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Sunday Selfie

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Selfie Time !

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We Have A GINGER Selfie TODAY…….TEDDY (in Mom’s sink)

This is another Lunapic creation with an extra filter on it – THEN we went to Pizap nad added the extra orange filter with the fuzzy surround.   Yes we had fun….Teddy is a good subject.   Mom likes the way his stripes look!

Happy Sunday

A proud big brother……………

Sunday Selfies Hopping!

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We’re HOPPING Today!

Every Sunday we join the Kitties Blue (The Cat On My Head) selfie hop and this is no exception.   As we did LAST Sunday, we have the newest member of the Kimmell family posing for a selfie – he needs the practice!   I’m an old PRO at it………

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Teddy Bear………..

Wanna join this hop?   Why not!   If you click the badge below you will be transported to The Cat On My Head and you can join using the linky tool to your blog post OR you can just peruse the other selfies that are there to gaze upon!    Good deal right?   I’d say so…………………ENJOY YOUR SUNDAY…………….

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Watching from the Bridge…..Angel Sammy

Friendly Fill-Ins and Stuff

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A Double Bloggie Again!

FIRST WE WILL DO SOME FILLING IN………..

This is a fabulous blog hop co-hosted by Ellen of 15andmeowing and Annie of McGuffy’sReader and every Friday each of the ladies gives us TWO sentences with blanks in them for us to FILL-ER-UP!    This week I think ALL of us will take a turn at filling in – Mom’s fills will be in RED and mine will be in GREEN and Teddy (my new baby brother) will fill in using PLUM !!

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FILLINS

Here’s the sentences and our fill-ins!

1. Snow was something I really loved to play in until I got really old and my arthritis acted up!.
2. My favorite kind of soup is a toss up between “Bean With Bacon” and “Chicken Noodle”.

3. When no one is around, I get up on furniture my Mommy has said “Teddy, No” about!!.

4. Teddy is my new baby brother and I will always watch out for him from the Rainbow Bridge!!.

SO – that’s it for the filling in stuff………………….hope you decide to fill in the blanks too because it’s a lot of fun reading how everyone fills in the sentences.   Remember, click on the badge above to join up!

Now for the second part of today’s blog………………I will tell you a little bit about my new baby brother Teddy.    You already know a lot but I’ll “re-tell” the whole thing for you just in case.

 

Mom and Dad were beyond sad when they had to help me go to the Rainbow Bridge on December 2nd.   But my time had definitely come and I was struggling to stay.    My departure was with my Mom and Dad and my beloved vet and his vet tech and I felt LOVE until my last breath.    I was wrapped in a warm fleecie so I was comfy and off I went to the Bridge and became an Angel.

 

They were too upset to even consider adopting another cat at that point but they KNEW their lives would never be “right” without a kitty in them so they just waited for the pain in their hearts to lessen.   They actually went to the shelter (where I was adopted 17 years ago!) here in our area once and went into the cat room but both of them couldn’t stay in the room – they realized quickly that it just wasn’t quite TIME.    So Mom kept an eye on the shelter website to see who was arriving and who was being adopted….then last Friday, February 10th, the shelter listed three new cats, all under a year old!    They didn’t have photos yet so Mom and Dad didn’t know what the kittens looked like but one was 11 months, one was 8 months and one was 6 months and they decided to go to the shelter FIRST THING Saturday to see the cats.    They were the FIRST to arrive…….and when they walked into the cat room my Dad saw a little ginger guy in a cage sound asleep and said to Mom “do you think that might be HIM?”     Mom and Dad walked over and read the information about the ginger and white kitten and it turned out he was 11 months old and looked a whole lot like ME!    No extra toes like me, and slightly different tabby markings but a LOT like me.    He woke up and stuck his little paw out the side of the cage and both Mom and Dad knew for sure he really WAS the one.   Why?   Well, 17 years ago when they adopted ME from the shelter, I had stuck my paw through the cage to say hi when they walked in the room just like this little guy had done.   It was a sign.   The lady in the shelter took him out of the cage and let Mom and Dad see him and he was a REAL LOVE BUG……he was making biscuits all over Mom’s coat, he was hugging her and Dad, he was purring loud……..he was just doing his best to say “TAKE ME HOME PLEASE” – so they did.    They renamed him TEDDY because that’s the name my Dad wanted the next kitty to have.

 

 

This photo was taken the minute he got to the house that day………..

