Sunday, January 27, 2019

Keeping Warm In The Deep Freezer Selfies

If we all thought last week's post, from the chilly State of Michigan, it will be even colder , dangerously so, this coming week, with Wednesday predicted  to be having a high temp of just below 0F. Brrrr
And wind chills so bad that frostbite could happen in just a few minutes of exposure. The schools are sure to be closed due to this. And today, Sunday and through Monday we are expecting another big dump of snow. Oh, my poor Texas transplanted pups! No walks for them, even with three coats. Not good for man nor beast. They go outside to do their business and privacy pawlease and scamper right back inside.
This past Friday we were dealing with a small new layer of snow, about 3 inches...and bitter cold winds, the temp was 9F during the day...and petcretary went outside only to see that she had a very flat tire. OMC! OMD! Dang!! She had to go to work later as well...sigh...Well, the service dude came and fixed it, by way of getting the spare tire installed. He couldn't hardly get the special bolts unlocked. The little things that fit into a tire gauge were also frozen and couldn't come off to check the pressure. In cold weather those service guys expect to help peeps with bad batteries, or to be digging someone out of a snow bank, or pulling them out of a ditch...but a flat? MOL/BOL! He told petcretary that it was the longest changing a tire job he'd ever done! Tee-hee. Petcretary just told him we have a sign on ourselves that says if it will be happening, it will happen to the best/worst of its possibility! And if that wasn't enough, the spare tire in her van is inside the floor between the first and second  row of seats. So the carpet and mud mats had to be lifted up...well, at least it was daylight!
And petcretary's car starts quite well, even in this cold, she has a block heater. It helps...a lot!

Well, the sun did show up a few times, for short one of the not quite as cold days we all went for a walk, bundled up to the max. Those pups need a good romp or long walk to get rid of excess energy.

Here are some pics of Pipo enjoying some of those warm sunbeams...well, warm if you are behind the glass in a nice heated house!

It may be extra cold, but sunpuddles are still comfortingly warm....

We're done now, can we come back inside?? By the way, we were practisong for opposite day which was earlier this week, BOL!

We are glad we have a cleared area for um...privacy please!

I have on three coats...yes its that cold...

I've inherited MJF's coats, and cause its so cold I have three of them on all at once. Layers keep me warmer...sigh...I feel like that lil guy in Christmas Story...BOL!

At least she did *not* put those silly bootees on my toesies. I refused to let her, BOL!

Hunching up helps to keep me warmer, too...

We are thankful we can live in a nice warm house.

Sorry for the yellowish tints, inside lighting is not the best:)
A baby like me...

Needs lots of good long naps.

Can I have some time with you alone now while Benji naps?? I don't need a nap, BOL!

We all felt sad this past week, when we learned that Tallulah from 15&Meowing had to go and live in Kitty Heaven. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew her.
We made a couple of memento cards in her honor.


We are hopping along with The Kitties Blue, who are the hosts of this weekly feature.


  1. We kitties are very glad we live indoors. We feel badly for cats that are outdoors and purr they have some shelter. Good thing you woofies have lots of coats. It looks like you need them. We bet you were happy to get back indoors though.
    We were very sad to hear about Tallulah as well :(
    We purr you all have a good week and that petcretary does not have any more car trouble. Stay warm
    Purrs Georgia,Julie and JJ

  2. You two sure look warm and happy!. Those remembrance photos are very special.

  3. We’re not looking forward to the arctic blast that is heading our way. Stay warm, furiends!

  4. 3 Coats EACH! Wow@ it Must be cold! But at least you have sun puddles! Looking good guys!

  5. You guys had some really crazy cold weather! Brrr!

  6. I love your pictures but it looks SO COLD! Oh MY!!!

    You did a beautiful tribute to Tallulah, just beautiful.

  7. three coats... wow that is a lot... the mama has two but she also sends 87 silent arrrrooos to da sky ... menawhile you need more time for dressing than for the walk ;O)

  8. keep warm, the REAL bitter air hasn't even hit us yet, that's on tap for Wed, Thurs and safe in the snowstorm today!

  9. doodz....stay safe N warm & yur peepulz az well......itz vizshuz weatherz late lee N we noe longer
    even LIKE ice fishin ~~~~~ :( ♥♥♥

  10. We expect that freezing polar blast to arrive in WNY tomorrow. I think I'll be doing my business very quickly the next couple days. Ghostwriter is very very happy that she has some days off this week. She only has to work Friday, and then has a three day weekend. She can use it after the last 5 days of work! (Are petcretary's little old people coming down with colds too? GW says all of her patients have been getting sick lately.) Hope you pups can stay warm in your coats, and Pipo gets a bit of sunshine too.

    1. Right now its donw to 1 above, and hte wind is so strong, tis causing whiteouts here, and there was a pileup of trucks about 50 miles west of here...closer to the lake which intensifies the snowfall and severity. We expect the air temp to be -17F tonight, then about -30- -40 with wind chill factoed in. To,morrow the high temp may only reach -6F. Brrr.

      Petcretary says had a lot of noro virus raging through our facilty, and yes not a few pneumonias and other URI issues. We have lost a few residents...and a couple more are soon to be in heaven she expects. Petcretary was off today, and also tomorrow, but she worked last night and has to be there Thursday, then the weekend. And would you belive it, but they called a mandatory staff meeting for tomorrow. Sheesh:(
      Pawppy's office will not be open, and the whole state has been declared under a snow & weather emergency.

      Stay warm!

  11. That's why thos Beings who do that stuff in freezing weather are rich, right? Well, we hope they are. TBT says HE sure wouldn't want ta do that.