Mancat Monday: The Horrible Irma Weekend and Remembering 9-11-2001

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It’s Mancat Monday and today we’re all passing along our best purrs and prayers for all of our pals in Florida. It was such a horrible weekend all around down that way and we’ve still don’t know the extent of the devastation. It all makes our hearts hurt. Like many other bloggers we’ve got so many dear friends down that way and we’re thinking of all of them.

We’re not out of the woods in Upstate South Carolina either, of course it will be nothing like the others are experiencing. We’re expecting 4-6 inches of rain today along with tropical storm winds and possible tornadoes. That’s the outlook for here.

I’ll make this short today because so many have other things on their minds.  I’ll just leave you with this…

always remember
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6 years ago

I hope that nasty Irma isn’t too mean to your neighborhood, Brian.

6 years ago

Thank you for this post, and for the reminder about 9/11. It’s always good to remember the tragedies that take place in our lifetimes and remember the hardship people have gone through. I hope many donate to help those impacted by Irma the same way they did for those impacted by Harvey. The world needs to continue to become a more empathetic place.

Mickey's Musings
6 years ago

We purr for everyone in Irma’s path.
WE hope your outdoor kitties will be OK.
Mum remembers 9/11.
Purrs Georgia,Julie and JJ

When the Cat is Away
6 years ago

<3 . Our thoughts are also with those in Florida.

Angel Sammy and Teddy
6 years ago

Stay safe Brian…….hope Irma doesn’t bring any really BAD weather your way. Rain and breeze are one thing but good grief – that storm SURE did make a mess in Florida! As for 9/11 – my Mom and Dad will NEVER forget…..they were out of the country in Europe at the time and were NEVER EVER so happy to get back home.

Hugs, Teddy

6 years ago

I hope the evil Irma disappears and she never comes back….
We will remember all those who lost their lives at this dark day …. and we will stand together that such a day never happens again…

Eastside Cats
6 years ago

My friends in Florida have reported that they are okay; they are WAY inland. I was worried about the cats at Hemingway House on Key West, Florida, but the reports are that everyone is safe there. My family in Georgia have been evacuated already, but I offered to put them up in our house in Michigan. I was in a TV studio on 9/11/01, and watched the horror on big TV screens. It was terrible then, and still today. My heart goes out to all who are mourning today, and to all those who are suffering from hurricanes, floods, earthquakes,… Read more »

Pat Hatt
6 years ago

We hope all make it through and surely no tornadoes come near you.

caren gittleman
6 years ago

we are happy to hear that many of our blogging friends (and all of our family that is in Florida) are safe. Thank God! And with 9/11 we will never, ever forget. Hoping you guys don’t get hit badly!

Katie Isabella
Katie Isabella
6 years ago

I am finding my blogging friends seem to be alright this morning thank Heavens. And I will always remember the entire week of 911. Working where I was and doing what I’s all even more indelibly on my mind.

The Daily Pip
6 years ago

Thinking of you and hoping you and your peeps stay nice, dry and safe from silly Irma.

Mollie Hunt
6 years ago

Love to you and cats.

Madi and Mom
6 years ago

Brian and all we send you tons of hugs and safe wishes.
We will never ever forget 9/11, or the exact thing we were doing when we heard the horrible news
Hugs madi and mom

McGuffy's Reader
6 years ago

“Those who do not remember the past are doomed to repeat it.”
Stay safe, guys. HUGS.

Da DB Boyz
6 years ago

We hope Irma doesn’t dump too much wet stuff at your house….yuck!
We will never forget!
Jakey & Arty

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da tabbies o trout towne
6 years ago

dood….we hope ewe N yur familee N de ferals N de nayborz all stay safe frum irma….. N her ternz out ta sea ~~~~~~~~♥♥♥

Jan K
6 years ago

We are hearing that most everyone is coming through OK so far, and were glad to hear that included you. We’re relieved that nasty storm is now finally fading away, though we know there is still so much to deal with for those impacted.

We will never forget….all these years later it still brings tears to our eyes. 🙁

The Swiss Cats
6 years ago

We’re purring for all our friends who are in the path of Hurricane Irma, stay safe Brian. 9/11 is one of the things we’ll always remember. Purrs

The OP Pack
The OP Pack
6 years ago

Irma has been one very nasty storm wreaking damage and devastation in so many places. Our hearts go out to all of the folks so horribly affected. Lots of prayers and help will be needed.

We hope you don’t get that much rain – we need to push that Irma out to sea.

Woos – Lightning, Misty, and What’s My Name?

Deziz World
6 years ago

Ya’ll purrlease stay safe handsum. We’re sendin’ lots of hugs and purrayers fur all.

Luv ya’

Dezi and Raena

Mary Kirkland
6 years ago

Hope that everyone gets through Irma safely.

Lola The Rescued Cat
6 years ago

We’re also purring for all of our friends in FL and in the path of Irma yet to come. We hope you guys don’t get a bad storm. Thanks for remembering 9/11 today… it’s a somber day in NY>

6 years ago

I hope you don’t get too much rain from the remnants of Irma. My sister is in northern Florida and they fared well.

Foley Monster, Pocket and River Song

We pray for those who suffered in the past and those who are suffering now

Ellen Pilch
Ellen Pilch
6 years ago

Sorry you are getting effects of Irma.

Cathy Keisha
6 years ago

Hoping you will be safe during the storm. Thanks for remembering 9/11 even with Irma down there.

The Island Cats
6 years ago

We hope Irma isn’t too mean to you. We’re glad to hear that our furiends in Florida are all okay.

6 years ago

Hope the storm tames down a lot more before it gets to you! Stay safe!

Kitties Blue
6 years ago

With all the news about Irma and worrying about friends as well, our mom nearly forgot about 9/11. We never want to do that. Hope you weren’t impacted badly by the storm. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo and Cooper Murphy

6 years ago

Mee-you Brian mee not know about 9/11…Ladymum told mee an mee was uppsyet! How turribull….
An ALL our furendss inn Florida are A-OK which iss a relief!
How are youss’ doin there? When wee herd that Irma mite visit youss mee all most fainted…
***nose bumpsss*** Siddhartha Henry xxxxxxxxx