Friday, November 27, 2015

Friday, November 27

Thanksgiving is over and boy, was I full!  Full of delicious food and full of thanks for so so many things, including family, friends, volunteers, FFRC and our wonderful FFRCNation friends!  Christmas is now only 4 weeks away. I've already heard the cats talking about Christmas stockings, a Christmas party and wondering if Santa will visit them!  They're going to try and be on their bestest behaviors!

We had BOXES Weds. evening! YOU are appreciated.
Rosesf6cats from IA--knitted gift holders for the volunteers
ElectraNJ_PA--4 metal imaging pictures for Raffles/Flash sale (cats on a ledge, Joene, Trucker/Magic/Thomas and then Sevaun)
CherylAnn in WA--friend cards & 30 sets of 100% cotton dishcloths (2/set) 
Littleonemine/Kelly from CA--Precious cat litter coupons, box tops for Caryn, Purrfectly chicken packets, Sheba perfect portions, Purina Meow, sardines, clams, tuna and chicken!!
Jessie, Clark and family along with leggygal--19 blankies for adoptions!
MunchkinsLJS/Lisa from NJ & kitties--an awesome Grumpy Cat Basket filled with lots of Grumpy Cat Items---this will be in the next Raffle!
Karen B from Defiance--Chief tapes
Sonja/sonJamac--Thanksgiving card & donation
Billie K--2-40# bags of Precious Cat litter

We have these thanks to give too!
Kelly L--donation to FFRC
Billie K--donation for the kitties Thanksgiving yummies!
Ju-in-ji--donation to help with the medical costs.
Daryl O--donation to FFRC
James G from OH--donation to FFRC in memory of Bofur

We've heard from the gentleman that adopted Purrdelurps. All is good--happy owner, happy cat! We also know that Snookie and Squeeky are doing terrific and are much loved. 

We had 2 adoptions this morning. Gandolf and Rios left---two of the most sweetest of kitties found a new home, together! They went to a family of 5 with lots of room and much love for cats.

Oh my---we have some dates for you! We are wanting to get some of these wonderful items out for you all to see, so a Flash Sale will be this coming Monday at 8pm. Mich and Vern will host this. So, grab a seat, a drink and snack and enjoy the fun! There are lots and lots of items that I think you will like! Many different things, some traditional items, many that are Christmas gift appropriate! So....let's have some fun. This Flash Sale will go to our major laboratory/bloodwork/necropsy bills.  

Another date is the upcoming Raffle! And what a Raffle this will be! there are NINE items:
50 inch LED 2015 Samsung TV
Brothers Sewing Machine that can almost sew by itself! And a sewing basket
Pet Stroller
Aghan--Christmas design
Quilt--lots of cats on it!
Grumpy Cat Basket
Mink big blanket
This Raffle starts on Thursday, 12/3 and ends Monday at 9 am. That night we will have BOXES at 5:30 with the Raffle at 6 pm.  We were afraid we were going to have to have the top 4 items just in the continental USA due to big international shipping charges. BUT..........we have received wonderful news. If the person's name that is drawn is outside the USA, we now have an anonymous donor to cover the shipping costs!  Hooray......everyone can participate!  Thank you so so much, Anonymous Friend!  This Raffle will go towards our December fuel propane bill, our 2 major medical companies and our cat litter bill.  Whatever we make, will be divided between these 4 companies! Let's have some fun here! Plus there's close to 25 consolation! 

Zeke--my inside cat. His mouth biopsy has come back no cancer! But high bacteria count, so he's now on antibiotics and has begun to eat a little better!

We now have 6 kittens in the back Thumper's Room (Squigglez, Wigglez, Scoop, Marja, Joop and Jun.  3 of these had a cold but all are on antibiotics. All are now eating better and playing like crazy!

Jahzara--doing better! He's now eating better and is feeling better. Still in quarantine. Such a wonderful kitten. Still on all his meds.

Sherwood--doing a little bit better. It's the first I've been able to say this! He's eating somewhat--sometimes yes, sometimes no. But, he has a better "look about him" and we're hoping for a full recovery. If he's not a LOT better by Monday, we will do another blood panel on him for comparison. Still on all of his meds. 

Sindile--what a nut! He's one busy boy now. Yes, he still stumbles, but his energy level is good, his appetite is good and he's a happy, energetic boy! He is now off all of his meds. 

Enjoy this weekend! It's actually warm here! The weather has been surprising. The cats and kittens are doing great. Kittens are so fun and silly and playful. Love these cats! Take care.