BIG Announcement!

Hi everybuddy! It’s me. Mayzie!

I have something super duper exciting to tell you about today.

You remember how my dearest Grampa J had to go to the Bridge back in May?

Well, unbeknownst (isn’t that a great word?) to my momma, Grampa J decided to leaves her a few green papers. Now, my mom was just super flabbergastified and touched cuz she didn’t expect that at all. So she wanted to do something nice to honor him…but what?

Well, we all puts our thinking caps on and decided that since Grampa J luved animals so much, he would want us to do something to help them. Sooooo….TAH-DAH! This is what we decided to do.

During the week of November 7-11, we hope all of you will help us honor Grampa J by putting a pet who needs a home up on your bloggie. It can be any kind of pet who’s looking for their furever home – dog, kitteh, bird, goat – it doesn’t matter. And you don’t have to know them pawsonally. You can just go to Petfinder and choose one in your area if you want.

THEN – oh gosh, I LUVS this part – the very next week, we’ll draw FIVE names outta everybuddy who pawticipated. And each of those 5 furends will get to choose a rescue for us to donates 100 green papers to! That’s 5 rescues that’ll gets 100 green papers each!

How about that? You’ll be helping to gets the word out about a pet who needs a home AND you could win 100 green papers for your favoritest rescue! Gosh, I just know that would make Grampa J awfully happy.

Now, there really aren’t any rules…

Uh, wait a minute. Here comes Brudder Ranger…

Whoa! That sure is a big book you got there, Brudder Ranger! You looks awful tired from carrying it all the way in here.

It says "Ranger's Big Book of Rules"

Indeed it does, Mayzie. All contests have to have rules, even this one. And, as such, I have taken the liberty of writing down a few in my Big Book of Rules.

Here, let me get settled in my rule-reading chair. Everyone paying attention?

Good. I shall begin. Ahem...

THE RULES

1. Choose aΒ  pet currently seeking a forever home. Said pet can be on Petfinder or on a rescue’s website.

2. Write about him or her on your blog during the week of November 7-11, 2011. It does not have to be the ONLY thing you write about, so feel free to write about something else that day if you wish. Simply elaborate on the adoptable pet somewhere in your post.

3. Include a link to the rescue listing or the Petfinder ad.

4. Include a link to Mayzie’s blog.

5. To be entered for the drawing, you only have to write about an adoptable pet on one day. However, for each day you write about a different pet, you will get one entry – up to a total of 5 entries.

6. Once you have posted the adoptable pet on your blog, please notify us by sending an email to mayziegal AT gmail.com OR leaving a comment on our blog. Please include a link to your post.

7. We will maintain a list of everyone who is participating in the sidebar (updated once a day). Therefore, if you don’t see your name/post, please notify us immediately.

8. On or about November 16, we will randomly select 5 names. Each winner will receive a $100 donation to the rescue of his or her choice.

This concludes the rules. Back to you, Mayzie.

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Thank you, Brudder Ranger! We’d also appreciate it HUGELY if you’d help us spread the word by putting this gaw-juss badge (created by my mom’s Most Talented furend, Gail) on your bloggie. (You can also grab that big one up top if you’d rather.)

Whew! We know that was awfully long but this is something super duper impawtant to us and we sure hope you’ll play along!

Wiggles & Wags & Lotsa Brindle Kisses to all of you!!

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  1. Ohh Mayzie, Ranger and Mayzie Mom What a wonderful way to pay tribute to Grandpa J this is so perfect and I am sure he would approve 87 million percent my three will definitely take part in this event for sure. I know they would love to help out one of their favorite shelters and honour your Grandpa as well.
    With Love
    Momma Tea
    x x x x x x

  2. We’ll love to play along.. or if we don’t play along (we’ll try) we’ll still put the banner right up on our blog right now πŸ™‚

    that’s a really awesome thingy your momma is doing. Bless her generous heart.

  3. This is so great for you to do to honor Grampa J. We certainly will participate and also post about it on our blog a couple of times. This is great Mayzie and Brudder Ranger. We love it. Take care

  4. WOW Mayzie and Brudder Ranger! You have the best mom in the world to share her gift from Grampa J like this! We just know he’s smiling from ear to ear about her wonderful idea right now!

  5. Mayzie and Brudder Ranger,

    Of course I will helps spread da word ’bouts dis generous and wunderful way to honor your Grandpa J. I will ask mom to grab da badge and put it on my bloggie ASAP and I will post ’bout some nice doggies dat need furever homes. πŸ™‚

    Woofs and Licks,
    Maggie Mae

  6. Oh, you guys! This is so sweet and so fun. What a lovely way to honor Grampa J. We are definitely participating and we’re playing for Allies for Greyhounds of West Michigan…but we don’t even care if we win because whoever wins, PETS WIN!

