January 15, 2010

Birthday Bash!


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It's here! It's now! It's today! It's my first birthday! I have waited so long for this day to arrive and share it with my dear friends. I am so glad that you could join me today. I wasn't sure what to do for my birthday so I had a poll on my sidebar and with 91% voting for a party hardy time that is what we will all do today!

I want to personally welcome each and every one of you who have stopped by today. If there is anything that you can think of that you need and don't see just let me know and I will see what I can do to make it so.

Opus and Olive, my nephew and niece from Italy, were the first across the sea visitors to arrive. It was great to have them stateside. This is the first time that we are meeting and I am looking forward to our visit. I hope they can stay a few extra days before they have to get back home. I want to take them to a local restaurant in town called Bandidos, a favorite place of our moms.

This is a no present party but those two brought me a gift all the way from Italy. One of the things I liked about their gift was that I didn't need the mom to help me open it. I did it all by myself. To my surprise I found a cute birthday hat with candles on it, I am going to wear it for my profile photo for the day. Thanks you two that was so sweet of you to bring me a special birthday hat.

Oh my gosh! Just when I thought the Italians were done surprised they whipped out this birthday card they made for me. This is an extra special card as I know that Opus doesn't like to wear the wigs but in honor of his brother, Roscoe, he put on the infamous wig to make him a part of our special day by keeping him in our thoughts and heart. Roscoe is missed but know how much he would be enjoying the party today. Be sure to keep those that have gone to the bridge near you and never forget the love you shared.

At 6:40am a special delivery came from Opus and Olive. I received a boquet of cat-n-the-hat balloons, a TON of beautiful, pink roses, and a potrait of me that Ollie made! Oh I am so overwhelmed, I love everything and the potrait is fantastic!! Also there was a box with a note on it that said, "There is one more surprise in the box, but that is not to be opened untill later." I haven't a clue what it is and can hardly wait.

 I feel like peeking but I am afraid that I might get caught. Wonder when later is?

Photo by Karl
l-r  Notty, Coco, Edna, Mrs Oz, Karl, & Tintin

The first from the good old USA to arrive was Karl's gang, all the way from The Cat Realm in Arizona. It was so nice to meet all of them. I have heard many stories about them and it is always nice to put a furry face with the stories.  Told all this was a no present party but the cats at the Realm brought me presents beyond my wonder. I am thinking with all of these treavel presents that there adventures in the future! This is great because I have been wanting to do some traveling with the old CCSI gang. Now I will be ready.

My gifts from the kitties at The Cat Realm includes all of my travel must have needs. My own 5 piece set of lugguag, a personalized purse, personalized coffee mug, personalized sunglasses (just like the Cat Realm gang), and my very own already programmed iphone.

I bigiefied the iphone so you could see the keys better.

Photo by Momo

Sailing in a hot air balloon and bringing party balloons with her all the way from Australia Momo arrives ready to party hardy. She is one of my oldest and dearest friends. We go back a long ways. It will be fun catching up all the things that we girls like to do when we are together.we girls like to do when together.

Photo by Asta

Arriving all the way from busy NYC was my dear friend Asta and she brought birthday wishes with her. She had a surprise waiting for me over at her place, her gift to me was asking if I would be her sissie. It took a half of a millisecond before I said YES! I have a sister and her name is Asta!! This is something we have talked about for a long time, with Momo too, and what a purrrfect day to make it so. Hey Momo are you ready?

This day is so exciting day as the gang now is all here. Yes, that is correct the whole gang is here. You see Ruis arrived earlier but I have been unable to catch him for a photo. Be on the lookout and when you know where he is please let me know. To be all together again! Fantastic, that is the bestest of the best birthday presents there is!

Another friend I would like you all to meet is my special guest of the day. His name is Barney and he lives at The House of Cats. We are becoming good friends and plan to have lots of adventures together as we look forward to all of the exciting things offered in this life.  Afraid that two kitties so young might get into mischief
 my Squillion has decided that we need a chaperon.

This is my birthday gift from Barney. I guess the memo about no gifting didn't go out, I thought it did.

To get you in the spirit of the Dr. Sesuss theme party here is your party hat. It is yours to take home with you when you leave.

Before you head over to the table to get your plates that you will need for your food stop by and check out my birthday cake, it was made special just for me.

