Bow-Tie’s Bulletin – March 19, 2018

Bow-Tie dressed up for St. Patrick's DayHi Everybody!

It’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend and everyone is wearing green.

Not sure what that’s all about, but I’m in for the fun.








Bow-Tie has a really big bow tieThis bow tie is bigger than my normal bow ties…

…but it’s a special occasion, so I decided to go big.










Bow-Tie looking at BroshiLittle Broshi wanted to celebrate and put her pretty green dress on.

Should I let her sit with me?

Should I let her celebrate with me?







Bow-Tie and BroshiThe answer is simple… of course she can.

She’s a little sweetie.








Bow-Tie and BroshiJust look at her cute little face.

Who could resist?

Certainly not me!







Bow-Tie has a really big bow tieHappy St. Patrick’s Day and happy week everyone!

The Dapper Gent


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Bow-Tie’s Bulletin – March 12, 2018

Bow-Tie says, "It's that time again..."Dear Friends,

What time is it?

Time to change the clocks again.









Raise your paw if you're confused about the changesIf you’re confused about changing the time, raise your hand.

Me too!










Raise your paw if you want to sleep inJust when we get used to the time being changed one way…

…we have to change it back the other way.










Bow-Tie is ready to change his clockThere’s nothing we can do to change the changing.

If we don’t do it, we’ll be showing up either early or late for the next six months.

So let’s all just line our clocks up and spring ahead one hour. Than means we’ll have one more hour of darkness in the morning, but more sunlight in the evening.

We have to stay that way until the first Sunday in November.




Let's just do itLet’s all just do it…

…spring ahead one hour.








Bow-Tie says time changes are yuckyWait!

One less hour sleep?

Oh, I don’t like that.

Take that, spring ahead Daylight Saving Time!









Bow-Tie poses with his clockWho invented this system anyway?

Have a happy week, even though it will be one hour shorter.


Love you all,
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Bow-Tie’s Bulletin – March 5, 2018

Broshi is ready to goHi Everybody!

It’s me…

…Ambrosia, but you can call me Broshi.

I’m all dressed up, because I went to a party. Bow-Tie is letting me tell you about it.







Broshi, Nancy Colby, and BettyIt was a fancy luncheon for the benefit of cats and dogs.

I got to sit at the table with all the other ladies.









Lunch is servedMy nose started working overtime when the food was served.

I’m not quite sure what it was, but it smelled good.








Broshi wonders what's for lunchNo reason not to take a closer sniff.

A well mannered lady doesn’t touch, so I didn’t.








Broshi and RoxanneOne of the pretty ladies there wanted to hold me.

She was very nice and had a good lap.

Next time I think I’ll wear a hat.









Broshi took the bedAll in all it was a wonderful day…

…but I was very tired when I got home.

Bow-Tie said I needed a nap.










Broshi tired at the end of the dayThank you to all the ladies who made the day so much fun, and for supporting the animals.

Thank you to all of you for reading about my adventure.



Broshi and of course,
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Bow-Tie’s Bulletin – February 26, 2018

Bow-Tie, the dapper gentDear Friends,

My name is Bow-Tie.

My style is dapper.

My trademark is the bow tie.

This should not come as a surprise to anyone.

I’ve been around for a while and you have all seen my dapperness (that’s my word.)

What you may not know is, I am very careful to match my surroundings.

By that I mean I choose my bow tie based on my event.




Bow-Tie matches his surroundingsOne very important event is eating.

So, what else…

…but a bow tie that matches my bowl and placemat.









Broshi shows off her bow tieSometimes one of the girls get in my space.

She knows she can stay if she comes dressed for the occasion…

…and Broshi knows how to strut her stuff.








Bow-Tie and Broshi waits for dinnerShe gets to stay and share a meal.

Sharing and looking good while you do it.

That’s the Bow-Tie way!







Dinner is overWith love from,

Bow-Tie, The Dapper Gent and Broshi, too!


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Bow-Tie’s Bulletin – February 19, 2018

Bow-Tie with his souvenirsHi Everybody,

I’m wearing my grumpy face in this picture.

That’s because someone in this house went to London and left me home.







Bow-Tie didn't get to go to LondonMy grumpy face quickly turned to a happy face though. There were souvenirs.

Hey, there’s one over here that looks really good.








Bow-Tie has a red catnip doubledeckerNow, that I like…

…it’s a London bus filled with catnip.









Bow-Tie has his own Big BenAnd then, of course, Big Ben made his appearance.










Bow-Tie made Big Ben into the leaning tower of... LondonI found a way to turn him into the Leaning Tower.

(Oh, sorry. Wrong city.)









Bow-Tie likes his catnip toysI’m very thankful and happy for my London souvenirs.

I love the London catnip bus, the Queen’s Catnip, and Big Ben (he’s catnip, too.)









The telephone booth is Bow-Tie's favoriteMost of all though, I think I like the telephone booth…

…it has cat treats in it.









The telephone booth is Bow-Tie's favoriteNow I’m convinced…

…London is a very good thing.




Love you all!

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Bow-Tie’s Bulletin – February 12, 2018

Bow-Tie posing with Valentine's tieHello, My Friends!

