Thursday, August 25, 2016

Thimble Thursday: Soaking up Summer

Thimble knows that summer is nearing its end. She also knows how to make the most of this situation, though.


Thimble knows where to find the brightest puddle of sun. And how to pose in it!


She makes sure to give her mom lots of time to snap some shots. After all, she is a highly skilled model.


While summer is certainly a lovely time of year (when you're not too busy melting, that is), this human will openly admit that her favorite season is autumn. I think my furbabies like it quite a bit, too, because around these parts lovely autumn weather mean lots of open window time. Needless to say, we're all pretty excited about the next season just around the corner.

What about all of our furiends out there? Are you excited for autumn? What's your favorite season?

Happy Thursday!


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Our Tip of the Day:
We've previously touched on the topic of spring and summer allergies, such as those to pollen and grass, which can affect not only us but our furbabies as well. But, with autumn just around the corner, perhaps it's a good time to note on the allergens that this impending season is more likely to offer. Along with lingering ragweed, one primary allergen that is especially prevalent in the autumn is mold. This is because all of those beautiful autumn leaves will unfortunately fall, and when they lie on the ground and get rained on, that can produce the perfect environment for mold growth. To help minimize your furbaby's direct exposure to this and other allergens, aside from keeping leaves raked up as best as possible, be sure to wipe off yours shoes or remove them upon entering your home. It might also be wise to keep windows closed if the weather is more on the wet and rainy and therefore especially moldy side, or if it is windy and therefore more likely to blow allergens into your home. Of course, the fault doesn't always lie with the great outdoors. Towards the end of autumn you may start to use your furnace, and that could lead to built up dust causing flareups of allergies. Try to dust off the furnace and registers and vents, and perhaps consider using an air purifier. As beautiful as autumn is, nothing can be perfect, so be sure to keep an eye on your furbaby for signs of autumn allergies, such as discharge from the eyes or nose, sneezing, coughing, and itching and scratching.

13 comments:

  1. Thimble, you look terrific. Good girl for being such a good model. We like your pictures a lot. Have a great day.

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  2. We love autumn...but we know what follows and we don't like that! Soak up that sun while you can, Thimble.

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  3. I LOVE autumn! Nothin' better than chasin' leaves around the garden. Such fun. Such fun! Can't wait. purrs

    Purrs,
    Seville

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  4. I live for Autumn. It is definitely my favourite time.

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  5. Thimble is a beautiful model. Autumn is my favorite season, I love the cooler weather and Halloween. :) The kitties do love the open windows too.
    Prancie gets the sneezies in the Fall and Spring.

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  6. Love the pictures of Thimble in her sun puddle :)

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  7. Thimble is an exceptional model, and so nice to stay put for a photo session. Our mom's favorite season is also fall. Growing up in California, where there were no seasons, makes them extra special. Though her allergies are the worst in the fall, she likes the cool crisp air. We are no where near fall here...probably not much before the beginning of October. It is hot, hot, stinking hot! Enjoy your cooler weather. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

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  8. thimble.....we iz BUZZED happee fall iz on de way....frank lee we N joy de sun but we canna stand summer time heet....we say sew long two it !!! ♥♥♥☺☺☺

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  9. You pose very prettily, Thimble.

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  10. Can't wait for fall...counting down the days, in fact! Here in Vermont there's just nothing like it :)

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  11. Whoa! Evan let her near the door without whapping her? Sigh, this year we can't open windows even if we wanted to cos of all the work outside. TW used to love the summer best but after all the asthma trouble I've had this summer, she's hoping the Fall will be kinder to me.

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  12. This is the Mom and AUTUMN is DEFINITELY my favorite season! Thimble you are GORGEOUS!! xoxo catchatwithcarenandcody

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