    Freedom, Casper & Nikki

  7. That is a wonderful idea. We will be back later to read the rules again. Muzzer is brewing another pot of tea to help us understand. We don’t want to make any mistakes!

    gussie

  8. We just sent your post to Twitter and Facebook, hopefully that will help spread the word about your awesome contest! What a fabulous idea you’ve had. We certainly know of some great dogs and groups who could use some help to find a home!

    Bunny

  9. What a fantastic idea! We will be posting that week for sure. I know Granpa J will be smiling down for sure.

  10. OH MY DOG, Mayzie! what a wonderful and generous way to celebrate your granpa’s life! Since I am always perusing shelters and rescue’s, I have quite a list.

    I must say… You and your Bruddah should be paricipating on Americia’s Next Top Model! Your both so photogenic and can really strike the pose!

    Happy, Waggin’ Tails, FUREVER!
    Stumpy and me

  11. We think your Grandpa would be so honored! What a wonderful idea! We remember that pic of your Grandpa and Ranger and we just love it, so sweet!

    The Road Dogs

  12. Roo

    Holey meaty bones! Mayzie you are the most generous pup! Such a fantastic way to honor your Grampa J! I will put your badge up on my birthday/gotcha day post on Monday. Many slobbery kisses to you sweet Mayzie πŸ˜€

    Waggin at ya,
    Roo

  13. Tank

    What a nice thing to do!

  14. Cool idea! I can’t wait to participate! Thanks Grampa J!

  15. that is a wonderful tribute….we will be posting!!

  16. Oh Mayzie and Ranger!! What a mostest wonderful contest!! We will most certainly pawticipate!! We’ll put your button on the bloggie and do a whole post with info tomorrow. Please put us on the list!!

    Woofs and Kisses1
    The Fiesty Three

  17. GREAT and I know just the purr-fect pet that needs a home ASAP!!

    wags
    JAzzi

  18. What a great idea!

    Stop on by for a visit
    Kari
    http://dogisgodinreverse.com

  19. Sarge

    Hey Mayzie!
    Wow, what a sweet tribute and a wonderful event!! I’m in!
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, COP

  20. Oh, what a fantastic and touching idea! And completely generous! We will be completely participating and posting (when I am away from school and can access Facebook), and we know a really sweet pooch looking for a home that we love to talk about!

  21. Wow. This is awesome!!!
    We will be participating =)

  22. You are doing a wonderful thing…we don’t use a blog, but we are sure you will have many entries to choose from. God Bless you both.
    we have so many homeless in our shelters and the one in our county does nothing out of the kennel. We do work with Upson county in Thomaston Georgia sometimes, taking the dogs out to be seen at our new pet store, Pet Sense…the more people see them, the more get adopted…You make our hearts smile and Grampa J is proud of you for sure..

    Georgie B and the dog house..

  23. BowWowzer Mayzie, what a swell way to honor and pay tribute to your grandpa. He sure looked like a sweet hooman. Have a great rest of the week.
    Smooches from pooches,
    BRD & HOotie

  24. Frankie Furter

    Oh Mayzie and Brudder Ranger… I think that your Grandpa J must be just BURSTING with PRIDE and HAPPINESS at your Generosity and BRILLIANT plan!!! SIGH SIGH…. I am so very VERY much PROUD to know you.

  25. Mayzie and Brudder Ranger
    What a wonderful tribute to your precious Grandpa J. You Mom has a very kind heart and we will most certainly put your badge on our sidebar. A ton of hugs,
    Madi and Mom

  26. Holy crap how exciting!! Mom is so generous!! Grampie sure would be proud. We can’t wait to pawticipate
    Benny & Lily

  27. Mayzie and Brudder Ranger,
    You have a very very very special Mom there!!!!!!!!! It is a lot of work but I am going to try to do it with all your rules. I don’t do links very good but now maybe I’ll learn!!!
    XX, Fern

  28. What a wonderful thing to do to honor your Grandpa J!!! And just thing of all the good press all those pups in need will get in addition to the one lucky winner. There could end up being lots of winners with this one.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  29. This is a wonderful thing you’re doing to honor Grandpa J!
    We will try and post.

    Love ya lots,
    Maggie and Mitch

  30. Mayzie and Brudder Ranger, you are both AMAZING! What a creative and GENEROUS idea!! I’ll go grab your fantastical badge now and spread the word!

    Wags,
    Zona

  31. Your Momma is sooooo GENEROUS! What a great idea….

    Brudder Ranger sure has lots of rules.

