Friday, October 10, 2014

Big Weekend Commentathon and Gotcha Day Celebration I

Welcome to day one of our Grand Triple Header Commentathon & Got-Cha Celebration!
Today we celebrate Rumpy Bump Stumpnots, tomorrow Einstein and on Sunday we will pawty with Top Cat Timmy! Take it away Miss Fitz.
Thanks Toby. We do hope you enjoy our family history so Let's all get to know our furst celebrant:
 Rumpy Bump Stumpnots
The story as I hear it is that Dad was puttering on the good old internets as Dads tend to do. He had been thinking of getting another Sphynx. Our Angel Coco had gone over the Rainbow Bridge after having a good life here, first with Dads Mom and then with Dad after Mom passed.
Dad wanted to work with a rescue rather than a breeder so was browsing various purebred cat rescue sites. As he browsed and saw all those cats that needed homes he went from casual looking to seriously wanting to help a cat in need. Dad saw two handsome brothers and decided to get some more information on them.
Corkie and his brother were two American Bobtail kittens. They who were dropped at the shelter as they did not fit the breed standard due to being, well, rumpies. 
Bobtails should have a tail that is about one third to one half the length of a normal tail. These cats may also have health problems due to the accompanying shortened spine. Dad emailed the foster pawent and she said Corkie was fine, but, he had an adoptoin application already and his brother had also gotten his forever home. Dad was happy that they both had homes and figured it was meant to be. Well it was but not how he thought.
A few days later he got an email. Corkie was available! Now came the logistics as he was in West Virginia. His foster pawrent suggested a transport company and Dad made the arrangements while she made sure he got his vet check and immunizations which are needed for interstate transport. All done but the waiting.

Here he is coming home on Oct. 18th 2010. Dad got up at 430AM and drove 50 miles to get him off the transport. He was the
only cat and rode here in a big truck separated from the 20 dogs who also made the trip. Dad said the truck driver was really nice

and said he took good care of Corkie on the ride up.

After he arrived he went to the foster room. Here he is having 
his very first meal. Dad says that was gone in 5 minutes.
He still has a very good appetite. MOL 

He was curious and asked foster Phantom what he had
gotten himself into. He was told how lucky he was
as those fosters were having a grand time.

Look at those big paws. He has really grown
into them.

He really loved Dad right from the start. Just look at that
face. He was making biscuits like crazy and still does.

Rumpy says he knew he was in the right home when Dad gave him his new cool name. Dad said "No more Corkie. From now on you will be known as Rumpy Bump Stumpnots." Rumpy ran around the room meowing when he heard that. He says everyone at our Vets office love his name and make a big fuss whenever he goes to visit.
We love you Rumpy. You are our big white whale without a tail!

Thanks Miss Fitz!
We do love our big buddy. Most of the time. MOL.
Now lets get to the best part of this event, helping others with our Commentathon. We are going to tally the comments today, Saturday and Sunday and give a half a green paper per comment up to one hundred to a great rescue that is close to my heart:

Kitty Cottage

This cage free adoption center is where I furst met Dad. I tagged him from my favorite cat tree and when I saw him again I knew I picked the right guy. They have some fun events listed for anyone in the Philadelphia burbs so take a look. 

Now on with the PAWTY! This is a three day affair with adult beverages so please spend weekend. Dad says he will stay in his room most of the time and you are free to lay on the bed as long as he has a bit of room. MOL!

We have more cake so eat all you want

Tuna Cakes are the BEST

Extra Bacon for Timmy' Cat Scout pals

 Buddy brews this in the garage. It's Great!

 We have some craft beer too

 Nip, of course, plenty more so dig in

Remember to stay the night if you indulge in adult cat beverages

We hope you will visit the Yard Sale / Fundraiser that will help Jack from Tails from the Foster Kittens. Big Jack was very ill and he needed a lot of vet care and love to pull through. Purrs Jack and family!

Thanks fur coming Come back tomorrow!

Toby Tomcat and Crew


  1. Wow, a big party blowout for three gotcha days! How awesome! I loved learning about Rumpy's story - I didn't know he was a transport rescue. How cool!

  2. What a great rescue story, Rumpy! We have known you fur quite a while, but most of that tail is new to us, MOL!

    We hope those scrumptious berries on your cake is actually berry styled nip-balls! OMC!
    We can't have adult beverages..yet...cause meowmy says she is in working mode, so we have to leave it till maybe tomorrow cake and nip and some other yummy noms...


  3. Happy Gotcha Day, Rumpy! You made a long trip and arrived a wonderful forever home!
    Yay for big celebration weekend!

  4. Happy Gotcha Day to Rumpy! We didn't know his story (or didn't remember) so it was great to read it.

    It sure is going to be quite the party weekend at your place! Woohoo! :-)

  5. That's a good story, and with a very happy - ending? No, a happy beginning! Oh, and for some reasons, I could really go for some of those tuna cakes right now. My breakfast was very inadequate...

