Mancat Monday: It Sure Is Cold Again Plus Visits with Friends

mancat monday brian 01142018 - Brian's Home, adopt cats, we deserve it!Welcome to Mancat Monday, tis the season to be confused!  Dang, first it’s cold, then it gets warm, then it gets colder, I think Old Man Winter is having a breakdown.  At least it feels like he broke down in our neck of the woods.  We even had a first here, one of our outside faucets froze up during the last cold spell and had to be replaced.  The Dad said he was just glad that none of the other pipes had a brain freeze.

Our ferals seem to be doing okay and they have spent lots of time in their insulated houses.  Their water gets freshened up several times a day because it freezes up and they can’t drink any of it.  That silly Sister Seal still wants to pound on the sliding glass door in the kitchen to get their attention while they are eating.  Most of the time the ferals are smart enough just to ignore her antics.

Hey, before I go back and warm up in front of the fireplace I want to share a few photos with you.  Lots of you have seen these on Facebook, or maybe over at Ann’s Blog – Zoolatry, but since I know everyone doesn’t have Facebook I thought I’d post them here too.  Our friend Dee Roche was headed to Florida with our pal Ann from Zoolatry.  On their way South they made a stop to see our buddy Marg from Marg’s Animals. The Dad got to go down and visit with them. Thanks Dee for the wonderful photos and thanks to Dee, Ann and Marg for a great day.

Dad Terry with Ann, Smoke and Joe

Dad Terry with Smoke

Ann, Marg and Dad Terry

I hope you all have a fabulous Monday!!! Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!!! More Forever Homes More Often! Purrrrr! Zip! Later!

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6 years ago

What a cool visit your human had! Lucky! I have to say, the weather has been weird here too. It hasn’t been getting all that cold – it’s a pretty mild winter – but it was in the 80s this weekend! That is not right in January.

6 years ago

Quando pessoas apaixonadas por animais se encontram é uma explosão de alegria.
Tenham uma ótima semana.

The Poupounette Gang
6 years ago

It’s sudden;y gotten colder here too, Brian, with freezing rain today. Stay warm, everyone!

We loved those photos!

The Chans

Pat Hatt
6 years ago

Great it wasn’t other pipes, that is never fun. Smoke sure looks to be giving him a wtf glance in the 2nd one haha always fun to meet up though.

6 years ago

We had such a good time with Terry. It was a fun day.We were glad he came to visit.
We are also sick of this cold. Can’t wait for a warm up. You all have a great day.

Tom Fishworthy & Friends

Seems like efurrybody’s posting about the cold today! So glad you all had a good visit!
Smiles like all of yours are always welcome on these dreary, cold days! ~ Tom

6 years ago

oh how great that they met each others ;O))) and I’m glad the ferals are ok… we hope this winter will be a short one, it is an evil thing this year and to much bad things happened although the year is not even one month old…

Angel Sammy and Teddy
6 years ago

Yep – the cold has come back into town here too. Oh well – it IS Winter after all! We think it’s fabulous that Dad Terry got to visit with Marg and Dee and Ann……AND Smoke and Joe too of course. What fun!

Hugs, Teddy

Ellen Pilch
Ellen Pilch
6 years ago

Glad the ferals are doing well. Great photos of your Dad visiting with friends. How cool he got to meet Smoke and Joe.

Sailor Edgar
6 years ago

Maybe Sister Seal is trying to invite the ferals in for dinner. 🙂
Great photos!

Jan K
6 years ago

It sure looks like your Dad had a very nice visit with friends! Old Man Winter has broken down here as well. He can’t make up his mind! Right now we’re back to being frigid again but we’re hoping it will get more back to normal (cold but not frigid) this week!

Three Chatty Cats
6 years ago

How fun to show the humans on the blog! Looks like it was a great visit.

6 years ago

How nice for all of the humans. My mom loves donkeys and is now jealous!

6 years ago

Brian, that’s a shame about the outdoor faucet freezing. It’s nice you have a fireplace!

Thanks for sharing these pictures. Everyone looks so happy and wonderful! Smoke and Joe are cuties!

Lola The Rescued Cat
6 years ago

What a special visit! Your dad is so lucky he got to hang out with them. And thank you for taking care of the ferals! We worry about them so much.

6 years ago

We think Old Man Winter has a split personality thing going on, too. We love that your dad had such a nice visit with Miss Marg, MIss Ann, and Miss Dee! And Joe and Smoke, too!

Glad to hear your ferals are doing okay. Stay warm, sweet pals.