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Since then Teddy has taken over the entire house – all three floors of it…………he runs around like mad, carries toys all over the place (I left him my whole big red wagon full of toys!), eats like a little piggy, and just last night started hopping up on Mom and Dad’s bed to invite them to play with him at 1AM.    He’s too wound up to settle in for a snooze but eventually they think he will be a “bed bug” and sleep with them.
I searched long and hard for a ginger kitty for my Mom and Dad………..not because I was trying to give them a “replacement Sam” but because my Mom had always had ginger kitties in her life before she met my Dad…….and after all, I was with Mom and Dad for SEVENTEEN YEARS and they knew that having another ginger would just plain make them HAPPY.   Teddy is a very different little boy than I was at his age.    I will be his Guardian Angel from the Rainbow Bridge.    We renamed my blog TWOspoiledcats because of course even though I’m an Angel, I was spoiled and Teddy will be too and we BOTH will be blogging from now on.    Teddy is his own man……..he’s just a little bundle of love.    I’m loving him from afar AND my parents too and always will.     Here we both are:
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These photos have been posted before but I’ll post them again because Mom hasn’t had a chance to take more photos of him – but we will be of course – and boring you to tears with photos whenever we have them.   It’s what new parents and a big Angel brother do right?

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My good friends Madi and Raz have arranged to have a WELCOME TEDDY Blog Hop on Sunday, February 19th – the dear sweet peeps at Dory’s Backyard are setting up the blog hop links, etc. for Madi and Raz and if you’d like to do a post to welcome my brother to BLOGVILLE, you can pop on the hop any time HERE.    Just scroll down the Hoppity Hop page until you come to Teddy’s Hop and put your link in.     Teddy will be thrilled to meet all of you!    He’s happy to be part of this great community we have here………………..
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Hop Badge by Madi – BIG THANKS TO RAZ, MADI and DORY’S BACKYARD!

Happy Friday!

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Love and Hugs, from Angel Sammy, Guardian Angel to Teddy!!

Special Sunday Selfie

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Happy Almost Valentine’s Day!

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Sammy is sending all of you his best wishes for a day of love on Tuesday, Valentine’s Day!   He’s also letting our new addition to the family be the STAR of the Sunday Selfies with Kitties Blue at The Cat On My Head…………..INTRODUCING Teddy Kimmell……adopted 2/11/2017 from the Shelter (same one where we adopted Sam 17 years ago!).

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YES he’s a ginger tabby like Sammy…..YES he’s adorable……no he doesn’t have purple eyes but I couldn’t get rid of that color – his eyes are GOLDEN!    He’s 11 months old and he’s a TOTAL LOVE BUG!    Welcome to the Kimmell Household Teddy….you have a special angel to guide you!

Teddy is our Selfie today – you can click the badge below and visit The Cat On My Head to see MORE selfies or to join up!

Happy Sunday from Angel Sam and Baby Teddy!

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Sunday Selfie – Baby Version!

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As we always do, we’re joining up with The Cat On My Head’s Sunday Selfie Blog Hop……………this Sunday Mom and I decided to do a “BABY VERSION” Selfie……….a flashback selfie actually – to about fifteen years ago when I joined the Kimmell family.    Lucky me!

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To see other selfies, just click below and see who else is showing off themselves today……………….HAPPY SUNDAY!

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Hugs, Sammy

Flashback Friday

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fridayflashback-badgeHi Peeps!  This is my second post for today – Woot!  I hardly EVER do that but wanted to pawticipate in Ranger’s Flashback Friday because Mom and I found this photo of me yesterday when we were looking for a HUG photo for Benny and Lily’s HUG FEST today.  I was only about 9 weeks old and obviously rather proud of myself for conquering the mountain that was actually Mom’s footstool…..I look like I’m wondering what to do next!

I know I'm only about 18 inches off the floor but wow - what a view from up here!

I know I’m only about 18 inches off the floor but wow – what a view from up here!

 

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Happy Friday – why not join Ranger’s Flashback Friday with your own flashback photo??????? Hugs, Sammy

More Baby Shots

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More Shots of Baby Sammy

I can't even FIT on top of that tan platform thing anymore! And the basket? I still like to poke around in it even though I can't wedge my big old self in there anymore......

Mom’s still going through my baby picture album and here are a couple more “gems” for you to take a peek at.  It’s really funny about that tan thing.  Mom keeps some toys in the openings but honestly there’s no way I can get IN there anymore and I really don’t fit on top of it either! 

I’ve always liked baskets – I think a lot of us felines do from what I’ve seen on other blogs and in other people’s houses who have kitties.  We like to pick and poke on whatever the basket’s made of but it’s also a nice little cozy item that most often FITS JUST RIGHT.  We can get inside of it and it just fits around us like it was made for us!  This basket I’m standing in still sits next to my Dad’s chair and it’s probably got the same magazines and catalogs in it as it did twelve years ago when Mom took this picture!!!  ( 😉 sorry Pop!)   My Mom has a basket by her recliner too and I like that one too but for another reason……Mom has a book of crosswords and word puzzles that she messes around with sometimes and inside of the book is a pen.  Tee Hee……..I like to steal the pen and hide it somewhere…..usually under the footstool or in the kitchen pantry.  I know – I know – you’re saying to yourself “that’s mean!” but really it’s just another game. 

We cats love to play games………with ourselves, with our “siblings” or even with our parents!!!

Happy Saturday Gang!

Your Pal Sammy