Thankful Thursday Blog Hop: Hooray, Hooree for Still Cancer Free and for Community Heroes

Howdy friends, thanks once again for stopping by for our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop.  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 we’re thankful that our Dad is still cancer free!  Our Dad had another follow up visit with his dermatologist this week and we’re all so happy that everything looked good.  Our Dad had a battle with melanoma a few years ago so regular follow ups are important.  Keep battling the Evil-C Dad!

We’re all so thankful for the community heroes helping out after the horrific tornadoes this past weekend.  The first responders, police, fire, EMS, as well as neighbor helping neighbor, even if you don’t live next door.The images are devastating and heartbreaking.  Thank you to everyone helping those affected by this disaster.

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!

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55 thoughts on “Thankful Thursday Blog Hop: Hooray, Hooree for Still Cancer Free and for Community Heroes

  1. messymimi

    What fabulous news from the doctor! My prayer is that he has beaten this thing for good.

    After a disaster, we certainly find out who the heroes are.

  2. meowmeowmans

    Hiya Brian! That is wonderful happy news about your awesome dad! We hope the C is in his rear view mirror for good.

    We are really grateful for all those community heroes, too., especially among that heartbreaking devastation.

  3. Angie

    Beating the old “C” and keeping it at bay is a full-time job! Well done, Dad! So sad to see the devastation and hear about families that have been torn asunder … and during the holidays.

  4. Anne M Robinson

    I am running behind but will be catching up. YEA for your dad! Stay up the good news. Hope oyu are all well. Love seeing your furry faces. I have missed you all. Oh the devastation everywhere is heartbreaking. Many prayers for all the people who lost so much and the lives of loved ones. But many kind hearts reaching out and offering what they can. Sean of the South had a good blog posts today. Oh heck, who am I kidding? Everyday he has great blog posts! I hope you all have a great rest of the week. HUGS and LOVE to all

  5. Jen

    That is great news to hear!!! It is so hard to see devastation and heartbreak already, let alone during the holidays. Praying for everyone out there during this time.

  6. Meezer'sMews&TerrieristicalWoofs

    Hooray indeed, Brian.Your Dad is very special!
    Petcretary battled that evil C way back n 2006/7 and we are thankful.too that she is not showing any evidence of it nowadays.

    There is so much destruction from those horrible tornadoes. Yes, there are many helping out there, thankful for them all.

  7. Mickeys Musings

    So happy that your Dad is cancer free!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WooHoo!!!
    I bet tornados are very scary.
    We do not get them where we live. It is so good that people help each other too 🙂
    Enjoy your life Brian 🙂

    Purrs, Julie

  8. Teddy

    YAY for being cancer free! My Mom had recurrent melanoma 13 years ago and remains cancer free……SO THANKFUL EVERY SINGLE DAY. Brian we’re happy for your Dad and everyone who keeps tabs on their health!!!

    Hugs, Teddy

  9. Derry and the biped

    That’s awesome, Brian. The biped has a friend who had two surgeries this fall for melanoma; they got it all on the second one and she’s cancer-free too. Such a relief and definitely something for which to be very, very thankful.

    We hope you’re continuing to do well, Brian. ♥

  10. Lucy and Xena

    Hey, Brian, that miniature Santa Paws looks like he wants to pick you up and take you home! Better watch out, BOL!
    We rejoice with you that your Dad got a clear report from his doc.
    We get tornadoes around here (Angel Lexi almost got blown away in one just like when she was in the Wizard of Oz) (really!) They didn’t hit us this time, and put our paws together for all the lives that were so severely affected by them last week. XOXOX Xena, Lucy, Riley and Chia

  11. Katie Isabella

    I am very very happy your dad is cancer free. We redheads need to keep vigil on melanoma. We are susceptible to sun and its effects. And while we had wild winds…the tornado activity was a few miles off. We just had 70 or so mi. per hour winds right here where we live. However, a few miles away, trees down everywhere and things turned over. .

  12. Sandee

    Two wonderful thankful things. Being cancer free is the best kind of news.

    There are so many heroes out there. When everyone is trying to escape a disaster the heroes run in to help. Bless them all.

    Thank you for hosting the Thankful Thursday Blog Hop.

    Have a fabulous Thankful Thursday. Scritches tot he kitties and my best to the peeps. ♥

  13. MadSnapper

    so very happy your dad is still cancer free and thankful you reminded me to be thankful Beaus dad is still Melanoma free, he had 3 surgeries in one year and has been free of melanoma for 2 years now. thankful you reminded us to be thankful

  14. Catscue

    Yay for cancer free! I was wondering about that, I remember when your Dad had that and I’m so glad everything is healthy and well with him. The tornadoes were so devastating, we’re sending purrs and prayers to all impacted.

  15. Diane

    That is great news DAD! Brian –see what happens when you won’t wear Santa’s hat? He see’s you when you are sleeping.

  16. Homestead Prowlers

    Congratulations to your Dad on being cancer free! What a wonderful time of year for good news! We are thankful this morning that the high winds over night did not cause any damages on our property. 😺

  17. Mary McNeil

    Hurrah for your dad – and we send purrayers to all affected by and helping with the recovery from the terrible storms.


    We felines are putting our paws together (and The Human as well) and saying, “Thank you Lord that your dad is cancer free!”. That is a wonderful thing to be thankful for!
    Purrs, Head Bonks and Holiday Greetings,
    Alberto, Oliver, Lily and The Human

  19. Marv

    We are glad to hear that your Dad is A-OK! This is news we like to hear! And your thankfuls for the Community hearos is purrfect! And we glad to see that the Hat Tax is about 50/50 at your place too!

  20. Foley Monster, Pocket and River Song

    We are so happy for your dad. That is certainly something to be thankful for.

  21. Anne M Robinson

    The best news ever for your dad! I know you are all happy! I love seeing everyone and willbe back to catch up more. I appreciate you all very much. Take care and have a super weekend. HUGS and MEOwS BArKS and LoVE too

  22. The Oceanside Animals

    Charlee: “Hooray for this good news for your Dad! And for all of you!”
    Chaplin: “We send lots of purrs for it to continue this way forever!”
    Lulu: “And I send fluffy tail wags, even though I know you cats aren’t really into the tail wags so much!”

  23. A Green Ridge

    Well, Brian, your Dad’s health is I’m sure because you, your sibs and your Mom take good care of him. Dad knows all tht LOVE is for him…trust me, he knows!…jp

  24. Cathy Keisha

    Hooray for your dad! C-free is great! Tell him to keep vigilant. TW’s aunt had melanoma return in the liver about a decade later. She’s 83 and we grateful that she’s been in immunotherapy over 2 years and she doing well. We’d be even more grateful if TW was doing that good.

  25. Little Binky and Granny

    That’s wonderful news for your Dad, Brian. We’re Thankful for all of you✨ You’re looking good too, I think that thing behind you has magic in him, doesn’t he…MOL..Pawkisses for a Happy Weekend to all of you🐾😽💞

  26. Darla M Sands

    I’m so glad for the good news! Those storms, on the other hand, were devastating. I feel so lucky our area was spared.

    It’s cute how Santa is looking over you, Brian, as if to make sure you’re safe. After all, I know you’re always good.


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