T.G.I.F. The Gate

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Adopt cats, we deserve it!It’s been somewhat of a strange week around these parts.  It’s been a lot cooler than normal, which isn’t bad, because that means more window whiffin time.  But we’ve had some rain, which really is unusual because we’ve been in extreme drought.  Actually the last two days we had almost 3 inches of rain.

Anyways, I’m sure glad Friday is here.  Today T.G.I.F means The Gate Isn’t Fastened!

Adopt cats, we deserve it!Since I was talking about weather, I thought I’d show you what goes on when a Tornado Warning happens here.  A few weeks back we had a Tornado Warning and Dad got all of the carriers out and put them in one of our rooms with no exterior walls.  And hey, Sister Dolly knows the drill and she got right in the carrier of her choice.  Sister Zoe not so much.   I usually get right in mine too, but the rest of the sisters have to be shown what to do.  It isn’t that great of a picture because it was stormy dark.  It’s always good to have a plan in case of emergencies, and practice so you know exactly what to do.

That’s enough about the weather.  So what’s your big plans for the weekend???  We haven’t done it in a while, so I think I’m going to throw a NipFest on Saturday if y’all care to join us.  Have a happy weekend everyone!

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

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45 thoughts on “T.G.I.F. The Gate

  1. Marg

    That is so smart to be all prepared. Good for you Sister Dolly for getting right in the carrier. What a good Daddy you have to take such good care of you. We are getting all the rain this morning. Hope all of you have a great nip fest this week end. We just might have to journey over there to join in. Take care.

  2. Hilary

    You are such a great leader! Alex said he is in for the nip fest…. he will bring the nip martini’s (he has his shaker out already), and he is primping in front of the mirror to make sure he looks dapper for his girl…

  3. Tom the Church Cat

    You guys just became boy scouts! Be prepared is their motto, too, and I guess they never thought we cats would take it up as our own! Glad you didn’t have a real tornado, but in case you do, everybody’ll be ready!

    Have a good weekend!


  4. Kat

    You are very smart cats! It is good to be prepared.
    We are finally getting some of that rain this morning.
    Enjoy your weekend,

  5. Kitcaboodles

    Wow I’m very impressed that your kitties all know the Tornado drill… here in the UK if there is the slightest hint of what we would call extreme weather it’s a national incident and on the news for weeks.
    As for the weekend – well I think Sookie and Darcy now have a NipFest to attend!!

  6. Old Kitty

    Awwwww clever sister Dolly and gorgeous Brian! Yay for you! Me and Charlie just know adorable sisters Dolly, Sascha, Gracie and Precious will soon follow suit!! Have a great weekend! Take care

  7. Admiral Hestorb

    I am amazed you all do that! I would sooner be flayed alive than get in MY carrier. Matter of fact I am convinced each time that is WHY I am in my carrier..to be flayed alive. xox

  8. Fuzzy Tales

    Sister Dolly just goes right in the PTU? Wow, we ARE impressed! You’re all very wise to be so prepared, Brian.

    Happy weekend! Rain for us, so that means lots of errands and of course house work for the mom, sleeping for us.

  9. mariodacat

    WOW M and I are impressed that some of you get right into your carrier when they come out of hiding. You’ll have to share your secret with M some time. It’s not going to fool me tho cuz I know they mean bad things.

  10. Random Felines

    We only get in carriers if we aren’t actually involved in going anywhere…..Mac went to be vaccinated and mom had to remove at least 2 cats from the carrier before she could get Mac in it. 🙂 Have a great weekend – we plan to take it easy. 🙂

  11. Penelope The Cat From Hell

    Dear Brian,
    It is so good that yous has trained your pawrents about what to do in tornados. Me is sure the rest of the sisters will follow yous and Dolly’s lead.
    We always has a nice restful Saturday cuz Mommy and Daddy is away at the Farmers Market on Saturdays. Me loves the break but it means me might miss the nip fest…

  12. Fluffy and Heather

    I’m totally up for a nipfest! I’ll bring the salmon burgers. 😉 Tornado warnings are always terrifying. When we lived in Toronto, we remember that one year we were out on a walkathon on a beautiful sunny day, and as we were walking, the sky suddenly turned green. We didn’t find out until later that a tornado had actually touched down. :S Glad you kitties are safe and sound!

  13. Sparkle

    That’s great that you kitties know what to do during a tornado watch. It’s a good thing we don’t get them here, because we would probably scatter!

  14. Junior & Orion

    We are getting more window whiffins too!

    That is very good of you to be so prepared!!! We would be clueless! Meowm would have to herd us into the bathroom as that is the only place we have with no outer walls!

  15. meowmeowmans

    We agree, it’s always good to be prepared! Big paws up to you and Dolly for getting right in those carriers. Very smart. 🙂

    Hope you guys have a great nip fest!

  16. Artemisia, Fenris, Socks & Scylla

    Check your email Brian I am taking you to a party at Asta’s tomorrow. She is 5 years old now. ~Scylla

    PS: I will try to stop Arty from nibbling on your ears but she is extremely playful after being cooped up inside. She actually destroyed a stuffie.

  17. MaxtheQuiltCat

    HH keeps the boys’ carriers in the living room. They like to play in them. So, she’s ready. She just needs to remember to put the boys in them. WE had a fire alarm at the condo a couple weeks ago and HH just grabbed a boy under each arm and ran out the door. That was fine for the drill, because it didn’t last long. If it had been the real thing she would have wanted the carriers. Good lesson to learn…

    Thanks for the reminder.

    pawhugs, Max

  18. Pierro

    I reeeeally like how all of you cooperate and get into your cages to be safe.
    Miles and I hide under the bed, then mom goes nuts

    bonkbonk for a happy rain free week-end

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  20. Oui Oui

    Holy Cod! We are flabbergasket that ANY kitty would voluntarily get into a PTU! We’ve never heard of such a thing! Anyone tries to put any one of us in one and we grab onto anything and everything with our claws of doom. We’re like kitty sized pieces of velcro.

  21. Abby

    Wow Dolly you go right into the PTU?
    We are impurrested! When the boomers start most of us hide and I am not sure Mom would be able to find all of us in time. The only one she would be able to grab is me, because I generally follow her.

  22. Fraidy Cats!

    Brian, you are so right to have a plan and to practice it! We’re glad the tornado stayed away. We hope you have a fun weekend. We’re supposed to get cooler weather this weekend too so maybe we’ll be able to enjoy some window whiffies.

    Pip, Smidgen, Minnie, Hollie

  23. caren gittleman

    you are very wise Brian!

    My husband teases me when we have tornado warnings because I put Cody in his carrier and take he and Dakota to the basement of our condo. My husband says I am nuts…I tell him he can blow away with the condo but Cody, Dakota and I won’t! lol

  24. GreatGranny

    Always good to be prepared, but I give Mom problems going into the closet on Tornado days. Dolly, you’re a trusting kitty.
    xoxo Kassey

  25. Lynx217

    Hahaha we have 2 medium dog carriers and a cat carrier here, and rest assured, should the need ever arise (and it has a few times), TSB has no fear of shoving us into the nearest available carrier together (even if that means the kitty carier) and getting us to safety. She is too afraid of not being able to protect one of us if we in separate carriers, so we always go in one so she can protect us both. When the boy was still alive, he was Mr. Cat’s responsibility as he was so much bigger HAHA.

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