Thankful Thursday Blog Hop: It Is Good to Be a Cool Cat

thankful thursday blog hop brian 06212018Once again we are thrilled to welcome you to our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop.  As lots of you know by now, each and every Thursday we tell everyone about the things for which we are most thankful and today is no exception. We all love it when you join us for our blog hop and we love it when we see new blogger pals hopping in too. Your thankfuls always make us smile!

Today we are all thankful to be cool cats, even though we’re cool cats all of the time MOL!  Today I’m talking about cool, as in air conditioning cool.  Today is the first day of summer, but actually our summer started early, which really isn’t unusual in the South.  It’s been stupid hot here in our neck of the woods with temperatures in the mid 90s.  The heat index has been around 100° to 105°F, which is too dang hot.  Let me tell you, we’re so thankful to be inside kitties where we don’t have to worry about how hot it is outside.

The Dad has been doing is best to make sure that our feral family is okay during the high temperatures.  Fortunately our backyard has lots of shady areas.  The Dad also makes sure that they have fresh, clean and cool water several times throughout the day.  We don’t see them much during the day when it’s this hot, but once the sun goes down they show up for their evening meal and their evening bonus meal.  If you care for kitties that live outside please make sure they have what they need to be comfortable, no matter the weather.  Believe me, they will be most thankful for the assistance.

So, what are you thankful for today?  Tell me in the comments and then join us for our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop, we’d love it.  Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!!! More Forever Homes More Often! Purrrrr! Zip! Later!

Thankful Thursday Blog Hop

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50 thoughts on “Thankful Thursday Blog Hop: It Is Good to Be a Cool Cat

  1. Marv

    We could sure use air conditioning here this week! It is about 10 degrees over average this week and HUMID! We are melting! And we have been putting water out for the burds…I sure hope THAT does not upset our neighbors who do not like us feeding them.
    And I am Thankful for you guys and this bloghop every week!

  2. easyweimaraner

    that is nice to offer the ferals shady places and fresh water… summer can be a challenge for all pets… as much as we enjoy it, the heat could be more moderate sometimes…

  3. Teddy

    It’s been horribly HOT HOT HOT here too Brian…..I’m staying in as much as possible although I did sneak out yesterday for a while and scared Mom! Thanks for hosting this hop every week.

    Hugs, Teddy

  4. Margaret Elmendorf

    Glad to hear the ferals are doing all right. The weather is just brutal. Our outside cats disappear during the day and come back in the evening also. Wishing all of you a great Thursday.

  5. emma

    We’ve had a few of those heatwaves this year too. No fun at all. Good the feral ones have you to look out for them.

  6. Ellen Pilch

    I am glad you are keeping cool and your Dad is making sure the ferals are too . Thank you for hosting.

  7. Jan K

    It rarely gets that hot here, and our house stays pretty cool most of the time, so we don’t need A/C; usually fans are enough. But we’re sure glad you have it down there, and that you take such good care of those ferals too. ♥

  8. Purrseidon

    Brian, dear furiend, it’s hot here, too and we also saw 90 on the thermometer. Fortunately, we’ve never seen triple digits. Purrhaps this is because the Atlantic is near enough to modify our weather…. Alas, that makes it close enough to brew up hurricanes, too. But I won’t get into that. Congratulations on your AC I’m sure it does a super job of cooling your house, just as the passion vine does for cooling our catio/porch.
    BTW, you’re looking very relaxed. >^.^<

  9. Basil

    Hey guys, we’re thankful fur oodles of things this week, but most especially fur having great furriends like mew!

    Big hugs

    Basil & The B Team xox

  10. Comedy Plus

    We are starting a heatwave here that will go through the weekend. Hubby and I have not seen any feral cats here, but we do have lots of birds that we feed. We’ll make sure there is lots of water and food for them this weekend. We do the same thing for a different population of critters. It’s the least we can do.

    Have a purrfect Thankful Thursday. My best to your peeps. ♥

  11. Eastside Cats

    Brian, we don’t have a whole house A/C, but a strategically placed window unit and fans work when the heat spikes for a few days. The ‘O’Cats have tons of shade, especially under the broad hosta leaves and cool ground. We are thankful that The Hubby keeps all of us comfortable at home!

  12. The Menagerie Mom

    We agree with you 100%, Brian. Being in the cool house is something for which to be so very thankful in the heat of summer. We are also so grateful that your dad cares for the ferals outdoors. They are so blessed to have him watching over them. Purrs, and happy Thursday!

