Sunday, 5 June 2016

Sunday Selfie #hugyourcatday

Happy Sunday!


Today we are celebrating Hug Your Cat Day. Yeah, I know, it's a day late, but we totally forgot about it. As you know, Mum's head is all over the place lately, and well, I should have reminded her but I was busy taking care of her and offering her lots of love and purrs.

Anyway, Mum wanted to post pictures of her first real soulmate cat, Suzy. If you've read Mum's memoir and her novel The Snowflake Pendant you will already know about her. And also if you are a regular follower of this blog you would have already 'met' her. She aso features in our side bar.

Here is sweet Suzy. She was with Mum for 13 years but sadly is now over the Rainbow Bridge. She passed away on June 29th 1998 :(


Suzy
SUZY (1985-1998)

And here is Mum hugging her



And of course there has to be a photo of me getting hugs from Mum too! It's me when I was little, just a few days after I was adopted! How cute was I?


hug your cat every day


And before we go, a selfie from Mum in her Supervet "Pets and Hugs and Rock 'n' Roll" T-Shirt!

pets and hugs and rock n roll


47 comments:

  1. My human is sad that she does not have a photo of herself with her soul cat, the cat before Sparkle.

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    1. Aww... I'm sure her soul cat is watching over her.

      Purrs xx
      Athena

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  2. Love the selfies! Nice memories too!

    The Florida Furkids

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  3. Those are great hug photos. And yes. I have that book and I love it.

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    1. Thank you. And glad you like the book :)

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  4. We love seeing you and Suzy getting hugs from Mom. You all have so much love it pours out of our puter and makes us want to hug all the more here at the Tomcat Home.
    Purrs
    Timmy and Family

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    1. Thank you. And what lovely words :)

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  5. That t-shirt is awesome! Both pics of your mum hugging Suzy and then you are precious.

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    1. Thank you. There is something so special and amazing going on when I hug cats. I suppose it's because my human relationships have always been a let down and my cats have always been there for me. But then again I just love animals, especially cats! I seem to connect with then on such a deeper level :)

      Marie

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  6. Those selfies are lovely and full of hugs and love.

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  7. Those hugs are wonderful.
    Happy hugging selfies!!!!

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  8. We should hug our cats every day. Our first cat is always very special. I'll always remember my Victory, who was with me for 18 years.

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    1. My first cat was actually a grey tabby called Tigger (also Elvis and Tiger!)I was a kid when whe got him but he disappeared after a few years and of course I was devastated. Can't remember him that much if I'm honest.

      Marie

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  9. Pawsum fotoss there Athena!!! Suzy was such a cutie! An yur so beeuteefull>> even as a wee kitt!!
    An Mee-you Lady Marie yur a beeutee all so ;0
    ~~~head rubsss~~~ Siddhartha Henry~~~

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  10. You remind me of the importance of including humans in photos! I so rarely do that, and I can see those photos really do bring comfort. I'm adding it to my to-do list!

    Jean from Welcome to the Menagerie

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    1. My photos with cats are my most precious memories (and of course the ones when I was a little girl with my dad who is sadly no longer with us).

      Marie

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  11. Great hug photos, and sweet memories ! Purrs

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  12. This is by far the best (and most moving) post relating to Hug Your Cat Day. No matter how amazing our cats are, we can never forget any of the ones that have gone before. Bear is incredible and has saved my life every single day for the past ten years (not bad for a homeless kitten who happened to cross my path) - but I still miss Kitty so much it hurts. She saved me in a different way. I'm glad we found your page and will connect with you on all the social media platforms we participate in so we can enjoy more of your story. Thank you.

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    1. Thank you for such lovely words and welcome to our blog! Cats are incredible, aren't they?

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  13. We are happy to know that it is #hugyourcatday. We are going to demand lots of those hugs. We love all your pictures of hugs in this post. Nice job.

    Have a great day.

    hugs, Bugsy and Knuckles

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  14. Don't feel too badly, Athena. Our humans forgot as well. Mom says that t-shirt really rocks! Thanks for hopping. Have a great week. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

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    1. Thank you. Yes, such precious memories.

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  16. Suzy looks like a sweet cat - she's a tuxie - of course she's sweet!!!

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    1. She was amazingly sweet. Still miss her every day.

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  17. Those are great hug pictures. It's never too late to get a hug. :)

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  18. Lovely hug pictures! Even though your post was one day late, we KNOW that Mum Marie gives you lots of sweet hugs every day, Athena. :)

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    1. There is nothing better than hugs with my mum.

      Athena xx

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  19. Suzy sure was a pretty gitl and that tee shirt is pretty cool.

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  20. Those are great selfies gawjus and a pawsum shirt. Suzy was very purretty.

    Luv ya'

    Dezi

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    1. Thank you. Yes, Suzy was very beautiful. Just wish I had proper professional shots of her.

      Marie

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  21. We love that t-shirt and couldn't agree more! :) You re lucky to have a photo of you and Suzy. Our Mama only has one photo of her first soul cat and she isn't even in it!

    the critters in the cottage xo
    P.S. Every day is hug your cat day so you could never be late :)

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    1. I agree! Every day is hug your cat day :)

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  22. That's a lovely picture of you and your mom, Athena. You were such a cute kitty and so was angel Suzy and your mom Rocks :D Pawkisses for a Happy Day :) <3

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Thank you for commenting!

Purrs xx
Athena and Marie