Thankful Thursday: The Freaky Freezing Temps Have Thawed for a While


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WeeeeeeeeeOoooooooo, let me tell you, for the South it has been darn cold. We’re not used to having temperatures in the single digits, nope, not used to that at all. The weather guessers down here said it has been 40 years since it has been that cold down here.  So today, we’re going to just be thankful for the warmness of double digit temps.

We are also very thankful that our two resident ferals made it though the freezing temps too.  The tabby always sleeps in the heated house.  The tortie doesn’t sleep in the house but she must know of some place warm, but she isn’t telling us exactly where that is. Hey, there are still a few leaves laying around and the ferals do like to lay in those and keep warm when the sun comes out.  There, I just gave you a hint about our T.G.I.F. for tomorrow, so do stop by and take a peek.

Have a wonderful Thursday everyone, and please join us in the Thankful Thursday Blog Hop.  Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!!!  More Forever Homes More Often! Purrrrr! Zip! Later!


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50 thoughts on “Thankful Thursday: The Freaky Freezing Temps Have Thawed for a While

  1. Sparkle

    I always worry about the strays and ferals when the weather dips precipitously like it has for so much of the U.S. I’m glad your two came through okay! Can’t wait for tomorrow’s post. 🙂

  2. Sometimes, Cats Herd You

    We’re glad to hear your ferals are all right. That really is something to be thankful for. We worry about feral and abandoned cats here in cold weather and can’t imagine how they make do further north where it’s really cold!

  3. Marg

    Sure glad your ferals are OK. I have one cat missing. Been gone for about 4 days now.
    I am excited for tomorrow to see the pictures of the ferals I bet. Take care.

  4. Flynn

    I am glad your temperatures are starting to rise again, and that your ferals are safe. Our wind and rain has eased too but is due to return on Sunday. We are enjoying the respite while it lasts.

  5. Fuzzy Tales

    We’re glad you and your siblings are indoor-only, Brian, and are also glad your ferals have made it through your cold snap. It’s still freezing here, but at minus 16 Celsius this morning, it felt balmy compared to the minus 35 or colder temps we’ve had.

    Just goes to show that perspective is everything!

  6. Judi

    Our temps went way below zero this week, and I was so worried about the short-haired barncats at our stables. At least they were out of the wind and were dry, but that didn’t keep them from crying about the cold. It tore my heart out. I was glad to see each one made it safely through the polar vortex. (The one long-haired cat was just fine. She was happy and playful that night.)

  7. Cathy Keisha

    We’re not used to single digits up here either. We set record lows the other day. It was brutal. You’re looking nice and warm. Glad the ferals are safe. TW can finally go out to check on the Park Cats. 20 of the Pleasant Ave ferals were awaiting their neutering in a warm holding place.

  8. Miss Kitty

    Brian it is so good to hear you are having better weather…but still, keep warm! (I left a reply to your last comment on my last post Brian) Have a Wonderful Day!
    Purrs, Kitty

  9. da tabbies o trout towne

    dood…we iz gonna guess N say yur TGIF post two morrow iz gonna bee called thanx goodness its flounder !!!!


    hope de ferals bee doin aye oh kay …we gotta hope that turtle bee livin large N in charge & inn side…max two…hope ya getted home dood….troo lee ~~~~

  10. Ann Staub

    It seems a little warmer here today too. Glad your ferals are doing OK. I spotted a black feral (maybe?) cat several weeks ago. I had also seen him in the summer. He makes himself pretty scarce though because I’ve only seen him twice.

  11. mariodacat

    We’re so thankful our pals to the south are okay and your ferals too. We’re used to the cold, but even this cold was too cold for us. M said she has cabin fever from being locked in the house.

  12. Mags Corner

    We are too very thankful for double digit temps sweet Brian, we live in the south too and it has been way colder than we are used to. We are so happy you all and the feral kitties have stayed safe and warm. Hugs and nose kisses

  13. Georgia and Julie

    We are glad you kitties are warm and that
    the ferals are doing well too. Hope that nasty
    cold weather goes away soon. It is so hard on
    Purrs Georgia and Julie,
    and Angels Tiger and Tillie

    Thank you for your kind thoughts and purrs
    when our Tiger crossed the Bridge.
    She was a sweet kitty and we miss her .

  14. Angel Abby

    We worry about the outdoor kitties too and we are glad your ferals made it through. We hope the weather doesn’t do this again this year.


  15. Judy & C.A.T.S

    We are so happy that your ferals are O.K. Our Mom was worried about feral kitties (and all outdoor animals) too. It was scary cold here. We are glad that it is starting to warm up everywhere. The sun was out here for awhile today. Everyone (human and fur) feels better when the sun is out! Hope you are getting some sunshine too! Love, Cali, Andy, Tater and Shelly (C.A.T.S)

  16. The OP Pack

    We are sure that deep cold must have been very hard on those animals that aren’t used to it and have to be outside. But thank dogness for a warmup. It is getting warmer here but Mom says it is going to make for a muddy yard:(

    Woos – Phantom, Ciara, and Lightning

  17. Kitties Blue

    What great news about the ferals. We are praying that this frigid air does not return! Mommy said when she saw all the wooly caterpillars in the fall that she knew we were in for trouble! Purrs and hugs, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

  18. Penelope

    We is happy that yous is getting some relief from the cold! Wes not been very cold at all, but we still has snow falling. Me is happy that the ferals is A-OK too!

  19. Sherri-Ellen T-D

    Yow Brian ya iz lookin so fine tonite…
    We not see any feralz fer 3 weekz now n me n Mum wurried dey did not make it thru da deep fureeze….
    It iz so hard fer dem n me iz so phankfull me iz an indoor kitteh..
    Still not feelin bery grrreat butt me wanted to stop by n see how fingz were at yer place 😉
    Lub Nylalbue n Sherrielen Mum too xxxxxx

  20. Little Miss Jackie

    Whew, glad it’s warming up down your way, Mr. Brian! We’re glad you and your fural furiends got through the colds okay! We used to have a fural kittycat who looked like you, and he enjoyed cuddling up under our back porch in a pile of leafys that was there. Mom always felt bad when she came out or drove in and startled him! Have a cozy day!


    Jackie and Mom

  21. Oui Oui

    We worry about the ferals too. Any wild creature, actually. They must know of places to go, but it doesn’t seem like there are any warm places out there when its so cold, and windy too.

  22. Scylla, Socks, Tuiren & Fenris

    We are so thankful it warmed up here too. Our heater died Wed night, probably from having to deal with the colder then usual weather. We didn’t even mind to much when the strange guy came fixed in Thursday afternoon. He only took 10 minutes thank cat cause he arrived right at our supper time and we can’t possibly eat with strange people in the house.

  23. emma

    You kitties like it warm. Even cat bro Bert gave up on running away from home when that polar vortex was over our house!

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