Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Welcome to the Party!

Chatham is 20 years old today!

(I forgot to say that the party is an all-day affair:
please feel free to come and go as you like!)

I had to check to make sure Cat Couch used the right stuff.
Cat Couch and Dad made cakes and cupcakes. Dad is taking the cake to his work. Cat Couch will take cupcakes to the Vet, the Guest Vet and the Emergency Vet.

(Granny, there is plenty of cupcakes for you here, too!)
Silly Cat Couch had to put fake flowers on me and a stupid hat:

But then she put the hat on Salem, too! Heehee!

But now everything is ready for my party! Cat Couch says that we all can go and do whatever we want in the house today. She has stocked up on yummy foods, toys, soft beds and pillows and borrowed lots of climbing cat furniture. Dad put food in the birdy feeders, so we'll have plenty to watch out the windows (the squirrels will come, too, and they do alot of chasing each other!).

Since I'm so old, I am likely to nap a good bit, but don't let that keep you away and having fun. I can sleep through anything.


Blogger jcfloresinc said...

Happy 20th Purrthday, Chatham! Wow what a milestone. Thanks for the invitation to your party. What time does the party start? We love party's.
Samantha & Tigger

3:39 AM  
Blogger Parker said...

Happy, Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Happy Birthday! (That's 20 Happies!)
Thanks for the invite to your party - it was great!
Purrs and smooches!
Parker and the rest of us.

3:40 AM  
Blogger Mia and Ghost said...

Happy 20th Purrthday Chatham.... we hope you have a wonderful day. Purrs & headbutts...

Mia & Ghost

3:58 AM  
Blogger TLP said...

Happy birthday to my very first Grandcat!

I'll be over for the cake. You forgot to mention ice cream. Be sure to take care of that before I get there.

4:48 AM  
Blogger Dragonheart said...

Happy 20th Birthday Chatham! :) I hope you have a great day! As we say in German: Herzlichen Gl├╝ckwunsch zum Geburtstag! :)

4:51 AM  
Blogger ML (Mary Lynn) said...

O, Chatham,
20 years old. how wonnerful. u's nap all u's wanna, we all loves u. 'n fanks fur tha part-tee!
Purrs & headbutts, KC

Happy Purrthday, Chatham, and con-cat-ulashuns on reaching a real milestone.
Missy Blue Eyes

4:58 AM  
Blogger Eric and Flynn said...

Hi Chatham, we seen on the CB that yer 20 today. Woweee!! Happy purrfday to yoo. We hafn't visited yoo befurr cuz we didn't know about yoo. Don't know how we missed seeing yoo all this time, but we will add yer link so we can come back. Haf a grate day.

5:27 AM  
Blogger Zippy, Sadie and Speedy said...

Happy Purrthday Cahatham! One more year and yoo can go into a bean bar and order a drink. Zippy sez she'll come and nap the day away with yoo.

5:31 AM  
Blogger Riley & Tiki said...

Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday Dear Chatham!
Happy Birthday to you!

This is very exciting. Happy Birthday!!

5:57 AM  
Blogger Marie, Donny, Casey said...

Happy Birthday Chatham! Wow, 20 years old, good health, and lookin' good - that's amazing and a blessing!

Very happy to meet you, my big sis Casey would be very pleased to meet you, she is a meezer too!

6:32 AM  
Blogger Emma's Kat said...

Happy 20th Chatham!! You are so handsome and don't look a day over 5! Hope your day is great! Emma says she'll be over after her nap to watch those birdies of yours. I know what I'm getting her for her b-day now...a bird feeder, lol.

6:37 AM  
Blogger Big Piney Woods Cats said...

Oh, Happy Purrday. We are comin ofur. Mittens am comin too, she said she feels up to it, but would luv to snuggle wif you as she isn't up to much. She says a bisit with you is long overdue. Precious promises to be good, but, that is debatable. Maybe Pepi will come so she has someone to get wild and crazy wif. Mistrie is staying home, although she said she may stop by and say HB.See you soon........


6:42 AM  
Blogger DEBRA said...

Happy Purrday Chatham...let's see that a purrfect 10 PLUS another purrfect 10 and that equals 20 man you are having a great purrday!

Fanks furrs inviting us.
*yum* I'll just have a taste of sum of that purrday cake....


6:57 AM  
Blogger Kaze, Latte, or Chase said...