Colehaus Cats
6 years ago

Wow! Stay toasty, friends! We’re going through a warm, dry spell that’s supposed to end this evening. Mom thinks we’ll get freezing cold once more near the end of the month and again in February but nothing like you have. Thank you for keeping your ferals warm and fed! Great friends photos! We like seeing bloggers visiting each other!

The OP Pack
6 years ago

We have all that cold here too. In fact, today with the wind and cold even we don’t want to stay out too long.

Thanks for sharing the photos. We think it is wonderful that you got to spend time with two of our BFFs – Ann and Marg, and of course, Joe and Smoke too.

Woos – Lightning, Misty, and Timber

6 years ago

Sorry about your frozen faucet. Our winter has been a bit wonky too. It should be raining more here. Thanks for sharing the pictures of your dad having fun with the other ladies and the little donkeys.

Eastside Cats
6 years ago

Wow, you got to meet Smoke and Joe in the fur…er, um…coat?!? And Marg and Ann…super fun! Yes, the weather has been a bit nutty…just wish the snow would stop. But I’m in Michigan, and I think I’m whistling into the wind on that one! By the way, I’ve tried to email you, but it says invalid Captcha…but your form doesn’t have a captcha.

caren gittleman
6 years ago

oh what a great time! So happy you shared! Wish I could have been there!

Hairballs and Hissyfits

We agree about old man winter! And glad to know the ferals are doing well – have you thought about getting a de-icer (i use one for my bird bath/water bowl)

The Florida Furkids
6 years ago

Wacky weather here too. We saw those photos and they are super! Mom got to have lunch with Dee and Ann last week!

The Florida Furkids

Memories of Eric and Flynn

Those are great photos of friends getting together.
It is turning colder here from tomorrow, and we have another storm due through Wednesday night. Roll on summer!

Mary McNeil
Mary McNeil
6 years ago

Thanks for sharing the pictures ! It’s nice to see the humans who care for all of you so well !

The Island Cats
6 years ago

Brian, it’s cold again here and we got some snow today. How nice that your dad got to see Miss Ann, Miss Dee and Miss Marg. And our favorite donkeys, Joe and Smoke!!

William's Kith & Kin
6 years ago

What a great visit your dad got to have! Sorry about the outside faucet. Once here a long time ago it got so cold the tub drain line froze–Mom was away and her friend was watching her cats and kept the taps running, but no one thought about the out-of-use drain. It was days before it thawed out! Stay warm, all!

Sherri-Ellen T-D.
6 years ago

EEKKK Winter sure iss beein nasty to youss’ down there Brian!! Same here…well our pipes are OK butt thee Cuss-toad-eean has to run water inn laundry room an his supply room to keep fingss frum freezing.
An it iss frigid an snowin on an off all so.
Yur Pappaw Terry lookss pawsum in thee fotoss an hee got to meet Smoke an Joe! Lucky man! Happy travels to him…..
**nose bumpsss** Siddhartha Henry =^,.^=

Mark's Mews
6 years ago

The temps have been weerd here too. It gets WAY colder than usual, then warmer than usual. In fact, one place here tied the low record one day and the high 5 days later!

Cathy Keisha
6 years ago

We saw those pics on FB and love them! Even Smoke and Joe seem to be smiling. The freezing weather is back up here too. We can’t wait till it warms up. Glad your ferals are doing well and keeping warm.

Foley Monster, Pocket and River Song

You are doing the Lord’s work by taking care of the feral cats in the cold. Bless you

Fraidy Cats!
6 years ago

Brian, we love the look on your face – serious yet cute 🙂 how fun that your dad got to meet up with blogging friends! great pictures of everybuddy and your dad with Smoke and Joe 🙂 It’s cute that Simon and Seal try to get the attention of your feral family. we’re glad they are safe, have warm accommodations, and are well looked after by your folks

pip, minnie, hollie, sharpie, ditto, TL

Little Binky and Granny

We loved the pictures, Brian. It’s so nice to see all of you “live” 😀 We have a Winter too today and it is so mixed up, that the weather changes every minute…MOL 😀 Pawkisses 🙂 <3

Deziz World
6 years ago

We’re ready to give old man winter the boot ’round here. It’s just way too cold fur man or beast in our ‘pinion. MOL Those are great fotos. We’re glad the peeps had a great visit. Big hugs fur all.

Luv ya’

Dezi and Raena

Bell Fur Zoo
6 years ago

I nose we are not as cold as ya’ll buts we finks old man winter is hasen a nervous breakdown cause it has fffffreezing down here… Your pawrents look like they has a pawtastic time visiting there friends 🙂