Monday, January 19, 2015

#MLKDay - Waffles' Way

WAFFLES:  Hey Boss! Did you know the garbage man forgot to come today? And the mailman isn't coming either. I have to wait a whole extra day for my fan mail. There's ladies out there sending me love letters and stuff you know.

KATIE:  It's a national holiday, Waffles.

WAFFLES:  COOL! You mean like National Waffles Day? I bet EVERYONE will want to celebrate!



KATIE:  Waffles, this isn't that kind of holiday. It's not some made up craziness celebrating breakfast food and orange cats. Today Americans are honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

WAFFLES:  Was he a famous vet or something? 

KATIE:  No, Waffles. He wasn't a vet. He was a pastor, humanitarian and a leader in the civil rights movement. He believed in equality, compassion and service. On #MLKDay, people across the country are urged to come together for a day of service. 

WAFFLES:  Service? Like room service? Still sounds like breakfast to me.

KATIE:  Seriously, Waffles. You are not right in the head. Today is about making a commitment to our communities. For example, helping shelter cats in our community. Helping our neighbors. Today and everyday. 

WAFFLES:  Ok, I get it. Like donating food and toys to the Feline Rescue cats. Or sending Glogirly over to visit and play? 

KATIE:  Exactly. Even making people smile. Every little bit helps.   

Uh...Waffles? What are you doing???



WAFFLES:  I'm serving my community by looking handsome... you know, for the ladies.

KATIE:  *sigh* 



33 comments:

  1. Katie you are a very wise kitty and Waffles - you make me smile every day

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  2. The Human said that works for her, Waffles. Me, I'd rather see Katie do that upside down come-hither look....

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  3. I am a little young right now, but I hope that next year I can be of service somewhere in my community on this holiday!

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  4. Waffles, you're a giver. You both make me smile.
    ~Vicat

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  5. Dat's how I plan of bein of service too Waffles.

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  6. Waffles, you are handsome! I might have to start being one of those lady cats that writes you love letters. - Pearl

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  7. hehehe Katie you are a wise kitty and well Waffles is just a simple kitty...hehehe have a wonderful day,xx Speedy

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  8. Both of you serve in your own unique ways ....

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  9. Adorable shot, Waffles, the ladies here really appreciated it!...You guys always make us smile!...Happy MLK day and week ahead, sweet friends...xoxo...Calle, Halle, Sukki, Mommy Cat, Daddy Cat

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  10. Oh Waffles. You know the ladies cats will appreciate your service. :)

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  11. MOL, Waffles, you are too cute! You two are awfully generous for giving Glogirly permission to go cheat on you with kitties at the rescue today :)

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  12. what a goof....but hey - he IS making people smile :)

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  13. Waffles and Katie, you both do so much for kitties around the globe! We like to do our part too, so we don't get upset when Z-Girl goes out to feed feral kitties in the Powerhouse Arts District (PAD). We hope one day that all domestic animals will have loving homes, and we too have a dream of peace for humans and living beings, just like Dr. King. Waffles, thanks for posing and Katie, thanks for explaining the importance of today! Peace....The Squeedunk Cats

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  14. Waffles, you have made the woman's day. She says that is a great service...

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  15. You are doing well making everyone smile Waffles.

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  16. You made us smile ! And you do a lot for kitties in need too, and not only today ! Purrs

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  17. You guys make me smile!! You are serving everyone with your cuteness, your charity and generosity to all and spreading kindness everywhere. Everyday is a holiday with you here! Xo

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  18. whats weird, the garbage man and mailman came today
    Lily & Edward

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  19. lol Waffles but I kinda think that isn't what he had in mind (wink)

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  20. Waffles, you make people smile. That is a furry important thing as people need to smile. Keep it up.

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  21. That's probably not exactly what Dr. King had in mind, Waffles, but this was a great MLK Day post. Thank you, dear friends, for reminding us what Dr. King preached and practiced, and why it is still so relevant and important. Hugs.

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  22. You both make me smile, every day! Thanks Katie and Waffles!

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  23. Waffles, you are the purrfecty cute one for the ladies!. Sorry Katie, you are the beautiful dignified intelligent one for all the fabulous wealthy gentlemencats!
    Tuxies Rule!.

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  24. Yep we try and do our part.
    Now waffles that was said like a true Marmalade Man Cat

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  25. Well, Katie, you DID say "even making people smile" - kinda set yourself up for that one. ~Maxwell
    Allie MAXIE! Whose side are you on?
    Maxwell: Just the facts. ma'am. Just the facts.

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  26. Uh, Waffles, you do not make fun of Dr. King. He’s my hero. Kudos to Katie for making it right. I paid tribute too.

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  27. And, of course, making us SMILE. We love a little "ham" with out breakfast. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

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