Saturday, March 28, 2015

My Liebster Award

My doggie pal Finley gave me dis here Liebster Award - fanks so much Finn!  I wish ya would gimme some of dat tasty chikken ya had for breakfast instead, but I'll take da award anyways.  MOL!

Ok, Finley says dat da award has got some rules:

1.  Acknowledge and accept da Liebster Award by leavin' a comment on da blog where ya wuz nominated.
2.  Copy and paste da Liebster Award logo onto yer own blog.
3.  Link back to da blogger(s) who awarded ya.
4.  Answer 11 questchuns posed to ya by da person who nominated ya.
5.  List 11 random facts bout yourself.
6.  Nominate and link 3-11 other blogs ya enjoy.
7.  List 11 questchuns for yer Liebster Award nominees on yer blog.
8.  Inform yer nominees by leavin' a comment on der blog.

Ok, so I guess I are gonna start wif Finley's queshtuns.

1.  Duz ya like to watch da tv?  Duz ya have any favorite kinda shows or movies?
I like sports.  Dat are bout da only thing I's been caught watchin - football and basketball.  Guess it are all da lil guys runnin round, only momma says in real life dey is not so lil.
2.  Duz ya react to da doorbell on tv-- like bark if ya is a dog, or run and hide if yer a kitty or squawk if ya is a burd??
I don't really react to da doorbell, but sometimes I will run and hide when you and Whitley get to barkin at da TV doorbell, MOL!
3.  Duz ya imitate any other animal... like try to sound like anuther cat or dog ya lives wiff or an entirely different animal than ya is?
YUP!  I has got a huge range of meows, I perfected da loud Jezebel MRRROW when she wuz still here.  And Maurice's calmer meows.  I's copied Crockett's raspy kinda meow and even Angelique's lil high-pitched girly mew.  I can even sound like 2 (or more) cats havin a cat fight - all by myself.  I hasn't tried barkin yet - momma says Maurice did dat a couple times.  And I can baaa like a sheep too.
4.  Duz ya likes to "talk"... just bark or grumble or meow or chirp or whutevfur likes ya is tryin' to take to yer folkses and dey is too dumb to unnerstand ya?
Yeah, I luvs talkin.  I meow all da time.  Momma says I's a loudmouth.  I says, takes one to know one.
5.  Duz ya has a favorite food?  How duz ya gits it?  Duz ya put on a certain face or beg or whut?
Well, bacon are my most favorite, but I also luvs sossidge, shrimp, crab, chikken, fish, ham, butter, cheese, eggy weggy, well, all kindsa stuff really.  To gets it, I either just steals it or I puts on my cute lil squee-face and meow.  Da humans are a sucker for squee-face, speshully when I combines it wif standin up on my hind legses and beggin.

6.  Duz ya have a favorite person?  (It's okay, ya can tells us...) 
Well, my favoritest person are momma.  After all, she are da one who sits next to da bacon-receivin tower.  MOL!  Next up are Crockett's momma, she cooks da bacon and gives some pawsome head rubs.
7.  Are dere any pupperazis -- camera nuts-- dat ya lives wiff?  Duz ya need to be bribed fur posin?
Uh, I believe ya has met my momma, right Finley?  She are da camera nutso, everyday she insists on pickshures.  Sometimes I get treats after posin time.  But I can't be baited wif em like da pupses can cuz I'll go all nutso and not be still.
8.  Duz ya like to wear clothes?
I'll admit it, I does.  I likes wearin bandanas, fancy collars, and hats.  I hasn't worn much else besides dat, but I does like lookin good.  After all . . . 

9.  Duz ya have a favorite kinda music?
I likes country music.  Well, wif a name like Travis Ford, what did ya eggspect?  George Strait, Willie Nelson, Garth Brooks, yeah, dat's my speed.  But as ya can tell from above, I luvs me some rock too.
10.  Duz ya have any animalsibs and which one is yer fave and why?
Well, Whitley are my sister since we both belong to my momma, I guess Angelique are techinically my cuzzin since my momma and hers are sisters and I guess Crockett and Finley are my uncle and aunt??  But dat are confuseratin, so I'll just say deys all my brofurs and sisfurs.  And I luvs em all, but Crockett are my favorite.  We got dat orange mancat bond.  Ya know, bros before . . . as my pal Charlie would say, tarts.
11.  Duz ya evfur wish ya had a Super Power?  And if ya duz, whut would it be and why?
All da time.  I'd wish for telekinesis, da abilitee to move stuff wif my mind.  Da possibilities for endless bacon . . . .

Now for da 11 random facts:

1.  My middle name are Ford.  It wuz my name at da rescue.  My siblings all got lushury car names like Beemer, Jaguar, and Audi.  I wuz Ford.  Luckily, da only kinda car my momma's ever had are Mustangs, so she wuz happy to add another Ford to her colleckshun.
2.  I luv makin biskits.  I does it every night on momma.  I's made biskits on Whitley da pup before too.  And of course on my fleecey blankey.
3.  Every night I meows at momma endlessly while she are gettin ready for bed.  I want to make sure she don't forget my whole can of Fancy Feast I gets every night.
4.  I luvs groomin da udder kitties.  And Crockett is always gettin food on his head, so it are a win-win for me.
5.  I are my momma's third orangie.  Da firstest one wuz Bevo, way back when she wuz a lil girl.  And she had Charlie before me.  I guess she likes us orangies, and Crockett's momma must too!  He are number four for da family.
6.  I luvs to make Happy Buddha Face where I grin wif my eyes closed.
7.  Crockett and Angelique can occayshunally be finicky wif dere food, but I's never met food I didn't like.  Da udder day, I got caught rippin into some bagels and some parmesan bread da mommas brought home from da grocery store.  I got in trubbull, but it wuz worth it.
8.  I's never bitten or scratched anyone.  Evfur.  Dis are why everyone at da vet's office luvs me.
9.  I's been known to eat some weird stuff.  Besides da bagels dat are.  Like curlin ribbon and Easter grass.  So no Easter grass dis year round dis house.
10.  I's tried to steal momma's cocktails before.  Hey, a margarita sounds tasty to me!
11.  I wuz named after William Barret Travis, commander of Alamo.

