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Happy Friday!!!!

Happy Friday!

Hooray for the weekend!

Hooray for the weekend!

We are ready to play! And Jen is ready to rest and catch up on my blog!

DeDe wants to spend some time outside.... or in.... or out.... or in.....

DeDe wants to spend some time outside…. or in…. or out…. or in…..

And the cats? Well, they do the same thing every day!

The lazy bums!

The lazy bums!

Bubba is back to the vet for blood work as we’re still not seeing any improvement. Please pray we find out what’s going on with him.

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And here’s your daily reminder to vote for me in the World Spay Day Pet Pageant! Thanks to your support, I am now in 7th place.

A couple of you seemed upset that I am so competitive about this. But here’s the thing. Excitement generates interest, which generates votes. The more votes I get means the more people who have been exposed to the message of spay/neuter of companion animals.

What do I win if I get the most votes? A collar with my name on it. I already have one, thanks. Oh, and the winner gets to give $1000 to a participating program to further their spay/neuter efforts! So yeah, if I have a chance to do that, I’m going to try to win to make that happen! I hope you will agree. Vote for me please!

And if you disagree with my methods, then I would ask you remember the words of the Dalai Lama:  If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.

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About rumpydog

I am a malamute that was rescued by her. I live with June Buggie the cat. I blog about animal welfare and responsible care of companion animals at rumpydog.com. You can follow me on Twitter - @RumpyDog. And don't forget to LIKE my Facebook page! Thanks!

Discussion

48 thoughts on “Happy Friday!!!!

  1. woooooo woooooooooo wooooooooooooooo 🙂 the pageant is Going so well 🙂 🙂 🙂 Happy Friday ……………….. meet you on fb later to share share share – tell June Buggie i voted fiist thing when i woke up ————– that little cat with tude – 🙂 xxx LOVE XO

    Posted by Cat Forsley | March 1, 2013, 6:31 AM
  2. I will do the prayer for Bubba. I voted already today, twice, and would try for three but do not know if that would make you disqualified if they found out. I am using Facebook and another email address that I have. I also have a gmail email address that I could use. What do you think?

    I personally feel that what you are doing for spay/neuter is not in the least bit offensive or over the top. The only promotion that I see is someone who is passionate about spay/neuter and trying to get the word out. Keep up the good work!

    Posted by Isaiah's Mom | March 1, 2013, 6:36 AM
  3. I voted; I have been voting everyday and I want to make Rumpy winner but not enough so I made a post for you dear Rumpy for you, I hope my friends support you too. Love you all, nia

    Posted by niasunset | March 1, 2013, 6:39 AM
  4. No point in entering anything if you don’t care! Keep up the momentum Rumpy. Please give Bubba a gentle hug from us.

    Posted by Animalcouriers | March 1, 2013, 6:40 AM
  5. Cats…they lead the most boring lives just sleeping in scratching posts all day, don’t you think!

    Posted by Emmadog | March 1, 2013, 6:45 AM
  6. I hope you will have a wonderful weekend :o) I will vote for you – for me you are the #1 ;o)

    Posted by easyweimaraner | March 1, 2013, 7:02 AM
  7. Hoping Bubba is on the mend soon! Sending him purrs and prayers

    Posted by Cody-Cat Chat (@CatChatCaren) | March 1, 2013, 7:03 AM
  8. I myself also LIVE for Fridays. That means that mom will be home all weekend and won’t have to go to the worky place. The snuggles will be on!! Good luck on your contest. XOXO – Bacon

    Posted by PigLove | March 1, 2013, 7:21 AM
  9. TGIF!!!!!!

    Posted by willowdot21 | March 1, 2013, 7:24 AM
  10. All the best in your quest to win the World Spay Day prize! Definitely voting for you, Rumpy; it’s such a good cause. Can’t imagine why anyone would object to you campaigning for it! Hope your kitty will be well soon. TGIF! 🙂

    Posted by Debbie | March 1, 2013, 7:57 AM
  11. All the best in your quest to win the World Spay Day title. I’ll be voting for you Rumpy; it;s a very good cause. Can’t imagine why anyone be upset with you for promoting it. Hope your kitty will be well soon. TGIF! Love the photos. 🙂

    Posted by Debbie | March 1, 2013, 8:01 AM
  12. I honestly can’t imagine why someone would object to you trying to raise money for a good cause…don’t understand some folks…meanwhile we’re still spreading the word and voting daily…*highpaws* Rumpy!

    Posted by Gizmo | March 1, 2013, 8:06 AM
  13. Lovely pictures Rumpy! Oh no….Poor Bubba…..we’re praying for him.
    And of course we want you to win the competition!!! We do vote everyday and today we also had an account of Shiro, too to vote for you with mine! 🙂

    Posted by eripanwkevin | March 1, 2013, 8:14 AM
  14. I just went over and voted for you again buddy. Sure hope you get it.

