Mancat Monday: The Dash Memorial Rescue Run plus Awards


Brian's Home.  Adopt cats, we deserve it! This past Saturday my Dad was one of the transport drivers for The Cute Transport Network with Dorian from Your Daily Cute.  We were helping to transport the Cheese Kittens, Brie, Blue, Cheddar and Gorgonzola.  Handsome mancat Frankie also hitched a ride to his new forever home in Alabama.

As most of you know by now, my friend Dash Kitten was sent to the Bridge way before his time.  Dash always was the first to help those in need and helped us many a time in finding homes for critters.  I decided to dedicate my leg of the transport to Dash using the Twitter Hashtag #DashMemorialRescueRun.  When I let Dorian know what I was doing she immediately advised the transport team and everyone was on board.  Dash sent out many a tweet for this transport to help find the drivers.

Photo by Carol G.

Take a look at this. The first leg of the transport from Gastonia, NC to us in Greenville, SC. All decked out to honor Dash & Mom Marjorie.

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Here are the Cheese Kitties.  They will be making their way to San Antonio, TX and had two very long days.  But it will be well worth it for them, they will be socialized and adopted into wonderful forever homes.

99999 This handsome dude is Frankie.  Frankie had found a forever home in Alabama and was searching for a way to get there.  Fortunately the Cheese Kitties offered dear Frankie a ride and he rode shot gun with Dad.

Brian's Home.  Adopt cats, we deserve it! Here’s a goodie, Frankie was rolling over showing his tummy.  Frankie was originally named Daisy because everyone thought he was a girl.  We found out we weren’t “Driving Miss Daisy” early Saturday morning, so Daisy became Frankie.  Frankie did sing to us for most of the trip, but we think he was mostly ticked about everyone thinking he was a girl.

Thanks to all the drivers for volunteering and driving these sweeties.  They will appreciate your love forever!

Now, for a few awards…

Brian's Home.  Adopt cats, we deserve it! My friend, and award winning writer, Nerissa from Nerissa’s Life, shared the Wonderful Team Member Leadership Award. with us.  Thanks Nerissa, we appreciate you and all you do to help critters.

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My incredible pal Socks from Alasandra, the Cats and Dogs shared his very nice Super Sweet Blog Award with me.  Thanks Socks, we love you pal.  In case you haven’t heard, Socks was diagnosed with Feline Leukemia in his bone marrow. Socks also has hyperthyroidism.  Please stop by with purrs, hugs and love for dear Socks.

Well, that’s a wrap for today.  Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!!!  More Forever Homes More Often!  Purrrrr! Zip! Later!




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54 thoughts on “Mancat Monday: The Dash Memorial Rescue Run plus Awards

  1. Marg

    That was such a good idea to dedicate that transport to Dash and Marjorie. That was so horrible what happened to him. So very sad. And a big thanks to the Dad for doing that transport. So great to help those kitties find their new homes. Take care.

  2. Tamago

    Oh this is so sweet of you to dedicate your leg of transport to Dash. He must be smiling from over the RB. Cheese kitties and Frankie are very cute!

  3. Fuzzy Tales

    Look at those sweeties! Kudos to all involved the transport and purrs to all the kitties for happy, healthy long lives in wonderful homes.

    And concats on your awards, Brian. It sure was a busy weekend!

  4. Molly The Wally

    That is a great way to honour your pal Dash. The cheese kittens and Frankie are very cute and we wish them well in their new forever homes. Have a marvellous Monday.
    Best wishes Molly

  5. Dorian @ Your Daily Cute

    I am not you quite know what to make of that bag, Brian! Hehe. Maybe you’d feel more comfortable in it instead of under it…

    Give your dad extra head butts for helping out with the transport this weekend! So grateful to have such good pals so we can help so many kitties!

    And it was a wonderful idea to have the Dash Memorial Rescue Run. I’m glad he thought of it and shared it with us, and that the Cheese Kittens’ ride was timed so perfectly to be able to honor dear Dash.

  6. Old Kitty

    Awww what brilliant brilliant successful transport of these gorgeous kitties! Such a wonderful tribute to Dash!

    Take care

  7. Hannah and Lucy

    We love to hear of successful transports to get kitties either to their new furever homes or as part of their journey. We bet Dash will be smiling down on all you played their part in them arriving safely.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

  8. Ann Paws

    Oh those cheese babies are so cute! And so is MISTER Frankie hehe. And it’s very sweet of you guys to ride for Dash. I’m sure his mum really appreciated it.

  9. Angel Abby

    We followed along on Twitter and was so happy to see these gorgeous faces making their way to their new beginnings. We are so glad you started this as a way to honor Dash. Who really is so instrumental in helping animals all over the world.
    Thank you for all YOU do!

