Bow-Tie’s Bulletin – April 2, 2018

Bow-Tie and BroshiDear Friends,

Look at Broshi, all dressed up this Easter weekend.

She likes all this pink and frilly stuff.

I’m not sure I get it, but she’s all into it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie and Broshi super cuteShe tries to woo me into getting interested in her frilly things.

She’s so cute I can hardly resist, yet I find it difficult to show enthusiasm for pink frills.

I’m a manly cat.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie and BroshiHer soft, meowing please finally get to me.

I don’t really share her interest in pink frills, but I can help her.

I can give her someone who will love all her frilly things, and spend time with her.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broshi with her bearAs soon as I put Mr. Teddy the Bear next to her, she was immediately attracted to him.

She gave him a sweet little kiss – and I think he kissed her back.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broshi looking adorable with Mr. Teddy BearBroshi settled right in with Mr. Teddy the Bear.

She sensed his love of colorful things and she liked him very much.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broshi with her bearLittle Broshi found a colorful friend to share her love of frills…

…and they look happy together.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie and Broshi super cuteHappy Easter, everyone!

Love from Broshi and from me, Bow-Tie.

We love you all!

Bow-Tie
The Dapper Gent

 

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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!

Love,
Bow-Tie
The Dapper Gent

 

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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!

 

Love,

Bow-Tie
The Dapper Gent

 

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Bow-Tie’s Bulletin, January 1, 2018

Bow-Tie posing with a glass and kitty-bottleDear Friends,

Happy Meow Year!

Yep, 2017 is over and we’re onto 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie found a bottle that looks like a catNew Year’s Eve is the night to bring out the fancy black bow tie and the fancy drinks.

Have you ever seen a bottle shaped like a cat before?

Pretty cool.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie posing with a glass and kitty-bottleI’m generally a “glass is half full” guy, but tonight calls for just a little nip…

…catnip, that is.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie peeks into the fallen glassYes, Sir.

Catnip is my kind of New Year’s entertainment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie looks at the glass, licking his lipsTo me, catnip is lip-smackin’ good!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie with his nipSo eat, drink, and be merry.

Enjoy your New Year.

But no matter what you do, be safe and responsible.

I know my limit on catnip and I don’t let myself have more than I know I can handle.

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie gets home early for a cat napAnd I always get home early.

Cat naps, my favorite pastime.

 

Love you all!

Bow-Tie
The Dapper Gent

 

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Bow-Tie’s Bulletin – December 25, 2017

Bow-Tie posing with a presentDear Friends,

Meowy Christmas!

This gift came for me a week ago and I haven’t been allowed to open it.

Today’s the day!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie opens presentHere we go.

The paper says, “Meowy Christmas.” That’s so cute.

 

It’s from my brother Boston’s mom and dad.

We are all sad Boston went over the Rainbow Bridge earlier this year and we still love him so much.

It was so nice of his mom and dad to remember a few of the Donut Kitties with a special gift.

 

 

Bow-Tie has a presentWow. They like to use a lot of tape, which is tough for a guy with no teeth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie checks out the donutOh my gosh!

I can’t believe it!

Donut toys!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie discovers it's catnip!Uh oh… wait a minute…

…there’s catnip in them!

Catnip donut toys!

Way to go, Boston’s mom and dad!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Bow-Tie licks the donut toyThis is a great present!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Bow-Tie posing with his new toysI am very thankful for this gift.

I am very thankful for family and friends.

I am very thankful for YOU.

 

Love you all,

Meowy Christmas!

Bow-Tie
The Dapper Gent

 

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Bow-Tie’s Bulletin – December 4, 2017

Bow-Tie waking upDear Friends,

It’s that time of year again.

Big yawn, because it’s the same old thing every year.

It’s the time of year we pets call, “Humor the humans.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie with SantaOne guess what we had to do this weekend.

We had to go see Santa.

I wasn’t impressed, but the little girls wanted to go.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Is Santa choking Broshi?It’s Broshi’s first Christmas, so it was important for her to go.

However…

…when Santa first held her, he put her in a choke hold.

That isn’t good for the cat, or for the photo.

I had to have a talk with him.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courage and SantaHe did better with Courage.

She’s not one to be put in an awkward position, and I think he knew that.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pilot and SantaAnd then there was the dog.