    XXXOOO Daisy, kendra & Bella

  32. Pip

    EEEEEEEEEKKKK!!!!!! This is the SO EXCITING!!!!! I can’t wait!!! I better get to work on this RIGHT NOW!!!

    This sure is nice of all of you! I promise to follow your rules, Brudder Ranger.

    Your pal, Pip

  33. This is a great idea! Very generous and a great way to pay tribute!

  34. that is just too nice for words. we cfant wait to feature somedoggy on our bloggie tee hee hee

    pibble sugars
    the pittie pack

  35. Our post about it is up on the bloggie today!!

    Woofs and Kisses!
    The Fiesty Three

  36. That is such a wonderful thing to do and we will try to participate too!

  37. What a wonderful tribute πŸ™‚

  38. Mayzie
    Please thank mom for the funny story about my Pirate Cap’n…it made me and Mom smile.
    As for the Diva under the covers..I wish I had witnessed her journey. Our best guess is she went behind the decorative pillows on the bed the wormed her way under the spread. I wish I could have captured her slow steady breathing under the covers…just a hint of it at the center of the flower. She rarely does this and it wasn’t even that cold yesterday.
    Today it is about 30 degrees cooler than yesterday. I’ll be interested to see if she does it today.
    Hugs C

  39. THAT IS THE COOLEST IDEA!!! We’re in. I hope. She’s not the brightest bulb in the chandelier, but I’ll help Her follow the rules. Your grandpa would be so happy!!! No, wait… I happen to believe that he IS happy. Present tense. Because I think he’s all around you. Every day.

    AROOOOO! Stuart

  40. Oh Mayzie, your Grampa J would be so proud.

    If you want to write up a little guest postie about your event, I’ll be happy to publish it on Pet Blogs United. You can reach us at PBU at comcast dot net.

    Nubbin Wiggles,
    Oskar

  41. You are all the most wonderful family and what a wonderful Idea. We are excited to participate too.

    Talk to you soon

    bert

  42. Thank you,, thank you!!!!!! I am going to try to follow your rules really really try!!! Bless you!!!
    I really loved a bunch of coons that lived out back of our fence. Pretty Boy and his sister were the oldest of all the coons I have know for the last 25 years. When we had Joker those coons ran all over our land but when Amanda came she chased them and then they stayed out of the fenced in yard. They started coming back in after Bambi died but Tinker chased them. Now they are starting to come back in again with no dog here. I meed a dog!!
    xx, Fern

  43. OMD, what a wonderful thing to do! I’m sure Granmpa J would be soo very proud!

    P.S. Don’t forget to stop by our blog THIS week and enter the “name game” contest I’m hosting, for my newest guide dog puppy – it only takes a few seconds to do… and you may end up being the winner!

  44. Leonardo and Grady

    Hi Guys,
    We zipped right over from Uji, Izzy and Ronnii’s blog when we saw your badge. We currently don’t have a bloggy, but wanted you to know that we think what your doing is the bestest thing ever. What a wonderful way to help others, and with double crossed paws we hope it will give some very special and in-need animals a home in time for Thanksgiving.

    You certainly rock in our Newfie World.
    Leonardo, Grady and Moms.

  45. Wow, that is so nice of you. I am going to have to write this down because mom’s rescue would so appreciate any donation. πŸ™‚

  46. Hi Mayzie, we are visiting for Madi’s blog.
    We think what you are doing is a wonderful idea and a great tribute to your Grandpa J. He would be so proud of you.
    Our mommy volunteers with our local humane society and a cat management group, both could certainly use extra funds. So count us in.
    Purrs,
    Cindi Lou and The Kitty Krew

  47. OH YAH!! We love this idea. We’re gonna do a post everyday during that week cause ATDR has lots of pups needing homes.

    We’re heading back to our blog right now to post the logo.

    {{{huggies}}}………Mona
    Sniff ya later………Weenie

  48. Oh boy, luckily I’m back fur this pawsome event you’re hold! But one question: would the pet that needs a home that we’ve to feature be in our own country or in US? A knows of a lot of pups and bunnies, and kittehs over here in Singapore that are looking fur furever homes.

    I’ve missed you, and I’m BACK!

    Pepsi

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  50. We are going to play.
    Love Ruby & Penny

  51. Such a generous doggie you are! We are definitely going to do this, even if we have to bite Mama’s ears to get her to help us blog each day that week. We know many doggie’s at Trixie’s rescue organization that are still witing for homes! We love you, Mayzie and Ranger!

  52. littlemissjackie

    Miss Mayzie, we will do that! What a great idea!

