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Friday, March 19, 2010

St. Pats fun

So before I left for my first week on site, the DH, Baily and I went to an event put on by the Four Legged Friends Foundation called O'Fluff's Luck Charms. The foundation raises money for low income families to help pay medical bills so pets are not taken to shelters and ultimately euthanized. We decided to take Baily because she is the best behaved of our three.

While there, they had fashion shows, raffles and blind auctions. Ian and I ended up with 5 gift bags (they were giving away the extra's), bought 10 raffle tickets and ended up winning a bag of dog food and the grand prize of a two night getaway to Palm Desert! We are very excited about that. We also won a silent auction and got 4 tickets to see the final home game of the LA Kings! Ian is a huge hockey fan having been born and raised in Alaska. All in all it was a great event and we actually walked away with more in prizes than we had spent in donations! We also shopped some of the vendors and got BC a new collar and some belly bands (super nice suede and sheepskin ones we got for a steal) since he still tries to mark everything.

Apparently Baily is not a big fan of me being gone all week. Big Carl decided to welcome me back by eating a whole bunch of cat poop and throwing it up all over the sofa... eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeew.

19 comments:

Shauna (Fido and Wino) said...

Sounds like a great score (the prizes, not the crap ;))

kissa-bull said...

congrats on all the loot
and yesh we know from first hand experience about cat poop,and twee rat poop and poop over all
teehee
pibble sugars and wee wags
the pittie pack

Pibble said...

Whoa - you guys made out like bandits! And all for a good cause. Enjoy!

Teddy Bear said...

Sounds like a fun time. I know all your babies are glad to have you home. Oh BC, gross!

Love,
Teddy Bear

1000 Goldens said...

Wow, those are some great prizes - we're glad you had a good time :)

Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Wow!

Woo soooo skhored!

Sorry 'bout Big Carl's helping of Khytty Rokha!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra & Khousin Khyra

Mango said...

Cat poop! Nommy! Recycled cat poop! Nommier!

Slobbers,
Mango

Toby- The dog with a blog said...

Congrats on everything, sounds like you guys did good!

Deborah said...

That must have been fun and a great cause! I never win anything and I sometimes will buy extra raffles, just incase!!!
Have a nice weekend!
Deborah

SGR said...

Woof! Woof! Surely a GREAT FUN time to celebrate St. Pats for a good cause. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

MONA AND MOMMY TOO!! said...

If I hop on a flight to California, can you pick me up at the airport. I wanna conme stay with you until Mother Nature gets her act together.

Come back over whe you can. Mommy posted our last pist before if was finished and now itm has words.

{{{hyuggies}}}...Mona

Prinnie and Digby said...

Us pups like cat poop, but not to throw it up. Sorry you had to deal with that!!!

havetailwillwag said...

omg that is BEYOND gross.... to start with, eating cat poop is incredibly disgusting.. then to barf it back out? so its like a poop/vomit combo? that's indescribably yucky.... wow. like words can't describe how grossed out i am.. INCREDIBLE!! and i thought my years of dog and kitty care made me immune to poop stories ;)

NORWOOD UNLEASHED said...

Prizes, raffles and no cat poop left to scoop! what a day!

Norwood

Umm I can't wait to see u on the bridge!!! muuaah!

IrishBelle318 said...

Oh BC! What a weirdo! :)
Can't wait to see the Kings with you guys, what's the date again? I have to get work off.

Dennis the Vizsla said...

That's quite a homecoming gift!

Ruby and Penny said...

Sounds like a good day.
Love Ruby & Penny

JB's Big and Small Worlds said...

Eeeewww, on that last paragraph!
--JB

Dino and Family said...

Whoa! Glad you came back with a great loot! Sorry to hear about the mess though. Love, Dino