Wow, Happy Birthday!! You are such an inspiration to us all. You had seriously better celebrate!!!


6:59 AM  
Blogger The Crew said...

Our sincere congratz to the purrthday boy!

We're on our way over and Misty, Tipper & Max want to share a cupcake. I'm watching my weight since I'll be entering my geezerhood (10 years old) in a few weeks.


7:16 AM  
Blogger The Meezers said...

Chatham, HAPPY HAPPY PURRFDAY our wise Meezer furriend! 20!! WOW. we shur hopes we get to be 20 someday!

fanks for the invite to your party. the cupcakes look great, and I would efenn wear a hat for you! - Sammy and Miles

Cat Couch - fank you for your hospitality!

Hi Salem!

7:24 AM  
Blogger Gemini said...

Oh Chey and I are so pleased to be invited to your 20th purthday. In fact, even Georgia is here to say happy birthday to one of her peers!


8:14 AM  
Blogger Name: Mr. Hendrix said...

happy birthday to you! happy birthday to you! happy birthday dear Chatham! happy birthday to yoooooouuuuuuuu.

I'm on my way over now! I love celebrating with my friends and this is a wonderful event.

8:20 AM  
Blogger Rascal said...

A very very Happy Birthday Chatham! You are looking great! Congratulations on celebrating 20 human years.

8:25 AM  
Blogger The Meowers from Missouri said...

what a special day, chatham!! we wish you the furry bestest of days, an' health for years to come!!

thank you for the party invite--we will teleport ofurr soon an' help you eat cake (although the pre-baked state looked pretty yummy, too), an' watch the fev-vers, an' prolly hit the 'nip--we'll havta watch ed, though. he can get pretty obnoxious when he's nipped up;-)

an' our furry own geezer--nelson lapurr--will prolly get in some nap time wif you! it'll be a nice cat pile wif mittens an' zippy in there, too.

nitro promises to play wif precious--he's pretty feisty.

warm purrs from us meowers--see ya soon!

8:27 AM  
Blogger Ali & Fiona said...

Happy 20th Birthday & many more! We are new to the blogosphere but we thought we stop by and help you celebrate the big 2-0.

8:48 AM  
Blogger Mungo N Teazer said...

Omigooness.... we caint efun count to twenty. Dat's like a zillion million sleepies.

Happy happy happy burfday!!!

9:02 AM  
Blogger Magoo, Smudge, Bella & Dolce said...

Happy 20th Purrthday, Chatham! Don't take this the wrong way, but you is old.

9:06 AM  
Blogger Smeagol & Strider (Mystery & Gizmo too!) said...

Happy 20th Purrthday, Chatham! Mom says we can spend all day with you! We're so excited, the climbing stuff and toys look really fun, the food is yummy and we always love to watch fev-vers and squirrels! And, since we're gonna be 5 soon, we can stay quiet long enough to nap with you too!

9:10 AM  
Blogger Daisy said...

Happy Birthday, Chatham! This is a very fun party. 20 is a great milestone. I hope you have a super-fantastic day. Here is a little sandpapery birthday kiss for you.

9:14 AM  
Blogger Name: Mr. Hendrix said...

ooo look at the birdies! very cool! Oh! a big fat squirrel

9:25 AM  
Blogger Hot(M)BC said...

Happy Purrthday Chatham! We's furry impurressed yoo can bake cakes n cupcakes. Must be a geezer cat skill! Maybe we'll lern one day. Fanks fur all the goodies. Mommy's gotta run, so we'll perch ofur heere and watch the fev-vers while owr typist is away fur a whiles.

10:38 AM  
Blogger The Tower Hill Mob said...

Happy Birthday, Sir!
I'll bring over some 'nip and we geezers can have a nice long nap...

11:29 AM  
Blogger Astrid, Kashim & Othello said...

Happy 20th burrfday!

and lotsa good whishes =^..^=

12:21 PM  
Blogger sammawow-china cat-willow said...

Happy 20th to you, Chatham! We'll try to come over to your party - it sounds terrific!

Happy Happy Birthday
May all your dreams come true
Oh, Happy Happy Birthday
With love from us to you!

Purrrrs, China Cat & Willow

12:50 PM  
Blogger Pumpkin said...

Pumpkin: Happy Berfday, Chatham! We'z on owr way offur. Blackie sez she'll nap wiff yu since she'z an old lady cat. *whap!* Hey, yu are! Yore 18!

