Thankful Thursday: Crocheted Get Well Presents from Ellen at

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When you’re not feeling your best it’s so nice to get a gift that makes you smile and makes you feel better, at least for a little while. That’s what happened here when the postal person dropped off something very special.

I couldn’t believe it when Dad opened it for me. ย It was a great big bunch of crocheted toys from Mom Ellen and the cast of kitties over at, including the famous chicken drumstick!

Brian's Home.  Adopt cats, we deserve it!
WeeeeeeOoooooo, that was a nice bunch of fun, and in case you were wondering, yes I did share with my sisters. We’ll save those photos for another time though.

Brian's Home.  Adopt cats, we deserve it! I sure had a big time with the toys and it was just the break I needed. I’ve gotta say that I did end up putting the bitey on one of the toys more than the others though.

Brian's Home.  Adopt cats, we deserve it!
Those little fishy ones were so much fun, and even though I shared the others, these are mine, mine, mine! ย Thanks again Ellen, they really did make my day a happy one and I’m very thankful that you thought of me.

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


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45 thoughts on “Thankful Thursday: Crocheted Get Well Presents from Ellen at

  1. marg

    That was so so nice of those kitties and their Mom to send you those great toys. So glad you are having some fun. Hope you are feeling better too. We love that second picture. Take care.

  2. easy rider

    Brian, I had some tears in my eyes as I saw you with this fabulous toys… that was such a fabulous idea to send you some joy… friends are the best thing on earth, right?

  3. Annie

    This is just so sweet, Brian. How thoughtful of Ellen to send those toys to you and you look so happy. ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Georgia and Julie

    Brian, we can see how much you love those fabulous toys from Ellen.
    It’s even nicer that you shared them with your siblings ๐Ÿ™‚
    Have fun!!
    Purrs Georgia and Julie,
    Treasure and JJ

    PeeEss: Happy 7th Birthday Brian
    and Happy 43rd Anniversary to your folks!

  5. Ellen Pilch

    I am so glad you like the toys. Thanks for the shout out ๐Ÿ™‚ I love to see kitties enjoying the toys I crochet. The photos are great. And how sweet of you to share.

  6. John Bellen

    A belated happy birthday, Brian. Those are neat gifts to get; it looks like you’re having fun with them, all right.

    And a belated happy anniversary to your mum and dad! Forty-three years means things must be done right at that household. Good wishes all ’round!

  7. Bev Green

    Miss Ellen is so lovely Brian to send such a sweet gift..i am sure some fun with toys is juts what the doc ordered..and congrats to Mum and Dad,..that is a stellar anniversary indeed! loves Fozziemum xx

  8. da tabbies o trout towne

    dood….de pee warz mite bee makin ya feel bad, but ya look GOOD dood…& total lee way awesum kewl of phoebe & crew ta send ya feel better best fishes !!! de fish R de catz meow….we noe ๐Ÿ™‚ fotoz two by de way iz rockin awesum ๐Ÿ™‚ โ™ฅโ™ฅโ™ฅ

  9. Annabelle

    Brian that is so cool!
    You want to know something funny?
    Our post and photos could be interchanged. They look so familiar.
    We wrote about receiving our nip crochet toys from Ellen too today!

  10. Dip and Elliot

    Oh how great! That is a really good pressie and very funny too.
    Looks like you are having a lot of fun with them ๐Ÿ™‚
    Dip and Elliot x

  11. Katie Kat and Mew Mew

    Brian, you sure look pawsomely happy! Happy Purrthday too!

    (Sorry about the split with Purina… Always been a Purina fan, just wish some of their new products were more competitively priced.)

  12. The OP Pack

    What a great package from your friends. Brian, you look especially handsome in that photo of you with all your new toys – such a gorgeous boy!!!

    Woos – Ciara and Lightning

  13. Sherri-Ellen T-D.

    Mee-you Lady Ellen iss one of thee sweetest an kindest Hu’manss mee knowss Brian!!! An her croy-shayed toyss are soo cool allso!
    Wee iss glad yur feelin bettur an playin…YIPPEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    **Hi-5’SS** Siddhartha Henry an LadyMum xXxXx

  14. Katie Isabella

    Sweet Brian, as always mom and I send love and purrs and prayers. We love the chicken drumstick TOO! WE won them and two donuts!

  15. Laila and Minchie

    Wasn’t that just so sweet of them! We think the drumstick is really cute. We have some of their toys and like the ball the best! Mom finds it all over the house and when she accidentally steps on it, it doesn’t hurt her foot.

  16. Penelope

    Awe! Get well toys! Now mes back in Calgary, mes dragged my red ball from them to bed with mes and Mommy a couple of times.

  17. LP

    Miss Ellen is kind and thoughtful. We are glad those toys cheered you up Brian. You look adorable with your fishie ๐Ÿ™‚

    the critters in the cottage xo

  18. Dezi and Lexi

    Oh Brian weez so glad yous got sumfin’ special. Dat Ms Ellen be quite talented and hers made wiff luv toys awe weally pawsum. Weez glad they took yous mind off fings and yous had a good time.

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Lexi

  19. PepiSmartDog

    Hi Brian, wow! Love your crocheted drumsticks – they are so cool. What a special gift to receive, made with love.
    Sorry your still fighting health issues buddy. Its never a good time to be unwell. :=o(
    We always enjoy visiting your site and look forward to seeing what fun you get up to this week too. Thank you for supporting us when we were traveling and for joining our Thankful Thursday Weekly Blog Hop. Hope to see you next week too. *waves paw* :=o)

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