There is plenty of food, I have a wide variety quaranteed to have something that you will like. Help yourself and please come back for more as many times as you want.

You will not want to miss out on the many fruit kabobs. Delicious . . .

. . . also there is a great assortment of appetiizers . . .

. . . for the main meals you will find scrimp kabobs, vegetable kabobs, fish kabobs, & beef kabobs . . .

. . . for something guaranteed to fill you up you will find a deluxe-deluxe hamburger, lobster & filet mignon, tuna steak, and chicken parmesan.  Don't forget to pick up your drink to go with your meal.

Offered for you to choose from are milk shakes of many flavors.When you are all done and ready head back to the cake table for a slice.

For our older crowd there is alcohol available. You must have identification before you can be served. This is something that needed to be done since there are so many younger kitties here. I wouldn't want them to get into trouble with their moms if they have the adult stuff to drink.

When you are done eating we have many activities that you can check out. The first one is a favorite of mine, you might want to have your camera ready for this one. You just stick your head through the hole in The Cat In The Hat's face and have a friend snap your photo. Too funny, you are now the TCITH.

There are also card games, matching games, ball games including soccer for your enjoyment. Pick a partner and see how much fun you can have playing some of these games.

Front cars l-r: Asta, Momo, Mrs. Oz. Barney, Gracie, Opus, & Olive
Back car front l-r: Edna, Notty, & Tintin
Back car top: Karl, Coco, & Ruis

The best activity is the Green Eggs And Ham Train Ride with unlimited riding on the train all the day and night long. Our gang rode the train so many times that we lost count. Way too much fun! (Did anyone notice that Mrs Oz is keeping a close eye on Barney and me?)

The Band l-r: Karl, Olive, & Opus
Audience l-r: Momo, Ruis, Gracie, & Asta

If you are still feeling full after all of the good food and need to work some of it off we have Guitar Hero World Tour to add to our entertainment. You can sing, dance, play, or watch the band work their magic.

Party favors for my kittie friends.

You are welcome to stay as long as you like but before you leave don't forget to take home with you your party favors that I personally chose. I thought carefully on this and came up with special gifts for my kittie and doggie friends. This is one gift per guest, so if you came with your brother or sister everyone gets their own gift to take home. Yeah, your very own gift. That is my way of thanking you for coming.

Party favors for my doggie guests.

A party favor for your mom or dad.

I think a lot of the time we forget that our mommies and daddies work so hard to give us a nice home so I have a party favor for you to take home to them. I think they will enjoy the reading. That is my thank you to them for letting you be at my place today.

The day is ending, though I don't want it to, but there still are fireworks for us all to enjoy. I am trying to concentrate on the fireworks but I seem to keep checking out Barney, please don't tell him this. Don't you all just think he is adorable? Boy I sure do. I am wondering if he enjoyed his day with me. What do you think?

Thank you all so much for stopping by and sharing in my first birthday with me. This meant a lot to me. Just think only 365 more days to go before my next birthday and we can party again.


Cory said...

Yay! Are we the first to arrive? We got a crowd so let's get the party started! I hope you don't mind that I licked the cream cheese out of the roll ups and rolled it back up again...no one will notice. Grete is so excited over the Scooby Doo party gifts she can hardly stand it!

Hope you enjoy every minute of your birthday Gracie! Thanks for inviting us!

xoxo Cory, Ellie, Ginger, Bennette, Nigel, Madison, Cecilia, Jonesie and Grete

The Cat Realm said...

what a girl you are - only one year old and already checking out the guy..... hahahahahahahahahaah - but that barney sure looks awfully sweet! and he does remind us a lot of opus......
and why does it feel like we have known you for a long time already??????? very strange.....
now let's PARTY!!!!!
and the food sure is GOOD - though none of us is really interested in the fruit thingies....we'll rather go for the shrimp and the lobster and the beef, hahahahahahahahahaha
now let's PARTY!

The Cat Realm said...

we'll be around ALL DAY LONG!!!! haven't had a party in a looong time.....
would you care to dance gracie??? i watched the maid do tango moves and can copy them!!!

Teddy Westlife said...

Happy birthday Gracie! Being One is very exciting. I hope you have a great day.

Huffle Mawson

Angel MoMo and Charlotte said...

