Feline Friday is hosted by Steve, The Burnt Food Dude, and i'm going to believe it's because he likes cats.
Feline Friday is simple to join. All you have to do is..
1) post a picture, drawing, cartoon or video of a cat (They may be silly or cute) 2) go to Steve's page, linked above, then on the menu bar click on the Feline Friday tab to get the code 3) paste the code under your cat picture 4) add your name and link
That’s all there is to it! Be sure to check back every so often and visit all the Feline Friday bloggers. Also, please leave a nice comment on their blogs. Nasty comments will be deleted! Link has decided he has a new job.
This one is great!
He is now the official blanket tester! No one is allowed to use any blanket until he sits on it to test it out first.
Today is Antiques on the Bay -- St. Ignace, MI, US (annual show for antique and classic cars at least 25 years old or older; through tomorrow) Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival -- Avon, OH, US (everything wacky and wonderful about duct tape is celebrated in the Duct Tape Capital of the World, home of the Duck brand of duct tape; through Sunday) Asatru Alliance Founding Day -- Asatru/Slavic Pagan Birthday of José Gervasio Artigas / "Never Again" Day -- Uruguay (Dia del Nunca Mas) Blues on the Fox -- Aurora, IL, US (celebration of the historical blues recordings made in Aurora, with blues musicians from around the country performing; through tomorrow) Butterfly Day -- an ecard holiday; if you know someone who loves butterflies, send an ecard, let them know you are thinking of them Day of the Independent Hungary -- Hungary (a memorial day for those martyred in 1958, and for the end of Soviet occupation) Duanwu Jie -- China; Hong Kong; Macao[Tung Ng]; Taiwan (Dragon Boat Festival Days, today and tomorrow, in which spectacularly decorated boats loaded with rowers and drums race) Dulcimer Days -- Coshocton, Ohio, US (enjoy the restored 19th Century Roscoe Village and the charming music of dulcimers; through Sunday) Festival for Minerva -- Ancient Roman Calendar (goddess of arts, crafts, skill, war, and intelligence) Festival of the Coming Ice Age -- can't find out anything about this one, but it sounds hilarious Fulton County Historical Power Show -- Rochester, IN (featuring tractors, engines, antique power equipment, and food, music, and fun; through Sunday) Garfield the Cat Day (his birthday/comic strip premier) Goettafest -- MainStrasse Village, Covington, KY, US (a celebration of goetta, a favorite regional food, plus entertainment, and arts and crafts; through Sunday) Juneteenth -- US, celebrates the news of freedom on the day it came to slaves on Galveston Island, Texas Labour Day -- Trinidad and Tobago Midnight Sun Festival -- Nome, AK, US (celebration of the solstice, when there is almost continual daylight, with a parade, raft race, folk fest, and more; through tomorrow) Polar Bear Swim -- Nome, AK, US (since 1975, as soon as they can break through the ice! the intrepid swimmers gather on the shore of the frigid Bering Sea to swim; if they can't break through the ice yet, it may be rescheduled; part of the Midnight Sun Festival) Midsummer's Eve Holiday -- Aland; Finland; Sweden National Flip Flop Day -- sponsored by Tropical Cafe Smoothie to raise funds for its national charity partner, Camp Sunshine National Martini Day -- some sites specify a dry martini New Church Day -- Swedenborgian Christian Newport Flower Show -- Newport, RI, US (New England's premier summer flower show; through Sunday) Old Time Music Ozark Heritage Festival -- West Plains, MO, US (celebrating the unique culture and old time music of the Ozark Highlands; through tomorrow) Rusalka's Week begins -- Asatru/Slavic Pagan Calendar (week long festival to honor the divinity of rivers) Sacred Heart of Jesus -- Catholic Christian Spooky Stories Appreciation Night -- because someone thought it would be a good night to tell a few scary tales St. Boniface of Querfurt's Day (Patron of Prussia) St. Jude's Day (Patron of desperate situations, forgotten/impossible/lost