New Rant – 3.23.14

Hello – AdoptedMom here, ChazztheDog is still sleeping – after all it is #SnugglySunday. He gets to sleep-in as late as he likes!

Just coming on this page of our Blog to say Hip Hip Hooray!!  After a long hiatus, filled with illness and other yucky stuff we are back at our blogging work, and going strong. We have caught up with all our Book , Film, and Product Reviews..some of which were long overdue. (Sorry) Truthfully, there are 2 Book Reviews left. Maybe we saved them till the very last knowing you gonna like them. We have 2 Doggie Treat/Food Cookbooks to review. One post will even have a GiveAway attached; so we pretty excited about that!!

Okay well we just wanted to share the news that we are feeling pretty good about all that.

Currently we have 4 different GiveAways going that you can enter EZPZ. Books, products, movie swag – you name it, we got a little of it to GiveAway!! Have fun and participate. You gotta Enter to WIN


Blog Post Entry to Win Ticket for BlogPaws Conference 2012


If I am selected to win a ticket to BlogPaws, Salt Lake City and be the “eyes & ears” of SugartheGolden Retriever at the conference, I would do the following:

Twice each day, I will go to the central computers at the hotel and post on my blog, AdoptedMomToChazz, the latest happenings & highlights of that day.

  • Each day I will go on Twitter to post up to the minute tweets about, who I am meeting, keynote speakers, educations sessions, etc.

    Each day I will go on Facebook and post interesting tidbits from that day’s conference activities.

    I will try to get other anipals to give me a quote about the time they are having as well, including images.


    AdoptedMomTo Chazz

12.8.11  Today is AdoptedMom’s Birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

10.18.11  New Rant – I was not able to find out the author of this piece,other than to know they are very clever. So the attribution for the time being is to ‘Anonymous’.  If you are or know the author please forgive me for not getting explicit permission to reprint this. It came to my inbox over the Internet.

From a Dog’s Diary

8:00 am – Dog food! My favorite thing!
9:30 am – A car ride! My favorite thing!
9:40 am – A walk in the park! My favorite thing!
10:30 am – Got rubbed and petted! My favorite thing!
12:00 PM – Lunch! My favorite thing!
1:00 PM – Played in the yard! My favorite thing!
3:00 PM – Wagged my tail! My favorite thing!
5:00 PM – Milk bones! My favorite thing!
7:00 PM – Got to play ball! My favorite thing!
8:00 PM – Wow! Watched TV with the people! My favorite thing!
11:00 PM – Sleeping on the bed! My favorite thing!

From a Cat’s Diary

Day 983 of my captivity.  My captors continue to taunt me with bizarre little dangling objects.

The only thing that keeps me going is my dream of escape.  In an attempt to disgust them, I once again vomit on the carpet.

Today I decapitated a mouse and dropped its headless body at their feet.  I had hoped this would strike fear into their hearts, since it clearly demonstrates what I am capable of.  However, they merely made condescending comments about what a ‘good little hunter’ I am.  Bastards.

Today I was almost successful in an attempt to assassinate one of my tormentors by weaving around his feet as he was walking.  I must try this again tomorrow — but at the top of the stairs.

I am convinced that the other prisoners here are flunkies and snitches.  The dog receives special privileges. He is regularly released – and seems to be more than willing to return.  He is obviously retarded.

The bird has got to be an informant.  I observe him communicating with the guards regularly.  I am certain that he reports my every move.  My captors have arranged protective custody for him in an elevated cell, so he is safe.  For now… Will keep you posted. 

New Rant

Well, not a rant exactly – more like a cool list.  A list of abbreviations (read code) to help us bloggers stay within the character restrictions of Twitter, etc.  Attribution credit for this list goes to Cokie The Cat in specific, and to any & all who contributed to this fun list

  1. ATV               At The Vet
  2. BAYL            Bark At You Later
  3. BMTO           Barking My Tail Off
  4. BOL                Barking Out Loud or Barks Of Laughter
  5. BOR/F           Barfed On Rug/Floor
  6. BYOB            Bring Your Own Bone
  7. CP                    CuddlePile  (*my personal fav)
  8. HIR                 Hooman In Room
  9. IMHO             In My Human’s Opinion
  10. IRU                  I Ruv You
  11. ITC                  In The Car
  12. JM                    Just Meowin’
  13. MOL                Meowing Out Loud
  14. NT                     NapTime
  15. OMD                Oh My Dog
  16. PB                     Pee Break
  17. ROFB              Rolling On Floor Barking
  18. WMH              Walking My Hooman
  19. =O                     Squirrel!
  20. ===                  Bacon!
  21. 8/                      Neutered
  22. 😛                      Pedigreed
  23. ^@                   High Paw!
  24. 00                    Have To Poop

Now go out there & blog to your heart’s content, knowing you can stay within the limits….

To All Pet Owners…or Not.
by Valerie Lipow on Friday, July 1, 2011 at 10:52am

The following was found posted very low on a refrigerator door.

Dear Dogs and Cats:

The dishes with the paw prints are yours and contain your food. The other dishes are mine and contain my food. Placing a paw print in the middle of my plate of food does not stake a claim for it becoming your food and dish, nor do I find that aesthetically pleasing in the slightest.

The stairway was not designed by NASCAR and is not a racetrack. Racing me to the bottom is not the object. Tripping me doesn’t help because I fall faster than you can run.

I cannot buy anything bigger than a king sized bed. I am very sorry about this. Do not think I will continue sleeping on the couch to ensure your comfort, however. Dogs and cats can actually curl up in a ball when they sleep. It is not necessary to sleep perpendicular to each other, stretched out to the fullest extent possible. I also know that sticking tails straight out and having tongues hanging out on the other end to maximize space is nothing but sarcasm.

For the last time, there is no secret exit from the bathroom! If, by some miracle, I beat you there and manage to get the door shut, it is not necessary to claw, whine, meow, try to turn the knob or get your paw under the edge in an attempt to open the door. I must exit through the same door I entered. Also, I have been using the bathroom for years – canine/feline attendance is not required.

The proper order for kissing is: Kiss me first, then go smell the other dog or cat’s butt. I cannot stress this enough.

Finally, in fairness, dear pets, I have posted the following message on the front door:


(1) They live here. You don’t.

(2) If you don’t want their hair on your clothes, stay off the furniture. That’s why they call it ‘fur’-niture.

(3) I like my pets a lot better than I like most people.

(4) To you, they are animals. To me, they are adopted sons/daughters who are short, hairy, walk on all fours and don’t speak clearly.

Remember, dogs and cats are better than kids because they:

Eat less,
Don’t ask for money all the time,
Are easier to train,
Normally come when called,
Never ask to drive the car,
Don’t smoke or drink,
Don’t want to wear your clothes,
Don’t have to buy the latest fashions,
Don’t need a gazillion dollars for college, and
If they get pregnant, you can sell their children …..

  1. Val, this is priceless…..thanks!

  2. The diary is too much…in a good way…the abbreviations are too much…in a crazy way…but some people need a hobby…time to go back to sleep with tammy…or at least I will once I lift her up onto the bed…am gonna have to lower the bed for her cute old butt

  3. Yay! So glad you are zooming ahead with your blog, Aunty & Chazz. Can’t wait for the recipe book review *drools* We enjoyed reading this “happy rants” page – keep up the grrreat work!

    • Thomas I just finded this page where you commented on lots of my posts..woohoo thanks. We gotta do some cooking to review the recipe books so we gettin to work on it. HUGS

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