Hey, what's this? I got beaten to a party? I, who live in the future? Life is tough, just too competitive for a granny cat like me. Nonetheless, I am HERE and I am going to make the most of it.

WOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! Parteeeeeeeeee!!!!!
Foodies!!!!! Yum, Yum, Yum!!!!!!

Shrimps? One for you, one for me, two for you, four for me, four for you, all for me.

NAK and The Residents of The Khottage Now With KhattleDog! said...
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NAK and The Residents of The Khottage Now With KhattleDog! said...

All these khytties!

I'm sooooo furry excited!

Purry Happy Furst Birfday!


dArtagnan Rumblepurr/Diego Hamlet Moonfur said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GRACIE!!! We got BIG smoochies for you on this most wonderful day!!!

Sweet Purrfections said...

Happy birthday, Gracie. This was a wonderful party and I hope your day brings everything your little heart desires.

Gemini and Ichiro said...

Happy Birthday! I have a ham here with your name on it!

Catline Crew said...

Happy Birthday Gracie! Hope you have a wonderful day.

Lisa + current cat said...

Happy birthday Gracie! We are very excited for milkshakes and party favors.

KC and the Giggleman Kitties said...

A furry happy purrthday, Gracie.
I finked I might be tha furrst heres, but no. There's already a crowd.
I bringed some giant redwood trees to yours party so we can climb.
Love & Lots of Purrs,

Cat Naps in Italy said...

PARY TIME!!!!!! It is wonderful that the old gang is back together again, here to help you celebrate your first birthday! We hope you have a wonderful day. We just KNOW that it will be filled with surprises!

Ollie! Get away from the cake! It isn't time yet! I am off to join Karl and Ruis for some shrimp and lobster! You would care to join me?


Happy birthday Gracie! Thank you so much for inviting me to your birthday party. I do believe that this might be the first birthday party I have ever been to! It sure look beautiful with all of your decorations. I was just wondering....um.... when will it be time to cut the cake?


Cat Naps in Italy said...

PS. The wigs were Ollie's idea. I am wearing my wig in memory of Roscoe, who is here with us today in spirit. I think he would be proud of my blue wig!

Tama-Chan, Benny, Vidock, Violette, Ollie, Heloise, Momo, Ryu said...

What an absolute fabulous party! HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GRACIE! We are delighted and honoured to be your friends!

From everyone at
The Poupunette

Anya said...

Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday dear.... Gracie !!!
Happy birthday to you
You have a wonderful party !!
Thanks to be our friends.

Hugs & Love
Kareltje =^.^=
Anya :-)

The Monkeys said...

Happy first birthday, Gracie! Thank you for all the wonderful treats

Cat with a Garden said...

Whoa, such a cheerful party! Happy 1st Birthday, Gracie! What a special day!

Dexter said...

Gracie! Happy Birthday. If the food is going to be that good every time then I think you should have a party every week for sure.

You are one amazing cat dog.


MISS PEACH ~(^.^)~ said...

Oh sweet Gracie what a wonderfur birthday party you are having! HAPPY BIRTHDAY dear sweet lady kitty! I see Chey brought you a nice ham also...I got one for my birthday last Sunday...gosh you are one year old and I just turned 17!!! You have lots of life to look forward to...many adventures!
Oh what fun you will have....now please show me a quiet spot where I can watch the fun and dancing and feasting...

Unknown said...

Happy Birthday dear Gracie!
What a fabulous party - something for all to enjoy!!!
I'm looking forward to your next party too!
Lots of doggy-love, Patsy xo

Memories of Eric and Flynn said...

Happy Birthday Gracie. Are we the first to arrive from the UK? What aw onderful spread. It is lovely to meet so many of our friends here too. We know you are going to have a brilliant day.

The Creek Cats said...

Happy Purrthday, Gracie! Wow, what a pawsome party!!! Thanks for inviting us. We can't wait to dig into the Dr. Seuss cake!

When you're done partying, stop by our blog. We have an award for you today!

Angel Simba said...

Happy birthday Gracie. Your party is amazing and is going to be so much fun. Thank you for having us all. Can I post my party hat on my blog? I am headed over to the kabob station - those look so delicious!

Love, Simba

Anonymous said...

Gracie, this is a terrific party! You deserve all good things, and all of us Good Cats wish you a happy 1st birthday, and many happy years to come!

Parker said...