    Luvs,

    Jackie, Dillon, and Mom

  53. What a super idea! We’ll definitely be joining in.

  54. We thinks Grandpa J would be thrilled to know so many pets will be helped in his memory. We are working on our post for you.

  55. daisydog

    What a great idea Maysie!! We put your link up on our sidebar!! We will blog about a rescue next week!

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  57. What a wonderful thing. We’re in… We’ll be posting

    pawhugs, Max

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  59. Great idea Mayzie! We totes wanna do this! We know so many dogs waiting for their furever home.

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  62. Mayzie, thank you for running this Rescue Me Week!! I love it, and have written a post about Harley, a dog in rescue (I just happen to be on the Board of Directors). You can see the post about Harley here:
    http://indomitableangela.blogspot.com/2011/11/mayzies-rescue-me-week.html
    Keep watching, as we have a couple other dogs in our foster homes that I may highlight this week!

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  64. Davyd

    That is a fantatic idea!

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  67. What a wonderful way to honor Grandpa J! I’ll try to participate in this but don’t know if I’ll have the time to do it. Oh how I wish I didn’t have to work!

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  69. This is a wonderful idea! Two of my doggies are rescues.
    I’ve joined in on your rescue me week. Please stop by and meet Boo Boo.
    She’s a beautiful greyhound!

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  71. This is such a wonderful idea and I am sure Grandpa J is extremely proud. I would be thrilled to participate in even a small way and will let you know when my post is up.

  72. How wonderful!! We are definitely up for participating for this awesome cause! Your Grandpa J is proud for sure!

    http://mylifewithscotties.blogspot.com/2011/11/rescue-me-week.html

  73. Hey Mayzie–We have shared another dog in our rescue, Rex, and you can visit him at my blog, indomitableangela.blogspot.com Thank you for your rescue week and the opportunity it has given for dear ones to find forever homes.

  74. We blogged about a cool cat that needs to be rescued.

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  77. We will add your button to our website. Not sure if you would consider UK shelters/rescues for your generous donations – but we will post about one tomorrow anyway to raise awareness.

    Thanks for what you are doing. Your Grandpa would be so proud.

    Love and licks, Winnie

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  79. What a great idea! I’m so behind on my blog reading that I missed this originally – I’m so glad you reposted it on facebook! I’ll have to see if I can get a post together in time…

  80. Hi, Mayzie. We think this is a wonderful way to honor Grampa J and we’d like to participate.

    http://jansfunnyfarm.blogspot.com/2011/11/cotton-tober-mayzie-and-rescues.html

  81. Below is my post from today. I meant to start on Monday but time has gotten away. What a great idea this is!
    http://harvillehounds.blogspot.com/2011/11/rescue-me-barney.html

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  86. This is such a wonderful idea. And what a way to honor your Grampa J. Thanks for letting us participate.

    Here’s a link to our entry: http://bringingupbella214.blogspot.com/2011/11/mayzies-rescue-week-kinja.html

  87. I have been a little busy. but dont think I forgot all about rescue me week.
    Heres Cinnamon a pitbull mix whos looking for a home.
    I left a post about her on my blog.

    http://bustedwithbrutus.com/?p=113

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  92. I got another pooch up on our book blog today to participate. Just finished reading a cute story about a girl who volunteered at an animal shelter and helped save lots of dogs so thought this fit right in with it.

    http://ourstack.blogspot.com/2011/11/finding-danny-by-linzi-glass.html

  93. What a wonderful way to honour your Grandpa J. He must have been a very special human to inspire such a wonderful gift. We are only sorry we didn’t hear about it sooner. Only gone, never forgetton, rest peacefully Grandpa J.

    Here is our post.
    http://www.kolchakpuggle.com/2011/11/rescue-me-week-such-squishyface.html

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  95. I’m a day late but I participated anyway. It’s ok if I don’t get entered into the drawing; I just wanted to join in to help as many rescue pets get adopted as possible.

    I’m so sorry about your Grandpa J. This is a wonderful way to honor him.

    You can read my post here if you’re interested: http://butterfly-wyldechylde.blogspot.com/2011/11/rescue-me-week.html

    Thanks for doing this!

  96. Thank you for doing this in memory of your grandpa. Wanted to post more, but got 3 on for the week! All to benefit Colorado Saint Bernard Rescue. See our entries at http://www.rescueondog.com

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  98. Hey Mayzie, I just wanted you to know that I’ve removed my post about Rex the Rescue Dog, as presently he is too ill to be adopted. I’m letting you know because I had submitted two posts, but now it’s one!
    Thanks, Angela

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