I are nominatin:

1.  Pipo
2.  Summer
3.  Levon
4.  Boomer
5.  Preslee
6.  Austin
8.  Cody
9.  Georgia
10.  Ernie
11.  Marty

And dese are my questuns:

1.  What are yer favoritest toy?  Nip stuffies, crunchie balls, da bird on da wand, balls, track toys??
2.  Does ya evfur gets peep food?  How does ya goes about gettin it?  I are always lookin for new strategeries.
3.  How does ya feel bout pupses?
4.  Who are yer famous cat role model?  Garfield, Bucky Katt, Grumpy Cat, well, who are it?
5.  Are ya a finicky eater or a gobbler?
6.  What are da most embarassin thing ya has evfur done?
7.  Has ya ever eaten a weird non-food item?  Whut wuz it?
8.  How do ya deal wif da pawpurrazzi??
9.  Does ya keep your secrematary company while dey duz your typin for ya?
10.  How do ya feel bout water?  Duz ya like it, hate it, or wanna play in it?
11.  Who are your BFF?

Ok, I think dat are all I gots to do!  Now, it are photo time . . . 

P.S. We gots our bacon today, it wuz a good Caturday!!


  1. What a cool award! I liked learning more about you, Travis. Thanks for passing it on to me. I'll get on answering those questions as soon as I can. ~Ernie

  2. Yay for bacon!
    Concats on the award and thanks for giving it to Georgia :)
    WE giggled at your answer to question 4-when your Mom called you a loudmouth ! MOL!
    We also liked all the random facts about you and your siblings :)
    Purrs Georgia and Julie,
    Treasure and JJ

    1. Yeah, she are a real loudmouth. So are Whitley. We's a whole room full of loudmouths.

  3. Thank you so much for the award for Preslee. Crockett's tongue pic did NOT disappoint us today.
    We love finding out all those fun facts bout our furriends.
    We'll post about it on Mancat Monday.

  4. Fanks fur answerin' my questchuns, Travis.... and for acceptin' yer reward!

    I luved yer answers!

  5. What a cool award ! It was nice to learn more about you ! Purrs

  6. Concatulations on your award, Travis! And how awesome that you passed it along to me and the other bloggers! I loved learning more about you and your family.

  7. ConCATulations to the award!
    I liked learning more about you, Travis.
    Thanks for passing it on to me :)


  8. Congratulations and well deserved and nice to learn more about you. Have a serene and easy Sunday.
    Best wishes Molly

  9. Congrats on your nice award and what fun to hear some more about you. Great pictures too. You all have a super Sunday.

  10. A big concats, Travis!! That was very interesting to learn stuff about you. AND thank you for including me in the list of recipients! :) I shall do my best to answer the questions - if, of course, I can get the Staff to take dictation! She's getting a bit surly these days MOL xx

    1. Yeah, it are hard to get good staff. Trust me, I knows.


  12. Concats on your award, Travis!! we enjoyed reading your answers and learning more about you. Your beggin' squee face is priceless :D judging from our mom's reaction, too, we'll have to try that here :D

    Pip, Smidgen, Minnie, Hollie

  13. Thanks for passing the award on to Levon! We will get the staff on it asap :)

    Travis, we enjoyed learning more about you. You sound a lot like Levon! He loves all kinds of food (and drink) too and has been known to eat some weird stuff too :) And he would never bite or scratch or anything like that (even at the vet's). Our Mama loves the orange boys too. The love of her life was Leo, an orange boy.:)

    the critters in the cottage xo

    1. Guess me and Levon are lovers, not fighters. And eaters too, MOL!

  14. OMC Travis weez not know how yous peeps can wesist givin'' you all da bacon.. Yous Squee pose is sooooooo cute. :) Those wuz sum pawsum questions and we luvved yous answers. ConCatulations.

    Luv ya'

    Dezi and Lexi

    1. I dunno either, I think it are just dat bacon are so tasty it are hard to give up.

  15. Concats on your great award. We always like the opportunity to learn more about our furiends. Travis, some of us do things you mentioned. Lily barks quite often. Our angel MacKenzie (an orangie) baaed instead of meowed. And Mauricio is a non-stop talker when he's not sleeping. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

    1. I are definitely da most talkative round here. Angie does her lil mews a lot, but I meow all da time.

  16. Thanks so much! We are honored!!! Congratulations to YOU!

  17. Wow, we thought we already knew all about you, MOL! How fun was this to read!

    And thanks fur the nomination, says Pipo, and well, it might be a while or a lot of while afur he gets the catretary to take his dictations. But he mews his thanks!

    1. Yeah, I know all bout secremataries and dere "bizziness."

  18. That squee face is somefin' else, you would have our Human wrapped around your paw for sure! Congrats on your award, fun answers!


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