If we didn't have birthdays, you wouldn't be you.
If you'd never been born, well then what would you do?
If you'd never been born, well then what would you be?
You might be a fish! Or a toad in a tree!
You might be a doorknob! Or three baked potatoes!
You might be a bag full of hard green tomatoes!
Or worse than all that.....
Why you might be a WASN'T.
A Wasn't has no fun at all. No he doesn't.
A Wasn't just isn't. He just isn't present.
But you..... You ARE YOU!
And now isn't that pleasant?

Smoochies to you Gracie!

Martha said...

We came to wish you a very very Happy Birthday Gracie.
Asta told us you were one today!!!!
Our mum also had a birthday this week but she is loads older than you.
We love all the food at your party and hope you don't mind if we tuck in.
We bassets are so very fond of our food you know.
We are delighted to meet you and thought your pics and Cat in the Hat theme were very cool.
Have the best of birthdays dear Gracie.
love and kisses
Martha & Bailey xxxxxxxxxx

My Mind's Eye said...

Happy Happy Birthday Dear Gracie,
That was one fine party you had. It certainly looks like there was fun, food and frivolity for all. Have a wonderful day and be sure to relax some too.
Madi and Mom

Everycat said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GRACIE!! Oooh! so many cats! So many niptinis! This is wonderful, wonderful party for a wonderful Gracie!

Please accept this small gift Gracie...

*puts down a box full of live mice and moles*

Tee hee!

*heads towards the hams*

Whicky Wuudler

The Misadventures Of Me said...

Happy 1st Purrthday Gracie!

We finks we wud like sum of dat hams.

I is Jake!

Cindy said...

What a great birthday party, Gracie! Happy 1st Birthday you precious kitty!
henry and rosie

Cat Naps in Italy said...

What a wonderful party! Now that we have filled up on food, it is time to find a place to snuggle down and take a little cat nap. Be back soon for dancing!
Opus and Ollie

Brian's Home Blog said...

Happy first birthday Goodness Gracie!!! Thanks for inviting us...and thanks for the sharing the greatest gift of all...your friendship!!!

The Florida Furkids said...

What an amazing party this is. We're going to ride the Green Eggs and Ham train and help ourselves to the food and beverages! Happy 1st Birthday!!

Sniffie and the Florida Furkids

ScrapsofMe said...

Happy Birthday Gracie! I had a wonderful time getting to know you and your friends! I loved the cake! Can you tell I have a sweet tooth? I think Cat in the Hat was an excellent party theme. Thanks for letting Asta invite some of her friends, you are the nicest hostess.

Bonnie the wee Scottie

The Island Cats said...

Hi ya, Gracie! What a great party!! We are having so much fun with all the Cat in the Hat stuff!! And we're so glad to see so many of our furiends here celebrating with you!! Zoey even agreed to come out of her hidey hole so she could celebrate with you too!!!

We hope you are having a great 1st birthday, Gracie!!

Wally & Ernie

One Cats Nip said...

Oh this is one happening party!! Happy Birthday Gracie! And many many more! Now where did you say the meal table was...yumm

GLOGIRLY said...

You sure know how to throw a party!
Thanks for the cool hat... I'm going to have some photoshop fun with that!

(Glogirly's cat)

Anonymous said...

Happy birthday Gracie! From Toby, Bonnie, Daphne, LilyBlue, and the Catonsville Cats!

TwoSpecialWires said...

Happy First Birthday, Gracie! We are so glad to be able to share part of your first birthday with you! What an amazing party! We wish we could stay longer, but we've only got a bit of time ... our GIRL! is coming home today for the weekend! We look forward to coming back (and helping clean up ... we like to do that ... and while there we can see if there are any leftovers on the floor) and getting to know each other really well, 'cause you know what? We learned today that we are now officially related! Since you are now Asta's newest Sissie, we are bruvver and sissie, too ('cause Daddi adopted US a few months ago!) We LOVE big families and are super-happy to have a one year old kittie in ours! Have a very very very very special day. We'll be thinking of you all day long!

Your SissieFergi and BruvverJake (we are nice WFTs just like Asta!)

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday, Gracie! Wowzer! This is the bestest party we've ever been to! The entire CB will be talking about this one for years to come:)

Remington said...

Happy 1st Birthday Gracie! Wow -- do you know how to party!

