April 1, 2015

Excitement!

We are moving, and we are adopting more brothers and sisters for ME. I'm going to get a bunch of cat towers, too. The place comes furnished, of course, and there is a special cook and a maid just for me, and mommy gets help, too. She no longer has to worry about her medicines! And she has lots of closets, big closets. The potty room for her has a jacuzzi walk in tub and a huge shower with zillions of  shower heads! She can have them! We have an elevator!  I of course, have my own potty room and several litter boxes scattered throughout our 15 room mansion. Lots of room for THE for all of us (Thundering Herd of Elephants) any time of the day or night. Oh, what fun we are going to have! Several bird TV chanels! And I get to share with my new sisters! And brothers! And we get two little dog siblings, too! I love woofies! And a fish tank (oh, boy, oh, boy!) The movers are coming next week.

April fool's day!

Now back to reality.You didn't really fall for all that, did you? As if we could ever be that lucky!  Mommy heard last night that it was going to be warm today (in the 70's Fahrenheit) so she left one of the windows open. She checked two local weather casters, even. To make sure that wasn't a joke. Of course, that was sort of nature's joke, cause we woke up a little chilly today! But Mommy is still keeping the window open as long as possible. It's supposed to be a bit windy today, and rain :(  is coming. But it IS to be warmer today. For real!And this morning there are sun puddles! And I really do love woofies, by the way.
Hope you all have an interesting April Fool's Day, too.
Now about those Oreo cookies stuffed with toothpaste....
Love ya,
QUINN

March 31, 2015

Here We Are!

We want to thank everyone and efurryone for your kind thoughts on Mommy's loss. The brother that passed was the sibling she was most close to and shared a lot of interests with. She was not able to attend any funeral or memorial because of no green papers and he lived in another state. She has been very sad, but has spent part of our time away from you all remembering all the good things about having such a good brother.
The other thing she has been spending time with is insurants again. Her new medicine insurants. They have given her several quotes on her insulin that were pretty outrageous. They seemed to change with each person she talked to! So as of tomorrow she has a new new medicine insurants which is most reasonable. We hope. In the mean time, she has ordered about a week's supply of insulin through her old plan (because a month's worth was so expensive). She was getting very anxious about it. Her insulin was delivered yesterday, and she really needed it this morning!
Other green paper stuff: she has been trying to purchase a new walker because she has been getting a little more unstable, and a helpful place has promised to help her pay for one, but she has been waiting almost a month for them, and she's pretty upset about that. Waiting is not something she does well. It's a brand new walker and medicare is helping pay for it, too. Just a little bit more and it will be paid for. Can anyone help?
Mommy has several medical-related stuff she needs that she can't afford. One is her share of her last hospital stay. Others involve new glasses, dental work, etc. Would a gofundme page help? Insurants doesn't pay for some stuff for her. Who actually contributes to a gofundme? If she did have one, and she got the green papers she needed, anything left over would be put in a special place for me if I get sick and we would give anything left to our favorite place, Feline Rescue of St. Paul. That's where I found Mommy, ya know. I think that I should share my PayPal account but it won't cover Mommy's stuff.. So what shall we do? I'm sure in the future there will be a wheelchair, too. Those are lots and lots of green papers!
This week the building has given every partment a recycling bin, and they are going to "pick up" twice a week. Pretty cool.  Mommy likes recycling cause it's good for the earth. I thought it was a little noisy when they "picked up" on Monday.
Time out, as they say, for something important for me:
I'm making Mommy stop writing this for me and give me a nice Furminator and massage time!
*******ooooo*******purrrrrrrrrrrr*******
ZZZZZZZZZwhat? Oh, of course.
I'm back!
We have not been reading blogs for the last week or so, and we have piles of catching up to do. We haven't forgotten you, and we hope you haven't forgotten us! We have piles and oodles of blogs to catch up on.
But never forget we continue to purray and pray, send good thoughts, and think of you all.
Happy Tuxie Tuesday!(of course!!)
Love ya,
(and we mean that sincerely! And not just the tuxies! And we don't ever forget the woofies either!))
QUINN
and Mommy Carol
Now Mommy, back to the massage!

March 24, 2015

The Sads


We again apologize for being away from our computer. Mommy has been busy, and now there has been a death in the family. One of Mommy's brothers passed away last night.
I don't think Mommy can go to the funeral or anything. We just don't have the green papers for her to travel anywhere.  Mommy's brother lived in Iowa and they talked on the phone frequently. His oldest daughter was born on Mommy's birthday when she was 16,  so he did call Mommy on her birthday (easy to remember both birthdays) but was not able to stay on the phone beyond his birthday greeting to Mommy. Mommy was quite concerned. Last night his heart stopped twice, and the second time they were unable to get it started again. He had lung cancer. He was 70.
Pardon us for taking some more time away from here. Mommy needs to grieve, and I need to stay close.
love ya,
QUINN Makayla
ps. Mommy wanted you all to know her brother loved baseball, history, and was a veteran. He was her biggest supporter in the family.

