Friday, January 02, 2009

Welcome, Year 2009

Fred the Cat here and nice to meet you, Year 2009. We sure have been looking forward to seeing you. Your relative, Year 2008, wasn’t so nice and we didn’t mind one bit seeing it go.

I hope you brought patience with you and a lot of persistence, because you’re going to need it. You are also going to need a lot of help from everyone if you are going to be successful. We all want to be happy again and if we work together, we just might make it happen.

The good news is that in just a few days you will have some special help. You’ll have our new President working with you. He brings with him hope and change. This is the kind of hope and change that none of the last eight Years have had. They had a president fighting against goodness all along the way.

So come right in, Year 2009. We at the Pop home are so happy to see you at last. Oh, and one more thing before you get to work on the big stuff. Could you bring a new dog to our home during your term here? We would so appreciate that favor.

Fred the Cat (The cat who loves you guys!)


Blogger Fixer said...

Hope you all have a great New Year and Fred has a good catnip connection. Heh ...

January 02, 2009 3:05 AM  
Blogger Matty Boy said...

Happy New Year, Fred. I couldn't agree with you more.

January 02, 2009 5:29 AM  
Blogger betmo said...

happy new year fred and the pops- keeping my fingers crossed that at the very least 2009 will see the start of the reinstatement of some of our civil liberties. it's the eternal optimist in me :)

January 02, 2009 5:37 AM  
Blogger Sherry said...

my fingers are crossed for that doggie for you!!!

January 02, 2009 8:11 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy New Year to you, PoP and Mr. PoP!

I hope that you get everything you want in 2009.

January 02, 2009 2:07 PM  
Blogger Randal Graves said...

I still think we should put the cats in charge of everything.

January 03, 2009 7:42 AM  
Blogger Forty Paws said...

We hope you find your new doggie this year! Happy New Year to all of you at the Pop home!

Luf, Us

January 03, 2009 9:41 AM  
Blogger two crows said...

hi, Fred
I agree with every word you said.
and my votes are: 1] to get our Constitution back and 2] that you and the PoPs get your perfect dog.

and I'm seconding Fred: c'mon in 2009!
and will you please tell January 20 to hustle along?

January 03, 2009 11:06 AM  
Blogger Freida of the Bees said...

Happy New Year, Fred, Pop and Mr. Pop!

Santa Paws came our way, but must have left some lame catnip, 'cause the kitties were uninspired. Go figure.

January 03, 2009 11:21 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy 2009 to you, PoP and Mr. PoP. Hope you had a wonderful celebration. I'll keep a good thought and fingers crossed for a great year and a new doggie for your home.

January 05, 2009 11:05 PM  

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