October 08, 2020

YES ~ A VERY THANKFUL THURSDAY


Today, as we begin to share the story of a new place, a new adventure, we'd be remiss if we didn't pause a moment to first say "thank you" for the new friend who will share this journey and adventure with us.   As plans came together over this past summer, to "spread my wings" and live on my own once again after many, many years with family, I knew of course that I would want a pet in my life.  I also knew that as soon as I un-packed those moving boxes (well, maybe even before they were all un-packed!) I'd be online, looking for a kitty to rescue, a kitty who would rescue me.  

Very quickly, CHOWDER stole my heart.  And within moments of seeing her photo at AARF I was completing an application.  Soon worrying and wondering ~ would I qualify?  What if I didn't meet all their criteria?  But as you can see, my worries were for naught.  So I am here to say Thank You to AARF, Animal Allies Rescue Foundation of Baltimore, MD. I know many of you support wonderful and amazing rescue groups in your own communities which is as it should be.  But if you are in this area, may I suggest you consider AARF.  I also want to give a "paws up" to Chowder's foster Mom, who made my adoption process smooth and easy, and I know she gave this little kitty girl a very good home.

One last thing today: my life began to change early this summer, decisions were being made and things being planned ... it all began in June. So, even though "Chowder" has just joined me in the last week, she is part of this new life, our journey together ... so she will be June.  Also, fondly called Juney after another important Juney in my life.

~ our story will continue ~

29 comments:

  1. welcome chowder! we love your name and we love your story what had such a happy end. we say thank you to all who care for animals...

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  2. We are super happy for you both, and we love her new name too.

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  3. June/Juney is a very lucky kitty to have landed in a wonderful rescue, helped along the way by a good foster home, and finally and joyfully become a part of your life where she will undoubtedly have a life of love and pampering. All the best to both of you.

    Woos - Lightning, Misty, and Timber

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  4. Welcome Juney! We can't wait to get to know you better.

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  5. Exciting changes!! Juney is adorable and we know you will be very happy together.

    The Florida Furkids and Mom Sharon

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  6. We're so happy for you both, and we're delighted to learn how June's name came about. ♥

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  7. How wonderful. Having a wonderful forever home is the very best and you certainly have a wonderful forever home. Looking forward to getting to know you better.

    Have a purrfect Thankful Thursday. My best to your new mom. ♥

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  8. We're so happy you had a terrific foster home and we're so happy you picked the purrfect forever home too sweet Juney! Thanks for joining our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!

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  9. 2020 is definitely a year for changes, and it's wonderful that you've adopted Juney to be your companion on your new travels.

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  10. Welcome Junie June and I do love your new name and you will love your new mama and I know she already loved you. You will be a fantastic companion for her and she will be one for you. I love your new name and when we got our big boy we changed his name also. Can't wait to see where you're moving and find out all the details

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  11. We sure are lucky kitties Juney. Today is my Gotcha Dad and I am so thankful for my new home and the nice lady who "gently encouraged" Dad to "try me out" as a friend for Inky who was then 21. I was a good fit and friend and thankful we are my new friend

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  12. You and Juney will take good care of each other, Miss Ann, and have each others backs always♥

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  13. juney; we hope ewe due knot mind if we call ewe juney chowder. chowder total lee rox; may bee that can bee yur middle name ore last name.... ☺☺☺ best fishez two ewe N mom ann on de start oh thiz new journee :) ♥♥☺☺

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  14. Juney, you are in a wonderful, loving place - enjoy and take care of each other you two!

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  15. Juney, you prove that good things can happen in 2020! I look forward to reading your continuing story.

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  16. Welcome home, Juney! You adopted a great mom.

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  17. Welcome to your new home to both of you.

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  18. I can't wait learn more about this special girl. XO

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  19. I wish you all the happiness in the world as you begin your new lives together!

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  20. We look forward to more stories! Juney sure is a cutie!

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  21. I love Gotcha Day stories. Yours was very moving. We pray you have decades together.

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  22. A big welcome to Juney! You'll definitely be happy in your new home.

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  23. We are so very happy you and Juney found each other, and we are looking forward to your future adventures!

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  24. Such a happy, blessed story for both of you!

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  25. She's a sweet girl and we're so Happy for the both of you😸Pawkisses for a Happy Weekend🐾😽💞

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  26. Hooray for new adventures, and hooray for you and Juney embarking on them together! XO

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  27. Every story has a start. Good start...

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  28. Nice to meet you, Juney ! Purrs

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  29. Can't imagine you wouldn't meet the criteria for adoption of a kitty!! Anyway, Daffy wants you and Juney to know "Rescue Cats Rock!" xoxo

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