Saturday, August 9, 2008

An Amazing Story & the Bone Relay...

First, I have an Amazing Story for all of you...

I'm sure you have seen this picture on the right side of my Blog...

It used to say: In Memory of Tigger, My Very First Best Friend...

Well, Now look over there - It says: Tigger, the Miracle Cat...

This picture was taken this week...Do you see who is sitting on top of my favorite chair?
Yes...It's Tigger...During our Homecoming BBQ for John, we had another important Homecoming...Tigger walked into the back yard...

She's been gone for a year...She is 18 yrs old...

The last time we saw her she was laying on the deck in the sun...She came up missing & my Mom searched & searched & called her & called her, but she never came home...

After a while we just assumed that she had gone to the Rainbow Bridge...

We don't know what happened to her, but just have to assume that someone else in our neighborhool found her & just kept her in the house...She seems to have been well taken care of...She is very thin, but that was happening to her before she left, too...Some cats just lose weight when they get older...

Anyway...I have my Best Friend home with me again...She seems to remember everything...

Where she ate her dinner, where her box was, etc...

It's just amazing...

We are never letting her outside again...


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Now...For the Bone Relay...

I carried the Bone by myself, but my Mom followed along just to "take pictures"...

I think she just wanted to make sure nothing happened to me on the way...

I met Scruffy at the New York State Line in Binghamton....

I ran up Rte 81 to the Thruway in Syracuse...
Look at all the Construction...For those of you who live in or have been to NY...

You know what I mean...

I met Asta at the George Washington Bridge & handed off the Bone...

(Abby's Mom here: There was a picture of the George Washington Bridge here, but somehow I lost it...I'm pretty computer challenged, you know...Also, sorry Abby isn't in any of the pictures, but I was so worried about traffic I kept missing her...That, & I really don't know how to add her to the picture)

Sorry the Bone Relay pictures are soo late...

Abby xxxooo

23 comments:

Eduardo said...

That's so great Abby! I'm glad your best friend is home!!! Also that's so cool about the bone relay! Did you see my pic? My mommy was so excited that I was part of something as special as the pawlimpics!
Hugs & Snugs
Eduardo the Snuggle Puggle
p.s. don't let Tigger out anymore!

Fenway said...

Thanks for trying to revote. I don't understand their system. It's letting me log in and vote over and over.

Oh well. I think I might win 'cause of all my friends!

Waht a pawsome trip. I was born in NY and am very fond of the state.

Good snuggling,
Fenway

Lorenza said...

Hi, Abby!
Yes, it is amazing that after a year Tigger came back home! Happy things are happening at your house!
And I am so happy for you!
Sure is nice to take part in the Pawlimpics!
Good luck
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Asta said...

Abby
You handed ovew that bone to me pawfectly! I was amazed at youw contwol, and gwacious handovew..Gweat job!!!
Youw bestest fwiend showing up is twuly a miwacle..that is the best!!!!!
I'm so happy
smoochie kisses
ASTA

Noah the Airedale said...

OMG ....how amazing that Tigger has re-appeared after a whole year.
Now that is a wonderful bit of news. We totally agree...lock her in haa haa.
Gosh Abby, there sure was lots of traffic you had to negotiate during the bone relay. You did such a top job.

tailwags
Noah
ps. i bet my pinky is more computer challanged than yours!

The Aphasia Decoder.... said...

That is an amazing story that is sure to bring tears and hope to a lot of pet owners who have lost a furry loved one. Wonderful story for the homecoming, too. You did great in the Bone Relay. We're all proud of you.

Levi's clan

Asta Marie said...

Wow Abby...

That is really an amazing story....and what is even more amazing is that Tigger looks just like Gram and Pap's cat, Spike, who went to the bridge before I arrived here. But my Dad, Alfie, was good friends with him...they are at the bridge together now....

It's so nice for you to have Tigger back and enjoy her...she's beautiful....don't you wish she could talk and tell you where she was ?

Good job on the bone relay....we have a lot of construction here too...it eats up a ton of that expenive gasoline too....

Asta Marie, WFT

Joe Stains said...

holy cow, what a story! I can't imagine what you all must have thought when you saw Tigger again for the first time!! Did she just walk up like, hey guys, whats up?? haha sooo cool!!!

Pochi Poronchi said...

Hi Abby....
it must be like the best-perfect surprise present to see Tigger back after 1 year.
Wow...Imagine that :D

pochi :)

Thor said...

Abby
I´m so glad your friend Tigger is home! That´s the best news!
Good job with the bone relay!

woof
Thor

Chef said...

Hi Abby. How amazing that Tigger came home after so long -- and just in time for John's homecoming BBQ. Miracles do happen. Way to go on the Bone Relay. Wasn't it fun?

xox
Chef

Charlie Daniels said...

Hey how great is it that you friend came home! I bet there are some stories to be told! Do you speak C-A-T?

Cheers

Charlie

Snowy & Crystal said...

oh Abby - what a wonderful story. It brought ters to mommy's eyes coz her best friend, a poodle, went missing in June, 2006....she was never found until now

We are soo happy that your friend came back to you *wet licks*

Maltese PAws

Crystal and Snowy

Deefor said...

I'm glad Tigger came home. She is a miracle cat. Wonder where she was? Maybe when she settles in she'll tell you. Great job with the bone.

Deefor

happy said...

That is an amazing story! I love happy endings like this! Now hug Tigger tight!

Girl Girl Hamster said...

That's so pawsome that Tigger is home. I'm so happy for you guys

~ Girl girl

Mr. T-Bone Beasley said...

Abby!
That is an amazing story! I can't believe she came home and remembered everything. I'm glad to hear that wherever she was for the past year, she was well taken care of.

I'm way excited for you!

Slurp!
Mr. T-Bone Beasley

Deetz said...

WOW, abby what an awesome story. Now I know for sure to never give up hope in finding my sister, Charlotte. I am so happy for you and your family. Thanks for voting for Fenway. That was funny how everyone voted and then he got accused of stealing votes...hehe
Deetzy

Mango the Maltese kiddo said...

Oh, what a happy ending!
Bravo Tigger, one year on the road home, great cat!
You guys did a nice job on bone relay. Pawlimpic 4ever!
Cheers!

Petey said...

Wow! That's great news about Tigger! Our first cat Moki was gone for about a month when we lived on Hilton Head and we were afraid an alligator had gotten her. Then one day, she showed up in the ivy, purring and sunbathing like she'd never been gone a day!

Your pals,

Petey and Mica

Simba said...

Thank you for your concern while I was unwell. Your kind words made me get better so much quicker.

Simba x

Two Schnauzers from New England said...

Hi, Abby -

That is a pawtastic story. We think it will help Deetz and his mum and Hammer and his mum. Tigger looks like she never left home. You two look good together.

Your bone relay pictures are really good - even though you weren't in any of them. Good job handing the bone to Asta.

Love -

Hershey and Kaci

WinstonBerry said...

Hi Abby!
I am sooooo very happy that Tigger came back home!! What a super happy ending!!! Whoo-Hoo!!!

Smooches,
Winnie :-)