    Posted by mariodacat | March 1, 2013, 8:39 AM
  15. Well said! I support you Rumpy, so I’m voting for you everyday…almost 😦 keep up the good work and happy weekend 😉

    Posted by Bluejellybeans | March 1, 2013, 8:49 AM
  16. I love your reminders! Otherwise, I would forget. There is nothing wrong with promoting yourself for a good cause!

    Posted by katecrimmins | March 1, 2013, 9:05 AM
  17. I think what you do is great Rumpy, your enthusiam makes people take notice. You shine a bright light on causes, and not because you want to win, but because it’s the right thing to do and it’s who you are 🙂

    Posted by emmett_dog | March 1, 2013, 9:08 AM
  18. Thank you for the reminder – I just voted (and Tweeted)…

    Posted by Laurie Buchanan | March 1, 2013, 9:12 AM
  19. we will send out positive vibes for good blood work results. And rock on in the contest!!

    Posted by Roxy (@RoxyTrvlingDog) | March 1, 2013, 9:33 AM
  20. Really, some people are upset? I don’t understand. You are doing this for such a good cause. I’ve voted again and I think you are doing a wonderful thing. Have a great weekend.

    Posted by Long Life Cats and Dogs | March 1, 2013, 9:41 AM
  21. Rumpy! Boy oh Boy! 3 of my furrends is in the contest (You included) and me has posted pictures of yous 3. 1 Cat, 1 Dog and 1 Bunny. Me figures this way everybody can pick their favorites or rotate like mes. this is a good cause and is in good fun.
    How’s the house hunting going?
    Kisses
    Nellie

    Posted by catfromhell | March 1, 2013, 10:17 AM
  22. I’ll take Bubba in my prayers’, Rumpy. I think I missed the whole story, because I had troubles with my laptop. I’ll look if I can catch up, what’s the matter with him.
    I’ll hop right over to vote again. You’re a fantastic dog, with good character, you must win!

    Posted by angelswhisper2011 | March 1, 2013, 11:58 AM
  23. Have a great weekend Rumpy and good luck!! I hope you win the contest!

    Posted by Oz the Terrier | March 1, 2013, 12:12 PM
  24. I hope everything is okay with Bubba. Prayers to him and good luck to you on the contest!

    Posted by ILoveDogs | March 1, 2013, 12:16 PM
  25. YEA! YEA! (Best last line ever in this post)
    The reminders help.
    Have a nice weekend!

    Posted by philosophermouseofthehedge | March 1, 2013, 12:39 PM
  26. Prayers for Bubba!!

    Kitty Hugs, Sammy

    Posted by onespoiledcat | March 1, 2013, 12:44 PM
  27. Happy Friday – Take Care:)

    Posted by cravesadventure | March 1, 2013, 12:46 PM
  28. Praying for Bubba! Happy Friday & take care!

    Posted by Dianda | March 1, 2013, 2:25 PM
  29. Helping others is very noble. You are a noble guy, Rumpy. Plus you don’t enter a contest unless you’re planning to win, so yay, you. Continue going all out! We’re behind you!

    Posted by Genevieve Petrillo | March 1, 2013, 5:15 PM
  30. I do hope Bubba’s ok, very worrying time for you…but do try to have a Happy Friday if you can…you sure need it! 🙂

    Posted by europasicewolf | March 1, 2013, 5:35 PM
  31. We hope Bubba is doing better and you all can have a nice weekend sweet Rumpy, we enjoyed all the pictures. Hugs and nose kisses

    Posted by Chancy the Gardener | March 1, 2013, 5:38 PM
  32. Hi Rumpy! This is KatieBella2’s mommy and her too. We are finally back again on WP but I see you on Twitter. xoxox

    Posted by rambling1on | March 1, 2013, 7:58 PM
  33. I just voted again. I will pray for Bubba. It’s been a rough time for you, first with mom and now with Bubba. As much as you tease about them Rumpy, I know you really love them.

    Licks and Woofs, BJ

    Posted by BJ Pup | March 1, 2013, 8:35 PM
  34. Very wise words Rumpy!

    Posted by Ann "Paws" Staub | March 1, 2013, 11:00 PM
  35. Keeping Bubba in my thoughts and prayers!!

    Posted by becca givens | March 2, 2013, 12:59 AM
  36. Go rumpy! You do what you do. It’s for the greater good.

    Posted by ilovecats | March 2, 2013, 9:11 AM
  37. I know which ‘activity’ is *my* favorite. Clearly it’s no coincidence that I am a Kat.
    xoxo
    Kathryn

    Posted by kathryningrid | March 2, 2013, 4:35 PM
  38. I hope the tests came back with positive results for Bubba. It’s always a worry when our companions are feeling poorly.

    Posted by earthriderjudyberman | March 2, 2013, 5:58 PM

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