causes, hospitals, hospital workers; Saint Petersburg, FL, US) Tiger-Get-By's Second Birthday -- Fairy Calendar Vikingespil Frederikssund (Viking Festival) -- Frederikssund, Denmark (the most famous Viking cultural event in Denmark, with two weeks of plays based on Danish Viking legends and a three day festival this weekend, as well as two markets and a Viking camp recreation) runs from the second-to-last Friday of June to the first Sunday in July) Work @ Home Fathers' Day -- special kudos to the dads who work from home by telecommuting, or care for house and kids while the wife works outside the home, begun by Jeff Zbar World Sauntering Day -- origin unknown, but perhaps begun at Grand Hotel (Mackinac Island) in Michigan during the 1970s as a response by W.T.Rabe to a growing movement toward the recreation of jogging and the idea was to encourage people to slow down and appreciate the world around them; the rules are to observe the lost art of Victorian sauntering, discouraging jogging, lollygagging, sashaying, fast walking, and trotting, but no word on meandering that i can find! World Sickle Cell Day Anniversaries Today: Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, marries Sophie Rhys-Jones, 1999 Birthdays Today: Zoe Saldana, 1978 Poppy Montgomery, 1972 Mia Sara, 1967 Andy Lauer, 1965 Aung San Suu Kyi, 1965 Paula Abdul, 1962 Kathleen Turner, 1954 Ann Wilson, 1951 Phylicia Rashad, 1948 Salman Rushdie, 1947 Elaine "Spanky" McFarlane, 1942 Gena Rowlands, 1930 Louis Jourdan, 1919 Pauline Kael, 1919 Pat Buttram, 1915 Abe Fortas, 1910 Earl W. Bascom, 1906 Lou Gehrig, 1903 Guy Lombardo, 1902 Moe Howard, 1897 Wallis Simpson, 1896 Elbert Green Hubbard, 1856 Charles H. Spurgeon, 1834 Blaise Paschal, 1623 King James I of England and VI of Scotland, 1566 Debuting/Premiering Today: Batman Returns(Film), 1992 "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas"(Musical), 1978 "The Rocky Horror Show"(Musical), 1973 "Devil May Hare"(Cartoon short, Tazmanian Devil's premier), 1954 "I've Got a Secret"(TV), 1952 "Moon Mullins"(Comic strip), 1923 Today in History: King Louis IX of France orders all Jews found in public without an identifying yellow badge to be fined ten livres of silver, 1269 The Earl of Pembroke's army defeats Bruce's Scottish army at the Battle of Methven, 1306 English colonists leave Roanoke Island, N.C., after failing to establish England's first permanent settlement in America, 1586 Emanuel Swedenborg reports the completion of the Second Coming of Christ in his work True Christian Religion, 1770 Battle of Seven Oaks between North West Company and Hudson's Bay Company, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1816 The first officially recorded, organized baseball match was played under Alexander Joy Cartwright's rules on Hoboken's Elysian Fields (Hoboken, New Jersey)with the New York Base Ball Club defeating the Knickerbockers 23-1; Cartwright umpired, 1846 Over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, slaves in Galveston, Texas, United States, are finally informed of their freedom; the anniversary is still officially celebrated in Texas and 35 other states as Juneteenth, 1865 Maximilian I of the Mexican Empire is executed by a firing squad in Querétaro, Querétaro, 1867 After all of the Southern States are formally readmitted to the United States, the Confederate States of America ceases to exist, 1870 The Herzegovinian rebellion against the Ottoman Empire begins, 1875 The first Father's Day is celebrated in Spokane, Washington, 1910 Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed at Sing Sing, in New York, 1953 Kuwait declares independence from the United Kingdom, 1961 In one of the first militant attacks by Hezbollah, David S. Dodge, president of the American University in Beirut, is kidnapped, 1982 Norway ratifies the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention of 1989, 1990 Prime ministers of several northern European nations participate in a ceremonial "laying of the first stone" at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Spitsbergen, Norway, 2006