It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

It should, right? Christmas is only four days away!

Just a quick maintenance note before I get to all the holiday fun. As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve now migrated the blog over to being self-hosted. I was told that anyone who subscribed to the blog via WordPress.com will now only see posts in WP Reader and will no longer receive emails when there’s a new post. If you still want to receive email notifications, then you will need to subscribe again, which you can do on the sidebar to the right (if you’re on a computer) or at the very bottom (if you’re on mobile). Sorry for the hassle – this only applies to WP.com readers. If you subscribed with your email address before, you should continue to receive email post notifications as usual.

Holiday Cards

Thank you to all our kitty, doggie and human friends for sending all of the wonderful Continue reading “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…”

Tortie Talk Tuesday with Olive

Olive here! It has come to my attention that some readers have noticed that I don’t appear on the Mama’s blog as often as my siblings. Or that I ever appear with my siblings in pictures. So, I thought I’d drop in today with a couple of updates and one surprise for you.

First off, let me tell you that I like to keep things mysterious, which is why I don’t allow the Mama to snap my picture often. She always has a camera or phone in her hands, so I usually run the other way when I see her coming. But when I do allow it, I look oh so bee-oo-tee-full! Don’t you agree? Well, don’t you?!?

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Sunday Selfies and the Commentathon Results

Before I get to Dexter and Sophie’s Sunday selfies, I want to update you on the #GivingTuesday commentathon. It closed yesterday and I used Random.org to select the animal rescue from the comments to donate to.

And the selected rescue is… A Rejoyceful Animal Rescue, as nominated by Robin from Playful Kitty! The comment totals were less than I’d hoped for, so I added in comments from Facebook and Instagram, too – and then decided to double the donation amount. So later today, A Rejoyceful Animal Rescue will be receiving a $70.00 donation. Thank you to all who left comments!

And now, onto our Sunday selfies… Continue reading “Sunday Selfies and the Commentathon Results”

A Global Day of Giving #GivingTuesday

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday…and now today is Giving Tuesday!

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

Source: GivingTuesday.org

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5 Things to Be Thankful for this Thanksgiving

Sophie here! As many humans are currently hustling and bustling about, preparing meals, tidying up the house and welcoming guests, I thought I would take this time to tell you what I am – I mean – what we three chatty cats are thankful for this Thanksgiving.

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1) Full bellies

As you may remember, we three kitties were all strays that found our way to the humans, and the Continue reading “5 Things to Be Thankful for this Thanksgiving”