Thankful Thursday: Sandy Claws may be gone, but Brian Claws is here


Brian Claws!  Brian's Home.  Adopt cats, we deserve it!
You’ve heard us mention that our big cat tree was relocated for Christmas so the Christmas Tree could park where the cat tree usually lives.  Well, this is what greeted Dad when he wanted to put everything back the way it was.  Yep, I showed him the full claw monty!  Dad, stop, in the name of love!  Needless to say, I pulled out all the stops.  Yep, I still lost, the cat tree headed back to it’s home base and the Christmas tree went packing.

As much as we all love Christmas, today I am thankful for the return of normal.  Most of us kitties are big fans of normal, and we’re no exception.  We will look forward now to Valentine’s Day as our next holiday.  Hey, maybe we could have a Valentine Tree.  Whatcha think???

Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!!!  More Forever Homes More Often!  Purrrrr! Zip! Later!


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Ann Staub
10 years ago

I need to put my tree up too! I employed my daughter to remove the ornaments today. Now we just have to do the hard part and pack it up! Happy New Year btw guys!

Molly The Wally
10 years ago

Wow Brian you sure have the power of the paw. We too are glad to be back to normal. Have a tremendous Thursday and we hope you had an awesome start to the new year.
Best wishes Molly

10 years ago

We are still trying to get back to normal here!

10 years ago

WOWZER Brian – those are claws to be reckoned with!! Mom and Dad clip mine before they get lethal but one day they’ll forget and I will be a FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH!!! Tee Hee Valentine’s Day will be here before we know it – I think a Valentine’s Tree is a grand idea….Good luck with that!

Hugs, Sammy

10 years ago

Good claw Brian, that was well said. Glad things are getting back to normal. We are almost there ourselves. Stay warm, going to get really cold.

Pat Hatt
10 years ago

haha good try, at least you had a few extra moments with it before normalcy came

10 years ago

my, my, my… what big paws you have…

Hannah and Lucy
10 years ago

We wouldn’t like you to box our ears with that paw Brian!
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

10 years ago

Those are some impressive claws, Brian. I’m surprised your dad didn’t defer to your fierceness. Well, it is good to get back to normal. Us kitties are true creatures of habit.


Marks Mews
10 years ago

Outstanding paw Brian!!!

Katie Isabella
10 years ago

WOW Brian. My claws look about like that and mom said that I hadda go you know where! Pawdicure time.

Emma and Buster
10 years ago

Oh Brian we didn’t think you could show a fierce side of you, but this picture did just that!

Now that Christmas is over, the tree and all the glittery balls are okay to play with in our house.

10 years ago

You’ve got mighty claws, Brian!
We are kind of relieved that Christmas is over…good to be back to normal 🙂

10 years ago

We’re mighty surprised those mighty claws didn’t stop your Dad!
We’re now getting ready for the Chinese New Year which starts on January 31. We aren’t looking forward to the loud boom booms during that period, though.

Random Felines
10 years ago

we think that had you put that move on our mom, you would have gotten a pawdicure 🙂

da tabbies o trout towne
da tabbies o trout towne
10 years ago

dood…dont for get ground hogs day…N that crazed azz Punx a tawny phil better say spring bee just round de korner thiz yeer…..him better


Madi and Mom
10 years ago


The Poupounette Gang
10 years ago

That is one impressive set of claws, Brian!

The Chans

Iris aka boo-bah
10 years ago

Look at those claws! I hope your nice about letting mom and dad trim them. Peanut refuses and Marshmallow doesn’t like it either! Happy New Year!

10 years ago

What amazing claws you have!!!!!

Ginger Jasper
10 years ago

Now that is a very impressive paw. Power of the paw indeed. x

Sailor Edgar
10 years ago

Kittycat rule of thumb: “Change is bad.” 🙂 Great photo!

Savannah's Paw Tracks
10 years ago

why without my routine, I am not sure how I would ever spend my day???

10 years ago

I know what you mean pal – my peeps took ours down the day before New Years. I kinda miss it, but it’s easier for me to see out the front window now, which I like. Happy New Year buddy – we hope it’s a great one for you and your family – and a healthy one.

