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It’s Friday, and Moving Day is Near

This moving stuff is pretty stressful.

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Lil’ Hiss and I talk about what’s going on.

We have all be up-at-arms about the changes being made to our household.

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Malachi has taken to lying by Jen’s feet when she’s using the computer.

Stuff put in boxes. Stuff moved around. Lots and lots of cleaning.

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MEOW! I am opposed to change….. unless it’s change that I initiate.

Jen says things will be better, but I dunno about that.

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DeDe is especially fearful. But she’ handling it well.

We’ll just be glad when it’s over with.

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52 thoughts on “It’s Friday, and Moving Day is Near

  1. Everything would be fine…

    Posted by NgTom | July 5, 2013, 6:22 AM
  2. Fingers cross it runs smoothly and none of you get stressed xxx Big hugs

    Posted by mythreemoggies | July 5, 2013, 6:23 AM
  3. Every time I have had to move , have wished it would be the last time. Never is.

    Posted by Carl D'Agostino | July 5, 2013, 6:29 AM
  4. Paws are crossed for you that it all goes well.. Hugs xx00xx

    Mollie and Alfie

    Posted by mollieandalfie | July 5, 2013, 6:34 AM
  5. Moving is never fun but I am sure that Jen is doing her best to make it as easy as possible for all of you!

    Posted by Caren, Dakota and Cody | July 5, 2013, 6:35 AM
  6. Poor Babies. I hate moving with a passion. Good Luck.

    Thanks for taking on Steve. I’m sure he gets bored arguing with only me. As you can see; he has lots to say and sometimes he hits it closer to right than I care to admit. I like him coming by to comment and I like that others will do battle with him as well. Overall; I think the give and take with Steve is a good experience. It’s kind of funny. Last week he wrote a comment intended to bait me but I told him I didn’t buy it. I said I can be baited but not so lamely. he immediately wrote back with some great stuff designed to push some of my buttons. Great fun and good discussions. Life is good.

    Posted by angrymanspeaks | July 5, 2013, 6:37 AM
  7. Good luck with the move guys! 😉

    Posted by Bluejellybeans | July 5, 2013, 6:37 AM
  8. Moving is unbearably hard and not being able to communicate that with the animals especially hard 😦 you will be surprised at how well the babies adjust! they take our lead and once we settle..as long as we are there as their pack..they do just fine..best of luck and hope all goes smoothly 🙂

    Posted by fozziemum | July 5, 2013, 6:38 AM
  9. It’s impossible to believe that things will be better. But they WILL! You just need to put one paw in front of the other till the hard stuff is finished. Then there’ll be nothing to do but cuddle and celebrate that you’re all together.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

    Posted by Genevieve Petrillo | July 5, 2013, 7:31 AM
  10. We know moving is very hard especially with animals. We are hoping and praying that things go as smoothly as possible so you can be settled soon.

    Posted by tylersat99 | July 5, 2013, 7:42 AM
  11. We hope that your move goes smoothly and that everyone can be comfortable in their new home. Moving is stressful, so remember to take some quiet time with each other and relax.

    Posted by Nikitaland | July 5, 2013, 8:51 AM
  12. You guys have to look at it like an adventure! We’ve moved a lot, even over the ocean and it is always so fun and exciting to have a new place to call home…just think of all the new smells and friends!

    Posted by Emmadog | July 5, 2013, 9:15 AM
  13. Good lucks on your moving, Rumpy! I sure hope that as long as you stay with all together, everything would be fine!!!

    Posted by eripanwkevin | July 5, 2013, 9:20 AM
  14. Soon it will be over. Hang in there!

    Posted by Russell Smith | July 5, 2013, 9:35 AM
  15. Oh, HUGS to all – (It’s hard to be the mom and hold it all together.)

    Posted by philosophermouseofthehedge | July 5, 2013, 9:38 AM
  16. Everyone looks soooo energetic hehe. 😀 Anyway good luck with the exciting times and I wish you lots of coffee and picknick lunches! 😉 Make the cosiest of times of it!

    Posted by LifeOfBun | July 5, 2013, 9:58 AM
  17. Change is scary for lotsa humans so you can imagine how scary it is for we “little guys” !!! Hopefully the move will be over soon and everything can settle down again…… 😀 😀 😀

    Kitty Hugs, Sammy

    Posted by onespoiledcat | July 5, 2013, 10:02 AM
  18. I wish you all the luck and I hope you will like your new home.

    Posted by easyweimaraner | July 5, 2013, 10:05 AM
  19. Moving is never any fun – hope you guys are settled in soon.

    Posted by Will and Eko | July 5, 2013, 10:29 AM
  20. Based on all of your posts about moving maybe I should think again about wanting to move. Except from moving out my parents home, I’ve never moved. I get anxious just thinking about it.

