Thursday, 27 April 2017

Nellie's Interview with Bacon Thompson

Before Nellie went over the bridge, she was interviewed by Bacon! 


Bacon is a miniature pot bellied pig and he lives at the Hotel Thompson with his adopted brother - a cat named Hemingway – Hemi for short and Houdini, a Yorkshire Terrier. Bashful the traveling Rock also has Hotel Thompson as his home base! Bacon also has a guest  blogger that really intrigued Nellie, called Rocky the Squirrel (Nellie had a Love/Hate relationship with squirrels)
Bacon has one of the funniest blogs on the pet blogosphere and he has been keeping me (and Nellie) entertained since he started blogging back in 2011. 

https://piglove.wordpress.com/2017/04/27/spotlight-thursday-meet-5 


To read Nellie's last interview, please click the button to head to Bacon's Blog! 


 Love Barb

Monday, 24 April 2017

First Painting of my Girl

It's been 10 days.  
On Friday, I picked up Nellie's ashes. Right now her box is sitting on my side table.
This last weekend, I spent a lot of time in bed with a horrible cold. I miss my Nurse Nellie. 
I have not had much of a chance to do any painting for the last 6 months. When I have been home, Nellie has wanted to cuddle. And when the Queen wants to cuddle, that is what you do.
Yesterday afternoon I got out my paints and here is my first painting of Nellie.



 I am hoping to do a series - and when the right one resonates, I will create a huge painting like I did of my Sammy.

Love Barb

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Until We Meet Again!

Dear Furrends, mes DID wants to waits and has a wonderfully big BIRTHDAY pawty,
but mes could not .. mes was just too tired and mes hurted. Friday mes went over the bridge.

Mes must say mes is no longer in pain, and mes happy to bes with my furrends who has gone before! 
Sammy Kimmel, Easy Rider, Goose, Eric, Ginger Jasper, Admiral Hestorb, Merlin, Socks, Boomer, Sauce, Fiona, Buddy, Traveler, Lexi, Samaritan, Moosey, Isadora, Gracie, Lucy, Ande, Cubby, Clifford, Nerissa,  Ms Stella O;Hooligan, Nyla Blue, Star, Sparkle, Whiskey, Diamond, Prancer Pie, Princess, Mr Pip, Lady Bird, Maverick, Dash, Au, Huffle Mawson, Fin, Alfie, my Hairy Slobbery sisters Bob and Sam and Kokanee and my special tuxie man cat Hissy Old Licorice and all my other furrends whose mes has forgotted to list were there to welcome mes!

It is the bestest! Wes is all happy and is in the prime of our lives!

Mes feels purticularly marvelous!
No more aches or pains and mes can leaps and dance like mes used to!!!
And with my furrends...it is like the bestest Birthday Pawty EVER!!!

Mes is leaving yous with MY GIFT #60!



Thursday, 13 April 2017

Me and My Easter Bunny

HAPPY GOOD FRIDAY!


Speedy and mes has been having a Grand Old Time getting ready to celebrates Bunny Day 
(or as the people’s calls it – EASTER). Hes posting about our get together too!
Mes went to his house in England.

His Mommy made mes the bestest Salmon (mes let Speedy eats my salad).

Then wes did some research...Mes always wondered WHY bunnys is part of Easter, wes finded out 

… Since ancient times rabbits have been associated with spring. It is believed that Anglo-Saxon Goddess of Spring, Eostre had a hare as her companion. The hare symbolizes fertility and rebirth. Later Christians changed the symbol of the hare to the Easter bunny! Easter eggs and the Easter Bunny both were featured in the spring festivals of Ostara, which were initially held during the feasts of the goddess Ishtar | Inanna. Eggs are obvious symbols of fertility, and the newborn chicks an adorable representation of new growth. Brightly colored eggs, chicks, and bunnies were all used at festival time to express appreciation for Ostara's gift of abundance.
 Too cool! 
Us cats used to bes Egyptian Gods so was Bunnies!
AND bunnys was companions to a number of different Goddesses (Freya, Artimis, Aphrodite, Bridgid and the Virgin Mary to name a few!). 


This year, wes thought wes Surprise our Mummys with special Easter Eggs!!
Wes is EASTER [BUNNIES] BUDDIES

Speedy ... "Nellie, I love your ears!"
Nellie ... "Speedy, I don't know how you wear these things every day, they flop around so much!"

(Thank YOU Ann of Zoolatry for the lovely photo – YOU Rock!)

Hoppy EASTER Everybody!!

 

Monday, 10 April 2017

Moanday Mewsings

It is still raining!

BUT
It is supposed to gets sunny later!


If it does, mes will bes HAPPY...
Speaking of HAPPY... Speedy was visiting and he bringed this...

Does yous think this is why he is HAPPY HOPPY?



Saturday, 8 April 2017

Easy Selfie Sunday

It is STILL raining! 
Mes is getting pretty tired of the rain. Mommy, does mes has mushrooms growing on mes? 


No Mushrooms!?!?
Good!
Mes has been binge watching on Netflix! 
What yous asks 
Midsomer Murders.
They talks funny on that show!


Yous wants mes to takes my selfie? Mes awful tired, but OK.


Now mes wants to gets back to Detective Chief Inspector John Barnaby solving crime.
What does yous  does on rainy Sundays?

Mes is joining The Cat on my Head for Selfie Sunday. Click  the  button  to  sees all the other  pawticipants.

Kisses
Nellie  




Thursday, 6 April 2017

Friends on Friday


Happy Friday!
Mes just was Skyping with Speedy! 
Wes is planning our special Easter Celebrations!
AND Speedy sended mes a EasterCard!!!

And this is my Gift #59

 

Has yous gots something special planned?

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Wordless Wednsday


And My Gift #58
You are never too old
to set another goal or
to dream another dream!
C.S. Lewis


Tactless Tuesday!

Mes saw this, this morning and mes IMMEDIATELY thought of my special furrend 
Speedy!

Does it not looks like him on Disapproving Bunny Day!?!?


Speedy

 

Sunday, 2 April 2017

Selfie Sunday on MoanDay!?!?

5:15 Monday MoanDay Morning...... 

Wake up Mommy!
Wake up Mommy!!!
Wake up Mommy!!!
Your alarm will goes off in half a hour!! 
Mes gots a furry impawtant question...


Look closely...Does mes has neck wrinkles like yous?
What does yous means yous wants to sleeps until the alarm!!!
This is impawtant!!! 
Will the man cats still think mes pretty if mes gots neck wrinkles?


Thanks yous Mommy. 
Mes so happy that my neck is as smooth as the new snow.
Oh! 
By the way, you forgotted to post a selfie of me for Sunday!
Can yous takes that now and posts it?


 Mes sure all the man cats will loves to looks at my beauteous face and my unwrinkly neck!
And yous visitors, yous can see the rest of the other Selfies at the Cat on my Head!
Click their button to sees the rest!
http://thecatonmyhead.com/astrids-springtime-selfie
 Oh! Oh! Mommy!!! 
Your alarm is going off!
Yous better gets up and goes to work...mes needs more freeze dried salmon. 
Mes ripped the bag open in the middle of the night ate them, 
Oh yes, mes yakked in your slippers too!

Now here is Gift #57