T.G.I.F. – The Grading

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Today T.G.I.F. means The Grading Is Fair!!!

I know you know what today is, yes, it’s time for the Annual Purr-Fur-Mance Reviews for our Purrson!  I must say, I really don’t have any complaints, but of course I may take this opportunity to point to a few areas that could use a wee bit of improvement.  So, let’s get started…

Quantity of Output: I would have to give my Dad 4 paws on this one.  We’ve not missed a day posting all year, which is pretty darn impressive in my book.  Not only that, but since I have 2 blogs going on I would say there isn’t a problem with quantity at all.  Bravo Dad!

Quality of Output:
  Okay Dad, on this one I gave you a 3.  I know, we’ve had some pretty creative posts, especially with our tours of our downtown area, but I have made several creative suggestions that have been totally ignored.  Well, I don’t know if the suggestions were ignored or if they just haven’t happened yet.  But Dad, when I come up with a good idea you’ve got to pounce on it and then run with it!

Client Pawticipation:  Okay Dad, when it comes to providing ways for friends to contact me you must be doing something right.  After all, with a couple hundred emails each day I would say contacting me must be purrty easy.  Look at all the followers I have on Twitter, over 12,000, I’m quite pleased, and we constantly communicate with each other.  So I’m giving you a 4 here also.

Pawticipation (Part II):  Dad, it’s really impawtant that I purrticipate in lots of special events, pawties and contests.  Unfortunately you’ve came up a bit short here and I can only give you a 3.  I know, I know, I have been able to participate in several things, but each month there are things that just go right by…especially contests that others put a lot of time into, the least we could do is play along too.  And then there’s #NipClub and #PawPawty on Twitter.  Sure, we always put in an appearance, but we need to do more than just hit-n-run on these special events, after all, they do help other critters with their fund raising.

Client Satisfaction:  Really Dad, our readers should submit the score here, but since I’m the one doing the review I’ll be giving you a 4 here.  We get so many kind and clever comments that I have to say that the “enjoyment” factor must be A-O-K.


Based on your purrformance last year Dad, your total score was 3.6.  Overall a very good score.  I’m very pleased and I hope you are too.  I’ve tried to make some constructive suggestions and I hope you will take them as they are intended.  Ya done good Dad, but I know you can do better…

Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!  Purrrrr! Zip! Later!

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51 thoughts on “T.G.I.F. – The Grading

  1. diddleymaz

    🙂 I give your dad 10/10 Brian!

    Commie and Blanco said I dont give them enough Tuna or milk so I get 1/10!
    but a Mum has to ration the treats!

  2. Marg

    We think your blog is terrific and we also think that your Dad does a great job. Good review all of you. Hope you all have a great week end. Going to be warm.

  3. Max the Quilt Cat

    Yep… Your dad does a great job with your blog. I am a big fan…

    pawhugs to both of you, Max

  4. Cat Chat With Caren And Cody

    We think your Dad is a purrfect TEN too!!
    We started following you when you were doing your "tours" and we just loved them! We were so happy to find you!
    Posting EVERY day of the year???? Fuhhget about it!!!! My Mom is soooooooooo not capable of THAT!
    Don't know how you do it! You are amazing!

  5. Pierro

    You blog is one of the best in bloggieland!
    Your dad got a pretty good review…. you do not want to give him a perfect score even though he deserves it… it might make his head explode hahahaha

    bonkbonk and happy week-end

  6. Mariodacat

    Good review pal. I'd give him 4 paws up on everything cuz you do have a great bloggy – an inspiration for all of us.

  7. Hannah and Lucy

    We think your Dad does a pawsome job with your blog Brian. We hope you confered with your sisfurs on these marks but it sounded as though they hadn't been consulted.
    Remember they outnumber you 4 to 1.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

  8. Cory

    Your dad should take top honors! I mean, everyday we get reminded to adopt cat because we deserve it…and 12,000 followers on twitter? Whoa!

    We give him 40 paws from our house!

