Thankful Thursday Blog Hop: Kindness Makes Things Better

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Hello everyone, thank you for stopping by for our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop. You all know that I am always thankful to each of you for joining us! Each and every Thursday we share the things for which we are most thankful and we always enjoy reading all of the things you are thankful for too. If you are new to our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop, thanks for hopping in, we really do get excited when new blogger pals join us!

Today, in the midst of all the turmoil, I’m most thankful for the kindness that many humans have been showing to others. I’m into kindness all of the time but I really am thankful to see lots of it going on. Sometimes you have to hunt to see the kindness since the TV humans like to explode the panic, shaken not stirred.

Anyways, here’s a few examples of some things we’ve seen. A blogger pal who lives in NYC offered to help seniors or those with health issues get their groceries, meds or other needs. She reached out to those in her vicinity to help fill their needs. You go girl! Then, two of Mom’s pals from her work days reached out to see if we needed anything (since our peeps are in that high risk age). We are fine but we sure do appreciate the thought. Then, on the small business front, one of the peeps favorite restaurants (all dine-in is not permitted in SC, only pick up or delivery) is now offering delivery. They won’t be using a delivery service, instead their wait staff will do the delivery. That way they get to keep their jobs and hopefully get some extra tips too.

There are examples of kindness everywhere, let’s keep it going everyone, the whole world needs it. What are you thankful for today? Tell us 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!

Thankful Thursday Blog Hop

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Just Ducky
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Mum got a duplicate stair stepper thing. The guy delivered it to the naybor, mum told her to keep it. Thankfully she is healthy as is mum.

Angie
Guest

I wouldn’t wish this virus on the world for anything, but there may be a silver lining if it means we can put away our divisions for a while and get back to focusing on what really matters – each other! Today I am thankful that I live in the country, which means I can leave my back door and walk for miles while still complying with social distancing. The birds and animals are blissfully carrying on, and for that time I can pretend I am too.

Peppulady (Dora
Guest

I am thankful that I found you nice kitties

meowmeowmans
Guest

Yes, we, too have seen some niceness amidst all the crazy stuff these days. Some folks here have been helping peoplein the high risk groups with shopping and errands and stuff.

Timmy Tomcat
Guest

Brian those are all things to be really thankful for. That restaurant has a super idea and we hope others try it out too. We have food and eat at home but Dad planned to order out the rest of the week to give support. Praying for all in need

Summer
Guest

I really want to do some virtual therapy cat visits, but so far I haven’t had any takers. 🙁

easyweimaraner
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it’s good to look at the good things and the people who will help… they give courage and braveness to us

Teddy
Guest

It’s a tough time for everyone but kindness goes a very long way to make people more relaxed and happy in times of stress doesn’t it Brian! We have neighbors who are checking on us to make sure we’re feeling well and see if we need anything. I’m taking good care of my Mom and Dad just like they take good care of me. We think it’s important to be KIND and HELPFUL to those who most especially may need a smile. Thanks for hosting a hop to celebrate being THANKFUL! Love, Teddy

Memories of Eric and Flynn
Guest

I too am thankful for the kindness of people. In these worrying times we have had offers of help from unexpected people.
I just wish the hoarders would show some kindness too so I could get more of the items on my normal weekly shop.

Madison
Guest

You are so right. Kindness is what the world needs most right now.

MadSnapper
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what a super idea to let the staff deliver the food.. all the restaurants should do this.. we are thankful for kindness also and happy to hear your stories of it.

Katie Isabella
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Katie Isabella

Brian, I enjoyed these examples of kindness and as for you…I am your best fan I think. Love you bunches. Always have.

Cecilia Upchurch
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Brian what a beautiful post…you are such a very very thoughtful manCat.
Hugs Cecilia

Margaret Elmendorf
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That was such a great post. Kindness us a wonderful thing and we are getting lots of help from our neighbors. We sure wish all of you a really good Thursday.

Sandee
Guest

So far we’ve seen lots of kindness here too. Things are way different, but kindness rules. I’ve been asking for more kindness in my Thankful Thursdays, and we’re getting it. I just didn’t wish for the virus.

Thank you for hosting the Thankful Thursday Blog Hop.

Have a purrfect thankful Thursday. Scritches to all the kitties and my best to your peeps. ♥

Derry and Kim
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Derry and Kim

We, too, are grateful for the humans who are going out of their way to be kind and considerate and help in these difficult times in any way they can, small or large. You all be well and stay safe.

The Florida Furkids
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It is good to see people being kind to others during these scary times.

The Florida Furkids

Ellen Pilch
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Ellen Pilch

It is nice to see people helping others. Thanks for hosting. Have a nice day and stay healthy. XO

Purrseidon
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Purrseidon

Meowser Brian dear furiend kindness is one of the bestest things. Our humans need lots of that plus purrs in this time because fear of the unknown is difficult.
Thank you for hosting this blog hop.
Purrseidon

Catscue Catmom
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That is a lovely photo of you Brian, your expression is very kind. I was worried when people were hoarding and being selfish … remembering when 9/11 happened, people pulled together then, and in comparison to now, it seemed like kindness was a thing of the past. Now we are seeing the kindness and compassion in people, I am so relieved! We’ll get through this and come out better for it.

violaetcetera
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You are so right, kindness is the key to master this terrible situation, and everybody can do it. Stay safe, all of you!

