Sunday, October 12, 2014

Big Weekend Commentathon and Gotcha Day Celebration III

Welcome to the last day of our Grand Triple Header Commentathon & Got-Cha Celebration!
Timmy is up today a bit ahead of his Gotcha date of October 15th. We asked Dad to comment about our Top Cat and boss. How about it Dad

Thanks Toby. I guess we should start off way back in Aught Seven. Heh, heh I really like any time I can get an Aught in but I digress
I was living with my pal Inky as this was after the separation from the old ball and chain so he was my only cat. I had thought about getting him a playmate but worried as he was not very social cat and was an elder of twenty one wonderful years spend together. I was not sure what to do.
The end of September of Aught Seven, Ha, my neighbor told me about some kittens she was fostering. We had discussed rescue, foster and TNR on other occasions ever since she saw Inky in his carrier the year before so I knew she was very involved with helping cats. She said there were two little ones she was caring for and they would be a good match for my Inky. I declined with the excuses "Oh he is too old to adjust" and "What if he does not like him." 

Too old at 21, really! I was spry as any 18 year old.
I am so going to drop Angel Poop on
your head Dad

She kept at me with a very soft sell. As I think back it was kind of odd she just happened to be in her front yard right when I got home from work. 
After a week of coaxing I finally went in to look at the little marmalade tabby boys. They ran under the couch and under the chair as soon as we made  our entrance. She told me that they were from a feral mother who was living in an alley in a nest dug under some trash bags. She dragged one out and he hissed like crazy and ran back under the couch. I thanked her and said no thank you, they are a bit wild and went home.
The next few times we met I asked how they were doing and then came the big day. When I got home she ran in the house and when she came out said: "This is Potter. His brother was adopted last night and I hope you can take him as I need to start school out west in two weeks. If it doesn't work out I will take him back. I promise." Well this was something new. An offer to take him back if things with Inky did not work out. I looked at Potter and he looked at me and I thought I saw a little glint in his eyes. I gave in, she carried him inside and I filled out the forms she has in her back pocket. She laughed and said she was not taking no for an answer. We talked about Potter and she said she loved the Harry Potter movies which is where his name came from. We hugged and she left me and Potter sitting on the couch looking at each other. He started exploring and met Inky. They sniffed each other and... went their own ways with Potter exploring and Inky heading for a nap.

Busy Man-Cat checking things out.

That night I asked Potter if it was alright to call him... hmm... call him... Tomcat, no, how about Timmy Tomcat!

Timmy. Timmy Tomcat. That has a nice ring to it. Truthfully
anything but Potter. I was getting ready to claw that woman
 if I heard "little pookie Potter" one more time. Meow.

Me and Inky got on famously
You did tend to be a couch hog! 
I was a bit wasn't I Angel Inky

I am a chatty kitty and was always telling Dad
what to do and how to do it.

I am so glad Timmy came into my life. He was a good friend to Inky until he passed in December of that year. He has been very supportive of my odd swings of mood and has grown into a true friend that gives me much more than I can say. Thanks for asking me to talk about my true heart cat.
Aww Dad... Sniff... We better start the party before I get all teary eyed. Toby take it away
You bet Timmy. This is the last day of our three day Commentathon. We are going to tally the comments from Friday, Saturday and today and give a half a green paper per comment up to one hundred green papers to a great rescue that is close to my heart:

This cage free adoption center is where I furst met Dad and I want to help them all I can. They have some fun events listed this month for anyone in the Philadelphia burbs so take a look. 


And we hope you will visit the Yard Sale / Fundraiser for 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! This is going on till 10/12 so bid NOW. Please

Also please help support a great rescue:

Click image to vote. Then save the page! Vote daily till 10/15

You see them over at Animal Shelter Volunteer Life and can help by voting for them in the Vetericyn contest. Go to  'View Small Animal Organizations', then 'view entries' and search for 'PAWS'. They are moving up and you can vote once every 24 hours. Save this as a favorite so you can vote daily. Thanks
You feel really good from reading about Timmy and helping others so lets PAWTY!

Miss Fitz: I made your cake and guarded it as
the brofurs were dying to give it a Bitey

Einstein: Bacon, as a matter or course, of course

Dad Pete: I know you love fish Timmy so I got some
of these for the pawty. Save me ONE please.

Mr Buttons: How about some fresh Tuna

Rumpy: I brought Nip if that hooman will get their hands
off of it. Sheesh...

Buddy: Ah bringin dem filetz of fine beefz

Buddy: Ah bringin dat best blue adulter beveragez too

Rumpy: Buddy you need something a bit more thirst 
Does too! 
Cats! Lets not bicker among ourselves in front of the guests.
Alrightz... grumble... mumble...
OK... mumble... grumble...
Good. Now have fun evfurry one and remember you can sleep over if you have a bit too much of the adult beverages or nip...
Or both...
Thanks Miss Fitz. You are always on the ball. Now lets have some fun

Thanks for commenting to help Kitty Cottage and
visiting our other pals who need support!