    Good luck. I hope everything goes smoothly.

    Posted by BJ Pup | July 5, 2013, 10:37 AM
  21. DeDe looks as though she needs extra hugs.

    Posted by BJ Pup | July 5, 2013, 10:38 AM
  22. Do note envy you… moving is so much WORK! Hope you love your new home!

    Posted by Sue at Talking Dogs | July 5, 2013, 10:42 AM
  23. Good Luck to you ALL, everything will be fine soon… Thanks and Love and HUGS, nia

    Posted by niasunset | July 5, 2013, 11:06 AM
  24. I know Rumpy, all those boxes and stuff can be stressful, but you and your pack will do just fine! Woooooowoooooo, Ku

    Posted by Julianne Victoria | July 5, 2013, 11:33 AM
  25. WE can’t EVEN imagine MOVING… it is bad enough to just go on a weekend get away…

    Posted by Frankie and Ernie | July 5, 2013, 11:51 AM
  26. Good luck with the move. Moving can be very stressful!! Make sure you get lots of naps (and treats!)
    The Florida Furkids

    Posted by The Florida Furkids | July 5, 2013, 2:06 PM
  27. Good luck, Rumpy! I finished moving stuff in yesterday, but have to work today, so haven’t had a chance to set up too much. Lucy and Max handled it pretty well, but Coco & Izzy aren’t too happy.

    Posted by Britt Elke Isham Pickard | July 5, 2013, 2:07 PM
  28. I move a lot, so I think the cats have more stress if I stay in one place for two years. Hope all goes well for everyone and it becomes a happy family affair!

    Posted by askfisher | July 5, 2013, 2:07 PM
  29. Oh Rumpy and all… I know it is such a tough time. But if Jen says it will be better then in no time at all I bet it is. Paw pats Savannah

    Posted by Savannah's Paw Tracks | July 5, 2013, 2:41 PM
  30. Moving is exhausting! It only seems like yesterday you were moving in!!

    Posted by CATachresis | July 5, 2013, 3:40 PM
  31. Moving is an upheaval, take care of your kitty pack…they really hate it!

    Posted by wigglebuttryker | July 5, 2013, 3:45 PM
  32. I hate moving more than almost anything, but it’s always better once you’ve moved. I hope you new place is much better! Should I send the panda kindergarten to help move the small breakable things? ha ha, just kidding!

    Posted by Bob T Panda | July 5, 2013, 4:14 PM
  33. Wishing you all the best. Sending light to Dede. Don’t let your ears hang, everything will be alright. We think of you. Brad (the ram) said he’d like to help you. I’d be careful with him though. Sheep eat books.

    Posted by stanze | July 5, 2013, 5:13 PM
  34. I hope all went well Jen. I remember how stressed I was moving with my two cats and dog. Hoping Miss DeDe is settled in too.

    Posted by Mel | July 5, 2013, 8:26 PM
  35. Moving is super stressful! I hope it goes well

    Stop on by for a visit
    Kari
    http://dogisgodinreverse.com/

    Posted by Kari | July 5, 2013, 9:31 PM
  36. Moving is so, so stressful. Look after yourself and try to find some ‘me’-time in the middle of it all 🙂

    Posted by humanrescuesdog | July 6, 2013, 3:46 AM
  37. So sorry you have to go through this stress. Take care and we’ll be sending you good thoughts that all goes smoothly. Paulette, Max& Bella

    Posted by The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap | July 6, 2013, 8:55 AM
  38. I think a round of Rescue Remedy for everyone – including Jen – may be helpful!! It’ll be ok!! 😀

    Posted by becca givens | July 6, 2013, 12:38 PM
  39. Good luck moving–I hope the new place is a lot more permanent!

    Posted by Bernadette | July 6, 2013, 12:54 PM
  40. Moving is horrible! Hope its all over soon and you settle in happily at the new place 🙂

    Posted by europasicewolf | July 7, 2013, 1:47 AM
  41. Gorgeous pictures Rumpy. Good luck with the move.

    Posted by Bassa's Blog | July 7, 2013, 2:18 AM
  42. No more hassles with the inconsiderate landlord will be a bonus though! OurPeople are sending virtual sore muscle massages and lots of love and good wishes. And us kitties are purring for everyone to soon be settled in, well-rested and worry-free (especially Sweet DeDe). OurPeople say they will never move because they really DO have too much stuff! Love from RainbowCatsx8

    Posted by Annabelle Essert (@RainbowCatsx8) | July 7, 2013, 9:15 PM
  43. Having moved only once in her life typist vowed never again! Hope the move is over with soon and you all settle really quickly!

    Posted by Basil | July 8, 2013, 5:32 AM
  44. Paws crossed for a wonderful move, and peace waiting for you at the other end.

    Posted by Love and a Little Red Dog | July 8, 2013, 3:43 PM

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