Mancat Monday: An Instagram Funny and Helping Bootsie

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Hello everyone! I hope y’all have a fantastic weekend and are ready for the start of a new week.  Actually, we had a pretty good weekend in that it was uneventful.  As most of you know, uneventful is darn good at our place.

I’ve got to tell you something silly though.  I know a lot of my pals are on Instagram and we’ve thought about it for the longest time.  We weren’t sure we needed another social media thingy.  Anyways, over the weekend I had Dad go to Instagram and sign up. That’s when we made the discovery, we are already on Instagram and apparently we’ve been there for a long while, likely from when it first started.  There were also lots of our friends there who were already following me.  Sorry gang, you must think I was being mighty rude not following you back, but we didn’t remember signing up.  So, we’re there and we’re posting some, and I think I’ve followed back those of you who have followed me.  Sorry about that y’all.

Now that the silly is over, it’s time for something serious.  We’re trying our best to help out a local kitty who really needs some surgery.

Help Bootsie
This is Bootsie and he needs ear surgery that is pretty expensive. You can read about Bootsie and see more photos of him on his fundraising page HERE.  Poor Bootsie was abandoned, much like my Sister Kit, so we can relate to his plight.  So if you would share his fundraising page we sure would appreciate it.  We’ve gotta help this poor sweet boy.

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

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8 years ago

Poor Bootsie – I hope he gets his surgery paid for! I wasn’t following you on Instagram – but I am now!

Pat Hatt
8 years ago

haha well at least you didn’t have to set anything up. Shared away for the poor guy

Bev Green
8 years ago

Brian it gets crazy trying to keep up with social media :) we have instagram and i keep forgetting it hahaha…and as for sweet Booties we have sent some green papers today and hope it helps this darling kitty..loves Fozziemum xxx

8 years ago

I think we are on Instagram too but have not looked at it since it started. Poor Bootsie, we sure hope he gets the money he needs. I will keep checking back.
Have a great Monday.

Caren Gittleman
8 years ago

I donated…I am sorry I couldn’t give more :(

Love being friends with you on Instagram too, gotta tell you, I know how you feel, I don’t have time for every social media site in the world either!

McGuffy's Reader
8 years ago

Catching up after no Internet. I hope Bootsie gets this taken care of. You are great for sharing this. ❤

Sue Brandes
Sue Brandes
8 years ago

Breaks my heart when people abandon their kitties. Shared his page.

Sailor Edgar
8 years ago

We aren’t on Instagram…at least there is no real reason why we should be, since we never joined. anyway, I barely have time to manage the Flickr account and a few other things! :-)

Poor Bootsie…hope he gets what he needs.

The Poupounette Gang
8 years ago

We’re not on Instagram (we think, anyway). #1 was pondering the question the other day and decided she didn’t need that right now.

We are crossing our paws for Booties. We contributed a little something.

The Chans

8 years ago

We can barely keep up with basic internets thingys, Instanthingy – is uncharted expanse. Hope you have fun there doing whatever happens there! Maybe you can even enjoy it for us! Meanwhile, we purr for Bootsie, that he get the surgery he needs. Thanks for helping him!

da tabbies o trout towne
da tabbies o trout towne
8 years ago

dood….if we wuz on instagram which we iz knot… tho we may be coz ….we R knot sure de food gurl even dee leeted R “my space” account…..we wood bee mor N happee ta follow ewe……& St Francis’s blessing two ewe bootsie…dood, we troo lee hope ya get ALL de help ya knead & then sum….we iz sorree ya haz been let down by sew manee in de past ~~~~~~~~ we gotta linx up on R side bar for ya….♥♥♥♥♥

Fur Everywhere
8 years ago

MOL! That Instagram story is too funny. It sounds like something the Mom would do.

We hope you all have a wonderful week.

Madi and Mom
8 years ago

Too funny were there and didn’t know it. OMDS mom says if I sign up for another thingie she will DEMAND a raise and her own office.
Bootsie we purr you find a furever home soon
Hugs madi your bfff

easy rider
8 years ago

My mom is with you uneventful days are good days (hey she even got some feline wisdom huh?). I’m so sorry for Bootsie it’s so sad to be alone when you are in need… I hope so much that there is help and the surgery is possible…

8 years ago

Oh we are on IG too Brian. Mom takes so many photos that it only made sense for her. It’s too bad that you can only upload photos from a mobile device, we under the concept but we so wish they would relent and allow computer access to IG. I know you can access IG from a computer but not upload photos. *sigh* We hope that changes.

8 years ago

Poor Bootsie. I hope he gets the help he needs.
That was funny that you already had an instagram account and didn’t know Brian.

Austin Towers
8 years ago

We were the same re Instagram. Had an account for ages before getting serious and now we love it and have met lots of new friends. Will go and check out the fundraiser for poor Booties xxx

Emma and Buster
8 years ago

We’ll find you on IG. We don’t have an account per se, but our human does and she posts photos of us so in essence it’s ours too.