Mr Buttons
Dad Pete
Rumpy Bump Stumpnots
Miss Fitz
Buddy Budd 


Katnip Lounge said...

Mommy thinks your Dad is a "card"!


Timmy, HAPPY GOTCHA DAY!!!!!! You have a great story and your foster Mom knew just what she was doing, clearly!

Now, we think we'll slide on over to the fresh tuna plate...

Summer at said...

Happy gotcha day, Timmy! I LOVED your story about how you came home - and Inky sounds like he was a really cool, awesome guy - handsome too!

speedyrabbit said...

Happy Gotcha Day Timmy,Love hearing your story mate,xx Speedy

Lone Star Cats said...

Bacon? Did someone say bacon? MOL!

You bein so sweet to Inky reminds me of me and Jezebel - we got along really good.

The Swiss Cats said...

Happy Gotcha Day Timmy ! We loved reading your story ! What a great pawty ! Let's celebrate all your gotcha days ! Purrs

Fuzzy Tales said...

It's been quite the party weekend, guys! Happy Gotcha Day, Timmy. It's good that your foster mom wouldn't take no for an answer. LOL

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful three-day celebration you've all had! I think my favorite story was of little Einstein - we remember when he appeared and we were so worried about him but we needn't have worried....your Dad was determined to save him and he did. Just look at him now!!! He's the BEST bugle boy in Scouts EVER and loved by all. Actually we love ALL of you....and are so happy to call you FRIENDS. Thanks for all the great noms and celebrations this past few's been GREAT!

Hugs, Sammy

Anonymous said...

Oh DANG! We've been slackers and have missed out. . . . must read last few posts . . . . but happy Gotcha Day soon! Love the story, especially the 'aught seven' part!

Katie Isabella said...

I missed out but I still smell bacons...I think there may be some in your hideout?

Connie - Tails from the Foster Kittens said...

I am seriously loving the cat photos on this post :)


We have so enjoyed hearing all the stories and loved the 3 day of fun and joy. Thank you for sharing and Timmy Tomcat we're glad you escaped that Potter nonsense!

Anonymous said...

Oh Timmy what a wunnewful stowwy 'bout how yous hit da jackpot. Weez so glad yous got yous daddy and furmily and dat wez met and became furiends. This is a gweat pawty. Me will hav sum of dat filet and Lexi will hav sum of dat lobster. And weez'll boff take sum of dat nip. :) Fanks fur invitin' us. Weez also fink yous commentafon is gweat. Hav a blest and pawsum Gotcha Day.

Luv ya'

Dezi and Lexi

Memories of Eric and Flynn said...

Happy Gotcha Day Timmy! I loved hearing how you came to live with your dad. The three day party has been great.

Kitties Blue said...

This has been the best three-day party (maybe the only one) in the history of the interwebs. If you purrlease, may we each have a lobster tail, a filet and a nice piece of mousey cake. Happy Gotcha Days, Rumpy, Einstein and Timmy. You are good furiends and we are so happy to have you in our lives. Drop by tomorrow and join our version of the Mice Bucket Challenge and a Comment-a-thon. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

CATachresis said...

Awww! Timmy, you are one special kitty! Happy Gotcha day to you! And thanks for the great pawty too xox

The Island Cats said...

What a pawsome gotcha story, Timmy! Happy Gotcha Day! We sure have enjoyed celebrating with all of you these past few days!

Kitty Cat Chronicles said...

So sweet!! We love those photos of you and Inky, Timmy. You are one special kitty. Thanks for sharing about your heart cat, Dad. And thanks for all of the delicious noms this weekend!!! Holy moly…. we are all going to have to be rolled out of here. Happy Gotcha Day, Timmy!

Meezer's Mews & Terrieristical Woofs said...

Another most pawsome love fur a kitty tail!
Happy Gotcha Day, Timmy, a tad extend all the fun!

Sunny O Cat said...

Happy Gotcha Day Timmy Tomcat!
From, Tea/Sunny

Anonymous said...

Happy Gotcha Day to you Timmy Tomcat...*whipes tears away of Granny's face* You're an Angel too :) Thanks for the Pawty, I think I will sleep for the whole week. Extra Pawkisses <3

Marty the Manx said...

Timmy how did we miss your Gotcha day post???? We looked for it on Sunday but it never updated :( Looks like you all had a fantastic time! Love your gotcha story! You and Dad were truly meant for each other :)
Luvs My Friend!

Clooney said...

Happy Belated Gotcha Day to our dear pal Timmy, sorry we are so late!