Sunday, October 11, 2009

purrs 4 Peace- Week 18 -Thank you




For many weeks now a bombardment of dynamically robust purrs have been generated in Britain by two wonderful cats. This week I extend particular thanks to these powerful peace warriors.


The first is a big softy with a big heart. Tyson Lockyer (pictured on the left) of Buxton in the U.K. is 28 pounds of love. You can tell from the photo that this cat is an extremely handsome boy and from his potent purrs each week he is an extremely compassionate one too. But then Tyson is part of a compassionate family. His Facebook page recounts the story of how he landed on his paws after his rescue from a Derbyshire shelter by his “lovely” humans Frank and Debbie. The generosity Tyson has shown by being such a devoted participant in Purrs 4 Peace and his friendship to me every day is much appreciated.


The second warrior lives in Brackley, in the U.K. Basil “Baz” Anthony Blencowe (pictured on the right) is a 4 year old dashing ginger and white feline who loves to eat cheese and watch pigeons. Baz apparently has a time warp machine...but I’m certain that this gentlemanly cat uses it only for good (MOL). Baz has been an unselfish and unsparing purr generator each week. The purrs coming from his home are not only hearty but heartfelt. To quote Baz “I try to be a good friend, help if I can, and stick up for those who have a hard time!.” So succinct but so profound. Those are truly words for all of us to live by. I am so very grateful for his unselfish help with this project and for his daily friendship.


Thank you both!

Thank you to every purrticipant. It has been impossible to keep track of everyone purrticipating from week to week. Therefore, I am including all those who have assisted with this project and will add newcomers from week to week. Thank you one and all!


