Thursday, 8 November 2012

Tommy's Thankful Thursday

Tom: There is so much to be thankful for, even in difficult times. Both #1 and I feel thankful in the mornings when we look down on our house from the fields, with the misty hills behind it.

And I am so thankful for my long romps in the fields, and having a #1 who is always willing to play with me:

I am thankful for my kitties who love me and whom I take care of...

And #1 says she is grateful that there are people in the world such as Dame Daphne Sheldrick whose autobiography she has just finished reading. It is called "An African Love Story: Love, Life and Elephants" and is the most amazing account of her life and work with elephants in Kenya. She runs the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust which operates an orphanage in Nairobi for elephants and rhinos. The work they do is quite amazing and the insight into the wonder of elephants out of this world.


  1. Oh, that first photo looks so mysterious and magical! Just gorgeous!

    Have a purrfectly lovely day, everybuddy!

  2. Have a great day. We will have to look for the book.


  3. Those are some mighty good things to be thankful for. Love the picture of the house in the mist.Tom, you sure are having a good time romping around. Hope all of you have a great day.

  4. We bet you has wet paws and ears when you got home Tommy! We hope #1 gave you a warm dry towel.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

  5. Love the pics, my friend! Will check out that book....thanks for sharing!

  6. Those are all fantastic reasons to be Thankfully Tommy.

  7. Aw Tommy! You know #1 and your kitties are very thankful to be with you!
    Dame Daphne Sheldrick sounds wonderful. I am thankful for people like her, too!

  8. Wonderful photos.

    The lady says she will have to check out that book. She likes non-fiction/biographies, so that is right up her alley.

  9. Tommy, you are so well loved and you give just as much in return. xoxox

  10. What a lovely photo of the misty hills surrounding your charming abode.

    LP loves elephants (well let's face it,loves ALL animals) but you know what they say... elephants do remember...and they are a clever lot.
    We will look that book up.

    the critters in the cottage xo

  11. It looked misty like that here this morning too! Well, except there were more houses.

  12. Those a very good things to be thankful for Tommy. We are lucky pups :)

  13. Isn't that book amazing! Loved it.
    In these days and times, we have to be thankful for anything we have.

  14. Oh Tommy, we are thankful that we know such sweet friends like you guys.

  15. You do have a lot to be thankful for
    Benny & Lily

  16. Mom says thanks for the book tip - she is always looking for a good read, but she has a list a mile long and never seems to get to all of them.

    We think you are so lucky to have a #1 who makes sure that you have so many reasons to be thankful, Tommy. We are thankful to have you as our friends.

    Woos - Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  17. Oh Tommy, you do have a lot to be thankful for and My Vickie and I love that you are so willing to say it. We love all the pictures, especially the one with the kitty tail.
    Have another great day tomorrow.

  18. Those misty hills are sooo dreamy. I am thankful that you shared them with us.

    9, Chani and Sheamus Popoki.


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