Sunday, October 2, 2011

Live Strong 2011

We Curly Swirly cats, and Teri, join Zoolatry and The Cat's Meow in focusing awareness of those affected by cancer, by going Yellow for LiveSTRONG Day 2011.

In October 2010, Pet Bloggers worldwide came together, to honor those fighting against cancer, to remember those lost to cancer, and to celebrate those whose cancer is in remission.

Bloggers 'went yellow' for LiveSTRONG Day, and a special blog was created for one and all to share their posts, their photos and their thoughts.

There is an introduction for this years event from The Cat's Meow...

We didn't know we had any yellow outfits, but we do and to show our support, and since it's raining outside, we thought this photo was a good choice!

LiveSTRONG Day helps raise awareness of cancer, those who are fighting the good fight and those who are survivors...both human and animal! While our Teri has not lost a family member to cancer, she has lost two kitties to cancer.

Her very first kitty, Cascais, had intestinal cancer, as did one of her Cornish Rex, Skiddy. They both lived many months after their diagnosis, and Teri knows each extra day with them was a gift.

And brave Trevor, who lived in a home with heavy smokers for most of his life, came back home to Teri when he was an old cat and not too long after that, he was diagnosed with nasal cancer, most likely due to inhaling all that cigarette smoke for so long. To think that his cancer might have been prevented makes Teri sad to have lost him to it.

We are proud to GO YELLOW for LiveSTRONG Day and spread the awareness with the message:

We believe in the Power of the Purr!

To learn more about LiveStrong, visit


  1. You all look so nice in your yellow. Very nice post too. LiveStrong. Hugs and nose kisses

  2. Great post--we're glad so many are participating.

    We're purring for All Beings affected by cancer...and sending purrs and purrayers for all to LiveStrong.

  3. Such a wonderful post! I really believe we can whip the evil C if we will LiveStrong together!

  4. Sending you all lots of special purrs and hugs today! take care

  5. We wish for a world where no being is effected by this terrible disease!!!

    Livestrong and Lovestrong too :-)

  6. We are purring (and barking!) for a day when this disease no longer exists.We send out our love to all those who have faced or who are facing this terrible disease.

    the critters in The Cottage xoxo

  7. We're all praying that we will one day have a cure for cancer.

  8. Very nice post! We purrs with you that the world be free of this horrid disease.

  9. Lovely post.
    We are purring for all those affected by cancer.

  10. Poor things. We had a dog who got cancer; took us years to realise that pedigree Dachshunds are prone to it thanks to inbreeding. So sad.

  11. Good post for today - everybody has someone they lost to cancer. Some day we will not have cancer in our world.

  12. We purr that one day there will be a cure for cancer. We liked your post today,with your nice yellow :)
    Livestrong, Tillie and Georgia

  13. Touching post. Thinking of Cascais, Skiddy & Trevor. LiveStrong Furrydance kitties.

  14. great post. :) that is truly horrible what happened to poor Trevor.... it makes me really really angry. >:(

    my heart and thoughts go out to all of those affected by cancer.... please continue to LiveSTRONG!


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