Laila and Angel Minchie said...

Happy 1st Birthday Gracie! Oh my cod! What a party! Woohoo!

Cheryl, Indiana, Shingo and Molly said...

Happy Berfday Gracie!! Thanks so much for the invite to your fabulous party!! The food was wonderful. Won't you drop by and visit us sometime?

Woofs and Kisses!
The Fiesty Three

Anonymous said...

What a BASH~!!! OMC~!!! We didn't know what to do first! Skeeter beelined stright for the fruit table and will wait there in hopes her FurMan, Andy, shows up! Pandora is sas-shaying about with all her Tuxiness. King is chillin' by the bubbly while Cricket, being the tiny tot that she is, is just trying to make furriends with effuryone! We wish you a MOST Happiest of Purrdays, Gracie!!! WOO~HOO, yer ONE~!!! Thanx for inviting us and we took some favors when we left! Enjoy your day sweetie!!!

SASS....Sammy Andy Shelly Sierra said...

Wowie, Gracie!!!! Your mom really knows how to throw a party.........we had a wonderful time.....we not only did the party hardy thing, we did the party hearty thing too.....you are a darlin', dear Gracie, and we wish you a happy birthday and purr that you have many, many, many more. Love us, Sammy, Andy, and Mamabug

The Cat Realm said...

WOW - what a party!!! look at all these cats - and there is still food left, lots of it, GREAT!!!
more dancing......
we are SURE this party will go ALL weekend, HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Angel Ginger Jasper said...

Wow what a party. I am having a great time. Thank you so much for inviting me. I sent all the details back to mum and she will show all our friends..HAPPY BIRTHDAY.. Now to dive into all that food.. Yum yum... HUgs GJ xx

The Crew said...

Well, happy happy first purrthday Gracie dear,a and many more. What a fabulous party theme! Mmmmm...that buffet looks delicious and we love your personalized luggage.

Sabrina, Sam and Simon said...

Happy Happy First Birthday Gracie! Wow, what a fabulous party you have going on here, let's party on, party on!!!
Purrs and headbutts,
Sabrina, Sam and Simon

Hoshi said...

Found your blog though Simba's.

I will add your blog to my fave list! What a cute blog and many cute pictures!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Gracie! We've had a fabulous time at your party! Hic!

Milo and Alfie xx

Alastriona, The Cats and Dogs said...

Gracie, Happy Birthday!!!! I didn't know so much food existed. I wants to try some of all of it. And it is so great to meet everyone. ~Artemisia

Happy Birthday Gracie!!!! The train ride is fly (we got this expression from Daisy). We thinks we will ride it again. Thanks so much for inviting us. ~Scylla & Fenris

A very Happy Birthday Gracie!!! So glad to see you here Darling MoMo. I'll help you with those shrimp. ~Socks

Jans Funny Farm said...

Happy Birthday, Gracie. May there be many more such happy occasions for you.

You have a great spread here. And so many friends. What a great party.


Asta said...


I am buwsting wif happiness that you said yes..and did you see how many othew welations you now habe??Jake and Fewgie awe now also you sissie and bwuvvew and cousin Butchy, heheh..the family is hooge and wondewful..
I'm enjoying that shwimps and beef and I pawsonally love the fwuit kabobs..so wefweshing..I think I'll gwab Kawl and Wuis fow a dance(I'm gweedy..two boys at once, hehehe)

This is the bestest pawty
I hope you'we having as much fun as the west of us
smoochie kisses
pee ess..thanks fow making all my woofie fwiends so welcome


Happy Purrday Gracie!
What a fun purrday you have had -- and the party is fabulous!
We wish you many many more.

purrday purrs
Abby,Boo,Ping,Jinx & Gracie

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

Happy Birthday, Gracie - what a fun pawty - we have been having a blast. You have had the most delicious food for us to eat and so many fun games. We are in line now for our ride on the train. Thanks for letting us share in your awesome pawty.

Woos and happy weekend, Phantom and Thunder

Lisa Kolosey said...

Happy Birthday Goodness Gracie! Great party!
~Lisa Co9T

Anonymous said...

This is one incredible party Gracie - you have outdone yourself. Love the cake and all the Dr Seuss stuff. Hope your next year is as pawsome as your first!

CCL Wendy said...

