September 27, 2011

A GREAT Anniversary Gift :)

Many of you who’ve been following our blog for a while know Tracey and I share a love of animals that brought us (independently) to volunteer at PAWS, where we reconnected (we had worked together years ago) and fell in love.  Last Thursday, on our fourth wedding anniversary, we received one of the best gifts ever when we learned that longtime PAWS residents Buddy and Bebe had been adopted! The BEST part is that their adopters are the SAME PEOPLE who heartbreakingly had to give them up more than a year ago amidst financial and physical difficulties.


As we spent time every week with Buddy and Bebe, it was clear they had been well loved by their people, and it made us incredibly sad to imagine how difficult it must have been for their owners to have to give them up. The shelter’s cat care coordinator told us that Buddy and Bebe’s parents called regularly to see how they were doing, but just weren’t in a position to take these sweet kitties back.

Happily, all of that changed recently.

From the accounts we’ve received about the reunion, Buddy RAN to his dad, and practically jumped into his lap before he even had a chance to sit down! The volunteers who were there said there wasn’t a dry eye in the house. :)


How wonderful it is that Buddy and Bebe ended up at PAWS, where they were loved and cared for by the volunteers and staff. And how wonderful that lovable Buddy and Bebe weren’t adopted before their mom and dad were in a place to take them back home.

We’ll really miss our pals Buddy and Bebe, but we’re over the moon that they’re back home where they belong. Congratulations to the whole family ... have a wonderful happily ever after! :)

September 23, 2011

FURever Home Friday - Maggie 2 and Friends

Maggie 2

Hooray! Our adorable little pal Maggie 2 has been adopted! And that sort of reminded us ... a whole bunch of our feline pals have been adopted since our last "FURever Friday" post. Just check out the list of the newest PAWS graduates:

Augusta (from foster)
Bayley (from foster)
Cha Cha
Cookie (from foster)
Josh and Zach (together)
Maggie 2
Reese and Royce (together)
Willow 2

Be well, kitty friends! We love you, and are so very happy you've found forever homes of your very own. :)

Have a great weekend, everybody!

September 19, 2011

Ahoy, it be Meow Like a Pirate Day!

Captain Moosey says, "Come ye with me and my first mate Sammy, mateys!  It be 'Meow Like a Pirate Day' on ye olde Cat Blogosphere.  Let us take to the high seas, and go plunderin' for treasures and a bounty of catnip, tuna fish, cat milk, cheese and ice cream!"

Happy Meow Like a Pirate Day, everybody!  Arrrgggggh!

September 16, 2011

Bark in the Park

In case you're wondering why we have a picture of a doggie on our cat blog...

Tomorrow (Saturday, September 17) is the fourth annual PAWS "Bark in the Park" festival fundraiser.  If you're in the Norwalk, CT area between 11AM and 3PM, stop by Cranbury Park to join in the fun.  There will be a dog walk on the park's scenic wooded trails, vendors, demonstrations, massages for pets and people, a caricaturist, a pet first aid demonstration, great raffle prizes, and food.  Several local animal rescue or advocacy agencies will be on hand, and this year, there will even be a CAT BOOTH with pins and toys and other great stuff for sale! :) 

Be sure to look for our friend Dutchess the Dog, one of the pawsome woofies who are waiting at PAWS for their forever homes.  That's her in the picture, letting the dog volunteers know she's hungry. :)

September 13, 2011

Tabby Tuesday - Praline

When Praline first came to the shelter, Tracey and I were both reminded of our sweet Maggie, who went to the Bridge in March. So we've taken to calling her "Little Maggie." :)

Even though Praline is less than two years old, she has already been a mommy (note: please spay and neuter your pets!). All of her babies have been adopted, and now this sweet girl is looking for a forever home to call her very own.

She loves cuddles and nice warm laps.  With Autumn just around the corner, we bet a lot of laps will need warming! :)

Praline is spayed, up-to-date on her vaccinations, and has tested negative for FIV and FeLV.  Won't you give this beautiful girl the home she deserves?

September 9, 2011

Mo Cats Day 2011

Today is MO CATS DAY on the Internet!  To celebrate, we're posting some MO' pictures of some MO' of the wonderful and adoptable PAWS cats waiting for their forever homes...

Sisters Phoebe and Zoe Bob (aka Bobbi)

Happy Mo Cats Day, everybody! :)

September 3, 2011

Easy Weekend - Shadow and Tiger

Happy Labor Day weekend!  Here are sisters Shadow and Tiger, celebrating in style. :)


This weekend, we're also honoring our friend ML, of the Sherwood Cats, who tirelessly and graciously runs the amazing Cat Blogosphere each and every day.  Her labor of love benefits so many.  Big paws up, ML, and many thanks for all you do!