  9. Madi and Mom

    Well done on Dad's purr-fur-mance review. All in all we are very lucky to have the devoted peeps that we have. I mean if they think enough of us to create a blog…all their indiscretions should be overlooked. This is our first participation in the fun event.
    Madi and Mom

  10. Old Kitty

    Beautiful Brian!! You're such a hard taskmaster! You demand purrfection! Yay!! But seriously – your dad is ACES!!!!! Me and Charlie love your blog!! Yay for you and gorgeous sisters Zoe, Dolly, Gracie and Sascha! Take care

  11. Clarissa

    We would give your dad 15 thumbs up…if we had thumbs. Of course, if we had thumbs we could do all of this ourselves….

    *off to ponder the usefulness of thumbs*

    Clarissa & Co.

  12. 3 doxies

    I thinks dat was a purty good review. I mean afteralls, you do blog everyday…..wowzers. Congrats to your Dad and 'secially being ables to multi task 2 blogs and Twitter.


  13. Simba

    Nice review, Brian. Wow, I don't do things like Twitter an Facebook and so on: it looks like I am missing out a lot!

  14. Mumsy, Chancy and Company

    Oh, Brian we would give your dad 4's all around…we love you and love your blog. Your dad is a great assistant. Hugs and nose kisses

  15. Cathy Keisha

    Brian, your Dad does such a good job, Love your blog. I just might have to hire him. TW hasn't changed my blog in over a week. I will grade her appropriately.

  16. The Cat From Hell

    Your Dad is #1 or in this case a #4, as I think hes done a fabulous job! Unlike my Mommy who does not rate a rating this year. Me has showed her your reportcard and told her to pull up her socks!
    Kitty Kisses

  17. Ginger Jasper

    I think your dad does a fabulous job and I for one woulod give him a 10 out of 10. I love coming to your blog.. Well done to your dad.. Hugs GJ xx

  18. Mr Puddy

    I think your dad deserve a ton of paws. !!!!
    You guys are better add my 4 paws for him as well !
    He done a wonderful job for the whole year… every single day !!!….I think he is amazing !!!!

  19. Katnip Lounge

    Brian, you gave your Dad a great review, and let's not forget all the pet awareness issues he helps you with!
    Your Dad is ACE!

  20. Admiral Hestorb

    I'm giving your Daddy a bunch of paws. He works heard for you and your sisters helping you in so many ways. He gets my 4 paws too.

  21. Jan's Funny Farm

    Wow, your dad did so much better than our Jan. He must be amazing to be able to do all that. But you're right, when you make a suggestion, he should pounce!

    Congrats to your dad for passing his review.

  22. The Misadventures Of Me

    See, our The Mom needs to take a lesson from all the gud bloggers like yoo. Does yer dad offer lessons – we has lots of nip to pay wif…

  23. Daily Dose of Dogs (aka Cats with your Coffee)

    Dad got a super score for a super cat helper. I think he deserves it for helping us readers stay aware.

  24. The Island Cats

    Brian, we think your dad does a great job….so we're giving you 4 paws each from us…that's 12 more paws!!

  25. Rudy - The dog with a blog

    Love the review, seems as though a lot of bloggers are doing that – I'm starting to wonder if I should join in!?
    Rudy gives your dad 4 paws up 🙂

    Rudy's Raiser

  26. Debra Taylor

    Your blog is totally at the top of my list – especially because of the work you do to help cats get adopted. This is so very, very commendable.

    For all you folks and animals reading this my blog has stories and information helpful for cat helpers everywhere. Pass it on to your human ‘beans!

    I pray that all cat blogosphere kitties stay happy and healthy!



  27. Hilary

    Great review Brian!!! a little constructive criticism never hurts, but….I think your Dad deserves an A++, and I think you are a very lucky boy to have him for your daddy!

  28. meowmeowmans

    Great score! And a great review! Your dad sure has done a wonderful job helping you all (and so many other cats!) this year, and we are glad it is being recognized. 🙂

  29. Spitty-the-Kitty

    Brian you and your sisfurs have one of the best blogs EVER. Even if my Human practiced for elebenty hundred years, she could never do such a good job. I hope her poor grade this year inspires her to do better in the coming year. But I sort of doubt it.

  30. Eric and Flynn

    Your dad does a very good job helping you with your blog Brian, and your excellent report reflects it.

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