with animal charities, including a fundraising program they share with Romeo the Cat called Romeo Love!

They've also stepped up on all fours to donate a really cute giveaway for the Holiday Hop, 
this adorable Jingle Claws holiday pet collar charm: 
BUY IT: If you'd like to buy one of one of these silver, red & green bell trios on a sterling collar clip (Hey - maybe one for Mom and one for the furbaby??) Go to They're regularly $12 each, but they're on sale right now for $6!

The winner of this giveaway will receive one Jingle Claws Holiday Collar Charm. There will be one winner chosen by All ages and geographical locations are eligible! See instructions, below.

MANDATORY ENTRY: Follow this blog (The Anipal Photo Hunt & Blog Hop) on Google Friend Connect and leave me a comment below that you have done so.

Bonus Entries: (Please leave a separate comment for each entry.)
1. Follow the Big Paw Designs blog.
2. Follow Big Paw Designs at Twitter @woofcp.
3. Follow Big Paw Designs on Facebook.

Remember, this giveaway ends on November 25th, 2010.

Good luck!
Anipal Photo Hunt & Blog Hop

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Monday, November 15, 2010

Anipal Photo Hunt #14: MOM!

Yes, Mom. It's time to come out of the closet. Show your face as the anipal crazy pet Mom (or Mr. Mom) that you are. No excuses. Let's see your mugs! Here's mine:
If you just can't bear a photo, a self portrait is permitted.

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Monday, November 8, 2010

Anipal Photo Hunt #13: From Where I Stand...

This is my view when I'm standing on the balcony:

You can see these palm trees from the Chinese and Kodak Theatres
on Hollywood Blvd. 

What do you see from where you stand?? 

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Cokie the Cat

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Monday, November 1, 2010

Anipal Photo Hunt #12: All Souls' Day

In many traditions, November 1st is considered All Saints' Day, which is followed by All Souls' Day on November 2nd. Latin America celebrates All Souls' Day as Dia de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead. Wikipedia has a great page about it here

This is not a morbid affair, not sad, not scary. It is a celebration of those who have gone on ahead. Join us this week in celebrating our loved ones who've gone over the Rainbow Bridge.

Some of you knew my wonderful girl cat, Wynnie Princess Kitten Girl. She went to the Rainbow Bridge very unexpectedly on June 10, 2010. She was a beautiful, funny, skitter lynx point Siamese with deep blue eyes.

She always slept with Mom, who often woke up in the morning with Wynnie's butt pressed against her head, and she sat on Dad's piano keys and watched Mom blog and Tweet late every night.

She loved caramels, and would eat through the plastic wrappers on bread, leaving it to dry out, and she made the most beautiful little kitty chirpy trill noise when she was happy - especially when she was being fed.

This was how we celebrated her 40th day.
Some Buddhists believe that is when the soul reincarnates.
It was very healing for us. 

Tomorrow we're lighting a candle for Wynnie, setting out some milk, caramel, and a bit of steak, and remembering all the fun we had with her and what a good, loving kitty she was.

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