Bev Green
10 years ago

Wow Brian as we say down here claws in paws…what a great spot though to stretch and work of that xmas excess 😉 hugs Fozziemum xx

Fuzzy Tales
10 years ago

Yikes! Those claws are serious weapons, Brian. We’re amazed your dad dared to move the cat tree! :-p

10 years ago

You tried Brian. Your dad should have taken notice of the claws. I get to keep my Christmas tree until January 5th.

Mag's Corner
10 years ago

Oh, my goodness sweet Brian you have some super, duper claws…amazing!! We wish all of you, our sweet friends a very happy, and prosperous new year filled with lots of treats and good health. Hugs and nose kisses

Ms. Stella O'Houligan
10 years ago

Yeeeowww Baby! Nice ones!

Ms. Stella O’Houligan

Austin Towers
10 years ago

You should do what I do Brian. Ignore the jolly things!! MOL. Very nice claws, though 🙂

10 years ago

Yikes! Someone get the clippers before he injures someone!

Swami Zoe
10 years ago

Oh Brian, what mancatly claws you have! Me-Ommmmmm

Texas, a cat in... Austin

That would be a great idea: a valentine tree with all the kitty couples 😉

Layla Morgan Wilde (Cat Wisdom

Dear Brian, those are mighty fine mitts. Yes to love and life. Thanks for being there for us at a sad time.

Angel Abby
10 years ago

Brian, Mom still has her Christmas stuff out. May be awhile! MOL

The Island Cats
10 years ago

Our tree came down today much to our dismay. We would love to have a tree in the house all the time!


yup, we’re creatures of habit too and even mom and dad don’t like change! those are some big-ole claws Brian.

Sue Brandes
Sue Brandes
10 years ago

Brian that is a great photo of you. Hope you are all doing well.

Sometimes, Cats Herd You

Look at those stretched out toes, Brian! Nobody’s going to mess with you when you make your claws that wide.

Kitties Blue
10 years ago

We’ve had Christmas trees that were still up on Valentine’s Day. Mom is doing much better with that the last decade or so. Our cat tree remained right in front of the window where it lives. Mom says it is too heavy to move, and she wouldn’t want to upset us by changing things. Sorry you didn’t get to keep your tree where you wanted it. Happy New Year! Purrs and hugs, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Lisbeth, Astrid and Calista Jo

Caren Gittleman
10 years ago

A Valentine Tree!!!! YES! YES! YES!!!

Oui Oui
10 years ago

Oh, Brian! We’re so sorry you lost that one. We are so impressed with all those manly claws!

Fraidy Cats!
10 years ago

YoW! those are some clawrs you got there, Brian! great picture! you know, you could just leave your tree up and change the decorations throughout the year. hee hee! no? how about decorations on the cat trees?

Pip, Smidgen, Minnie, Hollie

Cathy Keisha
10 years ago

Why not. Pop knows someone who has a Halloween tree. I’ll be glad when our tree is gone and so will TW cos she’s allergic to it. Great set of claws!

Derby and Ducky
10 years ago

Whoa, look at those claws.

Guido the Italian Kitty

Catzowey Brian! Youza can catch a San Fran dungeness crab with those claws! Come on over pal and we goes crabbing so be happy cats.

Laila and Minchie
10 years ago

That claw of yours demands respect!

Sherri-Ellen T-D.
10 years ago

Mouseiez doez are sum sharp clawz dere Brian….ya shure did a full claw Monty fer yer Dad!!! Me did diz to Mum today too butt she waz not impurressed!
Me finkz a Valentine’z tree wuud be pawsum!! Cuud we *smoochie* under a Valentine’z tree??
What Mum?? No me not flertin wif Brian again….
(ssshhh me IZ flertin; we just not tell Mum of me go further into doghouse wif her…)
Lub ya Brian frum Nylablue xxxxxxx

10 years ago

They need a good scratch 😉 file anyone xxx Have a fab chilling weekend xxx

10 years ago

and my Gotcha day is before Valentines,I like the tree idea,xx SPeedy

Judy & C.A.T.S
Judy & C.A.T.S
10 years ago

Ha Ha talk to the paw!! Your cat tree looks nice and comfy. Love, Cali, Andy, Tater and Shelly (C.A.T.S)

Kjelle Bus aka Charlie Rascal

In Sweden we have that CATmas stuff up until january 13 , so I have to wait to things to go back to normal around here 🙂


10 years ago

Hey, a Valentine tree. Great idea. Where do we find one or do we have to knit our own?