Monday, May 30, 2011

A Call for #Pawcircle

Hello friends.  I, along with several pals...Tucker (@bvfeyj), Ethel Mae (@ILoveEthelMae), Sprite and Finnegan (@SpriteandFinn) would like you all to join in a #pawcircle for our friend Buddy @Whyshouldntwe).  Here is our pal, Buddy:

He is our very good pal and he needs a #pawcircle - STAT!  *asks for moment of silence for #pawcircle*  Thank you all for that.

Ma and I have been in contact with Buddy and his ma, Kathy this have Tucker, Ethel Mae, Sprite and Finnegan.  There has been a lot happening over Buddy's way and we all know what it is like when sad things pile up on a pal.

On Wednesday night, the roof collapsed on Buddy's family's business due to heavy rain.  They admit that it's hard to deal with, but like Kathy says in her email..."It's just things and insurance will cover it!".  Thank doggness for that!  Unfortunately, right before that there was an even bigger accident.

Kathy's niece was in a car accident.  She pulled out (in her car) without looking and an ambulance crashed into the passenger side of her car.  She is in the hospital with swelling on her brain and is in a comaShe is only 22 years old.

Kathy (and Buddy) are trying to keep some sense of humor...Kathy said in her email, "I guess when it rains (heavy enough to collapse a roof - oh! That's me, Oz interjecting!) it pours".  The family is trying very hard to keep it together but everyone is a wreck.  The doctors say it is a 'waiting game' for their niece.  *raises a worried paw*

Kathy also said that our poor friend Buddy is, unfortunately, being ignored...what with all the waiting and worrying at the hospital and such.  *sad eyes for one of my bestest pals, Buddy*

UPDATE:  I have received author's permission to use this poem, which I think says what we all want to say to Buddy and his family, so without further ado:

Magic Wand

I wish I had a magic wand
To make it go away;
I'd wave my scepter over you
Until you were okay.

I'd think good thoughts; I'd send you love;
I'd transmit healing vibes;
My wand and I would surely beat
Whatever the doc prescribes.

But there is no magic scepter, so
I cannot cast a spell;
Just know you're often in my thoughts,
And I hope you'll soon be well!

By Joanna Fuchs

I am, along with Tucker, Sprite, Finnegan and Buddy's fiancee, Ethel Mae, beside myself!  We feel we really need to do something!  So, we are asking you...our 'virtual and worldwide pack' to help by:
  1. Keeping Buddy, his ma Kathy and ALL their family in your prayers;
  2. Commenting on this post with well wishes, prayers, thoughts, etc. so Buddy and Kathy know we are thinking about them; and
  3. Donating a few dollars to help the family (Ethel Mae, Sprite, Finnegan, Tucker and I are coordinating what we will send - however, as this is so spur-of-the-moment, we are still coordinating what to send - gift cards, goodie basket, etc).
I have installed a Chip-In widget under my 'Oz the Terrier' logo in the right hand menu, named Buddy's Brigade (a pack of friends with one mission - to help!) which will direct your contribution to our PayPal.  I have currently earned $40 on sponsored blog posts on both my blogs, which is currently sitting in our PayPal account, and I will donate all of it to Buddy and Kathy.  Please consider matching my donation at whatever level you deem appropriate (and affordable to you)!

Please check back...I will continually update everyone on what is happening!  And let me just thank you all for helping Buddy and his any way you can!



  1. AnonymousMay 30, 2011

    We love you Buddy! So sorry to hear about your niece and the week your family has been having. We will continue to pray that she will recover! Thinking of you all:) xoxo. We gave some pawallowance. Hope it helps!

    Sprite and Finnegan & mom

    PS. thanks OZ for setting this up.

  2. I love you Buddy (and Kathy and family)!!! You are in our prayers.
    XOXO...Cairn cuddles, Oz

  3. Hey Buddy. I don't know you but I know Oz, and any fried of his is a friend of mine. I'm sending you all manner of good thoughts. You are not alone... We're all out here to send you positive energy... I'll check back for more information.

    pawhugs, Max

  4. Max, you are the best cat around! Thank you for giving your support to my pal Buddy; he really needs it.
    XOXO Oz

  5. So sorry to hear of the terrible things that have been happening to a great anipal and his family - sending love and prayers for you all. Thanks, Oz, for telling efurryone - hope you'll have some good news to report soon!

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  7. AnonymousMay 30, 2011

    Dearest Buddy,
    We are thinking of you and your family and have you in our prayers every single day.
    Please stay strong and make sure to give lots of cuddles and smiles to your family from way up here in Canada.
    Your pal always,
    Farley the Westie & his mom Heather

  8. Oh... what a horrible time for them!! Please tell them me and the kitten are purring for them all.

  9. Heya Oz, we don't know your mate but we are sending lots of prayers & siber vibes for him & his family, be well Oz,

    RA & Isis

  10. Thanks all! I know Buddy's Ma has checked in on this blog already and has teary eyes from all the love and support. You are all the best furs around!

  11. Of course the family will be in our pawrayers. Really hope they get good news soon & things start looking up for them.

  12. AnonymousJune 11, 2011

    Hi Buddy & Buddy's Mom. We are all thinking of you and sending warm comforting thoughts your way. BearHUGs, FuzzHugs, RosyPoodleKisses & MomHugs.
    Love always,
    Bear & family


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