This will be short and sweet…

…Valentine’s Day sweet, that is.









Bow-Tie says "psst"I’m going to quietly sneak up on this little morsel of sweetness.









Bow-Tie getting his licker readyGotta get the old licker going first.









Bow-Tie licking Annie SullivanWhen it’s all ready to go…

…it’s time to swoop in for the sweetness.

And sweet she is.







Bow-Tie with his eyes closedWishing you all a sweet Valentine’s Day!


My heart(s) belong to you!



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Bow-Tie’s Bulletin – February 5, 2018

Bow tie and his shadeDear Friends,

One word: Punxsutawney Phil

Okay… that’s two words.

And it’s two words too many for that Phil guy.

What’s his claim to fame anyway?

He saw his shadow?

I see my shadow every day of the week and I don’t get any big publicity.



Bow-Tie saw his shadowOn top of that, my shadow can do tricks.

It can be on my right side.









Bow-Tie saw his shadowThen it can switch…

…and just like that, it’s on my left side.


Can Phil do that?







Sometimes, Bow-Tie's shade is longMy shadow can change shapes too.

Sometimes it’s regular size.

Sometimes it’s really long.


Can Phil do that?

I think not.




Where do shadows come from?So, next year let’s plan on ignoring Phil and watching me.

I’ll predict your weather for you… and I’ll do it better than Phil!

A cat is better than a rodent any day of the week.


Love you all,

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Bow-Tie’s Bulletin – January 29, 2018

Bow-Tie says hi from the cupboardDear Friends,

This one is a little embarrassing.

But I am an open and honest kind of guy, so here goes.

Whenever I see an open cabinet, I like to run into it.

There isn’t a reason, I just like to do it.

It doesn’t matter where the cabinet is. I just dive in.





Bow-Tie likes climbing on the shelvesI’m pretty good at climbing and have no fear of heights.










Bow-Tie likes climbing on the shelvesThe view from high is exciting…

…and I feel like King of the World.









Bow-Tie panics if the door is closedThe problem is this…

…I FREAK OUT when the door is closed!

If I accidentally get locked inside a cabinet I go nuts!

Panic sets in and I thrash about like a lunatic.






"I thought I'd never see daylight again"Whew…

…I thought I’d never see the light of day again.









Bow-Tie messed up the cupboardAnd then there’s the cabinet…

…there’s a pretty big mess left from the freak out.









When the girls have to rescue you...The worst part?

The very worst part?

It’s the girls who send out the alarm that I need rescuing.

When blind girls have to rescue a guy – THAT is embarrassing.


Warning: Stay out of open cabinets!


Love to everyone,

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Bow-Tie’s Bulletin – January 22, 2018

Bow-Tie in his map bow tieDear Friends,

Today you’ll find out something you didn’t know.

Today you will see a side of me you didn’t know existed.

Today you will share one of my many pleasures in life.

Here’s a hint.

I’m wearing my Route 66 bow tie.

It’s what I wear when I go traveling.

Yes, traveling.



Bow-Tie outside the carHere’s another hint…

…it’s done outside.







Bow-Tie posting by a tireAnd a bigger hint…

…it involves the car.









Bow-Tie in the driver's seatYes folks, I love the car.

I love to go for rides.

When there’s nowhere to go, I like to play in the car.

Sometimes I sit up front and pretend I’m in charge of an adventure.





Bow-Tie in the back seatSometimes I crawl into the back seat.









Bow-Tie enjoying the carFrom the back seat I can pretend I’m being chauffeured around town.








Bow-Tie climbing between the seatsSometimes I can’t make my mind up between the front and the back…

…and I just ride in the middle.







Bow-Tie dashboard surfingThen there’s the trickiest and most fun place of all…

…the dashboard.








Bow-Tie dashboard surfingThe dashboard requires great balance…

…and great spring action if you can’t balance.








Bow-Tie in the back seatSo there you have it, my world of adventure.


When the car moves, I am secure in my carrier.

But when we’re not moving, I’m a dare devil!


Love you all,

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Bow-Tie’s Bulletin – January 15, 2018

It started out so wellDear Friends,

I don’t like to complain, but you will feel my pain.

By the time you read my story, you’ll side with me.

We have many fur-members in our family.

I love them all and spend time with each of them.

All of them are feline, except one…

…this big, black, canine lug.


It all started innocently enough.

She wanted to sleep by me.

We each brought our own toy.

I had my prized foil ball.

She had her squeaky donut (a memorial to us Donut Kitties.)



No, you can't have my foil ball!She is young and thinks everything is hers.

We had to have a little meeting about the foil ball.

No one, but no one touches my foil ball.







Bow-Tie protects his foil ballI will protect my foil ball against anyone, at all cost.









"I didn't want it anyway"Being the goofy puppy she is, she gave me the old…

…”Na-nana-naa-nah! I didn’t want it anyway!”

(We all know she did want it.)








Bow-Tie stares at the dogHey!

Oh no, you did not!

Get that out of your mouth!

Nobody touches my foil ball.

This means war.






Lose the dog, keep the toyMy solution?

Lose the dog and keep her toy!



Have a happy week!


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