Hobbles Gonzalez; Tippi Rathke; Mocha Chip Carey; Ciarán Moylan; Snidely Watson; Gato Fierro Gonzalez (Chile); Michelle Webster and Puffin Webster (Australia); Polly Elgato; Bob TheTomato (South Carolina, U.S.); Sam Cat Furrycoat (London, U.K.); Evelyne Jeanette Chezum (California, U.S.);Branston Cat; Ashlee Lee (Ontario, Canada); @LadyCat3 (Wisconsin, U.S.); Kat Bengalcatdomination; Chi Chi Wonder Cat (Australia); Scooby Doo Kennedy; Sheri Kline (Colorado, U.S.): Emacs Gee (Utah, U.S.); Elsie Fallualah Graves (Virginia, U.S.); Oscar Catto (Bristol, U.K.); Pantaloons La Poodle; Smudgie Hb Matthews (Leeds, U.K.); Buu Vaughn (Kentucky, U.S.); Patricia Melton (Texas, U.S.); Riško Zipser (Slovakia); Milaine Pisani (Malta); Isabelle Freitas; Lisa Butler; Cathy Green (London); Angelina Leung with Rusty, Rudy, Max & Misty (Hong Kong); Bas Tet Sab; Nipper Cat (Manchester, U.K.); Xana Herrera Garcia; Mira Mahadewi; Angel Hope Eddlemon (Georgia, U.S.); Molly W. Read; Maria Anna; Bibi Maček; Cohen Cat (Australia); Shari Lucyk (Ontario, Canada);Judy Pewperlittle (Indiana, U.S.); Tina Dubberke (Iowa, U.S); Oliver Stewart (Alberta, Canada); Helen Melon Redsaw; Tiggy Adams; Pilchard Piecrust (Newcastle, U.K.); Leah Slwinski (Swansea, U.K.); Arya Yumuk Baki; Tippy Kat; Renee McMullen; Tracy Paul; Koghi Kroket (France); Tiny Maumau; Tiger Similikitty Cat (Indonesia); Vladana Acimovic (Serbia); Bigpuss Crow (Heaven); Waffle Morton-Simpson; Aladdin Boo Turek; Moo Taylor; Lucy Pye (Alberta, Canada); Spike Wells; Lisa Kessler; Chubs Oaks (North Carolina, U.S.); Thistle ‘Tabs’cat Johnson (West Midlands, U.K.); Perris Andrews, Shadow & Slinky; Jasmine ‘Jazzy’ Johnson (West Midlands U.K.); Tiger Inboots; Shenaenae Reilly (Oregon, U.S.); Montana Brown);Tepú Camacho Rodriguez; Kitty Token; Debbie Tudor-Davies (Manchester, U.K.); Dominique Mulkeirins (France); Michelle Knight; Mel Sanso and her cats (Georgia, U.S.); Atkinson Bubby Rose (Alberta, Canada);Jennifer Fisher (NY, U.S.); Amanda Konzelman (Ontario,Canada); Paula Blindee (Quebec, Canada); Poppy N Wiskey; Jinx Lazorek; Blk Cat (Bristol, U.K.); Thomas Johnson (West Midlands, U.K.); Smokes Squeezyt Johnson (West Midlands, U.K.); Brittany Bazemore;Caroline Rosebery; Marie Wilkes (Sheffield, U.K.); Eric Robertson; Cathy Troy Bailey, Blaze, Solo and Itty Bitty Kitty; Bill Koukmenides (Australia); Sparky Earnest MacDonald (South Africa) Diana Edens (Texas, U.S.); Silja Larsen; Sparky Cat (Kentucky, U.S.); Emma-Charlie Cat (London, U.K.); Fiona Lickorish (U.K.); Skye Winkless (Leicester, U.K.);Poppy Cat; Buzz Edens; Jo Macro (London, U.K.) Gui Nness; Galushka Rediviva (Spain); Debbie ‘Lawton’ Mildenstein (Newcastle, U.K.); Woody Edens; Alicia Lestat; Caroline Ashall; Lenore Elena Sabal (Pennsylvania, U.S.); Colin Redmond (Ireland); Karla Moore (Iowa, U.S.); Patrizia Anzani (Italy); Chunks Mather (Weymouth, U.K.); Pinky, Ash & Boo (U.S.); Basil Anthony Blencowe (West Midlands, U.K.); BootBlack WhiskerPants; @Pasta_the_cat; Brody Cat (California, U.S.); Dominik Tanguay (Montreal, Canada); Janet Carleton and Mozartdane (Ohio, U.S); Keiko and Luna T Katt (Connecticut, U.S.); @CheshireK; @orangecatblues; Karyn and the 24 cats and 40 kittens of animeals; The Sanjee and the hotties @Hotmbc; @BrucetheCat; The Cyclone Cats; DazeyJesseConner Cloud and their family; KC; Anne-Sophie Lesgourgues (France).