Blackie: Huh, no respek frum the brat! We SENIOR poodins haff EARNED the rite to nap when we want to! Fanks fur the invite to the party. I'll haff sum nip after the nap.

1:18 PM  
Blogger Radcliff, Allie, Luna & Ozzie said...

Happy Purrfday, Chatham. Hope you have a great day, even if all you do is sleep through everything.

2:01 PM  
Blogger Oscar the Puppy Cat said...

You look fantastic! I would like to wish you a very happy birthday!!! Thank you for inviting all of us to share in your special day!

Oscar the Puppy Cat

2:13 PM  
Blogger Kimo & Sabi said...

Happy happy purrthday Chatham - da big 2-0!!! Lookin' good dude!

4:00 PM  
Blogger Hot(M)BC said...

Well, we finks yoo look better wifout the fake flowers and the hat, Chatham, but yore Cat Couch throws a grate party.

The cupcakes are yummy! No, Mini, yoo can't eet them allllllllll. You'll barf and then Mommy will freak.

4:20 PM  
Blogger Derby said...

Hi Chatham! Happy Birthday to one of our great senior catizens.

I see so many of my furiends here, you throw a great party!

5:00 PM  
Blogger De Angelis cats said...

Happy birthday Chatham. Wishing you health and happyness.

5:09 PM  
Blogger TLP said...

I hate to complain. Well, no, I don't. Hate to complain that is. Anyway hoo, there was a whisker in my cake. Just sayin'. Be more careful when you turn 21.

5:34 PM  
Blogger Tara said...

Wow, you are a gorgeous meezer, I would have never guessed your age! I hope I look as good when I'm 20!

I heading for the niptini....


6:11 PM  
Blogger PrincessMia said...

Happy Purrthday Chatham!!

love and purrs,

6:40 PM  
Blogger KAREN said...

happy birthday

6:41 PM  
Blogger Chairman Mao said...

Alla us Ballicai singin':

Happy purrthday to you
Happy purrthday to you
Happy purrthday dear Chatham
Happy purrthday to you!

this is a supergreat party! And superduper catnip, too! Me and my sisturs are givin' you hugs -- what a wonderful special day this is -- #20!

Kittyhugs and purrs from MaoMao!

7:10 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy 20th Birthday, dear Chatham! What a wonderful milestone. And you look MAHvelous! I hope you have a super special day.

Purrs and snuggles from Marilyn!

7:14 PM  
Blogger Smeagol & Strider (Mystery & Gizmo too!) said...

We had so much fun today, Chatham!! Thanks for havin' such a great party. We hopes you had a wonderful day!!

7:23 PM  
Blogger Victor Tabbycat said...

Hippo Birdy Two Ewes,
Hippo Birdy Two Ewes,
Hippo Birdy Deer Chatham,
Hippo Birdy Two Ewes!
... and many more!!!!!
I don't fink I can efun count to 20. That's a lot a years! I'd tip my hat to you, but I don't got one. Purrs an cheers fur the purrthday boy!

7:35 PM  
Blogger The Lazy Iguana said...

20 is a major milestone for a cat. You can tell that the humans take good care of you.

Try to not bite anyone for making you wear that silly hat.

8:16 PM  
Blogger lordjaders said...

That's wonderrrful! Have a verrry fun birrrthday. I am Jade and am new to blogging. Come visit me--I am the cousin of Kimo and Sabe (if you know them too.) My bean had a feline for 23 yearrrs--Catrina, was her name and she used to rrride horrrses with my bean when they werre both youngerrr kitties. Catrina was a total outdoorrr gurrl and would have loved hearrring about yourrr grrreat parrtay!

9:03 PM  
Blogger Karen Jo said...

Happy Birthday, Chatham. I hope you had a great day.

1:33 AM  
Blogger Big Piney Woods Cats said...

We have posted on our blog about the great party! We want to thank you for the great time.


6:43 AM  
Blogger Ayla said...

Happy Purrthday Chatham!

6:55 AM  
Blogger Millie said...

Happy Belated Birthday, Chatham! I am sorry I missed it.

4:55 AM  
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5:44 AM  
Blogger Anita said...

20 wonderful years.... Purrayers. loves and kisses for you handsome kitty...

5:45 AM  

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