It’s Tuesday? Already?
Today I had to go into my local Petco, and I made a mistake.
I heard a sad “meeoow”, and went in the sound’s direction.
The sound came from one of the six cats in the ‘adoption house’. And boy, were they happy to see me (I suspect they were hoping I’d bring food).
These were ‘passed over’ cats.. as they were full-grown (puppies and kittens find homes more frequently/easier than adult animals).
Beautiful creatures. Charming. Disarming. And simply full of love.
(Hard to believe I used to not be a “cat person”..)
I really wanted to adopt them all. Genuine sweethearts. (Even the boys.)(In fact one male was the ‘lovin’-est’ of the lot.)
I know you’ve heard me say it before, but Imma’ gonna say it again: if you cannot adopt (excuse me, rescue) a furry friend today, please, please, please – do whatever you can to support your local shelters and/or the animal welfare folks.
Today’s quote: “For Attractive lips, speak words of kindness.
For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people.
For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry.
For beautiful hair, let a child run their fingers through it once a day.
For poise, walk with the knowledge that you never walk alone.
People, more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed. Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you will find one at the end of each of your arms.
As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself and the other for helping others.” ~ Sam Levenson
(And, yes, pets are people too. [Except they’re more like young kids than grownups. Give ’em attention. Give ’em affection. And they’ll reward you untold ways.])
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