  6. Happy Gotcha Day from all of us!!! Thanks for the purrs and prayers for Sister Zoe, we sure do appreciate them.

  7. Happy Gotcha Day!! That is one big party!

    thank you so much for linking to my auction. I really appreciate it.

  8. guys...this bee one rockin awesum partee.....sorree if we eated two manee tuna cakes...
    we had a post nip buzz muncheez a tack !!

    sinz we iz knot a loud online on de week oh end we will say happee gotcha day rumpy; einstein & woo cat timmy....heerz ta a bazillion mor gotchaz guyz anda yeer a head filled with happee nezz & health...

    N rumpy...long az we haz knowed each other dude...we troo lee never new ya wuz corki bee for !!

    a happee herring & halibut kinda week oh end two all ♥

  9. happy gotcha Day Rumpy,woo hoo great party!xx Speedy

  10. Happy Gotcha Day! We love the story of Rumpy Bump Stumpnots. It's so great that he ended up with your family. Thank you for inviting us to your fabulous pawty. Andy knows Timmy and Einstein from Cat Scouts so it's nice that the rest of us get to hang out with all of you! Love, Cali, Andy, Tater and Shelly (C.A.T.S.)

  11. Rumpy we loved your story and it was meant to be!! WE are so glad you are in your forever home with your loving Dad and all your wonderful brothers and sisters!

  12. Rumpy, your story was so engrossing. I am so glad you found your dad and bros and sisters. I don't think we know how old you are though? Oh well, some kitties don't like to tell.


  13. Rumpy I sure enjoyed your story - what a lucky guy you are and what a lucky Dad you have! What a great thing to have a comment-a-thon to celebrate! WOO HOO!!!

    Hugs, Sammy

  14. What a big pawty beginning ! Happy Gotcha Day Rumpy ! We loved to learn more about you ! The commentathon is a great idea ! Purrs

  15. Happy Gotcha Day Rumpy! I didn't know your story and am very glad you got your forever home with Timmy and family. It's a great party!

  16. Happy Gotcha Day Rumpy. What a wonderful story. You definitely were meant to be with Dad Pete and your fursibs. You have a wonderful home and this is a great pawty. We can't wait to keep on celebrating throughout the weekend. Mom wants to know if Rumpy heard from Tabby's place about the donation made in his honor from our Comment-a-thon? She's going to post about it as Tabby's Place sent her a photo of a kitten named Tanzy that the donation is helping. Now, would you purrlease pass the nip? XO, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

  17. Happy Gotcha Day sweet Rumpy!!! What a pawsum storey! We iz so glad ya n Mistur Pete found each other n all da fur broz n Miss Fitz too!!
    Mum sayz she will haz a peece of dat raspberry cake n wuud lub sum tuna-tuna cake n sum nip n no kitteh bevviez fer me; Mum iz watchin ;)
    We fink da Commint-a-thon iz a furabuluss idea!
    **paw kissez**
    Nylablue n Mum too x0x0x0x0

  18. Happy Gotcha Day Rumpy! You have an awesome gotcha story! Ralphie and I are here for the first day of this fantastic week-end of celebration! I am going to sneak over and have a bite of bacon and a good roll in some nip! This is going to be great fun! Hope there are lots of comments so that Kitty Cottage gets lots of green papers!

  19. Happy Gotcha Day Rumpy. We really enjoyed reading your story. This party rocks!!

    The Florida Furkids

  20. We're ready to party! Happy Gotcha Day, Rumpy! What a great gotcha story. :)

  21. Happy Gotcha Day Rumpy! What a great story- I love a happy ending.

  22. were a trucker transport kitty! I always wanted to know a cool. At dude like you! How many times can I leave a comment? One per day! I luvluvluv to spend the peep's green papers!

  23. Happy Gotcha Day, Rumpy! We love your gotcha day story! :)

    Now let's par-tay!

  24. Oh Rumpy, Happy gotcha day handsum. Yous did hit da jackpot. What a pawsum pawty and this whole weekend's gunna be fun. Fanks fur invitin' us and fanks fur da nip and bacon. Weez suwe had a gweat time.

    Luv ya'

    Dezi and Lexi

  25. Happy Gotcha Day, dear Rumpy. Thank you so much for your story. I think your Dad gave you the most suitable name of the world :) Extra Pawkisses and thanks for he nip..Pawty :D <3

  26. Goodness me! Happy Gotcha Day Rumpy! I'm glad he changed your name!! I loved your story!!

  27. Wow!!! HAPPY GOTCHA DAY, RUMPY!!! We are late to the pawty, we know, but we wish you the very best and a wonderful celebration. We know you have the very best home with your dad and all your fursibs. Enjoy your day!!
    P.S. We celebrate birthMONTHS here… so don't let anyone cut your pawty short, Rumpy!


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