March 13, 2015

Finally Friday


We would like to thank everyone who left birthday wishes on Mommy's Face Book timeline, first of all. We also would like to thank that special Elf who sent a special birthday card and the special lady who sent money to our PayPal account.
Yesterday we spent quietly at home: Mommy made an awesome breakfast (scrambled eggs, sausage, cheese, potatoes) and she brought out of the freezer a pizza for dinner and we watched a neat movie (a kung fu fantasy would you believe??) and so that was it. I got to taste some of the breakfast, but I am not crazy about peperoni pizza. She heard from two of her siblings, although one is very very ill and didn't talk very long. It was also 62 degrees here! Sometimes, she said, Minnesnowta has snow and ice storms on her birthday, so yesterday's pleasant but windy day was kind of Minnesota Awesome!
I cuddled. Well, actually I got an awesome Furminator time and an awesome massage, but Mommy loves these activities as well as I do, so that counts as part of her birthday present. I also let her kissie on me--a lot--ew!
Live easy this weekend!
love ya,
QUINN
Mommy Carol

March 8, 2015

Easy Sunday

Sunday funny for you! Well, it is funny for your humans. It is very true for us kitties!
They say all the snow will be gone in a few days. We'll definitely see about that! It is above freezing anyway, and Mommy opened two windows this morning!  Wonderful window whiffies!
Now, Mommy doesn't qualify for state or county aid, has to rely on her Medicare and her insurants for the most part, and that makes it hard for us sometimes. She is trying to get a walker through a local social services group (our friend Barb is helping us look), and that might work out, but Mommy has made calls all over the metro area! Other seniors and disableds qualify for a lot more help than we get.  Actually, they qualify for help, period, and Mommy doesn't seem to.  Which is sad, because she used to work FOR the county. We have a big insulin bill coming up and Mommy says life gets a little scary around here sometimes.
Anyway, she goes to the clinic tomorrow, so she will be gone most of the day. And we have a Chewy delivery coming soon! Now before anyone says anything about getting my foodies cheaper, STOP! Most of you know the quality of Chewy's stuff, and Mommy will not compromise on my health with cheap food and painful litter (yes, someone declawed me when I was little, so I get Cat Attract, which is more comfy for my toesies), and Chewy's prices are reasonable and they deliver right to our door. We don't have a car. And Mommy can't carry heavy stuff. So there!  I get Chicken Soup canned stuff and Purina Beyond salmon and rice crunchies!
We hope to hear from the peoples who maybe can help Mommy very very soon. We've tried lots of places and churches and everything. Cross your paws, please!! This is sort of a last resort.
Now, Thursday is Mommy's birthday. She would really like to go somewhere nice to eat, or just order in, but that isn't possible right now. She is still worried about that insulin she has to pay for. So I told her just to make something nice and we will maybe cuddle. I am not much of a lap cat so I would rather just sit close by and that I can do. As long as she pets me.
Hope everyone is having an awesome weekend, and survived turning the clocks ahead last night. Silly peoples make life interesting, don't they! Have an Easy!

love ya,
QUINN



March 6, 2015

Finally Friday

Wanted to give everyone an update. It has been a busy week, now that Mommy feels better. At last I can take my nappies seriously! She has of course pampered me in gratitude for all the hard work nursing I did!
Yesterday she left me. Barb came and picked her up, but she didn't come in to pet me! Not fair! I like Barb's scritchies!
They went out to track down information on a walker. Now around here Walker is a senior home in south Minneapolis Or an art place. Or one of those rolly things that peoples use to steady themselves. Since I do not want to move or look at art, I vote for the rolly thing. After all, Mommy has fallen quite enough!  She said they are kinda expensive, and Medicare and insurants don't pay a lot for them. So it is up to the people themselves.
Now, Mommy thinks this is a crappy way to treat seniors. She thinks Medicare and insurants should cover things like that when doctors write down that they are needed. But then, they won't help her pay much for her insulin or allow her money for foodies and doctor bills. She has a whopping one from when she was in the hospital for 2 days! Her share of the bill is over 500 green papers! No one helps pay much if at all for glasses, toofies, incontinence supplies and hearing aids, either! Not fair, she says. And I agree. We live in a senior building and there are lots of peoples here who need stuff like that! You know that commercial that says something about "do we pay for food or our medicines" is kinda true for lots of peoples. Peoples should care for other peoples better. Especially when they get all old and stuff! Just wait till you have to care for YOUR peoples cause they are old! Peoples are sure dumb sometimes about each other. It is a good thing we have mommies and daddies who take care of us! And we need more mommies and daddies and less shelters!
Okay, enough of the serious stuff. Whew! I'm getting exhausted!
Don't tell anyone, but Mommy's birthday is next week. I'm going to be sure to give her extra purrs cause that's all I can afford. I don't get a real allowance. But she'll like my gift, I know!
It is supposed to get warmer here. It hasn't snowed much this winter, but it sure has been cold! I am glad I live in a nice warm home!
Now, back to my nappiezzzzzzzz
QUINN


February 28, 2015

Caturday!