Hope the kitty gets the much needed surgery.

Dip and Elliot
8 years ago

Ooo, you are an instagram star Brian!
Hope Bootsie gets all the help he needs.
Dip and Elliot x

Dezi and Lexi
8 years ago

MOL Oh Brian weez had dat happen afur. It’s just cwazy how many social media sites there awe, and it’s hawrd to keep up wiff ’em all.

And weez sharin’ and purrayin’ fur dat poor sweet boy. Have a gweat day.

Luv ya’

Dezi and Lexi

The Swiss Cats
8 years ago

MOL ! It’s funny that you shared your Instagram story just a few days after Mum finally sign up for us ! Paws crossed for Bootsie. Purrs

8 years ago

Not bad over 300 followers on an account you didn’t know you had! I just followed you. We like Instagram a lot and link it with our twitter account. See you around the internet!

Kitty Cat Chronicles
8 years ago

We will be sure to head on over and follow you on Instagram! We are on there too!!!
Hope Bootsie gets the surgery he needs!
Oh, and we have nominated you for the 8 Photos of Happiness Challenge on our blog today!

The OP Pack
8 years ago

Our little bipeds are on Instagram, but Mom says she has enough to keep up with electronically as it is. We are going to work on her. Poor Bootsie, we will keep our paws crossed for him and see if we can find some green papers for him too.

Woos – Ciara and Lightning

Cathy Keisha
8 years ago

We don’t do Instagram. Had an account and deleted it. It gets me so mad to see kitties who were abandoned. Hiss!

8 years ago

Hmmm, mes wonders if mes gots a instagram account too, mes thinks me might has done what yous did….
Wes Purraying for Bootsie!

8 years ago

Poor Bootsie. Hope he can get his ear surgery! Sounds painful.

Sometimes, Cats Herd You

We’re crossing our paws for Bootsie to get that surgery. In the meantime, we are headed to Instagram to follow you right now!

8 years ago

Why do some people have pets and not care for them? Poor Bootsie.

8 years ago

We can’t keep up with all the social media options. Heck, we can barely keep up visiting our furiends’ blogs!

How did you come to know Bootsie? I see his surgery is scheduled for later this month. He’s lucky the new owners of his home are willing to get him the care he needs.

Ellen Pilch
8 years ago

If I ever get Instagram I will follow you. I will do a ROAR on Wednesday for Bootsie and try to donate.

The Island Cats
8 years ago

Poor Bootsie! We hope he can get the help he needs. We’re on Instagram, Brian, are you following us?

8 years ago

We would never think you were being rude, Brian. We just figured you weren’t active on Instagram. But how nice that you’re giving it a try now. :)

We are purring and praying for Bootsie. We hope that his surgery gets paid for very soon.

Mark's Mews
8 years ago

We find Blogger challenging enough, so we are sticking with that…

Fraidy Cats!
8 years ago

Brian, your instagram story gave us a smile :D we’re glad you all had a nice and quiet weekend. we did too :) poor Bootsie! we’ll see what we can do to help. purrs,

pip, smidgen, minnie, hollie

Kitties Blue
8 years ago

Phooey…we left our comment about Bootsie on the wrong post. We guess y’all will still see it.

Sherri-Ellen T-D.
8 years ago

Mew mew mew Brian mee betss you an yur Pappaw were sirprized to fin yurselvess on Instygram all ready!!! That iss so funny!
As fur Bootsie thiss ISS berry seereuss. Wee go read his story an mee goin to visualizeall thee $money$ raised to help him out! Sorry LadyMum cannot help beecause mee costed her more $money$ with needin thee Bach’ss…..
Butt wee pray an hope fur Bootsie!!!!
**nose bumpss** Siddhartha Henry an (((hugs)) LadyMum

8 years ago

We hope Bootsie gets the help he needs and deserves!

the critters in the cottage xo

Jan K
8 years ago

Oh dear, the social media stuff can get overwhelming sometimes, it’s hard to keep up with everything! We only joined Instagram recently, and still don’t get on there as much as we’d like.
We shared Bootsie’s page on Twitter…we sure hope he gets the help he needs.

8 years ago

We’ll happily spread the word about how to help poor Bootsie. The fundraiser page sort of indicates that he’s still living on the street. What will happen to him once he has had his surgery? Will he have an offer of a home?

Mungo & Jet

8 years ago

I was wondering why there weren’t pictures there when I visited your instagram page a few weeks ago! I’ve just started too (shelter_cats). I saw a picture of a cat on there and realized he was a PAWS graduate – one of my very favorites from several years ago! Being able to see him again was so sweet.
Hope the auction for Bootsie is very successful and the operation goes well.