Saturday, October 2, 2010

LiveStrong Day

We are going yellow along with our friends Milo and Alfie to support LiveStrong and their fight to improve the lives of humans and animals affected by cancer.




We are simple cats and our Mom has very little talent when it comes to tweaking our photos, so we are going natural. Don't worry, it's still 'K' rated (appropriate for kittens)...we're keeping on our furs!

In this photo I'm posing with a yellow crescent moon and below me to the left is a photo of Mommy's beloved Momo. Momo lost his battle with kidney cancer in 1999 at the young age of 9. The vet believed it was caused by the food he was eating that contained Ethoxyquin (a rubber stabilizer and a known carcinogen) as a preservative. Of course Mommy had no idea that bad stuff was in his food and, even though that cat food company has since removed it from their food, she will never buy from them again.



The lovely Delilah is posing with one of our favorite yellow toys.



Oops! I promised we'd keep all our furs on! I forgot that when Bella arrived here she was almost naked. Kittens, don't look at the next photo of the exhibitionist Bella posing with the lemon toy!



Sweet Pea wanted to go yellow too. Here she is posing with a mini cat sun.



We would also like to mention our beautiful Grandma (Mommy's Mom) who is a skin cancer survivor. We are so happy that the doctors were able to cure her. We love you, Grandma!

Most of our friends have been affected by cancer and we offer our support and purr strongly for the ones that are fighting.

Samson
xoxo

37 comments:

The Kool~Kittie~Krew said...

EXCELLENT post! Love your yellows and we are purraying for a cure!

Live Long & Live Strong

Keiko said...

What a lovely post for LiveStrong Day! We love all your yellow items. We are also purraying for all those touched by cancer and remembering those who lost the battle.
Live Strong!
Purrs, Keiko, Kenji, Pricilla & Yuji
P.S. - We are also jealous that you have so many TORTIES there!!! Samson, you are a lucky mancat!

Marg said...

MOL, our assistant doesn't have a clue either about doing all these graphics. We really like your natural post and glad that no one was naked. We really like your yellow toys. The Monkeys are looking great.

meowmeowmans said...

We love your LIVESTRONG post, Monkeys! You look fabulous in yellow. :)

The Island Cats said...

Good job, you guys, in going yellow and showing your support!!

We purr for all of those we have lost and for all of those who still are fighting this terrible disease. LIVESTRONG!!

(Our mom isn't very good with the graphics stuff either and if it wasn't for Powerpoint, we'd be a little natural too!)

The Paw Relations said...

What a wonderful post. We loved your yellow things.

We hope that someday soon Cancer will be history

Cat said...

I think your post is fantastic! I'm so sorry about Momo, how devastating it must have been to lose him.

Livestrong and Lovestrong too!

PS - I am clueless at the fancy computer stuff it weren't for Huffle's mum I would not have been able to "go yellow"

Catherine said...

I am sure there isn't anyone that hasn't been touched by cancer in some way ~ such a beautiful post. And all you sweet kitties look extra pretty posing with all that sunny yellow!

Happy Saturday!
xo Catherine

Furkidsmom said...

We hope that one day this terrible disease will be gone and there will be no more need for a day like this. Until then, we LIVESTRONG.

The Florida Furkids and Angel Sniffie

pee ess- we love your mini cat sun!

Sammy and Andy said...

Good job, Samson, Delilah, Bella, Sweepy and Mommy!!!!! YAY for your Grandma...our mama also is a skin cancer survivor. We are so sad about Momo.


We sure do like your new look....:)
xxxxxxxxx

ZOOLATRY said...

Dear "Monkeys"... we love each and every one of your photos... this is a lovely and warm-hearted posting. And we purr and pray
for your Grandma's continued good
health in her fight against cancer. Livestrong!

Brian said...

That was a great post and a loving tribute to Momo. We all need to LiveStrong together!

Milo and Alfie Marshall said...

Thank you from our hearts for supporting LIVESTRONG day by going yellow.

Blessings to all those who are currrently fighting cancer, are cancer survivors, or who have lost their lives to this terrible disease.

LIVESTRONG always.

Love from Milo and Alfie, Mom-Jan and Dad xxxx

AFSS said...

