Apr 13, 2010

Two Cats Tuesday: Moo Nipped Out and BlogPaws Pics

Happy Two Cats Tuesday, Cuteheads! Whew, am I pooped after this weekend at BlogPaws. I had an amazing time, met some amazing people and am super excited to do some amazing stuff with them!

If you didn't know, one of the huge perks of attending a cool conference like this is all the fun swag you get -- I came home with loads of toys and treats for Pimp and Moo (and some fun stuff for me, too!).

The first toy I gave Moo was this apparently super niptacular Fat Cat Zoom Stuffer toy. It's like a stuffed cat with a diaper on... and you put this pawsome nip packet in the "diaper" pocket. And let me tell you... Moo was ALL NIPPED OUT.

That's one crazy kitty! He was twitchin' and spinnin' (and I clearly lost track of which way was up with the camera, but no matter, right?).

By far, one of the most fun parts of BlogPaws was meeting all the humans behind my kitty and doggie friends. When I first walked into the hotel, I immediately recognized CosmoHavanese... but who was that lady attached to the other end of his leash?!? Oh! It was his mom!

I got a smooch from Cosmo! Such a ladies man...

You know their pets, but do you know them? This is @CosmoHavanese's mom, @BabyPatches' momma, @frugaldougal's staff, @BrewskieButt's mom @BZTAT and me (I'm @PimpTheCat's mom, of course.).

Me and Lynn, @frugaldougal's mom. I can see where he gets his fabulous personality from, mai pals...

And this is me and Salina, @BabyPatches momma and the fabulous woman behind NipandBones.com! Love her!

I wish I had taken more pictures, but I was so busy having too much fun. Next year, I'll be a better camera woman for sure!

Now for some good stuff: During the session I was a speaker for called "Be the Change," we decided as a huge group to all work together to raise some money for someone in the group's favorite shelter.

We put everyone's name in a basket (You all should have been there while I was trying to track down a basket in the hotel! Hehe.), and the person's name we chose got to pick the shelter that our Be the Change challenge got to benefit. It's Pets Without Parents in Columbus, Ohio!

Basically we are challenging everyone to post a blog on Friday to help raise money for Pets Without Parents (I'll post a link to the Firstgiving donation widget soon!) and we're also going to do a mini #blogpawty on Twitter (probably Wednesday night... stay tuned!).

More info to follow. I'd love all the Cuteheads to help out and help make the challenge we came up with a huge success. Our goal is $500, and I know we can do it if we work together!


  1. Those Fat Cat toys were the BOMB! Can't wait to participate in the challenge!

  2. Waaaaaahhh... we live too far away :( I would have loved to go (and score free toys)

  3. It looks like a great time! That fat cat is awesome! We definitely have to get one.

  4. Moo is one cute nipped out kitty!

  5. Oh, look how cute you are!! What fun to meet the other bloggers, eh??! I just love doing that too. It's great to meet up with others who get what we do each day, isn't it??

    I love Moo rabbit-kicking his new toy! Looks like a good one.

  6. That settles it, I was debating selling that line of cat toys in the shop this summer and now it's a yes!!

  7. Moo certainly does enjoy his nip. So cute. Sounds like Blog Paws was a great time and everyone learned so much.

  8. Moo sure was having fun!!! I enjoyed the Blog Paws pictures and will be glad to tell everyone about Pets Without Parents.

  9. Thanks for tip regarding and video of Moo with "Fat Cat Zoom Stuffer". I think my Princess, Miss Mia will enjoy it as well. Love the BlogPaws photos putting names to faces....

  10. I did not take nearly enough photos, and the ones I did take aren't so hot. *sigh*

    Maybe next year I'll be able to do it all at once.:o)

  11. Yay! I sees momma in those photos MOL She says she had a wonderfur time meeting all of my furriends momma's! And best of all meeting you da fabulous woman behind da CUTE! We luvs our new CUTE pens too!


  12. Binga tried to steal MY Zoom Stuffer before my human even had a chance to take it out of the package! But my favorite toy was - your pen! I sent it flying ALL over the living room!

    My human said she really enjoyed meeting you, and wishes you could have gone to the gym with her too - it was very nice for a hotel gym!

  13. Gah blogpawss looks like it was so much fun...maybe next year maybe next year!

  14. Okay we gotta get one of those stuffer toys. And our mom says Blogpaws sure looked like a lot of fun and she's sorry she missed it this year but she's definitely going next year (and we'll let her 'cuz we want all those cool things too!)

  15. That is a cute toy. Sherpa loves him some nip!

  16. It looks like BlogPaws was a really fun time! And that toy looks super fun too!

    We think that the idea behind the Be the Change Challenge is great!


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