Wow, what a great birthday bash, Gracie! You've really outdone yourself -- and this is only your first one ever!!!

It's amazing how many folks and their kitties all love you. You're just the sweetest little dear one.

Domino and Dylan are on their way over and I'm sure they'll dig into all the goodies you've provided. They're bringing a huge tub of premium catnip to share, too. So enjoy!

Dante wishes you a Happy Birthday, too, but he's busy celebrating with Miss Camille Suzanne right now.

Happy Furst Birthday, Gracie!

Baby Patches said...

Yay! Happy first purrthday Gracie! So pawsome of a pawty, and you deserves it for sure. Thanks you for all da nom nom goodies!


Daisy said...

Gracie, you sure know how to throw a fabulous bash! Happiest of birthdays to you. I cannot believe you are already all grown up now!

Thank you for letting us share your special day with you!

Kelly said...

I heard about your birthday from Asta and just had to come by! MY GOODNESS, sweetie! You sure do know how to throw a party! This is sooo fun!

I hope your day is very special!!


The Naughty Kitty Club said...

Hi Gracie! We wanted to give you an official Naughty Kitty Club Happy Birthday!!

Raymond and Busby said...

Gracie! Happy Happy birthday from Busby and I. I had to come alone to your party because Busby is at the Vet. We had a little emergency this morning, it maybe a UTI. Anyway, my Mom will pick him up in about an hour. Meanwhile let's party! xo, Raymond

Amy & the house of cats said...

Hi Gracie!! My mom posted a comment here earlier but it isn't here - I don't know what happened!! Anyway, I am going to try and remember it. Let me think, I said how beautiful you were, and how fun your party is! And I talked about how even though the fireworks are beautiful, all I wanted to do the whole time was hold paws with you, but I knew it would be too soon. Mom is going to post about your awesome party later, and Kirzon will stop by when he is out of the Vets. Virgil and Danielle are here having a great time - I think they are keeping a secret eye on us. Even Lola is having a good time!! She likes all the handsome mancats who are here!! I hope you are having a wonderful fun day! I know you had said no gifts, but I am so glad you liked your present!!

Lots of kitty purrs and smooches (for your bithday - nothing racy!)


Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday, Gracie! You sure put on quite a spread! I do not know where to begin. I think The Cat in the Hat theme is my favorite part of your party. Thanks so much for inviting me!

Katiez Furry Mewz said...

Happy purrthday to youoooo happy purrthday to youuuu! Fanks for dis luverly pawty, Gracie!!

Bootsie, stops rollin in da sammiches!

Honestly I cants take u andywherz!

Zippy, Sadie, Speedy and M'Gee said...

Happy Purrthday Gracie and a squillion more! Wow, dis is some party...

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Sweet Gracie! Wow you know how to pawty! So much to do and so much to eat. I love it!

Big hugs,


xxxxx(those are kisses just for you)

MISS PEACH ~(^.^)~ said...

Wow still partying strong....I popped back in for some more fun!

Charlemagne and Tamar said...

Happy Birthday, Gracie! Wishing you a great birthday filled with lots of love, treats and scritches!

Charlemagne and Tamar

Cat Naps in Italy said...

What a great time! We are having so much fun! I just wish Ollie would stay out of my way when I am being a guitar hero! Hehehehehehe! I think it is time for a cool drink and then perhaps we can hit the dance floor!

Hope you are having a wonderful day!

Thank you so much for inviting me to your party! I am having such a great time! I just wish Opus could learn to SHARE the WII! Hehehehe! I think it is time to dance! Yeah!
Happy birthday Gracie!

Lisa said...

Looks like someone is having a very fabulous Birthday! :)

Anonymous said...

Wow. If this isn't the best birthday party ever, we don't know what is. Happy birthday, Gracie.

Sónia Mendes said...

Happy Birthday, Gracie. Lovely party. I'm having lots of fun.

Purrs from Gotchi

Alastriona, The Cats and Dogs said...

Oh, we are having ever so much fun. Scylla hasn't even hissed once today. ~AFSS

Eric said...

Wow! Happy Birthday Gracie. Wicked Party!! Food was dogalicious thank you and love my scooby glasses. I'll give one to my pal Scooby next time I see him in the park.

Wiry wags Eric xxx

Danielle said...

