Thankful Thursday Blog Hop: Remember Me Thursday #RememberMeThursday

Welcome to our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop, we are happy you see you here today and every day for that matter. We always do look forward to Thankful Thursday and really enjoy reading about all of the things you are thankful for too. We love it when we see new blogger pals hopping in to join us!

Today, with many others, the lucky ones, we’re joining in on the #RememberMeThursday Blog Hop.  Thanks to Christina at the Helen Woodward Animal Center for our promotional goodie bag, the catnip pillows are wonderful too!

RMT-Blog-Hop-BadgeYou can join the #RememberMeThursday Blog Hop at Three Chatty Cats or at Lola The Rescued Cat.

This is a special event that occurs annually and helps us all remember those shelter pets still there, still waiting for their forever home. Okay, like we could only do that annually. We remember them all each and every single day. It’s important and has been my cause ever since I was adopted from a shelter in 2008.

Prior to Brother Simon and Sister Seal, who are our feral adoptees, everyone here came from a shelter. We know we are the lucky ones, we know it with all our hearts. You see, I was adopted because, and only because the Mom remembered me. I was a kitty nobody wanted, waiting in the shelter for nine months, watching others come in and then leave for their forever homes.

The Mom spotted me early on but couldn’t get the Dad to come see me because the loss of the kitty Moses was just too raw. But the Mom remembered me, she remembered I was in the shelter, still waiting. She came to visit me and checked on me weekly. When I was adopted into an abusive home, the Mom remembered me. The shelter staff repossessed me and when I came back to the shelter, them Mom popped in and was happy to see me, she remembered.

Finally the Dad caved, he came to see me, I came home shortly after that, just three days before Christmas, because the Mom remembered me. We all, as the lucky ones, need to do our part. Remember those in the shelters still waiting. Do something to help them, something, anything. You’ll change a life forever, and we’ll all be thankful for that.  Please pause to remember those special souls who never made it out of the shelter, they so deserved a better life.

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

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42 thoughts on “Thankful Thursday Blog Hop: Remember Me Thursday #RememberMeThursday

  1. Madison

    Our kitties are shelter cats. All of mom’s cats, even the ones she had in Germany were from shelters. They are thankful to have a good home.

  2. Pam Greer

    So glad that you were remembered. None of our kitties are shelter kitties, but they were all strays. They never had to go to a shelter, we found them.

  3. Catscue Catmom

    Precious Brian, I’m am so thankful that you are in your forever home and we can visit you online everyday. Only one of ours (Simon) came from a shelter – the rest were abandoned in our neighborhood or ferals. We are so thankful for everyone who adopts a pet and we purr and pray that all shelter pets will be adopted. POTP.

  4. Purrseidon

    Meowser Brian dear furiend! We all started life as feral and/or in the shelter, too. Katsu and both my deceased bunny brofers were found in the shelter – HALO gave mom the bunnies because they were too old to be adoptable. Master Munchkin fell in love with Katsu, who was isolated in the lobby from a very early age due to a misdiagnosis of his eye issue (they thought it was courageous – it was an infected scratch)…. For years, Master Munchkin had said he wanted a big fat yellow cat (I’ve tried my best to fatten up), then, when given the choice of Brian, thank you for hosting this hop.

  5. messymimi

    Shelter pets are the best, i always adopt or rescue from the streets. Thanks for hosting your Thankful Thursday and for spreading the word about adoption!

  6. Sandee

    I’m so happy you found your forever home, Brian. I know you are loved and I know you are thankful that the mom remembered you. Moms are that way.

    We always got our babies from the shelter. They need us the most.

    Thank you for hosting the Thankful Thursday Blog Hop.

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

  7. Jan

    What a very inspiring story and we know you have brought so much happiness to your family. We were all on the street or on
    our way to a shelter when we got a great rehome at The Poodle (and dog and one spoiled cat) blog.

  8. Pam

    OH I am so thankful that MOM remembered you and DAD caved! That is a sad story but a beautiful ending to a life not so good. I have always been a doggie person, and I love my dog babes but since having Lily, I so wished I had tried cats before turning old (57). I wished she could teach them to use the litter box and to just veg on the deck without needing to go out every five mins. I so wished she could teach them to meow and not bark. haha….I am however very thankful that I have Dakota, my best bud for 12 yrs now. Thankful I was in a place in my life that I was able to take on moms three dogs. Esp one of 14 yrs old that I lost just six months later. Even more thankful that my brother was willing to take on the problem fur that did not like me….and of course, thankful for my Lily Bit, who picked me!

  9. caren gittleman

    we are thankful for YOU dear furiends who do EVERY SINGLE DAY so many things to help animals that we could never hope to accomplish! You have rescued and helped soooooooooo many! You walk the walk EVERY SINGLE DAY!! xoxo

  10. Teddy

    So glad you got your forever home dear Brian – and we just wish that all those who NEED a home could FIND that home and never leave it – ever.

    Hugs, Teddy

  11. Katie Isabella

    I love this blog sweetest Brian. Whom mommy loves.
    Mommy was out of circulation due to computer probs. Sorry we missed you last 2 days. XX.

  12. William's Kith & Kin

    Brian, what a wonderful ending to your story–or, better yet, new beginning! We had no idea you’d been through so much. (Sounds a bit like what happened to our old bro Russell.) We’re so glad the Mom remembered you and you got your forever loving home and family!

  13. Chirpy Cats

    Oh wow, I sure am glad the Mom remembered you each time. It was just meant to be and you’re now in the best home a kitty could ask for. You and your family rock!

  14. Deziz World

    Oh Brian, our eyes are full of salty puccles. We just can’t ‘magine anyone hurting you. It makes us sad and angry. You are such a sweet mancat and we luv you so much. We’re so glad your mommy ‘membered you and that your daddy furinally came to meet you. We are the Blest ones aren’t we. We’re sendin’ big hugs fur all and extra nose bumps fur you.

    Luv ya’

    Dezi and Raena

  15. The Oceanside Animals

    Charlee: “Aww, Brian, we’re so glad your mom spent so much time remembering you.”
    Chaplin: “Yep because that’s how you got to come and have a home and become Dennis’s friend.”
    Lulu: “And now you’re our friend.”
    Charlee: “See? Everybody wins when the animals are remembered.”

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