  10. savannah

    First concats on the pawsome awards…team membership ” IS” you and your sisfur s for sure Brian…and ‘course Dad Terry too. What a treat to be able to drive a kitty rescue transport leg AND dedicate it to our pal Dash and his sweet Mom Miss Marjorie.

  11. Nerissa's Life

    The memorial transport was so touching. So very, very touching. Thank you very much for doin’ that for our pal, Dash.

    The Cheese Kitties are ADORABLE! Pretty handsome Frankie, too.

    I’m super glad you liked the award. You deserve it in so many ways, Brian.


  12. Ragdoll mommy

    Hi,Brian! I’m from my blog Life With Ragdolls.And I am also from The Ladies Of Autumn.And I found my way to your blog,by Looking at our blog member’s list on the ladies of autumn.And I saw you on the list so I figured I’d check out your blog:-) your pretty cool! Hope to see ya’ soon.Star~

  13. Cathy Keisha

    Whoa, Brian, you’re being used as a PROP??!! What a great idea to dedicate the ride to Dash and Marjorie! That is super sweet. Concats on the awards. I may have forgotten to tell you but during my last award show, I also gave you the Team Membership Award for your work with Ray and Rachel. Sorry.

  14. Connie

    I often wish I was in the route of transports so I could help out.. kudos that you are able to and are willing.

    I was touched that they turned this into a memorial run, I know Marjorie was too.

  15. Timmy Tomcat

    That was really a great way to honor Dash who did so very much to help others. Very nice.
    Those are some grand awards for a Grand Bloggie where help is always at paw!

  16. da tabbies o trout towne

    dood….high paws N headbonks….ouch…ta yur dad & everee one elze…for helpin de cheeze crew and frankie getz ta ther for evers home…may yur lives bee blessed ten fold….N conga ratz on yur way awesum awards….hope ewe due knot mind but we helped R selves ta a wee bit oh cake 🙂

  17. Emma and Buster

    head butts and head bonks to your dad and all the wonderful drivers who donated their time and gasoline to transport these wonderful kitties to their forever homes. way to go. thank you.

  18. Colehaus Cats

    We love reading about the kitty transports. A beautiful way to honor sweet Dash and Marjorie. Those Cheese kitties are just the cutest ever! And Frankie, yeah, we bet he had a great singing voice. Purrs…

  19. Sparkle

    How awesome that your human dedicated this transport to Dash! I love hearing about all these transports and all the good humans do on behalf of kitties. Concatulations on your awards too!

  20. Katnip Lounge

    You guys (or rather, your peeps–we’re pretty sure you don’t drive, Brian) did GREAT this weekend…thanks for helping save some more kitties! And such a nice way to honor Dash.

  21. Scylla, Socks, Tuiren & Fenris

    Thanks for the shout out for Socks. Haven’t heard from the specialty vet today, but we are still enjoying the normal blood work news from Saturday.

    So frustrating that our regular vet has to wait along with us for the specialty vet to tell he what to do. We are hoping, paws crossed, that with the normal blood work they will let us cut back on his steroids. At the moment he takes two in the morning and one at night, plus Pepcid A/C for his tummy.

  22. Sue Brandes

    Beautiful kitties. The cheese kitties are the same color as my Garfield. So wonderful you can help these kitties. Congrats on your award. Purrs and hugs for socks.

  23. Sometimes, Cats Herd You

    Brian, you don’t look too happy to be under the bag. Cats are supposed to be inside bags, not underneath bags!

    We love transports, and we were especially touched at the dedication of this transport to Dash. The Dash Memorial Rescue Run is a fitting tribute to a great cat.

  24. Sage

    You are AWESOME, Brian! All those kitties are so happy you were there to help out. And I’m sure Frankie was singing so loudly because he was so glad his gender was sorted out! 😀

  25. Kitties Blue

    Those were some super cute kitties in your transport, and it was very thoughtful to dedicate it to Dash and Mom Marjorie. Also, concats on your awards. Always well-deserved! Purrs and hugs, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

  26. Spitty the Kitty

    That is the very best kind of memorial ever–saving FOUR kitties! The cheesehead kitties are adorable!

    And Frankie too–tell him it happens. The Human just read that the sweet panda cub Mei Lan born in Atlanta five or six years ago was sexed as a girl by the zoo–it wasn’t until she moved to China at age 3 or 4 and they started to think about breeding her that they discovered, Oops! Boy panda!

  27. Dip Bridge & Elliot

    Well done to your dad for taking those cuties to their new home Brian!
    Look at those little faces, when we first got our cat Dylan, we also had a ginger cat Linus, who went to the bridge when he was 10. He was a feral kitten and at first Mum’s hands and arms were scratched to ribbons with his claws but gradually, he grew to love her and used to lay in her arms like a baby.
    That was a lovely thing to do, to dedicate your journey to Dash.
    Dip Bridge Elliot and Lynne x

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