She had to have her picture, because it’s her first Christmas too.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Santa with BroshiWe finally got a nice picture of Broshi…

…minus the choke hold, thank you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pilot with antlersAll in all it was a fun day and I’ll say this, cats have it better than dogs.

When cats go to see Santa he may not know how to handle us, but we still look good.

Only a dog would allow a human to humiliate them publicly and enjoy it.

You’ll never see a cat wearing stupid antlers.

 

Happy Santa photos, everyone!

Love,

Bow-Tie
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Bow-Tie’s Bulletin – November 27, 2017

Bow-Tie is a donutDear Friends,

I hope your Thanksgiving was enjoyable.

Me? I’m stuck back at Halloween.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie is literally a donutRemember the donuts?

Remember my donut costume?

Just when I thought this was in the past, it has come back around.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guess what?

I got a call from a local pet supply store; Cats n Dogs.

They said I won Best Cat Costume in their contest!

 

Bow-Tie and Miss NancyHow exciting!

I went right over to Cats n Dogs to collect my prize.

Miss Nancy owns the store and is a really nice lady.

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie won a scratcherShe gave me my prize.

It’s a really nice cat scratcher complete with cosmic catnip.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie finds the good stuffThat’s not all.

She pulled out a special box with some heavy duty catnip.

Far out!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie found free treatsThe best part was I got to surf her counter.

Of course I found the free samples.

It was for dogs and too hard for me to chew, but I sure licked it pretty good.

(No, the samples weren’t chicken feet. I wanted no part of that.)

 

 

 

Bow-Tie is a donutMoral of this story?

It pays to be a donut!

 

Love to you all!

Bow-Tie
The Dapper Gent

 

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Bow-Tie’s Bulletin – November 13, 2017

Bow-Tie and BroshiDear Friends,

Happy Veterans’ Day Weekend!

This weekend we honor the men and women who keep our country safe.

This weekend we honor the men and women who gave their lives to ensure our freedom.

 

 

 

 

Broshi formalLittle Broshi wanted to help me with this message.

She’s very patriotic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broshi reaches for Bow-Tie's heartI’m always serious in our photo shoots, but Broshi is playful.

I’m being serious and she is trying to touch my heart.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broshi touching Bow-Tie's heartShe’s done it.

She has touched my heart – in oh so many ways.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broshi stole Bow-Tie's heartShe didn’t just touch my heart; she stole my heart. Literally.

I’m happy she stole my heart.

I give it to her willingly.

No one can steal our freedom, though.

This weekend we honor our Veterans.

 

 

 

Bow-Tie and BroshiThank you for our freedom.

Love you all!

Bow-Tie
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Bow-Tie’s Bulletin – October 30, 2017

Bow-Tie is a donut kittyDear Friends,

Remember when 62 members of my family and I were rescued by Cat Depot?

Remember when Cat Depot selected 13 of us and called us the Baker’s Dozen?

Remember when they nicknamed us the Donut Kitties?

 

That was cute, right?

I have always enjoyed being called a Donut Kitty.

My original name was even Glaze.

 

 

Bow-Tie donut with donutsHowever…

I never thought I would actually BE a donut.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have a reputation for being sweet, but this may be going too far.

Bow-Tie is a donut

Hat and all, I am officially a Donut Kitty!

 

Bow-Tie donut standing upThe outfit suits me and I’m very comfortable in my official role…

…as a Donut Kitty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie dressed as a donutI am happy to strut my sweetness all over town…

…or at least to costume contests and parties.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie is a sleepy donutBeing a Donut Kitty is tiring, though.

And a good Donut Kitty deserves a good donut nap.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie wishes a Happy HalloweenHave a safe and Happy Halloween!

Love,

Bow-Tie
One of the original Baker’s Dozen Donut Kitties

 

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Bow-Tie’s Bulletin – October 9, 2017

Bow-Tie wears his boat tie

Happy Columbus Day Weekend, and Indigenous People Day!

I’m wearing my boat bow tie to celebrate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie looks at the camera

Serious face, serious question:

Where did Columbus first land in America?

Answer:

On his feet!

Ha ha ha!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bow-Tie with the flag

Now I am being serious.

I’m proud to be an American cat.

 

Who was the first cat to discover America?

Christopher Columpuss!

Ha ha ha!

 

Sorry.

Now I’m being serious again.

We all need to be proud of America.

We have freedom and a country we can love.

Let’s take care of our country and of each other.

 

The cats are cute

Love,

Bow-Tie
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