Saturday, April 25, 2015

Caturday Art: National Telephone Day

Hey everybody, Truffles at the keyboard! Since today is National Telephone Day, I thought it might be fun to dig up a few interesting facts to honor what is most likely the greatest invention ever. (Although the only thing phones do for us kitties is provide our humans with a quick way to get in touch with the vet.)

* “Mr Watson–Come here–I want to see you” were the first words spoken into a telephone by Alexander Graham Bell, in 1876, to his assistant Thomas A. Watson.

* The Bell Telephone Company was created in 1877 and by 1886 there were more than 150,000 people in the United States that owned telephones.

* In January 1915 Bell made the first ceremonial transcontinental telephone call from the AT&T office in New York City to Thomas Watson in San Francisco.

Mommy took this picture of me last summer while my grandma was in the hospital recovering from a heart attack. I wanted to call her and let her know that I was missing her and purring for her.


For Athena's Caturday Art blog hop, we applied the Graphic Novel effect using PicMonkey, and then added some overlays from their Comic Heroes theme, bringing the picture to life. 

Why do you think I'm calling Mommy in such a panic?



15 comments:

  1. Truffles, your picture and caption is very cute!

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  2. Very cute :) You must be out of nip and need Mommy to get you some or maybe you just miss her.

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  3. You had a bad dream and need a hug! :) Have a great weekend, Melissa and Truffles.

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  4. Great art work! We think you must be hungry :)

    Purrs xx
    Athena and Marie

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  5. A telephone day ?? Never heard ! We have all kind of days but not yet telephone day ! When is laundry and dishwasher day ? Cute picture !

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  6. Truffles you are just so darned cute!
    Happy Caturday
    ~Annabelle,Boo,Ping and Mr Jinx

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  7. Truffles, you make mom toe the line!! Love your Caturday art :) xox

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  8. Telephone day? We had no idea. Dat's weally cool. And we fink it wuz eevew dinner time or tweat time. Boff awe mergencies as faw as we be concerned. MOL And OMC mommy sez she hated Lima beans too and when she wuz a kid she called 'em belly buttons cuz dat's what they looked like to her. MOL

    Luv ya'

    Dezi and Lexi

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  9. I’ll bet she did come home quickly.

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  10. Love that Caturday Art of you, such a sweet pic!

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  11. Well, now, that's a holiday that totally passed me by ! Thanks for the info!

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  12. Telephone day? We had no idea. Very cute art pic.

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  13. It's a GOOD THING you had her on speed dial, huh! One more trivia bit: did you know the deciBel is nameb after Mr. Alexander Graham B?

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