Saturday, August 14, 2010

Good Morning Good News !!!! August 14, 2010

Good Morning Good News !!!!

I've failed. I feel soo bad. I've failed to keep the lead in Virginia.
Those cocker spaniel's got ahead of me again. They seem to do this on
weekend. I guess my mind goes somewhere else and I don't remind you to
vote and wham ... I'm a looser.

Please vote now!

Did you vote yet? Rikkis Refuge, Orange, VA, USA

Please help us get back to the #1 slot. Only 9 days of voting left to
go !!! Please we gotta win! Think of the lives waiting to be saved
with the $10,000 we'll win!! Please vote every day and get every body to.

I also feel like I failed my bestest black friends yesterday. it was
Black Cat day and didn't get my paws on a puter all day. Mom had the
cash from the Bake Sale (yippee Katarina) in her office so she locked
the door and locked ME out when she went to the vet.

Then she comes rushing back in and grabs the puter - MY purter - and
runs off for an appointment with the accountant. Bad lady. She never
done bringed it back all day !!! That's not very nice and it left me
with nothing to do but sniff catnip and roll in the grass and eat Fancy

So it's really all the hooman's fault !!!
Well that makes ME feel better!! Happy Dance
Happy Dance, YOU may have a puter to blame it on! I've for a HOOMAN to
blame it on!!!!

Mom had to go over papers at the accountants and sign things. When she
put the date 8/13 on things the accountant said, oh Bad Luck Day, you
can sign yesterday or tomorrow's day if you prefer. Mom said NO WAY!!!
Friday the 13th is Lucky Black Cat Day and Black Cats are GOOD
luck!!!! When she came home, Shadow jumped up on her and rubbed her face!

This is my friend Leo and what he does when him mommey tries to take
away nums he found!
Isn't he cute???

Ken shares a voting secret: One Saturday Gina and I were at a mall that
had an Apple store. I don't know if you have ever been in one of these
(no, I haven't Ken, some kind if discrimination) but they let you go in
and play on all the stuff they are trying to sell you. Gina and I went
to every computer, laptop, ipad and iphone. We were able to vote once
from each machine. We got in around 35 votes in an hour. Tell folks
going to malls this weekend, while you don't have to hit ALL of them, if
you are in a mall with one of these stores I am sure it wouldn't take
too long to do 10 or so. If ten people do that bam...100 votes. That
should help. Looking forward to seeing you on Sunday.

Hmmm Ken's on to something. Wonder if I can hook up the goat cart
tonight and go break into a puter store!!! You don't think they'd miss
just one, just one little one, if I took it home too do you?

Don't forget tomorrow 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 the Greg
Allen band. And Larry will be cooking wonderful (if you don't care for
mice) stuff. Remember - the most important part of all - admission is
two cans of cat food per person. Or be really nice and bring two cases!!!

From my friend Joanne:
I am an animal rescuer.
I will never bring about world peace. I will not save the rain forest.
I'm not a brain surgeon, and I'll never transplant an organ to save a life.
I don't have the ear of a powerful politician or world power.
I can't end world hunger.
I'm not a celebrity, and God knows I'm not glamorous!
I'm not looked up to by millions around the world. Very few people even
recognize my name.
I'll never win the Nobel Prize.
I'll never end global warming.
There are a lot of things that I'll never do or become.
But today I placed a dog!
It was a small, scared, bundle of flesh and bones that was dropped off
in a shelter by unfeeling people who didn't care what happened to it but
yet who were responsible for it even having existence in the first place.
I found it a home.
It now has contentment and an abundance of love. A warm place to sleep
and plenty to eat.
A child has a warm fuzzy new friend who will give them unquestioning
devotion and teach them about responsibility and love.
A wife and mother has a new spirit to nurture and care for. A husband
and father has a companion to sit at his feet at the end of a hard day
of work and help him relax and enjoy life. And a sense of security that,
when he is gone all day at work, there is a protector and a guardian in
his home to keep watch over his family.
No, I'm not a rocket scientist but today I saved one of God's precious
Today, I made a difference!
I Am An Animal Rescuer.
My job is to assist God's creatures. I was born with the need to fulfill
their needs.
I take in new family members without plan, thought or selection. I have
bought dog food with my last dime. I have patted a mangy head with a
bare hand. I have hugged someone vicious and afraid. I have fallen in
love a thousand times, and I have cried into the fur of a lifeless body.
I have Animal Friends and friends who have Animal Friends.
I don't often use the word "pet." I notice those lost at the road side,
and my heart aches.
I will hand raise a field mouse and make friends with a vulture. I know
of no creature unworthy of my time.
I want to live forever if there aren't animals in Heaven, but I believe
there are!
Why would God make something so perfect and leave it behind?
We may be master of the animals, but the animals have mastered themselves:
Something people still haven't learned.
War and abuse make me hurt for the world, but a rescue that makes the
news gives me hope for humankind.
We are a quiet but determined army and making a difference every day.
There is nothing more necessary than warming an orphan. Nothing more
rewarding than saving a life. No higher recognition than watching them
thrive. There is no greater joy than seeing a baby play who, only days
ago, was too weak to eat.
I am an Animal Rescuer.
My work is never done. My home is never quiet. My wallet is always
empty, but my heart is always full.
In the game of life, I have already won! ~ Annette Kincker ~

All YOU Animal Rescuers are HEROES !!!!
I love you ALL, Hope to see you tomorrow so I can purr my love and
gratitude in your ear!

PS Keep on voting !!!! YOU and ME is WINNERS !!!!! Rikkis Refuge, Orange, VA, USA

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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