Jun 162013

♫ ♪ They say it’s my Birthday!  Happy Birthday to me! ♫ ♪



That’s right!  I’m 10 years old today!  Double digits!  Y’know, I’m the only cat around here that knows exactly when he was born.  I don’t know how many of you know my beginnings story, so I thought now might be a good time to tell it.

Before me, the mom had 2 cats…Bogart and Scooter.  When Bogart went to the Rainbow Bridge at the ripe old age of 20, the mom debated whether to get another cat.  Scooter was a senior catizen at age 12, and the mom wasn’t sure how he would deal with having another cat around the house.

A year or so went by and the peeps moved to the Island.  The mom was still undecided about getting another cat.  And then a friend of hers from work told her about a pregnant stray cat that had been found and taken to the vet clinic where the friend takes his cats.  He asked the mom if she wanted one of the kittens once they were born.  At first, the mom was a little reluctant, but then said if there was an orange tiger kitten in the litter, she would take it.  The mom always wanted an orange tiger cat (‘cuz we’re the best, dontcha know).  Well, lo and behold, when the kittens were born, there was one…and only one…orange kitten in the bunch…ME!


My mom-cat with me and my 5 brothers and sisters


So the peeps knew exactly what day I was born, and they got to visit me at the vet clinic when I was just a itty-bitty-baby-kitty before finally bringing me to the Island to live.


Little itty-bitty me


Oh yeah, about me and Scooter?  Well, the mom thinks Scooter just tolerated me, but I think the big guy liked me because he could boss me around…and I let him.  He was a pretty cool cat and he taught me lots of great stuff.

Well, enough of the stories!   Let’s get on with the party!!



Have some live dead shrimps, ham and fresh salmons!



Wash it down with a niptini or two…milk for you little ones.



And there’s lots and lots of nip!


I’m so happy you’re all celebrating with me today!


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  83 Responses to “It’s Wally’s Birthday!”

  1. Happy Birthday, Wally! Well it certainly sounds like it was meant to be for you to end up with your family. You were a very adorable kitten! Your kitty Mom looks just like a cat we used to have too.

  2. Happy happy birthday Wally! How wonderful that you came out exactly what your humom was looking for! Truly meant to be!

  3. Happy Birthday, you handsome orange dude!

  4. Hppy Birthday Wally! I wish I’d have remembered to play a song for you at last Thursday Nipclub when we honored birthdays and gotcha days. The peeps saw one of the cats who went before me being born but they don’t anything about my humble beginnings. Enjoy your pawty and have lots of fun. You’re still a kitten after all!

  5. Happy Birthday Wally!!! My human just blubbered when she saw your itty bitty baby kitty picture–such, a thing for orange kitties she has :) Looks like the party is ON–and you are in a house filled with alot o’ love– :)


  6. Happy Birthday Wally!!! We loved seeing your baby pictures. :)

  7. A very happy purrfect 10 birthday Wally.
    Those baby pictures of you made our Mom squee!

  8. Happy Birthday Wally! You were a cute little baby. You are right, orange boys are the best! Now let me get at that nip.

  9. Happy Birthday sweet Wally. I LOVED seeing your baby self with your mamma cat. And how precious and small you were. Now you are a big handsome Tiger!

  10. Dood, you were a cute itty-bitty-baby-kitty! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

  11. Happy birthday, Wally!! You are 10 years young! I love your baby picture. So sweet and cute!
    That’s a lot of nip :-) We wish you the most wonderful day!

  12. Concatulations on your 10th birthday. I bet your mom was so excited with a big litter that had an orange kitty. You were a super cute whipper-snapper. We hope it’s not too late to join you for your pawty. Thanks for the invite. Purrs and hugs, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Josette

  13. Happy Purrthday Wally! Many more.

  14. Happy Happy Birthday Wally! May you have many many more

  15. Happy 10th Birthday, Wally! It would be very hard to not want to take home such an adorable little kitteh as yourself was back then.

  16. Oh Wally!
    Me is so furry happy that yous gots such a great home! And mes is so furry happy that mes has gots the chance to sings yous the song on your birthday!!
    *•.¸¸•♫♪ Happy Birthday to you ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸•♫♪ ¸¸.•*
    ¨*•♫♪ Happy Birthday to you ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸•♫♪
    ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ Happy Birthday Dear Wally!!!!! ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸•♫♪
    ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ Happy Birthday to you! ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸•♫♪

  17. Happy Birthday Wally! We hope we’re not to late to your party to PAR-TAY! What a great gotcha AND Birthday story.

  18. Happy Birthday Wally! It was just meant to be, when your mom said she’d take an orinj mancat. What a fab party buddy! There was a time when our mom wanted one too, and she got one with extra toes, so she was in heaven, orinj and big feets! And Happy Father’s day to your dad as well.

  19. Wally, My Good ManCat! Many happy returns of the day and all that….pip pip! Wait a minute–I think I’ve been watching too much BBC.

    Happy Birthday, Buddy! Hope you had a BLAST! Cheers ;-)

  20. Happy Birthday, Wally! the fates sure were with you :)

    Pip, Smidgen, Minnie, Hollie

  21. Have a great birthday Wally. Yes, we have 3 red tabbies in this household. They are wonderful!

  22. Oh my catlines!!!!!! Look at itsy bitsy you!!!! ♥ You were adorable… not that you’re any less now!!! :) Happy Birthday Wally!!!!!!!

  23. Aww happy birthday to you Wally! You were such an adorable little baby!

  24. Happy 10th Birthday Dear Wally! And many more…I’z got my jazz paws going for ya bigtime, buddy! We loved reading your story and seeing your baby pics, they are the sweetest. This is an awesome party you got going here! I think I will park myself by that gorgeous ham…

  25. Happy Birthday, Wally! Your kitten picture is making my mum broody.
    Purrs xx

  26. Wally, Happy Birthday to You. What an awesome story about your beginnings. Of course we have a soft spot for orange cats here too.

  27. Happy happy birthday to you! You were a squee-worthy babe!!! May you have many more years!

  28. We didn’t make it by yesterday, but wanted to wish you a very Happy Birthday Wally! We love those baby pics!

  29. Happy, happy belated birthday Wally! We love how you came to be with your family! We think that is what is called “divine intervention” or fate! And we know how your Mama feels about those orange boys on account that is how our Mama feels too! Hope your day was as sweet as you :)

    the critters in the cottage xo

  30. Sorry this is a little late, but Happy Birthday Wally! You were really cute as a kitten. But I’m a sucker for baby pics.

  31. Obviously your mum is a big softie like our hominids are! Loved hearing your story, you’re a very lucky cat! The guys from a number of cats xxx

  32. Happy Belated Birthday, Wally! Boy, looks as though we missed some great treats.
    How cool that you knew who your cat mama was, and that your mom knows your REAL birthday!

  33. DOOD! We has our computer fixed now and can wish you a FURRY Happy (if kinda belated) #10! Felicitations!

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