I’ve been bad, I know! We are excessively grateful for our awards but also, it appears, frighteningly easily distracted by the likes of competitions, law cases (Molly and Doggie), Springbok stories and absurd mini-blogroll competitions.
I’m hoping that my fabulous readers and Award givers will take a page out of my long suffering Mother’s book who says I’m “Always Late but Worth the Wait”. She even bought me these funky slipslops to prove it!
Of course, she is totally biased, as the laws of nature determine Mothers’ must be.
Don’t get a shock at the number. It’s purely because I’ve stacked them up for quite a while. These awards are accepted with ludicrous elation by the rescue animals!
Hurdles to Happiness awarded us, ages ago, the Sunshine Award
Jodi Stone, equally long ago, awarded us the Sisterhood of the Bloggers award
Dockfam Adventures, Mollie & Alfie, and Raising Daisy, awarded us the Beautiful Blogger
Zac the All Black (now The Princess Tails with Zena) awarded us the One Lovely Blog
Donkey Whisperer sent us the Kreativ Blogger award
It’s a Pussy Cats Life sweetly sent us the Super Sweet Blogger Award
Addictive Blogger Award, which we also received from The Misadventures of Misaki, Angels Whisper and Misty Shores Chesapeakes.
Having received some of these awards before, we decided to abide by the rules of the Addictive Blogger Award. This allows us to eliminate a degree of embarrassing personal facts and, rather, tell you why we started blogging. A much easier task!
This blog aims to raise awareness for the superb Pro-Life Animal Shelters in South Africa. The awesome people running these organizations give up their entire lives to this daunting task. They take in, feed, love and care for the neglected, abused, orphaned and injured animals. They do not euthanise but, if suitable homes cannot be found, take these animals in for life. The amount of work, time and dedication involved in ensuring that the animals not only get to live but have a life worth living, is so immense that many are left little time to promote themselves. This is where I come in. I have made it my task to raise awareness.
There are so many incredible blogs, each utterly deserving of awards. This is stupendously difficult. This post is already absurdly long so I am offering the following sites any of the above awards that they may not yet have:
Comedy in Crisis – Hilarious and well worth a read. This site, from Cape Town, South Africa, will show you how to deal with adversity with a smile!
Granny 1947 – From the Eastern Cape in South Africa. This is one funny granny. Hop over and find out a bit more about life in our beautiful country.
Teedeevee – How brilliant to find a blog concentrating on the wonderful things in Johannesburg, South Africa. This site might just change your mind about our city.
Birding Zimbabwe – A fantastic birding site from South Africa’s bordering country, Zimbabwe.
The Princess Tails – This site used to be called Zac the All Black, as I’m sure most of you know it but I thought Zena needed a little confidence boost, now that she has, sadly, had to take over the reigns of blog fame.
Georgia About – What a fantastic place. I have learnt so much about Georgia from this brilliant site. Will have to visit there sometime.
Doggy’s Style – Yes Doggy, this is officially bribery. Having been put in charge of keeping you under control in Mollie & Alfies competition, I thought an award might soften your trigger happy snipers a little.
Hey It’s Jet Here – Because Jetty the Gentleman (or Gentledog, more appropriately) deserves every award possible for his delightful, kind and forgiving nature.
Easy Weimaraner – Because Litchi thinks Easy is HOT! She’ll be very embarrassed that I said that though!
We adore getting awards, so we hope that there will be plenty of opportunities in the future, to pass awards on to the sites I have not mentioned today.