Friday, March 9, 2007

First Foster Cat Friday

Thank you, thank you, to all you wonderful, generous cat bloggers! We're so excited to announce that today Artsy Catsy fostered our first Best Friends cat with proceeds from the bookmarks you've ordered since the benefit for Mu Shue.

We gave Rocky, our CEO (Cat Executive Officer) the honor of selecting which kitty to foster. As you know, Rocky has been in political mode lately, and that influenced his choice. He wanted to show that the world has more than just BAD Scooters so he chose a GOOD .....
Scooter
Scooter was born in 1997 but, sadly, he was born without back legs. He used to be a 'clinic cat' in Arizona, keeping the vet staff company and greeting patients. But some of the clientele were disturbed about the poor little guy's appearance so Scooter got fired from his job as a vet greeter.

But he got a great new job at Best Friends as the greeter at Kitty Motel, and now he's very happy ... especially when visitors come. He gets all excited and scoots as fast as he can to be a good host, his huge eyes almost crazy with enthusiasm when he gets petted. They appreciate Scooter at Best Friends, and they love the way he looks!

And, thanks to all of you, Scooter got a pay raise today! Thank you so much for helping us make life easier for special kitties.

13 comments:

momsbusy said...

guess what?! the meowers from missouri (nitro and the gang) sponsered scooter too! its good to know hims got lots of beans and kittys whos cares fer hims.

yuki & kimiko

ps did yus gets the card we sent?

Artsy Catsy said...

Yuki & Kimiko, yes, you & your mama's beautiful card came today! Thank you so very much for your nice wishes and the beautiful picture of Rex. He was an absolutely stunning dog.

We're so glad the Meowers sponsored Scooter, too. When we came to his listing, our hearts went out and we stopped there.

Everybody at Artsy Catsy

Karen Jo said...

I am also glad that you sponsored Scooter. He sounds like such a great cat, all friendly and loving.

McSkeezix said...

Congrats on sponsering Scooter! He's bin sponserd twice in my kontests: evrybuddy LOVES him!

Daisy said...

Yay for Scooter! And hooray for Artsy Catsy for the great bookmark benefit that ended up benefiting Scooter too.
I love Scooter's face, he is so cute.

o'jeter harris said...

deer artsy catsy,
i diden't know dat it wuz a benefit ... but i am glad dat i wuz a part uv it!
i'm glad u choze scooter!
luv--yer grate frend--o'jete

Aloysius said...

What good news about Scooter. He's a special cat.

Artsy Catsy said...

Hi there, O'Jete! Everything we do here at Artsy Catsy is a benefit. We believe it's good to do good. We donate at least 10% of all proceeds from all our products to animal rescue organizations, such as Best Friends -- sometimes more if we can't resist!

Rocky

DaisyMae Maus said...

Scooter is our favorite Best Friends cat ... We've 'dopted him, too ...
DMM

Chairman Mao said...

How wonderful that you sponsored Scooter! I'd love to meet him, he'd be my friend, and my sisters would love him, too. What a purr-ecious boy, and so sweet and special. And my Momma wants to give him a big hug and kiss.

B.T.Bear Esq. said...

I can't believe it! I have a black cat called Scooter too! Mine was born 23rd March 1993, so he is nearly 14. But he is doing well, especially as he has FiV :^(

Helena

("Bob the Bear"'s mum)

Forty Paws said...

Oh, that's mean that the vet clinic made Scooter move just because some people couldn't handle his looks!!

We're glad you sponsored Scooter!!

Luf, Us

Pee Ess.
We like to pull da legs off crickets. Yup.

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