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Monday, March 01, 2010

Snow Moon and Cat-O-Lympics

Ha roo, pups and cool cats! It's me - Zim! Before I get started with the main part of today's post, Ammy said there was a great astronomical event last night called the Snow Moon. She explained that's what they call February's full moon. Mom kept going out, trying to get photos of it, but there was too much cloud cover to get a good look at it. Or as Ammy said (wait for it!), "There's snow moon for us tonight, it's too cloudy!" Ha roo roo roo! Get it? Maybe it's funnier when she says it out loud. Try it like that. Anyway, fortunately, Ammy told Mom to go out night before last for some photos, just in case. Here is the night before the Snow Moon:

DSCN4112 Feb 2010 Snow Moon

Pretty cool, huh? If you'd like to see another of Mom's photos, please
click here.

OK. So... as many of you know, there was a big event taking place recently - The Cat-O-Lympics! It was a great event and WOW, were the events incredible! The competitors were awesome - each and every one of them! I entered the
Competitive Napping event, as that seemed right up my alley. (You can see my entry here.) Huffle, our host for the event, did an outstanding job - and she had an amazing number of entries! Please stop by her blog and check them out, if you haven't already!

It was an honor to even compete; I was blown away by some of the creative sleeping poses, choice of nap locations, and cute, cute, CUTE looks my fellow competitors came up with. And so... imagine how awestruck I was when I found out I had won the Bronze medal! And in the "sleeping where you aren't supposed to"/"naughty" division!!! WOWZERS!!!!!

Zim won the Bronze Medal!
I took home the Bronze in the "naughty" category!

I am so humbled! Many thanks to Huffs, and concatulations to all the participants. All of you were totally awesome!

How best to celebrate? Olympic runners usually do a victory lap, so I think it's fitting that I take a nap! (HEY! Marvin! I made a poem! Cool, huh?) And where better than on that ever-so-comfy (yet still allegedly forbidden) sitzbank?!!?

I'm a medal-winning Cat-O-Lympian! Alert the media!

Tell me this wouldn't look cool on the front page of our home-town newspaper:

DSCN4122 Zim
Zim, Bronze medalist, Cat-O-Lympics, Competitive Napping event, Naughty Category

I'm ready and willing to do a photo shoot for the media; just waiting for the calls to start.

Did I mention I was in the naughty division?

DSCN4125 Zim
Yeah... I'm bad!

Ha roo roo roo! Thanks again to everyone - especially Huffle and her mum, who put an awful lot of work into making this a fun event. I think they both need some ham... don't you?

Play bows,


  1. Great job, Zimmy! You look very comfy napping where you're not supposed to! Congrats on the bronze medal!

    Penny & Patches

  2. Congrats, Zim, on the Napping Award but, wait a minute, NAUGHTY division? I don't think so. You are the King of the Good Boys as far as I am concerned. Just because you can't resist a snooze on your forbidden trunk, doesn't make you Naughty!


  3. Oh Zim....I believe cutesy category...but BAD??? NAUGHTY??? Not you, not ever!!



  4. Congrats on your medal! I love the Snow Moon! Great pic!

  5. BOL at Ammy's joke!
    Your award is definitely newsworthy!

    Your pal,

  6. Great job Zim!!Congratulations on getting the bronze medal!!! I also love the snow moon!!! I think you might want to check the window every now and then....the news crews might be out there to film you!!! you never know!!!!! Meanwhile, I'll be checking the news channels here!! Lots of love, Debbie and Holly doggie

  7. Many congratulations Zim on your bronze medal! A Napping Award, even in the Naughty division is well worth having!
    We think you suit that seat so well your mom should give it to you!
    Loved the collage and good work mom with the moon!
    love and kisses
    Martha & bailey xxx

  8. Woof! Woof! A Big Golden Congrats to you. Our friend Remington did also a post on the Snow Moon. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

  9. I think you're going to have to watch out for the pupparazzi every time you leave the house now Zim. They'll be wanting your photo, trying to catch you doing something wrong, photographing you in an indelicate pose...

    Congratulations on your bronze medal, you totally deserved it.


  10. Congrad's Zim.. Bronze is great..
    We don't think you look like a bad dog at all, who said that? Do we need to have a smackdown? Just let us know we got your back...

    Big Sloppy Kisses
    Gus, Louie and Callie

  11. Congrats!

    The moon was very pretty, mom wishes she could stay up that late to see it, but she has to sleep by 9. :)

  12. Yes, it was fun to compete even though I wasn't in the running. Congratulations on your Bronze Medal, Zim. We all think you should have won an award for perseverance too, since you continue to sleep there despite your mom's disapproval.


  13. Congrats Zimmie!!!! I love your newspaper picture! Maybe they'll do a story on you. :)


  14. Does the newspaper photograph come with the byline - Wanted! Thought not. We knew you were allowed to sleep there.

  15. Zim, you look like a bad boy that all the girly pups like, but you're not a naughty boy at all! You just like the image!


  16. Wooos Zimmy! Congrats on woo well deserved award, and for being naughty too! woos to you!!!!!!!

    -Kira The BeaWootiful

  17. Congrats on your bronze medal. You are the best! And you're good at napping too!

    Riley and Star.

  18. Congrats and woo did a great job!!! You are an excellent napper.

    Wags and Licks,
    Mollie Jo & Bobo

  19. Congratulation's Zimmy! Love the moon photo!


  20. Sure the snow moon was something very nice to see!
    Congratulations, Zim!
    Your entry for the Naughty Division is pawesome!
    Kisses and hugs

  21. Congrats Zimmie on your medal! We bet the Mercury would put you on the front page in full color to show off your handsome eyes and red hair and of course your Bronze medal!

    Pretty moon shot too!

  22. Great entry Zim! Watch out for the Pupparazzi and all those fans who will be lining up - the weird ones come out at full moon!!!!!

    Not naughty at all though... spy a comfortable convenient seat and apply bottom. Whats wrong with that?


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  24. Congratulations Zim! Weren't we both surprised to win Bronze medals amidst all that napping talent? I was happy to receive one in the General Napping category, and was furry happy to see woo got one in the "Naughty" category - woo-hoo!!! way to go!

    ~Jack a-roo

    I love Ammy's joke ( as always). And I gotta say it - "Snow Moon that beawootiful should be hidden by cllouds!" (hee hee)

    ~Miss Moo

  25. I'm starting to have my doubts that the sitzbank is actually forbidden. I mean, your mom has way too many pictures of you on it for it to really be forbidden.


    PS. Mom has started a new sewing project of a quilted wall hanging, so your mom better watch out in case she needs help. :-)

  26. Woo! Congrats! That picture would look perfect on the front page! I love the collage of your napping pics! :)

    That's an awesome moon pic!


  27. Anonymous4:54 PM

    Nice job Zimmie!!! Woo are so handsome!