Thursday, January 31, 2008

Many Things

First and foremost: our beloved sweet Anastasia, who we still miss every single day and will love forever was honored with a limerick by Karen Jo this Wednesday. Yes - this is why the sun feels so much warmer on your furs the last couple days - because I am sure Anastasia is BEAMING with pride and joy!

Anastasia's soul shines bright as the sun.
She could dazzle the eyes of anyone.
While here on Earth
She brought such mirth
With her dares, sunglasses and hats just for fun.

Secondly: thank you all so much for your congratulations to Ruis (read his limerick here!) and my engagement! Yes, there will be a BIG wedding party - probably in April or May. And you will ALL be invited, for sure!

Thirdly: we got an award! Samantha and Tigger were kind enough to give us the "This Blog is Rated E for Excellence Award" - thank you Samantha and Tigger, we are very honored!

We are instructed to send this to 10 Blogger Writers of outstanding style and ability!
So we like to pass this award on to (in alphabetical order, hahahahahaha)
Catnip Corner
Chairman Mao
Opus and Roscoe

And last but not least: our sweet friend Ariel gave Ruis and me The Caring Cat Award! Thank you so much Ariel!
And Catnip Corner gave it to us The Cat Realm! Thank you Jackie, Gidget and Fritz.

And I like to give this award to Gaius - unfortunately I do not know how he is doing - his last post is from December 13, 2007 - does anybody know what is going on with him???


Gattina said...

That's a real nice limerick for Anastasia ! Karen Jo is really a wonderful lady she always finds the appropriate words for the cats.

michico*Adan*Lego-小芥*阿丹*樂高 said...

Right now, Michico wears Ana's T-shirt of I DARE YOU price as her pajamas. She sleep with Ana every night~! And, when she hug me to sleep, I also very close to Ana as well~! I also miss Ana very very much!

Thank you for your award!!! I am very very flattered. Thank you!!!

Asta said...

I wish I would have known Anastasia...she was obviously a vewy special cat and is still with all those who loved hew!

I can hawdly wait to see you at youw wedding!

And thank you so much fow the awawd Karl you awe a sweetie fow thinking of me..congwatulations to you!
love and smoochie kisses,Asta

Skeezix the Cat said...

WOW! Thanks, Karl!!!! I'm a little beehind in my memes and awards cuz the Food Lady is not home rite now, but I'll try to post it this weekend!!!!

snowforest said...

It was great to read a limerick about Anastasia and we imagined how happy you would be upon reading it. Concatulashuns on the awardie and many happy wishes for the upcoming engagement!
Love and purrs from the SnowForest family :)

Ramses said...

Congrats on all the awards and the major good news of course! :)

Anonymous said...

Karl, we are so pleased and honored to get this award from you. And congratulations on your engagement - we are all very excited for you and Ruis, and the wedding should be spectacular!
Jackie, Gidget and Fritz

Maya and Kena said...

Hey there Karl!
Sorry fur the mistake! I will go over Ruis' bloggie!!
Have a great day!
Wags and licks,
Maya and Kena

Kaz's Cats said...

We really like that limerick - Anastasia must have been a lot of fun to be around. Congratulations on your award, 'cos you really are a caring cat.


Gypsy & Tasha

Anonymous said...

It was so wonderful that Anastasia was the shining Star on Karen Jo's Limerick blog! I am still so sorry I haven't known her.

Oh sweetheart, you changed the little heart picture of me in the sidebar -- oh my... I am such a lucky mancat with you!!

And I got another award. Wow!! Thank you so much, my love!! The staff hopes she can bring the new blog template online next week -- with room for all the awards, special cats and a prominent place for you!!!

Your fiance,

PS -- Marlene was laughing very hard at your comment on my blog. She can read between the lines, she said. I have NO idea what she means with that...

Sunny's Mommy said...

Congratulations on your awards :-)

Woo hoo! A wedding this spring :-D Can't wait!

Sassy Kat said...

Congrats on your awards! Well deserved. I wish I had known Anastasia I bet we would have had a lot of fun together. Such fun limerick, I have never tried that; would be fun to be able to write them.

Peanut said...

Those are great awards

Shelby aka the fatman

Daisy said...

Congratulations on your awards and thanks for thinking of me, too. Anastasia is still so vivid in my mind. I do not think we will ever forget her.

I was wondering what happened to Gaius, too.

Gemini and Ichiro said...

We loved the limerick for Anastasia! Congratulations.

And I am thrilled about the wedding. Am I invited? I must hold the day soon so it doesn't interfere with my speaking engagements!

Christine and FAZ said...

I am most honoured dear friend. FAZ

p.s. you will notice I spelt honoured in the English way - very irritating as the computing keeps underlining it in red (like I don't know what I am doing). Dumb computer.

Maya and Kena said...

We furgot to say congrats on the awards!!! :D
Have a great day!
Wags and licks,
Maya and Kena

Southbaygirl said...

Hi Guys,

Thanks for visiting us! We like belonging to the Cat Blogosphere!! We've met alot of new friends!!!

Winton has bigger eyes than 3 Perf!!! and 3 Perf is a film term-because our mom works in the film business-Perfs are the holes in the film and 3 perf designates how many perfs are pulled down as the film camera rolls-mom was working on a tv show when she adopted Perfy and named him after the 3 perf cameras she was using....silly mom!

Kodak, 3 Perf and Winton

The Devil Dog said...

That was a beautiful limerick for Anastasia. We felt her spirit quite strongly as we read it. As for your engagement and wedding, we will be there, for sure. Now, as for the awards, they are well deserved. You both have big hearts and wonderful caring attitudes that do, indeed, make you "E" for Excellent.

Roxy & Lucky

Mickey's Musings said...

Congrats on your awards! It was so nice to read the limmerick too :) It was very much Anastasia!
I did have an extra pic in my T13.When I was talking about Nubi becomming a bodyguard for Chey ,I got carried away and put Chey's pic in too. Sometimes I can't help myself :) Heehee
Purrs Mickey

MaoMao said...

ConCATulashuns on yur awardies -- you deserve them, you're superduper!!! And thankies so much fur passin the Ecksellence Awardie to me -- I am so honored, my furriend!

And what a beeyootiful limmerick fur Ana -- she is a preshus kitty who will nefur be forgotten.

We Ballicai can't wait fur you and Ruis's engagemunt pawtay! How fabyoolus! Huge conCATulashuns to you both, you are such a great couple.

Kittyhugs and purrs from MaoMao!

Anonymous said...

That's a lovely limerick for Ana -- what a fabulous kittygirl, and we Ballicai will always miss her.

Congratulations on your awards -- they are so well deserved. You are a wonderful friend to everycat!

And I'm so excited for you and Ruis -- I can't wait for your wedding party!

Purrs and snuggles from Marilyn!

Anonymous said...

Very sweet limerick! Mom loves to read Karen Jo's blog too.

Mr. Tigger in Cat-Lands said...

The Limerick was wonderful and Samantha & I miss Ana everyday! Congratulations on you and Ruis!! We know you will be so happy!

Karen Jo said...

Congratulations on your awards. Thank you so much for quoting Anastasia's limerick and linking to Ruis'. I am looking forward to the big wedding.