Happy birthday, Gracie! I am having sooo much fun! Your hamburger is delicious! (nom,nom, nom :)

PS You and Barney make a grrreat pair! ;)

ZOOLATRY said...

Goodness Gracie! It's your purrthday! What a lucky girl you are, such a wonderful party your Mom had for you.
We came by earlier to say hello, but the ZH can't remember if she left a comment, cause someone knocked on the door and she hit the wrong button on her 'puter.
And so, here we are again! And this time the ZH says she's not going thru 82 (OMC, 82!) comments to see if she did leave one... but then come to think of it, who wouldn't want extra purrthday wishes. You're the bestest, and you got a bestest Mom and home, too!
Your friends: Maggy and Zoey from Zoolatry

Angel Simba said...

I have popped back again to be sure I don't miss the fireworks. What a fun-filled birthday you must have had!

KarenMcG said...

Man, we got here just in time...there are a few hours left yet in today...for us to wish you a happy oneth birthday, Gracie!

It looks like you've been celebrating really big.

Scruffy, Lacie and Stanley's Place said...

Oh Gracie...you of OF AGE girlie!!!! Thank you ever ever so much for inviting us to your pawty!!!! And Asta is now really and truly your Sissy??? Oh my!!!

So many cool favors...we adore those Scooby glasses...I'm thinking I could serve some of my famous smoothies in them!!!

We're just gonna stop over by the FOOD and fill our plates high! Oh,it all looks so delish...you kitties surely know how to pawty!!! So many yumables...Scruffy...NO, you need to wait till you have your carob milkshake....have your supper first...did you just bite me? (Time out for a small dog fight....quickly resolved by Lacie's snapping teeth....)

Happiest Birthday #ONE to you dear GRACIE!!!

Lotsa love and kisses...

Scruffy, Lacie and Stanny!!!!

Unknown said...


We are so furry happy that you were such a smart kitty to choose the momma and dadda that you did and that you are sharing your little self with all of us here in blogland.

Shaggy and Scout said...

We are kind of late but still wanted to come over and wish you a Very Happy Birthday! We came over from our good friends at the Cat Realm (they were our secret paws one year)!
It is very special being ONE and we hope you had a very wonderful day!

The Cat Realm said...

what a PARTY!!! soooo many cats and dogs - this is THE event and we are lucky enough to participate!!! it is good to see all our friends again..... now let's eat and dance MORE!

Just Ducky said...

Happy Purrthday Miss Gracie. You have a great party here. I see lots of my furiends, so I will hit the buffet, bar and go chat! Meow.

Amy & the house of cats said...

Hi Gracie - this is Kirzon. I am so happy that you invited me to your party - it made my day. I wish I could have stayed longer but I am still very loopy from the anesthesia today. But that vanilla shake really hit the spot - that is one of the best party treats I have had!! I hope you had a wonderful birthday!!

Amy & the house of cats said...

Gracie it's Barney - my mom said I can stay until the party ends, even if it lasts all weekend!! Yay!!!

Asta said...


I think it's obvious that Bawney is smitten hehehe, but what a sweetie he is..you'we a lucky giwl.
Thank you fow the ost wondewful time

I think I need anothew one of those smoofies that Lacie bwought..so glad she didn't showt ciwcuit youw house wif hew cowd..she's been known to do it you know, hehehe
Make suwe you take bweaks between dancing and have lots of watew to hydwate
Asta sissie

Quill and Greyson said...

Happiest of Birthdays Sweet Gracie!! You are one great kitty!

Anonymous said...

WOW, what a party! I am so happy the gang is together again, and there are so many furriends.

Does someone any idea where Karl is? I need him for a dance....

The Cat Realm said...

let's dance...... what a wonderful party....

Karen Jo said...

Happy Birthday, Gracie! Herman and I are both here. We would have come earlier, but Herman wasn't feeling so good. He's fine now, though, and ready to eat and play soccer. We will be back tomorrow for more fun.

Cheyenne -Millie said...

Happy Birthday to you Gracie! We heard about you from Asta so we came on over to your party! Wow!!! This is the biggest party we have ever been to!

The Florida Furkids said...

We came back 'cause we heard you had new stuff and boy are we glad we did! This is the best birthday party!!

Sniffie and the Florida Furkids

pee ess - we have an item we would like to donate for an auction for Fiona...how do we do it?

Arran, Arthur and Mum said...

