First let me say that we’re sorry for the not-so-good quality of the photos. The only thing we really had available was our cell phone camera in often low light places.
As you can see, there was a last minute change in plans and Flat Brian did get to go to the Purina Better with Pets Summit in NYC. Actually, there were lots of changes in plans this trip.
Let me say that the Summit, what we saw of it, was totally terrific and we want to give a special meow-out to Dan and William from Purina for such a wonderful event and for their concern for our Dad. Okay, lots have posted about the Summit, so ours is a bit different.
The morning of the Summit, my Dad and a blogger pal Jaimie from ThoughtsFurPaws.com boarded the shuttle bus at the hotel to head to the event. We are not going to disclose too many details here, but let’s just say that Dad had a medical incident with resulted in a call to 911 and an ambulance showing up. Dad was carted off to the NYU Hospital where he had all kinds of tests, lots and lots of tests. Not to worry, he is okay now, but we will say it was not a whole lot of fun. The FDNY EMTs were wonderful and very caring.
This is our Dad and our blogging pal Jaimie. Jaimie went in the ambulance to the hospital with our Dad, even though it meant she missed the morning sessions of the Summit. Thank you so much Jaimie for being such a terrific friend and we appreciate you to no end!
In the afternoon we did get to see many of the Summit sessions and they were totally awesome and inspirational. There were lots of bloggers that we knew there and it was so nice to see them again, even with some unusual circumstances. We were delighted to finally meet up with Layla from CatWisdom101.com and we wish we would have had more time to chat with her.
Then we were thrilled to finally meet Hilary from FeelingBeachie.com and many of you know that she is Angel Alex’s Mom as well as Sister Gracie’s Mother-In-Law. Flat Brian was so happy to get a Hilary Snuggle!
All in all it was a great even, just not quite what we envisioned when we left home. But we are thankful for the Purina staff, blogging pals, Jaimie, Hilary and everyone else that help to make a weird day very special for us.
Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!!! More Forever Homes More Often! Purrrrr! Zip! Later!