Friday, May 5, 2017

Fashion Friday, We're going to #Blogpaws2017

Yes, Curlz and Swirlz is a 'family' blog, all about the cat family! There is a lot of family napping and a lot of family cuddling and a lot of family adventures outside, too...but not idle roaming around, HaHaMeow!

Teri calls our adventures our 'Personal Appearances' and we do get around! Cat shows, visits to Teri's work (aka The Stabby Place) and every once in a while, traveling to something called #BlogPaws! 

Us Man Cats actually got to go to the very first BlogPaws Pet Blogging Conference, back in 2010 in Columbus OH and boy, did we cause a sensation! 

Here's some of our outfits for that very first BlogPaws Conference, as Teri calls it 'Off-The_Rack' wear! 

And we're not sure how we ended up in a Pink Catillac though, cuz now that's Coco's stroller...Thank Cod!

Seems just like with human kids, it's harder to find cute and stylish clothes for Man Cats, too! Seems like Coco, the Couture Cat gets all the attention, and even her mother has an Instagram page...but we don't! 

Teri says she can barely keep up with social media as it is, but she keeps promising to do better, including making us an Instagram page, too! She should cuz Disco recently won a photo contest for Canna-Pet, beating fashionista Coco!! The theme of that photo contest was Canna Pet Dress Up, and if you know us, you know they can and we do!! Here's the winning photo:

We wear mostly casual wear, not the high-fashion couture that Coco wears, and we are OK with that, we like every day to be Casual Friday, HaHaMeow! But we do have a few custom made outfits, from outdoorsy wear to formal wear!

But lately we haven't been having any personal appearances (all these photos are from the archives, sigh) but that is about to change and we are so excited about this news! 

As you might have guessed by the Disclaimer at the beginning of this post, we have been invited to be part of the Cat Lounge Team at this years BlogPaws PetBlogger and Social Media Conference

Our little niche in the Cat Lounge will be "Enhancing the Human-Cat Bond" and will will be talking about and showing you some of our favorite products that build a closer relationship with Teri, including carriers, strollers, foraging feeders, clicker training and yes...Pet Clothes!

While we do have our occasional detractor (aka troll) who leave comments on social media that we aren't kids and shouldn't dress up, those of you who have met us see the relationship that we have with Teri (which includes personal appearances and dressing up, always for a pet-related cause because that is how we roll).

This is going to be the best Cat Lounge yet, and Kate Benjamin has scoured the earth for unique items to fill the Lounge, over 200 items to ooh and aah over, including cat-centric clothing for humans as well as cats! 

And there will be a cat astrologer, a fun selfie booth and the authors of many cat books there to sell and sign their books and more! For additional info, just click on this BlogPaws link to get all the details! 

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Caturday Saturday!

We are spending our Caturday doing just what we like best...

Give us a fuzzy blanket or a sun puddle and it's a match made in Heaven!

We hope that whatever your Saturday has in store for you, that it includes some of your favorite things to do, too!


Wednesday, January 11, 2017

#BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday--Lights, Camera, Action!

Years ago, when Teri got her laptop, she played around making movies, but now she says she's forgotten everything she learned and she doesn't have time to study right now...

But they say that 2017 is going to be the Year of the Video and well, we already know that cat videos are a big maybe she oughta go back to school and make us the next internet sensation! Or at least make our fans and friends giggle and smile and be happy watching us play and frolic! 

So, just for fun, here is one of the very first videos Teri ever made!


If you'd like to see what other BlogPaws Community bloggers have been up to, maybe even making movies, then you best join in the Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop with us!

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Season's Greetings on BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday!

This is Kely, the matriarch of our family, when she was a young Lady Cat! 

And this little one is one of the kittens that was born on our home many years ago...she's playing on our IKEA Christmas tree, decorated with some of our at show ribbons and a kitty Xmas stocking to put lots of treats in (no lumps of coal for us good cats!)

And speaking of good cats, if you want to see what your kitty friends have been up to or if you want to make some new friends, hop on over to the #BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop!

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

#BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop, Bye Bye November!

All the autumn leaves have pretty much fallen from the trees outside our bedroom window now...

And we are all seeking out warm spots to burrow into and stay warm... when it gets cold, we even wait on the carpeted stairs to greet Teri when she gets home from work since now the floors are cold on our toesies.

And sometimes, she even has to come looking for us when she gets home from work! And one of the first places she looks is just where she left us when she headed off to work at the crack of dawn!

Kely goes to work with Teri most weekdays, and Coco has her personal appearances and photo shoots that take her out of the house, but us ManCats were pretty much the stay-at-home types during November!

But we don't have to venture outdoors to be adventurous! We can join in the BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop and live vicariously through our fun-loving friends! You should try it, too!

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

#BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday, Celebrating National Senior Pet Month!

Our whole house is filled with Seniors...including Teri, hahameow! One of us is Geriatric, that's Kely!

And three of us are Seniors, Disco at 12, Coco at 11 and Brighton at 10 years of age!

For a change, Teri took all of us on an adventure to Altoona (Not a Tuna in sight, though) a couple of weekends ago! No Old Cat Left Behind, HaHaMeow!

It's usually that Diva LadyCat, Coco, that travels with Teri when she goes to a pet event, but she decided that she would skip the pet sitter and take Brighton, Disco and Kely along to Altoona PA, where Coco was a headliner at the Central PA Pet Expo!

We didn't have to dress up, in fact, we cats spent the weekend watching TV and lounging in bed. That might sound like our typical daily routine, but it was a nice change from napping at home!

Teri took our favorite heated beds and even a scratching pad (she thinks of everything) and we didn't trash the room like rock stars (though Teri always brings along a little sweeper and air freshener and leave the hotel room all neat and tidy).

Coco attended the Expo, and while she didn't sell any books, she had lots of fans who remembered her from her past appearances there, and many, many photos where snapped of her!


So, as you can see, Senior Pets can have fun, travel, be adventurous and enjoy naps! We think that's something worth celebrating all month! 

Join in the BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop today and whether you are young or old, you can have fun, too!