Hurro Gracie! I came by from Asta's to meet her new sissie and say happy birthday to you! You sure know how to throw a good party, I is having loads of fun! All the yummers food! I is one two, we is the same age, although I doesn't think I will be one for too much longer.
~lickies, Ludo

Mango the Maltese kiddo said...

Wishing you a wonderful 365 days filled with love, toys, and treats!
Viva our friendship!
Wow, I have not attended any glorious pawty like your pawty before!
Can I have the lobster tail all by myself?
Doggy eats seafood too!
Love you lots!

CCL Wendy said...

Gracie's on the LOLSpot!

Alastriona, The Cats and Dogs said...

We are back, Socks and MoMo are still off cuddling somewhere. But we are here and ready to party. Fenris is going for another train ride, and us girls are going to go eat some more of this delicious food. As soon as Brian gets back Scylla plans to dance the day away with him. ~AFS

Jacqueline said...

Happy Birthday Gracie!!...You are a lucky girl to have so many friends and great presents!...Your Mom worked very hard and did a wonderful job throwing you such a special party!...We just started a blog and would love to be your friends too=come visit us when you have the chance...Calle, Halle, Sukki http://jacquelinescathouse.blogspot.com/

Mr. Hendrix said...

oh wow! this is a fantastic shindig Gracie! Haapy Birthday!! Bendrix & I bring you many first birthday wishes to you sweet girl.
My beans were at Seuss Landing in Nov 2009. They love Dr. Suess and Green Eggs and Hammmm was Joel's very first book.

Let us get you a plate of appitizers and then we'll head over and play some Jimi Hendrix on Guitar Hero!

Just Ducky said...

Stop by I gave you an award, for your purrthday.

The Cat Realm said...

i think i may take a short nap in some corner - my paws..... i've been dancing with ruis ALL night long... what a party -
i hope you have a good secreatary to write all the thank you notes to your visitors, HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHA

Jans Funny Farm said...

So the rumor is true, the party is still ongoing. We can only stay a moment. If you don't mind, we'd like to each grab a plate to go and a couple of extras for Buddy & Sam. They're in the doghouse with Jan and grounded until her toe heals. Thanks. Glad you're having such a great 1st birthday, Gracie.

Mickey's Musings said...

Whew!!! We are finally able to get here!!!!!!
Looks like you are having a pawsome party Gracie :) Happy Birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
We hope you have a great year and many more too!!!!!!!!
We're going to mingle and have some fun! WOOT
Purrs Mickey, Georgia Tillie

(angel) Grrreta and Fam said...

Happy Birthday, Gracie! What an awesome party! We stopped by Wendy's to see your LOL. It is really cute. We hope you have a wonderful birthday.

Memories of Eric and Flynn said...

We're back again for more fun fun fun! Woohoo!

Amy & the house of cats said...

Hi Gracie this is the best party ever! I am so glad mom let me stay! I am sorry I had to leave for a bit to check on her and Kirzon, but it gave me a chance to do a quick post about how much fun this is!

I just wish we could have a few minutes alone - your Squillion is great but I really wish I could hold paws with you for a few minutes! Maybe we can get a few minutes tomorrow!!



Angel MoMo and Charlotte said...

Whew, what a funtastic party!!! Yes, I'm still here.

We are officially sissies, yes? Yayyyyyyyy!!!

Hey Gang, are we all ready for the next adventure?

Cheyenne -Millie said...

Happy Birthday Gracie! We keep seeing birthday postings everywhere we go! So we thought we would come over to say hi!!

Scruffy, Lacie and Stanley's Place said...

Are we comment number 115???? What a bash this is!! Lacie liberally helps herself to a hoooge piece of lobster, a carob milkshake and a ginourmous slice of CAKE.

Oh, Grace...Happy Barkday!! This is the pawty of the century!!! So many lovely things have happened here today...and you and Asta are now sisters???

That's totally fabbers!!

We will stop back later...(Lacie dabs daintily at her lips, but seems to not notice she has a gigantic glob of icing stuck in her beard...)...do you think there will be CAKE left over??? I mean for seconds??? (Lacie has already grabbed enuff for her "first" helping that seconds shouldn't be an option...)

Oh, I do adore this buttercream frosting!!

Kisses, Gracie!!


Lacie Cakes with a scoop of ice cream...