Thanks On Friday: Thankful for Veterans


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Today I want to express my heartfelt thanks to American’s veterans for their dedication and service to our great country.  Not only have our veterans protected us and our freedom during times of war, they also look after us during times of peace as well.

While we would prefer that things always be peaceful the reality is often otherwise.  During times of war or crisis our veterans were there.  It’s not just the human veterans that I am thankful for today, I am also thankful for the countless animals that served our country too.  The horses, dogs, mules, homing pigeons, and others served our country with pride and dignity too.

I am thankful that we have a special day set aside to honor our veterans, including my Grandma, a veteran of WWII.  Thank you all for being there for all of us.

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

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Max the Quilt Cat
12 years ago

Beautiful post. Love the picture of you with the flag.

pawhugs, Max

12 years ago

Beautifully written, Brian. I love the graphic too. Thanks for pointing out about animals serving as well.

12 years ago

Happy Veterans Day kitties! It’s Happy Remembrance Day here in Canada! 🙂

xo Catherine

Susan Fields
12 years ago

Beautiful post, Brian! I love how you included all veterans, human and animal. I’m thankful for veterans, too!

Milo and Alfie
12 years ago

A beautiful remembrance post. We will never forget.

12 years ago

That is such a great graphic Brian. We sure do appreciate the veterens too. We honor all of the them. Have a great Friday. Stay warm.

12 years ago

Most eloquently stated.
We could never be living here in the Land of the Free if it weren’t for the Brave Veterans everywhere.



Thanks for remembering our brave Veterans Brian.

12 years ago

Happy veteran’s day.. Your grandma is a veteran? I didn’t realize ladies were in WW2

Old Kitty
Old Kitty
12 years ago

This is a really lovely tribute, handsome Brian! Hooorah for your grandma! Take care

Fuzzy Tales
12 years ago

That’s a terrific image and post, Brian.

We, too, are thanking and honouring All Beings who have served and who currently serve. Purrs to all.

Random Felines
12 years ago

What a great post!!!

12 years ago

What a beautiful post, Brian! Happy Veteran’s Day!

Your pal, Pip

Fern Reed
12 years ago

I am thankful for all the veterans too!!!
I’ll bet you don’t care that I have a velcro dog but I do.. Happy doesn’t like this BIG dog at all so far!!
xx, Happy, Zoie & Fern

Cathy Keisha
12 years ago

I honor the Veterans too and hope that someday they’ll be able to come back home to find jobs and much needed affordable medical care. Our country is good at sending people to war, but not good at helping them once they come home.

Hannah and Lucy
12 years ago

A lovely post for your Veterans Day – it is our Remembrance Day in the UK too.
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

Spitty the Kitty
12 years ago

Wonderful post! (And Brian I can’t help but say that is a very ManCatly photo there !)

12 years ago

Well said dear Brian.
Today we shall remember too.

Ann Best
12 years ago

What a great reminder, Brian, of all the animals who also served! A beautiful tribute to everyone who sacrificed for the rest of us.

12 years ago

Happy Veterans’ Day, Brian. We, too, honor our Veterans today and every day!

12 years ago

Very well said, Brian. Happy Veteran’s Day!

Julia Williams
12 years ago

Great post Brian. Many people do not think about all of the animals that serve our country too, so I’m glad you put that in there. They really do have important jobs! Purrs to you and happy Friday!

Xixo and Pepi
12 years ago

We loved your post, little Brian
Have a nice weekend
Lots and lots of
Xixo and Pepi

Ginger Jasper
12 years ago

Lovely post. we will remember them.. Hugs GJ xx

12 years ago

Wonderful & well said post Brain! you also look very handsome in your patriotic photo!
Happy & safe Veterans Day!

12 years ago

This is a pawsome post, Brian!

Nubbin wiggles,

The Island Cats
12 years ago

Great Veterans Day post, Brian! Veterans are our true heroes!

12 years ago

Happy and grateful purrs to our veterans today of all species!

Chez Cat
12 years ago

Great post–both of our grampas were veterans.

Tillie & Georgia
12 years ago

What a great post!!!
We will always remember our veterans!!!!!

Purrs Tillie and Georgia,
Tiger,Treasure and JJ

12 years ago

Happy Veteran’s Day! They definitely deserve it. 🙂

Woofs & hugs, <3

~Bailey (Yep, I'm a girl!)

Mewsings of Garden Cottage Cats

Hey Brian,
Yes it furry Good to also remember da animals who gave their service ^..^,
Pawsum Post !

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Fraidy Cats
12 years ago

We are very thankful to the brave men and women who serve to protect us, and to those that gave their lives so we could enjoy our freedom. purrs,

Pip, Smidgen, Minnie, Hollie

Angel and Kirby and Mac

Many people do not remember all of the women in WWII. Your Grandma was a specisl lady!

Brandon - The Dog With a Blog

Wonderful post; a thanks to all the veterans out there!

Sharon K Mayhew
12 years ago

Wonderful post, Brian. We have many veterans to thank.

12 years ago

A lovely post Brian, remembering those who have served, and let’s not forget those men, women and animals still serving today. Hope you have a lovely weekend =^..^=

12 years ago

What a nice post. Our nephew is a Marine and went to the Olive Garden friday, not only was his meal free but they gave him a $10 gift card as well. So happy people are thanking all that have served. 🙂