A ShutterBug Explores
Guest

Wonderful post and sweet photo of you ~ Glad to hear about the kindness of others ^_^

Keep Calm and Be Well,
A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)

da tabbies o trout towne
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da tabbies o trout towne

we iz thanx full that at leest for de moe mint.. de food gurl still goez two her place
oh employ….we due knot haz manee skillz.. if her job goez…. N we gotta find one !! 🙂

Jan K
Guest

Thanks for sharing those good things with us! With all the craziness and hoarding, it’s always nice to hear of the good things that go on. ♥

Little Binky and Granny
Guest

We’re all in the same boat together, Brian, so kindness is definetely something we need in this world right now, We’re Thankful to have a lot internet furriends around us that are very kind, like you💗Pawkisses for a Happy Thursday to all of you🐾😽💞

Feline Opines
Guest

We love to hear about kindness, especially the restaurant owner. Our Female Human owns a small business and these are very trying times. Stay safe, warm and healthy my furiends!
Purrs & Head Bonks,
Alberto

Cathy Keisha
Guest

Yes, it seems helpful humans are coming out of the woodwork lately. TW scored liquid gold in Clorox wipes from a neighbor. We don’t usually keep chemicals like that in the house. She’s had offers to help with shopping, etc. Her Next Door neighbors might argue but they are some good peeps. Love that restaurant idea.

Mary Kirkland
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That’s awesome. I’m glad that people are helping or trying to.

Emma and Buster
Guest

Now more than ever we have to remember we are all in this together and the only enemy is covid-19.

The OP Pack
Guest

This truly is the time for kindness if there ever was a time. We have had some offers of help from neighbors too. Tough days, but love is all around.

Woos, Lightning and Timber

Jeanna
Guest

I’m thankful for you and your family to keep in touch with, Brian. And yesterday I did just a little thing I couldn’t do a year ago or was afraid to try, get on (and off) my bike and actually go for a wee ride. It’s a pretty big step for me which I did in the semi quiet of a much more crowded than usual state park down the way. I was thankful the ranger reopened the office when he saw me and was very welcoming and friendly. I’m also thankful I got a sticker scraper kit which I… Read more »

Eastside Cats
Guest

In our town, folks are creating games for children, by asking the community to put shamrocks or funny face pictures in their windows. The kids walk around, and count how many they’ve found! It’s a sort of passive involvement, which gets kids out of the house, using their numbers, and waving at neighbors!

Ananka
Guest

Great happy photo 😀

Mickeys Musings
Guest

We believe the acts of kindness and helping one another is what will eventually win over this nasty virus.
Stay home when possible and pat the cat{s}
Purrs,Georgia and Julie

Melissa Lapierre
Guest

Things like this sure bring out the best (and sometimes worst) in people.

Create With Joy
Guest

I’m so glad to hear that you are well and that you are experiencing the kindness of others during this time of crisis! Today, a friend of ours from our small group Bible study checked in with us to see if we needed anything from Costco since we should not be out and about. She lives across town so that was incredibly kind of her to think of us! My husband spoke of the importance of us being “light in the world” whenever we are out and about. This message is more important than ever right now! Hugs and purrs… Read more »

Anne Robinson
Guest

Love the kind words and beautiful photo share. You are handling this so wonderfully. Thank you and Meow Meow Meow to the feline fur babies. HUGS HEALTH LOVE

K Bear
Guest

We are finding the same thing. I got sick with a bacterial infection, and all sorts of people reached out to help. Now that my antibiotics have kicked in, we have reached out to older people in our area, offering to pick things up at the grocery store or pharmacy for them. Also, we have a friend who had a kidney transplant a year ago – and we really hope to keep him at home by doing errands for him when we go to town (he is super high risk). But, for now, we and our friends are stocked up… Read more »

Pat Hatt
Guest

Yeah, those news humans are saying the sky is falling, there are sure some great humans out there though.

messymimi
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Thank you for hosting, and for pointing out kindness when you see it. My work continues and is growing, as people want their homes cleaned especially now, so i am still trying to catch up on blogs, and not always able to comment.

Foley Monster, Pocket and River Song
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Foley Monster, Pocket and River Song

There has been so much news about bad people during this crises its good to read about good ones.

The Island Cats
Guest

We been seeing a lot of this too, Brian. There is still good in the world.

lisa
Guest

It’s always heartwarming to me to see communities pull together during tragedies. We have restaurants making and delivering free sack lunches for the kids out of school who usually receive free or reduced priced lunches. Stores are opening early so the elderly can shop before everyone else. The awesome teachers who have put together resources for parents to help with homeschooling. Little acts of kindness that give light and life during difficult times. After a lot of preparation, we’re semi-isolating ourselves to limit exposure. Hopefully I’ll be able to get back to blogging! Take care and be well. X

Three Chatty Cats
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I agree, there is kindness all around us! And we certainly need that right now.