Saturday, December 23, 2017

Caturday Smorgasbord: Art, Poetry & Fill Ins

(LunaPic's Needlework effect)

Visit more artsy kitties at Athena's Caturday Art blog hop!


And now our weekly answers for the Friendly Fill-Ins challenge, hosted by 15andmeowing and McGuffy's Reader...

Mudpie's answers:

1. I can’t wait to see my Secret Paws open my gift to them.

2. I have had the same cat beds and food dishes for as long as I've lived here. (Maybe it's time for some new stuff, Mommy!)

Mommy's answers:

3. I would not mind if Santa were to bring me a tortie sister for Mudpie.

4. On Christmas Eve, I always take a picture of the tree with all the presents underneath.


Lastly, we decided to try our hand at Angel Sammy and Teddy's Photo Poetry Challenge where each week they give us a photo prompt to write a poem about. I struggle with writing (and reading) poetry so I'm not sure we'll be able to rise to the challenge every week, but the given photo immediately put a funny little idea in my head and I went with it...


Mommy said Mudpie was going to the vet
It was time for a checkup she claimed

She didn't know her cat had other ideas
And swore that someone would be maimed

Unsuspecting she drove down a long, lonely road
Then with a loud pop she swerved to a stop, got out of the car and was pained

To discover that someone had messed with her tires
But Mudpie would never be blamed

18 comments:

  1. Mudpie, I love your needlework art piece. Merry Christmas!
    Yael from PlayingInCatnip.com

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  2. Your poem made me MOL! I'm sure LOTS of kitties could relate!

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  3. WOW! You did have a cool idea for a poem that went with this photo....well done. I totally believe Mudpie had NOTHING to do with those tires......(tee hee). Thanks for joining in the fun - hope to see you again with a poem for NEXT Thursday's photo!

    Love, Teddy

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  4. I do love the needlework effect, my friend. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you!!!

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  5. Sometimes, great poetry need be unmentioned. This is one of those times!

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  6. You are a beautiful and festive masterpiece, Mudpie! And we love your fill-ins, as always. We completely agree with your #1 and can't wait to see our Secret Paws open their gifts. We also can't wait to open the gifts our Secret Paws sent us, which we'll be doing today! Your #3 sounds purrfect. Double the tortitude! We are so happy to see you participating in the poetic challenge, and your poem is fantastic! Have a festive Caturday, Mudpie and Melissa!

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  7. Lots of fun at your house, this weekend, Melissa and Mudpie! :)

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  8. Mudpie is there a new tortie maybe coming to your house next year? Are you getting a new brother or sister? You sure do look festive and lovely today.

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  9. Ooh, Mudpie you are so pretty as needlepoint! Did you make that for Sandy Paws? Purrs! -Valentine (& Mom) of Noir Kitty Mews

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  10. Hey--as to your number three answer --Amarula says that she would love to be Mudpie's long distance sister!

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  11. That looks like Grampa's old car. MOL! Cool embroidary (sp?) piece.

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  12. Oooooooo! We would like Santa Paws to bring Mudpie a sister too. ;)

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  13. Lovely art!

    Purrs xx
    Athena and Marie

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  14. Love the cross stitch Mudpie! Your poem was fun :) Ohhhh another kitty for Christmas????

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  15. Mudpie, you look beautiful in needlework! Wouldn’t it be fun if you got a little sister for Christmas? Except I think your mommy said once that you don’t get along so well with other cats!

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  16. Very nice art and great poem. Thank you for participating in the fill-ins, great answers. I wonder if Miss Mudpie would like your answer to #3 ? :) Have a wonderful Christmas. XO

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  17. We like the art and your snazzy poem
    Merry Christmas and Happy Mew Year
    Timmy and Family

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  18. Wishing you both many blessings in the new year.

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