Monday, April 27, 2020

W is for...

It's the last week of April, which means it's the last week of the A to Z Challenge.

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Today is all about the letter W. Rosie is still sharing desserts for our theme of "A Day at Rosie's Restaurant". So, what dessert is there to enjoy for the letter W?

How about some waffle ice cream sandwiches? Rosie has prepared some of these sweet sandwiches with vanilla ice cream, chocolate ice cream, and strawberry ice cream. If you have any other flavor requests, just let Rosie know. Rosie isn't biased against any ice cream flavors, so the options at her restaurant are endless.


Do you know what else W stands for?

Window whiffies! It's finally spring here. Well, at least on most days it is. That means Evan and his furry siblings get to enjoy some window time. Are you friends of ours getting to enjoy window whiffies? We sure hope so!

Happy Monday!

Tip of the Day

We've mentioned lactose intolerance in cats and dogs before, but we'll go just a tad bit more in depth today. Not all furbabies are intolerant to dairy, but some indeed are. This is because, just as in some humans, some cats and dogs lack sufficient lactase, the enzyme responsible for breaking down lactose, the sugar found in dairy. If a lactose intolerant kitty or pup consumes dairy, they may display symptoms such as diarrhea and vomiting.

Especially if giving dairy to a kitty or pup for the first time, don't offer much, and keep an eye on your furbaby for a few hours to monitor if gastrointestinal issues arise. Obviously, if there is any vomiting or diarrhea, do not give any more dairy. On the other hand, if no symptoms arise within 12 hours or so, that particular furbaby may not be lactose intolerant. It also might be worth noting that certain forms of dairy contain less lactose and therefore have less likelihood of causing symptoms of lactose intolerance. Forms of dairy low in lactose include hard cheeses, yogurt, and other cultured dairy products. All in all, though, if your kitty or pup is lactose intolerant, simply avoid feeding diary in order to prevent unnecessary gastrointestinal symptoms. Even if your furbaby is not lactose intolerant, it's still wise to feed human foods only in moderation, or not at all.


The Florida Furkids said...

Ohhhhh...waffles and ice cream! YUM. We're doing window wiffin' today too since it's a beautiful and cooler day today.

The Florida Furkids

The Island Cats said...

We would love waffle ice cream sandwiches! Yum! And it's warmer here today...maybe we'll get some window whiffies too!

Catscue Catmom said...

Yay for ice cream and waffles! I love those window whiffles - too sweet.

Eastside Cats said...

Since The Hubby and I have gone vegan, we don't have butter or yogurt around for the cats to lick. We never allowed Celestial Chuck and Angel to have more than a wee bit!

pilch92 said...

I love waffles. That is a cute drawing. And Evan is adorable ,as always.
Excellent tips too. My Jinx is lactose intolerant, but he always wants whipped cream when we have it.

World of Animals, Inc said...

Window whiffies with Evan is a great way to start a Monday. Waffle ice cream sandwiches sound pretty good right about now. Thanks for sharing. Have a pawsome rest of your day.
World of Animals

Melissa, Mudpie and Angel Truffles (Mochas, Mysteries and Meows) said...

The window whiffies AND waffle sammies sound divine!

messymimi said...

Waffle ice cream sammies! Never heard of it, but now i want one.

Yes, lots of window whiffies here, the weather is cooperating beautifully, and we are all grateful.

Deborah Weber said...

What a delight to make my way here today. Window whiffies are the best, and I'll vote for waffle ice cream sandwiches - yum! Love the drawing!

Cathy Keisha said...

I'm not into ice cream. Once TW gave me a dab of evaporated milk she was baking with and I got sick and frew up. I never got anymore.