Yes, I know. We haven't been around. The first part of the week Mommy was kinda busy. And the last part of the week, well, she spent a lot of time in the human litter box room! She couldn't keep anything down, and what she did came out the other end!
So, here we are. Nursing duties once again over. Cod, was that fun. Not for either of us!
We are behind in our blog reading. Again. And behind in scritchies and petties and what in the world has been happening around the blogosphere. Maybe we can concentrate on those important things, Mommy? Hope efurryone else has survived the week okay. Please tell your humans to skip the"bugs" going around. And you, too! Only catch the fun ones that crawl or fly around! And I hope the s-s-s-now and c-c-c-cold misses you! Stay safe!
love ya,
QUINN

February 17, 2015

Mysteries Solved or Not

Yes, we picked this picture of me because the sun is shining today!  Sun puddles!
Okay, the missing ring....
Oh, you wanted my middle name?
You get the missing ring mystery first!
Mommy found the ring in the back of the chair cushion. Yes, she got her ring back. But why was it found there in the back of the cushion? And why was the ring that stayed found on her other hand? Those are part of the mystery that we haven't figured out yet.  Ghosts? Goblins? Leprechauns? The place missing toys go? Maybe it will never be solved!
And on this beautiful (but still very cold) Tuxie Tuesday my middle name:
My name is Quinn Makayla.
Mommy calls me her little Quinnie Makayla. She says that sounds better. She says it sounds more sweetladycatlike. 
There you have it. My name is actually Quinn Makayla.
Think I should use that when I sign off on my blog entries? Let me know when you comment!
And enjoy Fat Tuesday!
love ya,
QUINN
or Quinn Makayla

February 15, 2015

Mysterious Stuff Sunday

Well, we really don't have the camera thing figured out yet on this computer, but we are copying from our own postings. That way you at least have a picture you can sigh over  look at when you read my new  postings. Not really a mystery, a technical thing.  Just got to let Mommy figure it out. Someday.
We do have mysteries today:
The night before last Mommy was wearing her rings, as usually. She doesn't take them off at night, you see. They are just sterling silver rings she bought years ago, nothing real expensive or any thing. Anyway, when she woked up yesterday morning one ring was missing off of her left hand, and the ring that was usually on it was on her right hand. Follow me? She has not found the ring that should be on her left hand yet.  Now I didn't do it, it calls for thumbs which we all know kitties don't have and I don't think Mommy did it, even though she does have thumbs, cause she was sleeping, so where is it? A mystery, right?  Calling all the mystery solving people from movies, tv and mommy's books and our blogging friends. What happened??? We really don't know!!! But at least nobody was murdered! Right? Except maybe one of the rings....
Oh, the other mystery you've been wanting to solve? What is my middle name? Now that is solvable! Mommy knows. and I know. So it really is a mystery only to YOU.  Hmmmm. Should we tell?
Okay! It is..... to be announced soon! LOL Seriously, Mommy and I decided on it. I came here named Quinn, but we both decided on a middle name for me. We just haven't told YOU! LOL again! But we are going to tell.... soon!
Now for other my other news: When Mommy was sitting in her chair this morning I climbed in her lap and sat there for a whole 20 minutes while she petted me. Now I  have not been a lap kitty ever (usually I last a couple of minutes and then I am gone!) since I came here to live with Mommy and have my forever home. I will sit next to her and she'll pet me, or she can lean over the chair and pet me, or I sit on the back of the chair and she'll pet me, or anywhere on the bed, but I am not a lap kitty. I last eight minutes maximum! She's timed me!
But it was nice today!  A whole twenty minutes! Wow!
Think I'll get used to this??? Who knows!!!!!! Mommy has only had a couple kitties who were lap kitties. brandi really wasn't either. Maybe sometimes.
I'll have to think about this. I kinda liked it, and I know Mommy did. She loves to pet me! And lots of you are lap kitties. Hmmmm.....
Have a happy Easy Sunday, all.
Love ya,
QUINN and
Mommy Carol

February 14, 2015

XOXOXOXO


HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY
TO ALL OUR FRIENDS:
HUGS, NOSE KISSIES,
HEADBUMPIES,
AND PURRAYERS!