@JoannaV40; @Aclockworktoad; @smudgebestcat; @norwoodsworld; Feria Chan in Hong Kong with her eleven cats (China); Topaz and her mummy @grrlysquirrel; @Hannibalcat; @BettinaWagner (Germany) @Maurice_the_cat & Kajsa; The Island Cats (Michigan, U.S.); Christine Harris (Manchester, U.K.);Lopy; Micco Huginn; Kritter Kommunity; Skizzetto Felis (Italy); @Kitty_rescue; @prmros (Fiji); Lao Tzu, Confucious, Professor, Mencius and Felix @KittyBoutique; @Kat5rescue; @victortabbycat (Wisconsin, U.S.); @RRcatty (Oklahoma, U.S.); Agnes Straysalot; Marie Cat-Harbec; Bobbi Mccluney; Our family Cat-a-blog kitties; Kit Oakes (Averett); Heidi Poels; Terri Craig (Toronto, Canada); Mandy Lekitkat Ristow (South Africa); Natalie von Loenfeldt (U.S.); Gato El Gris Zoff; Willow Fisher (London, U.K.); @Cathykeisha; Chiara Mandel (Germany); Baron Von Cat; Cricket Salviati (San Diego, CA); Dust Cassavetes; Luke Screenwalker (Cedar Rapids, IA); Neko Blue Russian (Venezuela); Britt Johnson and her 10 cats (West Midlands, U.K.); Arsène Le Pépère (France); @JinJinDoggy; @Javatyger; Kippy Johnson; Mara Beštija and her family (Serbia); Carlzy Hutchings (London, U.K.); Willi Mccluney; Al Ryan (Wales, U.K.); Christin Harris (Manchester, U.K.); Roo Pringle (London, U.K.); Biddie Cat Salsberg (Washington, D.C.); Milla DeMillis (Italy); Maureen Birch (Pennsylvania, U.S.); La Canela (Santiago, Chile); Sasha Koen (Serbia); Barbara Feline; Bonnie Vasseur (Santa Cruz, CA); Mog Likorish (U.K.); Sooty Surtees; Elvis Fleksnes (Norway); Birger von Cat; Pookey Lou (Edmonton, Canada); Muffin Bergeron (Montreal, Canada); Toy Poppy ‘n’ Finn; Merlin Cat (Sheffield, U.K.); Socks Hercules Overend Tunnicliffe (Sheffield, U.K.); Herbie Cat (Maryland, U.S.); Ercole Gatto; Fifi Prettypaws; Cats Blackie (California, U.S.); George Crow (London, U.K.); Chabichou Libis (France); Emily Cat;@MedusaJ (U.K.); @ChatteMuse (heaven); @JessieBrewer & Ophelia; @Tweetiepie54; @Quark2; @theSpatzCat; @omystarsanbones;@cokiethecat; @MizzBassie; @CJdoggirl; @catbirddog; @CelestiaKat Little Bear, Xena & Pandora; @Iammitchthecat; Imajackrussell; SeathreepeeO (Maidenhead, U.K.); @meghanlamb; @Dewey_Cat; @danapixie; @PixelDoggy; @BuzzLucas; @Maurice_the_cat; Toby, Poppy n Finn and Sonny Kirk (U.K.); Minnie Minx; Shelda Dudley. TibblesCatt; Ciribi Bel (Italy); Romeo Gatti (Italy); Beans Meowly (Cape Cod, MA); Pepsithecat Sexton (Ireland); Jacqueline Mason, Agatha and Pieface; Cats meow; Birgir von Cat; Lisa Monzon; Mousie Kietteh (New Zealand); Puma il Siberiano; Tiddles Coveney (Liverpool, U.K.); Lola Duquesene; Corky Alexander Tybalt; Djimi Buttafuko; Jo Macro; Awahoo Kitty; Zoe Lindquist (B.C. Canada); Marie Wilkes (Sheffield, U.K.); Kitty Orville (Australia); Lilli Karla Larsen; Beth Hellings (Philadelphia, U.S.); Linda Slyns (Australia); Reese; Wes; Loki the Cat; @PepiSmartDog; @mrsfishstick (5 kitties); @Brian106sc; TamTam johansen-Antonsen & family including hens, pigs and dogs (Italy); @Smudgebestcat; @Cat_Lovers; @3fatcats; Purdy Buster Garner; Joan Dakis Mierzwa (Georgia, U.S.); Randee Luria Rosenzweig (New York, U.S.); Mary La Ferlita and her cats Orsetta and Linda (Italy); Laura Mcmillan (BC, Canada); Allumette De Paris (Antarctica); Pascale Tendre Billie (France); Bigglesworth Henderson; Wilbur Wilson (Oregon, U.S.); Jet Cat (West Midlands, U.K.); Fufi Cricchi (Italy) Pénélope Raphanel-Redon; Lucius Stocker (Virginia, U.S.); Mew McKay (Ontario, Canada); Judith Scarycat (Georgia, U.S.); @ElyssaD; George Mulkeirins (France); David Cook; Vikki Parsons (Tennesee, U.S.); Kimbo Slice (Ohio, U.S.); Ingrid Beaudelblinken; William Wallace Wally; Mandy Walker; Lb Meowie (Ohio, U.S.): @smokey8; @Lexingtonthepup; @Bibi_Cat; Gray Graystone; Linda Polo-Moore