Thankful for Remember Me Thursday

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Today is a special day throughout the world.  It is a day we pause to remember orphan pets everywhere through the Remember Me Thursday Campaign.  We, as you know, are the lucky ones and so very many never make it.

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Here is what their wonderful website has to say…

“Remember Me Thursday™ is a worldwide coalition of pet adoption organizations, celebrities and people like you, who raise awareness about the plight of millions of orphan pets around the world waiting for forever homes.

By lighting a candle on Remember Me Thursday, September 25, 2014, you are remembering those pets who have lost their lives but you are also shining a light on orphan pets in need of homes right now.

While we all may feel that we help so many, unfortunately the numbers who do not make it are staggering.  You can click on the link above to go to the website and light a candle, and we will always remember the unfortunate ones in our hearts.  I am so very thankful that there is a worldwide effort to call attention to the special ones who need our voice each and every day.



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Summer
6 years ago

I remember today. I know many humans are working towards a no kill nation and I am purring for that to be a reality.

Kjelle Bus aka Charlie Rascal

Me and my mom-person remembers too and have lit a candle <3

XOXO

Hilary
6 years ago

we remember too… It breaks my heart to know how close Lucy was to being one of the unfortunate ones – she was rescued from a kill shelter at 3 days old

Molly The Wally
6 years ago

We think about those unfortunate and not so lucky and salute those that try so hard to help our furends in need. Have a tremendous Thursday.
Best wishes Molly

Marg
6 years ago

This light a candle idea is terrific. We went and did light one. It is just way too sad how many animals are put to sleep in the shelters.
You all have a great Thursday.

Sailor Edgar
6 years ago

A worthy cause. I lit a candle and sent an email.

hannahandlucy
6 years ago

We tried to light a candle but it didn’t work for us but Mum will go back later and try again.
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

Austin Towers
6 years ago

Yes it is good to remember! xox

Caren Gittleman
6 years ago

love seeing so many purrticipate! xoxo

Coccolino
6 years ago

Brian, we read your post. Stopped. Went to get a candle and now we are sitting here typing with the flame burning cozy cinnamon sugar on the desk. Thank you for reminding us because you can imagine who we are remembering!

Pat Hatt
6 years ago

Great to do indeed, so many out there in need and so many that should be remembered.

Kitties Blue
6 years ago

Thanks for letting us know about this. Wish we had known before coming to your blog. We lit a candle and included a photo of our sweet honorary sisfur, Swizzle, who needs a home. We have nominated y’all for an award. You can pick it up on our Thankful Thursday Melange post. XO, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

Annie
6 years ago

Thanks for posting this, Brian. It is indeed so very sad. There are way too many. Yes, it is very good that there is a worldwide effort to call attention to these dear ones who need our voice.

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da tabbies o trout towne
6 years ago

our candle was lit for barry, snow, turtle and gray; and all their feral friends..it was the least we could do, to give them a name ♥

easyweimaraner
6 years ago

I lighted a candle and all those who are nameless but not forgotten are in my thoughts today.

Laila and Minchie
6 years ago

We remember those less fortunate than us. Mom’s first three kitties were adopted from a kill shelter.

Marilia
6 years ago

I will light a candle!

noodle
6 years ago

We are lighting a candle for them!

Noodle and crew

Angel AbbyGrace
6 years ago

We always think about those who are in shelters and those that are waiting to be in a shelter out of the elements. It is hard wishing for all to have true homes.

mariodacat
6 years ago

What a great post pal. We sure hope both of those kitties find forever homes like ours pals. We are so lucky. M said she was sorry she didn’t know about the special day today or she would have participated. Maybe next year she’ll be on the ball.

Katie Isabella
Katie Isabella
6 years ago

Makes mine and mom’s eyes leak. Every time.

Christy Paws
6 years ago

Since mom volunteers for a rescue, she is so aware of this every single day. We remember! I am one of the lucky ones too.

Kitty Cat Chronicles
6 years ago

A wonderful message. We really are fortunate. It’s so sad that there are so many furries out there who aren’t as lucky. We light a candle for them and those who are still searching for their home. Thank you for the reminder.

Sometimes, Cats Herd You

We know that we are lucky cats to have a home with plentiful food and lots of love, and we’ll always remember the cats who didn’t have the benefit of those things in their lives and ended up in shelters instead.

Bev Green
6 years ago

Brian a lovely post we too lit a candle yesterday..for all those in shelters and all those who never even get to shelters…always in our hearts…always in our minds…hugs and loves Fozziemum xx

Beth | Daily Dog Tag
6 years ago

That video is very powerful! Thanks for sharing it!

The Island Cats
6 years ago

We remember and honor all those who weren’t as lucky as we are. Purrs…..

Penelope
6 years ago

Brian, yous is the bestest rememberer mes knows, Thanks yous!
Kisses
Nellie

Deztinee High
6 years ago

Gweat posty Brian. Weez purray so hawd fur all da homeless furries out there. Weez awe twuly blest to hav homes and weez just wish all of them kuld be as blest as all of us. Weez agwee dat shawin’ and networkin’ fur each one is one of da ways to get da word out and find homes fur fousnads, but until all da furries find home sna dall da kill shlters be closed weez must not sleep. Weez must keep fightin’ da good fight to educate and bwing ’bout change. 🙂 Hav a pawsum day. Luv ya’ Dezi and… Read more »

Cathy Keisha
6 years ago

I lit my candle yesterday although I’m upset I didn’t know about this in time to post about it. Last year I was all over it. I did post on FB enough about it. TW hasn’t seen the kittens on the street lately and is hoping her friend Eddie did the right thing and brought them inside.

Sherri-Ellen T-D.
6 years ago

Yow we iz bery late fer diz post butt we iz purrin fer Isabella what iz waitin to bee spayed so she can go to a fureber home n da grey n white kitteh what haz no name butt iz so sweet n Mum allmost brott him home a few weekz ago n fer all da kittehz eberywhere who iz ore-fan kittehz n waitin fer dere new homez….
Pleeze let diz werld beecome ‘no-kill’ soon…..
Lub Nylablue n Mum too x0x0x0x0x0

PepiSmartDog
5 years ago

Hi Brian, what a lovely post!
Always great to support pals who are searching for their forever family who will love them. BTW, really like the photo of you on the sofa.
Thank you for joining our Thankful Thursday Weekly Blog Hop again. Always enjoy reading your post each week and getting to know you a bit more through each one.
Hope to see you again next week. *waves paw* :=o)