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OOPS – excuse me!!!   Sorry about that……maybe (only maybe) I might have overdone the leftovers Mom brought back from the Thanksgiving eat-a-thon she and my Dad went to yesterday.  But honest, I only ate a tiny bit of turkey and a lick or two of stuffing and THAT’s ALL!


NO this is not me but it could have

been if I hadn’t shown some restraint!

Actually it makes me sad when I see way overweight dogs or cats and people are acting like it’s no big deal………or that it’s funny………because actually it means those animals are going to have BIG health issues if they don’t already……!   I’m glad I’m staying my adorable slim self – I weigh 12 lbs. right now and my Vet says I’m “just right” for my bone structure (Mom uses that excuse herself in fact….HAHAHAHA).

See?  Slim and trim....(even my cat pillow look-alike is slim!)

See? Slim and trim….(even my cat pillow look-alike is slim!)

So, today should be a very quiet day………I know Fridays are my usual Monster Day but since my parents just got back this morning, no monster today – probably tomorrow.  We had a ton of rain from that bad storm that brought lots of ice and snow west of us so the leaves in the yard are still too wet for the outside monster to suck them up.  YAY – I get a break on that too.

This is my first year ever pawticipating in a Secret Santa Paws gift exchange!  The family I got for “Secret Paws” are a blog I’m not familiar with so I’m hoping to make some new friends.  I haven’t started shopping for them yet but I will soon.  That will be lots of fun.  Meanwhile I need to get my Santa Wish List done – I’m still making changes to it.  It’s tough…..there are lotsa things I’d like to get that I see on other cats’ blogs, but most of them are younger than I am and still have the bounce and energy to play with them.  Me?  I’m kind of the quiet, settled (does that mean lazy?) kind of senior citizen.  I already have a new bed (which I ignore) and my arthritis keeps me from being able to climb (so that rules out cat trees), but if you have any ideas – just let me know will you?

Have a PAWSOME Friday everybody………………………..tomorrow is BACON CATURDAY!   Until then I believe I’ll do a bit of post-turkey napping!


Happy Friday!  Sammy

Burp….Oh! Excuse Me!

Sam enjoying the front porch on a pretty fall day

Fresh air.....after all that food yesterday, it's nice to get away from the turkey and just BREATHE.

 You know what?  I really am NOT a guy who has ever even tried having a chunk of chicken or turkey but when Mom and Dad brought home some leftovers from my Auntie Joan and Uncle Bruce’s cabin – I just HAD to try some.  I’m glad I did.  While I didn’t eat a LOT, I did find the taste of cooked birdie quite delicious!   All these years Mom would give me some scraps when she made a turkey or chicken dinner and I’d just look at her like “HUH????”.  Now I “get” it.  Or maybe it’s an acquired taste…..now that my tastebuds have matured, I can appreciate some of the human delicacies I’ve ignored in the past. 

Whatever……………that turkey was good.

Now I feel like I just want to get a little exercise (little being the operative word) and some fresh air.  Today is supposed to be a beautiful day.  Good day for porch sitting, sidewalk cruising, and probably a few burps since this turkey thing is new to me and my body.

I do hope that all of you who celebrate Thanksgiving had a good time eating, visiting friends and family, eating, putting leftovers in the refrigerator, eating, thinking up recipes for leftover turkey, eating, and eating some more.  I’m sure more goodies will be coming my way – they came home with lots of leftovers.  Wonder if I can learn to love cranberry sauce??? 

Happy Day After

Sammy the Turkey Affecionado