Jan’s Funny Farm (GA, U.S.); @almeyda64; Sweet Praline (S.C., U.S.); Furkidsmom (U.S.); Rusty (Michigan, U.S.); Grreta (U.S.); Beau, Beau and Angie; Wildcatwoodscat (U.S.); @CheshireK; @Pandafur; @Katnagel; @saylormcgivney; @Kuronekotango; @Quark2; @ladybonessa; @ragabashgirl; @Milolabradoodle; @macandfuzcat; @henryandfriends; @bubumeow; @sidthecatahoula; @grrlysquirrel; @dahliapkitten @medusaJ; @Jessiebrewer; @Manxington; Misty Manu; Mia Amber; Buzz & Baxter Lucas (California, U.S.); Pughy (U.K.); Cheysuli and Gemini; Andrea Hall (Northern Ireland); Molly Read (Australia);@yibberj2; @facesnfortunes; @deepbluesealove; @felineunit; @funnyfarmgranny; @iamzorro; @mariapee; @EllenZucker; @Carto; TurtlesTunnicliffe; Alasandra, Socks, Scylla, Charybdis & Fenris (Mississippi, U.S.) Kareltje and Anya (Netherlands); Christing and Faz the cat (U.K.); Adoual Wahlu (France); Sam and Andy (Texas, U.S.); Lenny Peludus Leon Jolie (Lota, Chile); @Spencer_Socks (Ireland); Boris Kitty (Pennsylvania, U.S.); Emma Faunch (London, U.K.); Merline Felinus (California, U.S.); Tibbles Catt; Karla Moore (Iowa, U.S.); Jude Pewperlittle (Indiana, U.S.); Trillo Gatto; Sandra Jackson Alawine; Lorraine Ann Gill; Jesus Cat; Claire Baker (Manchester, U.K.); Bj Holland; Lorraine Porter (London, U.K.); @jazzydacat (London, U.K.); @deel34 (Mass, U.S.); @Joeyhollywood; @rantingteacher (London, U.K.); Khyra (PA, U.S.); @K0sher (U.S.); @Persiancatali; @linda_pettalez; @buzzlucas; @swtgeorgiabrwn; @cleopatrasaash; @lavalamplv; @pkthecat; @jennyrosepetal; Zippy, Sadie and Speedy (Wisconsin, U.S.); Eric and Flynn (Plymouth, U.K.); Sylvia Kubilus-Elam (Arizona, U.S.); Cathy Keisha; @Spikethekitten; Tyson Lockyer (Fairfield, U.K.); Baguera Haskoucet; Curly Cat (Calif, U.S.); Choneko Taka-Makiye (Washington, U.S.); @Ryker_Tyker; @Gabby_da_Tabby; Abednego Herr (Pennsylvania, U.S.); Freya Freyacat (Bristol, U.K); Cris Marr Carey (CT, U.S.); Spice Carey; Kathy Corrigan; Sandy, Aimee, Buffy, Xander, Santiago and Jeremy (dangerkitty) (Calif, U.S.); Liz Toms (Michigan, U.S.); David Greagg; Debbie Tudor-Davies (Manchester, U.K.); Charlie Cat; Vera Dalla Costa (Italy) @isagold (Australia), @bettyblu (Australia)& @wallasEkatt (Australia); Pilar Rodriguez Sanchez (Costa Rica); @Damigatas (Brazil); Barfi Watson (Illinois, U.S.); Chiffon Mi (France); Melody Wallace (Ohio, U.S.); Jeff Cat; Jack Amoe Shoestrings (Maine, U.S.); Renoir Fausti Vallerignani (Italy); Felix Mace; Talley Martin; Shirley Sladovnik (Pennsylvania, U.S.); Rebbie Simba Milligan (Michigan, U.S.); Joey Fritsch (Minnesota; U.S.); Cyndy Mccluney (Ontario, Canada); Eleanor Vaughn; Leigh Raglan (Illinois, U.S.); wormbottom ‘oG’ Cat; Luna Roberts; Frankie Bulgaria; Sumer Simmons Vellinga (Wash D.C., U.S.); Vanessa Rosales (Costa Rica); Monty Iswhack Kota (Brighton and Hove, U.K.); Alga Prawn; Tula; @Tipy_DeVil; @ShawneeShep @smokeythepoodle; @Loupeb; @Askfisher (Florida, U.S.); Giantspeckledcihuahua; Robyn Harton and George the Duck; Shanaenae Reilly; Fidel Castré (Montreal, Canada); Mimine Morissette (Quebec, Canada); Vesna Vucic Jolic; @Morriscat (Scotland); @RascalBCool; @ForeverGinger; @ZeZoecat; Judy Meakin (Manchester, U.K.); Dc Kitteh; The 6 of Noir in Texas; @KaiserSoeze; Ludo van Doggy (U.K.); Scott Hagan aka @scottydsntkno (New Jersey, U.S.); Karen Wladron-Curtis (Maine, U.S.); @goldensamantha; @lexiloudog; @lastchancemi; @Paceset9999; @Mulder_Cat; @MaxthequiltCat; @mam1cutie; @glam_poodle; @SirFudgeesq; @Buttons_kitty; @spike_cat; @condocats; Sharon Keenan Speigelhalter (Florida, U.S.); @themooshies (Virginia, U.S.);@BigFatLuckyCat; @Southbaygirl Velcro & Kodack (S. Calif, U.S.); Cheshire Kitten (Texas, U.S.); Marie-Cat Harbec; @CheeeWOWa; @theartofkaren; @frugaldougal; @LittleDunkin; @Maurice_the_cat & Kajsa; Lopy; Patsy Ng; Sonny Kirk; Vicki Stringellow Coo, BunnyJean Cook ,KC (Pa, U.S.);@Scully_Cat; @MuffinandBean; @SidtheCatahoula; @ThePresbyCat; @Brutusthedane; @Lilitree, Smokey and Aurora; @nibblesandbits @mehtoole; @Marleterrier; Roméo Méo; Markus Heinonen (Sweden); @wilsonbear; @Tabootalulahbel; @Jackson_bear;@MrElvisCat; @iamzorro; @purplebear; @sweetgeorgiabrown; @frutz27; @elviraafterall; @chrisgroove1; @thebullmonty; @spoiledminpin @Catnamedsammy; @AllysonfajaradA; @winecountrydog; @CeliaLindstroA; JeanetteStjohA; @mrbasilcat; @Jennamatlock;RosettagroveA; @Clecienne;@maxicat6; @Jassiekitty @nonolo_honu; Louis Cat; @Occupant37160; China Angel Thompson; Minni-Moke Walker; Felini Mcbiten-O’fightin”; Skye Border Collie; Clare Mather (Bristol, U.K.); Suzy Green, Saffy & Lexie; Alfonsina Codastorta (Italy); Slix Ilsley; Mojito Corgan; Oslo Cat; @RosinaWilson; Aina Antonsen, Bastian & Pia; @perrythebirman; @EllaBellaKitty; @flicka47; @Petiethecat; @Marderchen; @Annabanana74; Ivan and Boo (California, U.S.); Heinrich Boobonivich and Freddy (Missouri, U.S.); Kruse Kats, Maggie, Rudy and Buster; Schadenfreude Feline; Victoria Simeone; Katie Moehrbach Eddlemon;Jamaliyah Ambia; Miagolina Rossi (Italy) Diony Cook; Bully McCat (Israel);John Franke (New York, U.S.); Cinder Nelson; Clem Kadiddlehopper (Missouri, U.S.); Fluffy Stanely (London, U.S.); Sphynx Cat Boo; Trevor Cat; Dale Francis; Cookie Cat; Pat Miller (North Carolina, U.S.); Kitty ACat; Skinny ACat; Sam Cat (Leeds, U.K.); Gypsycat Miaow (London, U.K.); Katie Starr (New York , U.S.); @bruddr; Buddy Cat; Kj Taube; @Lisbethwest; @MaddyBasset; Sarah Adams; @Pawsville; @Featherears; @Redravine; @mouseholecat; @Spacat; @mattiedog; @FriendsfurEver; @GatoTheo; @BusterConCat; @Omystarsanbones; @inquarters14; @thebruvs; @TooncesCat; @Studio_gal; @tweetypie54; @cv6majdisaster; @cocomeezer; @Puzthecat; @Emmythecat; Spud Jackson; Spicer Bicer; Meow Meow Cat; @LizzyNY; Diamond Cat; Katrina Sestakova (Connecticut, U.S.); Katie Michelle Potter; Cara OHare (Ireland); Jennifer Bolgar (London, U.K.); Alessandra Greco; Christelle Hoffstetter; @sarahmorrigan@buddybentley; @sugarsweetpoms; @ptreire (Portugal); @DannyMacRant; @ads56nyc; @jitzmak; Ville Murphy; @sweetbaboo1979; William Davis Burke; Leslie Ann Ellis ( NJ, U.S.); Wayne Sichensky; Jitka Vavreckova; Brownie Ronron (France); Willikins Cat (Australia); @no_crybaby_dogs; Meg Molloy; @drinkmoxie; @femmekatz; @CobwebDukes; @theotigsy; @swagattt; @musicincider; Bianca Caviglioli; @lilPecan; @CalyBeast; @mollsterandme; @Lilishkacat; @Babypatches; @Zepher4; @ImagineMDD; @JimmyTerrorist; Boo Meow (London, U.K.); @Peggyfrezon; Jenny Threet; Rumpy D. Threet; Canelle Chopin; @PricklPinibble; Chako Aspergren; @mifathai; temmekatz (Kansas, U.S.); @BlueFlameDesign; @Norma09; bobtheastorian; @Chezluna; @Spookypuss; @dogdoorout

Peace * Paix * Frieden * Vrede * Pace * Paz * Shalom * Salaam * Om Shanti

3 comments:

♥Da fambly kitties♥ said...

Our momma feels so bads that she didn't let us PAWticipate last week but we will this week cuz we told her that we missed it lots.

Karen Jo said...

That's a huge bunch of purring kitties. Congratulations on your weekly purrs being such a success.

The Kool~Kittie~Krew said...

A B~I~G ConCats on all of your purrs. We're sending a bunch too!!!