Thursday, April 28, 2016

Thankful Thursday

Mommy here!

I'm not going to lie. One of the (many) perks of blogging is getting free stuff. While receiving product compensation isn't going to pay the bills, I figure if it's something I was going to buy in the first place (like books or cat treats) I'm still at least saving money in the long run.

Then there's high-end items like the SkratchKabin we were able to review. Mudpie can't imagine life without it.

Through various campaigns and review requests we receive quite a bit of cat food. It's a widely known fact around here that Mudpie is the world's fussiest eater (anyone want to challenge me?) and anything I find that she agrees to eat once every 3 weeks is considered a success. Even when she likes something, as an only child there's only so much she can eat, so we typically keep half of what we receive and set aside the rest to donate to our favorite shelters. By last week we had accumulated enough that it was time to pack things up and make some deliveries.



On Tuesday Franklin County Animal Rescue (Tara and Truffles' alma mater) posted this picture on their Facebook page with the message, "Thank you Melissa & Mudpie...kitties love your gifts!!"


So the lesson of my story is that while money is great, helping homeless kitties is truly priceless. Seeing the precious babies that received our donation has been the highlight of my week, and it's all because of our little blog.

What's put a smile on your face this week?

22 comments:

Caren Gittleman said...

that is wonderful and you KNOW the kitties appreciated it! catchatwithcarenandcody

sandy l said...

What a great feeling (and a great way to share)!!

Anonymous said...

Wow! So great of you to take the time to donate to homeless kitties!! Thank you for being so generous.

Anonymous said...

So wonderful well done!. I know many organizations here collect food for pets for those in need.Our SPCA has a great food program for pet parents in hard time and our food banks give out pet food when they can.

Jen Scott said...

Aww, that is such a wonderful gift. You are awesome.

The Island Cats said...

Paws up for donating all that food to the rescue kitties. They're gonna eat well. :)

The Menagerie Mom said...

What a wonderful thing you do, Mudpie and Melissa, donating food to shelter kitties. This picture put a giant smile on my face as well. There's something so wonderful about seeing shelter kitties getting special treatment as they await their forever homes. And you sure gave these kitties a very special, happy moment. Purrs!

Three Chatty Cats said...

That is awesome and I'm sure the kitties thank you as well!

Hannah and Lucy said...

Any unopened cat food that is found to be disliked (yes Hannah and Lucy do have very discerning likes and dislikes) is put into a bag and when it gets heavy I go to the nearest cat sanctuary and take it there.

Random Felines said...

what a wonderful gift for those kitties waiting for their forever homes!!

Anonymous said...

Way to go, Melissa and Mudpie. The photo put a smile on my face.

Two French Bulldogs said...

It looks like you have enough for the next year, BOL
Snorts,
Lily & Edward

Rosa Silva said...

I'm sure the kitties were very thankful for receiving such yummy food!

Rosa @ Cat Lady Confidential

ANGEL ABBYGRACE said...

THAT is fabulous!

pilch92 15andmeowing said...

This post put a smile on my face. I am glad you were able to help so many kitties.

Fur Everywhere said...

We end up donating some of our foods to animal shelters, too. It is always a great feeling to be doing something for the precious homeless kitties.

da tabbies o trout towne said...

mudpie....frank lee...this post putted a snile on R facez...total lee awesum oh ewe N mom ta give ta yur shelterz.....we noe de kittehz troo lee loved it ~~ high paws ~~~!!!! ♥♥♥♥

Dragonheart, Merlin, and Devi said...

So wonderful to donate the extra to the shelter. We do the same when there is a food our mom buys that we won't eat.

Sometimes, Cats Herd You said...

How heartwarming! We're sure that Tara and Truffles' alma mater appreciates the assistance. And these days, Pierre might give Mudpie a run for the "fussy eater" trophy.

Nancy said...

That's lovely, Mudpie!! I bet the kitties were very appreciative of you and mommy ;-)

View From My Pram said...

PepiSmartDog:that's a great post!!! Helping homeless pals is always a wonderful thing to do.
Thank you for joining our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop. Really appreciate your support each week. Have a great week! *waves paw* :=o)

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