Love your yellows. We are so sorry about your Mom's Momo. It breaks our heart that the petfood our beans feed us has so much bad stuffs in it that our beans didn't know about. We lost our Whiskers to the petfood recall in 2007. The Mom still feels really guilty about feeding Whiskers & Socks tainted petfood, but there was no way she could have known it was deliberately contaminated for profit.

♥Da fambly kitties♥ said...

We MUST LiveStrong for us and for those who have fought the good fight and lost to this miserable disease. Today we honor those who have lost their battle, those who are fighting their battle and those who have fought and won! They are all our HEROES!

Today we stand tall with all of the LiveStrong participants. Together we WILL find a cure in our lifetime!

Angel and Kirby said...

Beautiful post. We, too, are LivingStrong to support all that are fighting and those that have lost the battle!

Cats~Goats~Quotes said...

Very nice post today! We like the pictures!

We are honoring our Mom's friend and remembering our sisfurs today.

LIVESTRONG!
~ The Bunch

Cory said...

Love your yellow today! It's the real thing!

We are purring in honor of the survivors, those still fighting the fight and ::bows head:: those we have lost.

Ginger Jasper said...

I ove your post and your beautiful pictures,you have used yellow so well. Just beautiful. We pray they will find a cure. Hugs GJ x

Kea said...

That was a wonderful post. We're glad your grandma is a survivor, so is our grandpa (also skin cancer).

And don't worry, our mom didn't even attempt to tweak our photos in PhotoShop; that's beyond her. We think you did a fine job!

We're sending purrs, healing Light and universal Blessings to All Beings who have been affected by this terrible disease.

Jan's Funny Farm said...

We're glad your grandma is okay.

wildcatwoodscats said...

Simple is great - we don't do fancy either. Glad to hear Grandma is doing well.

Old Kitty said...

Charlie is so glad this is K rated so he can read it! LOL!

Awww beautiful Samson! !thank you for telling us about Momo!! How awful for your mum to lose such a beauty! We are truly sorry. We are glad that bad company has removed that chemical but it's so wrong what happened to Momo!

And Delilah - you are looking just lovely with your yellow toy!

Awww bella Bella!!! We are so glad that your pretty furrs are all back!! But even without them you're still stunning!

Lovely Sweat Pea!! What an amazing mini cat sun!! It gives you a special glow!! :-)

We are so so so glad your grandma has beaten cancer with the help of doctors and medication. We really need to celebrate Livestrong everyday! take care
x

BeadedTail said...

Wonderful post and we think you did a great job showing your yellow in support of LiveStrong! We're sorry to hear about Momo. We're happy to hear that your Grandma has beat cancer! We're also glad that Bella isn't almost naked any longer!

the casbah kitten said...

Great post posing with your yellow toys! We're sending out HUGE purrs to those searching for a cure and hope they find it soon.

Gracie =^o.o^= said...

Together we all show our support in making cancer awareness today. Too many lives have been lost. Hopefully some day cancer will be something of the past never to worry about again.

Noll's Nip said...

Your photos are furry nice and sunny (yellow). Livestrong dear friends!

Mishkat said...

We think this is a beautiful post! We're impressed at all the great yellow things you found.

We're very sorry to hear about Momo, though - and we're sending you and your mom many purrs.

xoxo from Franklin, Dobby, Tasha, and Mom Katie

The Creek Cats said...

Way to go yellow for LiveStrong Day, furiends!! We loved your posing with yellow object. Purrfect!

So wonderful that your grandma is a survivor!!

Derby, Ducky said...

Simple but elegant. LiveStrong.

Fin said...

Purrs that they find ways to discover it faster and help people and furries survive it.

Cat Street Boyz said...

All that was asked was to glow yellow to support the fight against cancer and you did it well=^Y^=
Love the yellow glowing ball!

Cheyenne -Millie said...

That last photo is very intriging!

We are praying for a cure to cancer too!

Caren Gittleman said...

Loved your photos! How lovely to see so much yellow!

So sorry about your beloved Momo...that broke my heart

Eric and Flynn said...

We are sorry to hear about MoMo.
We honour those who have survived cancer, and remember with sadness those who didn't.

The Taylor CatSSSSS said...

Mommy & Daddy were gone all weekend. We wanted come and support the cause!!! Sorry we are a little late! LIVESTRONG!

Love, uSSSSS

Teri and the cats of Furrydance said...

Very purrsonal post and we love your 'cat sun'!