  13. madi and mom

    Brian we are already sick and tired of summer. It started a month too early and OMCs this week has been brutal. I do so worry about the kits and pups and birdies outside in this heat. Mom keeps the bird bath full and there another container of fresh water for whomever might wander by….you know like
    Trudy the Traveling Tortie. We have no clue where she lives but are purrty sure she isn’t feral she is not one bit bother by humans
    Hugs madi your bfff

  14. Mary Kirkland

    It’s been stupid hot here too. Gonna be 112 today. Too darn hot. We walk early for the first walk with the dog and then just do courtyard potty runs during the day and then a longer walk at night after the sun goes down. It’s too hot out there.

  15. Molly and my Mom @ The Fast and The Furriest

    This is hibernating weather here. We truly feel for your feral cat family and truly commend your Dad for making sure they have cool fresh water. Personally the Mom and I start looking forward to fall the end of May… Just a few more months to go before we venture outside for any real walkies.

  16. katie Isabella

    Brian, I am thankful for your Dad and others just like him, who care for the feral kitties outside who are helpless against the weather. That water and food is so appreciated by them, and the kindness to them is appreciated by my mom. Thank you.

  17. da tabbies o trout towne

    dood….we iz thanx full de hotz leeved heer fora few…they iz spozed ta bee bak next week … de samez as yurz…. but twodayz onlee in de 70′ eez…we iz thanx full for de wee brake
    in blazin act shun !!! heerz two a grate week oh end two everee one ~~~~~~~~ 🙂 ♥♥

  18. Marti

    It is stupid hot here too. And much more humid than usual. I too am thankful for air-conditioning. I don’t know how people survived before it.

  19. The OP Pack

    We are so very grateful for the wonderful cool air inside our home during the summer. But today it is really cool outside. If it weren’t raining, we would be loving some time on the deck.

    You are very good for those ferals. Thank you for all that you do.

    Woos – Lightning, Misty, and Timber

  20. Deziz World

    Ya’ll are the bestest. It’s hot here too. Mommy’s been on the prowl ’round town lookin’ fur strays to make sure they’re okay in all this heat. Big hugs

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Raena

  21. Jeanna

    Tell the dad what a wonderful thing he’s doing, Brian. We left that weather behind for the moment and are being rewarded with an insane amount of rain. Glad you cool cats are cool cats, daddio. I’m pretty happy a simple tower fan (well it’s got Bluetooth so not that simple) a giant ice tea and one open window is keeping me comfortable.

  22. Mark's Mews

    We are thankful we have a cooled inside ta live in, cuz it just gets too hot outside sometimes! We like ta VISIT the outside, but we sure wouldnt want ta live out there.

  23. Anne Robinson

    Thanks for hosting Brian and thank you for fixing the link. Your photos are great and the feline friend is very beautiful. They are such unique one-of-a-kind creatures, I hope you have a terrific weekend. HUGS

  24. caren gittleman

    do you believe that here in Michigan we hit 96 degrees a few days in a row? Simply unheard of for us in June! We have now cooled off………stay cool!!

  25. Sherri-Ellen T-D.

    Mee-you yur tempss are pawfull there Brian! Today was onlee 68 deegreess an there was a Northeast wind an it was so-o chilley mee was wearin mee red an white sweater out inn condo!
    Mee iss fankfull wee are furendss an that LadyMum gotted her Lidocaine shotss today…all 11 of them. So now shee can walk propurrley again. Nee iss fankfull fur that an her not cryin with pain.
    **nose bumpsss** Siddhartha Henry =^,.^=

  26. Kitties Blue

    It’s been ridiculously hot here too. We have no interest in going out on the catio. We are thankful that our sponsored cat at PAWSCt, Taylor, was adopted. XOCK, angel Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo, Cooper Murphy and Sawyer

  27. Fraidy Cats!

    It is hot here too Brian and we are thankful for our AC and, dare we say, that we don’t have the humididity you all have there. yup, our mom will make special visits to her feral family to make sure they are ok in the weather extremes. purrs to all of you!

    pip, minnie, hollie, sharpie, ditto, TL

  28. Little Binky and Granny

    That’s so true and such a necessary need, Brian. I found a lot of COOL places in my garden too and Granny makes sure that I stay COOL too 😀 A great thing to be Thankful for. Pawkisses for a cool weekend 🙂 <3

    PS We still can't find your bloggie via the link, Brian. It brings us to a black site with some purrivate information, but you know we find you anyway, just wanted you to know. Extra Pawkiss 🙂 <3

  29. Adorapurr

    I’m thankful to be an indoor only kitty. I was borned in the woods, but my meowmy and daddy brought me to my Forever Home along with my three fursibs. We all got homes, but me and daddy stayed here at the best one. So I’m thankful to be a part of a wonderpurr family. And also for air conditioning.

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