Hi to everyone around the world! How are you doing? I am ready for the weekend. What about you? Today I wanted to let you know I am beginning to add more items to my online store. I hope to add more and more things in the coming weeks.
Additionally, if you have a design you like I can put it on various items like t-shirts, hoodies, and many other types of items. Just subscribe to my blog and I can contact you via email and send you a picture of what the item will look like and a link to it if you want to purchase it.
Hi Gang! Today I wanted cover two topics. First, I wanted to start with a video I found on the Internet. Second, I want to cover something that is hard for many people this time of year. With that said, check out this cool video and then come back to read the rest of this post.
What did you think of the video? I love how there are so many creative ideas for problems. Speaking of problems did you know that many people struggle this time of year? It is sad because most people wonderful memories of a Christmas that was wonderful or even magical at some point in their lives. However, people can struggle with Christmas or the holidays for a number of reasons. Here are just a few examples:
Loss – perhaps the loss of a loved one, dear friend, or even a job
Being lonely or just sad
Some type of financial difficulty
Stress, Anxiety, Worry, Anger
The list goes on and on
All humans struggle on some level. Holidays can trigger discouragement for many people. I have a challenge for you. Would you consider encouraging another person? When you go about your normal day, think about one person in your life who you think could be struggling. Take action by demonstrating genuine interest in that person. Here are some ideas to get you started.
Start a conversation with someone asking a few questions and listen intently
Let this person know you care them
Ask this person how you can help
Tell this person something that makes you admire them. Be specific
Give encouraging words verbally and on paper – a card is nice 🙂
Spend time with this person. Spending time with someone can really help someone
If you are struggling this holiday season know that you are loved. You have a purpose. Despite painful circumstances… you are alive and you do have hope. Feelings are just feelings, but here is an unchanging truth. God loves you more than you can fathom. He created you for a purpose and you can talk to Him anytime you want. You see Christmas is about God loving you the greatest gift in human history: Himself. He made a path to for us to be with Him thru his Son Jesus if we just believe. Consider the following.
So if you know of someone who is struggling this holiday season or if you are hurting know many people want to help you. God loves you and so do I.
Today I wanted to post a few funny pictures I found on the Internet. The pictures are not mine but have a watermark pointing to the owner. I thought they would make you smile.
How have you been lately? I have been busy. Between my various cat naps and night patrols, I have a lot going on. Sometimes it can be tough being a cat.
Some of my other responsibilities include:
Wake up humans in the morning to make sure they get to school or work
Insure my humans know I am feed by lingering around them at feeding times
Obviously, I have to be cute and ready for pets and cuddles at a moments notice
I have to catch bugs, it is slow this time of year though…
Sometimes I have to poof my tail and do archy back
At least once a day I have to be completely still then bam! – run super fast into another part of the house
You can see I have a lot going on. How about you? Do you have a busy life? I imagine most humans are really busy. They go to school/work. When not doing those things they are likely cooking, cleaning, doing laundry or taking out the trash. When chores are done maybe they go outside and shovel snow or clean the car. The bigger humans seem to take the smaller humans to places like ninja or soccer. Sometimes they take them to a park or to a friends house for a play date. It is no wonder why so many humans are tired. They are super busy!
We are less than a week away from Christmas and humans are busy going to stores and purchasing gifts for family and friends. Some humans don’t like these busy stores so they purchase gifts from Amazon. I think Amazon is awesome because they bring lots of boxes. Boxes are cool because I get to sit in them.
So here is some unsolicited advice from me! Take time to slow down. Slowing down can mean anything from sitting and thinking about all the things you have been given. It could mean saying no to someone who is asking for more of your time. Or maybe consider praying and mediating with God. Trust me this slowing down will help you! It may be hard to do, but try for 5 minutes and see how it goes!
Hi! I have been blogging for close to a month so this is very new to me. I am learning how to blog. I started with an idea that I was just a simple cat in Indiana but I thought many humans loved cats. I thought about this and consulted with my owner and we talked about how I could make people laugh or smile around the world. We settled on a blog.
Neither of us had any idea how to create a blog. My owner researched and researched. After weeks of researching he proposed to me a site called wordpress.com. Guys… lets face it. I am cat. I am not a professional blogger so I told my human – sure that sounds great. What took you so long to get this figured out? JK.
Anyway wordpress.com allows me to host my webpage and domain name. That is just a fancy way humans can get to the blog. Additionally, wordpress.com is how I create my posts. Now as you can imagine it is hard to type on a keyboard with my paws. However, I have learned how to type. Actually, I can’t type silly. I am a cat – however I have my owner type for me! So if you are thinking about how writing your own blog I would highly recommend wordpress.com.
Now I wanted to take some time today to let you know I am making new friends. This is so exciting. It is really neat to see humans come together when they have something in common. In this case we like pets. I wanted to share a few things with you that make me super happy.
My wordpress.com site allows me to see where visitors are located in the world. I can not see who the identity of visitors are unless they tell me in a comment. As an example if you wrote a comment on a blog page and said you were “Bobby in the paint-shop from Indiana” I would literally know you are “Bobby in the paint-shop from Indiana”. lol
Now I don’t have very many visitors so far but it has only been a month. So far I have had 233 unique visitors from 19 countries around the world! I thought I would list the countries where people have seen this blog to date:
How cool is that!!!! I think it is amazing to see people from all over the world can see my message. I am excited to see how much we can grow. I would love to reach millions of people all over the world.
My mission is to make people happy and smile. Maybe I am just a silly cat, but I think I can do it. There are many people in the world that love cats and animals in general. We all know this world can be very tough and discouraging. We also know that our world needs more positivity. The news (at least in the USA) and I suspect in many nations would have us believe people don’t like each other. To me that is such a shame. I think most humans in the world have similar values and love for each other. Of course humans have many different cultures however I think most people have more things in common than they think. A few examples come to mind.
Love for family and friends
Wanting was is best for their children
Making a difference or a sense of purpose
on and on it goes
For me to fulfill my mission of making people happy and smile I need your help.
Would you tell others about my blog?
Would you subscribe so each new blog post shows up in your email?
Would you be willing to comment on my blog from time to time?
Comments are awesome because we can interact. But, others can read these comments and find things that bring us together. So yes I am just a cat but together I think we can make this world a better place. What do you think?
Finally, to keep this blog going I really need support. The main way to support me is by reading and sharing. Another way to support this blog is to check out the ads. You may say well I don’t like that ad or need that item being advertised. That is OK! I know many of you shop Amazon.
Clicking on those Amazon links still helps out. I am so thankful for those of you that have done this. I also have merchandise store. Consider shopping for gifts for others or yourself. If you like you can send me a message and I can personalize a T-shirt, mug, or many other items for you. Thank you so much for your help. Have a wonderful day!