Thursday, August 12, 2010

Good Morning Good News !!!! August 12, 2010

Good Morning Good News !!!!

Did you vote yet? Rikkis Refuge, Orange, VA, USA
Word is really getting around about Rikki's!

Only 11 more days and if you can keep voting and keep us in the lead
it's gonna be REAL GOOD NEWS !!!!!!

Don't forget Sunday August 15th Noon - 4 pm
Open house - come on out, meet me, feed me, pat me and let me snuggle
you and purr in your ear. While you're waiting in line to meet me you
can visit the other animals, take a tour, be entertained by Greg Allen
on guitar and Buster Braxton on percussion play eclectoplasmacoustic
folk'n rock

Remember you gotta bring me two cans of cat food,
but it's ok if you really love me and my friends and bring more, we rely
on donations for everything. And let up to mom, it can be pretty dismal
around here sometimes!

AND we'll feed YOU!!!! World famous chef Larry Ramsey will be on the
grill with wonderful vegetarian delights!

Big thank you to the volunteers who helped at the car wash in Culpeper
on Sunday! Cindy, Grace, Toni, Kimberlie, Erin, Micalia, Brie, Victor,
Andy, and Katarina all took turns waving down cars and scrubbing them up
for Rikki's. They made over $100 to help feed that animals. Good job

Shout out to the Teens C.A.R.E Program. They have come out every
Thursday this summer and have worked worked worked! Thank you for all
the work you do!! And it's been HOT HOT HOT but they keep right on

And thank you Katarina for leading the Teens C.A.R.E. Program and being
right there working with them!!

Bev shares some Good News: As I was tending to the animals this morning
prior to getting ready for work I spotted a deer. Well, actually, the
dogs spotted the deer. I see quite a few deer in my area and on our
family property, but this one was different. As the dos and I looked in
the direction of the deer, the deer stood there looking at us. Such a
beautiful animal. I wish I had a picture to attach, but couldn't get to
the camera. I'll call her a "she". She was approximately 20-30 feet
from me eating leaves from a tree. She gradually moved to the grape
vines, stood still, looked at me for a few seconds... I said "you can
eat my grapes"... she turned back and started eating from the vine. She
looked back at me a few times while feasting from the grapevine. She
looked at me once more and trotted off happily towards the woods. The
dogs were so quiet after I stood still and told the deer she could eat
the grapes. They stayed quiet for awhile after our unexpected visitor
left. Such a nice way to start a day. Guess we all were happy she
stopped by. By the way, I don't know if she ate the grapes or the
leaves or both. Whatever she feasted on made her happy.

Some Jokes from Walker, an alumni of Rikki's
# FOR ANGUS -- Is it bad luck if a black cat follows you? That depends
on whether you're a man or a mouse.
# FOR VINCENT -- How does the cat get its own way? With friendly
# Why did the judge dismiss the entire jury made up of cats? Because
each of them was guilty of purrjury.
# Why don't cats play poker in the jungle? Too many cheetahs.
# What is a cat's way of keeping law & order? Claw Enforcement.
# One of the striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat
has only nine lives. --Mark Twain.

Walker, here's a picture to pass on to your brother Gatto Noir

First day on the job and our new employee shows up late to feed ME!!!
Do you think this is a valid excuse?

Remember to send me YOUR good news!!

Until tomorrow!

Remember! It only takes a small act to be somebody's hero.
Who's HERO will YOU be today?

All my purrrzzz and love,

PS If you don't want your Daily Good New, just let me know! A couple of
you have said you only want Hairballs with out the Good News!! That's
ok! Just tell me. I'm here to make you happy, just tell me how! If
Good New don't make you happy - I could always start Bad News, but, as
you hoomans say, why reinvent the wheel - that's what you've got tv and
newspapers for !!!!!

Have you Voted for Rikki's Today?

Vote Right Now! We can win $s if we have the most votes by August 22,
2010 - you can vote everyday - it's FREE - get everybody you know voting!!!

Rikkis Refuge, Orange, VA, USA

Vincent D. Cat, Official Spokes Cat of Rikki's Refuge


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