Time Travel to Blogpaws 2014 - Day 2


What the Friskies! You back already? Boy, that was a short night. I barely got in my standard nine hour cat nap. Anyway! I guess you're here to read the diary I kept while I attended the Las Vegas BlogPaws 2014 convention. Go ahead and read below. I'm going back to bed. 

DAY TWO: MAY 7, 2014

Dear Diary --

I'm told the view of the mountains and desert surrounding Lake Las Vegas at 5 a.m. from our room balcony at The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa is beautiful. I wasn't awake to see it.

I'd had a restless night. I got up several times to wander the room. Mom didn't get much sleep either, cuz she's a light sleeper. Plus she was busy hovering over me. I hate that, but she's a mom. I'm told hovering comes with the title. My pawrents let me sleep in while they went to breakfast.

But then they wanted to explore The Westin hotel property. Since I hadn't used my litter box except to pee a little, Mom thought getting me for a walk might help things move along.

I jumped into Mosey my Gen7Pet stroller, and then had my first-ever ride in the hotel elevator. I usually get hauled up the back stairs of a hotel into our room. It was super nice to be treated like a special guest, instead of dirty baggage no one wants to see.

In the lobby there was a huge welcome sign greeting the Blogpaws attendees. 

 The hotel grounds were beautiful, surrounded by trees and water. You'd never guess we were in the middle of a desert.

 One thing I noticed right away...the sun seemed brighter than it did back home. Dang! I forgot my shades!

Even though I had absolutely no intention of going potty outside like a stray cat, I kept that to myself. I wanted to walk on the ground, and smell the smells of those who walked before me...and peed before me too. Phew! There was a lot of that everywhere!

I'm a pretty smart cat, if I say so myself. I had my cool tiger harness jacket from Butterfly Cat Jackets velcroed around my body, and I obeyed the Stop! Look! and Listen! rules of the road.

Here's a photo of me walking my Dad back to the hotel. Dad took a photo of me walking with Mom, but Mom said hell would freeze before she posted a picture of her butt on the internet.

 Before we went back to our room, I stopped at the Message Board to see who had arrived.

Here's me and my mom posing at the hotel entrance. I'd had fun exploring the resort and I was looking forward to attending the Dessert on the Terrace event that night. 

But I wouldn't see the BlogPaws gang, or have Dessert on the Terrace that night.

Back in our room, Mom realized I wasn't drinking from my new water bowl. And  when she checked her records she realized I had not pooped for 5 days!


For those of you who have never traveled with your cats, take it from us at It's a Wonderpurr Life - always expect the unexpected. Especially when you are a bazillion miles from home with a cat on medications.

Be sure to return tomorrow to read my diary entry about my rather poopy experience at Blogpaws.
Love, Herman!!!

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Thanks for stopping by. Please return tomorrow to read Day Three of my Blogpaws 2014 Diary.


  1. Wonderful flashbacks. So precious.

    Have a fabulous day and week. ♥

  2. Sorry we disturbed your sleep, Herman! That was a good walk you took your dad on.

  3. YEOW dood....for sure if ewe waz KNOT at de ree sort, at de slotz, ore black jack tabull, ewe waz in
    trubullz... :( & pleez ta tell yur mom... de food servizz gurl total getz frozen hell N fotoz ~~~ ♥

  4. Dang, I sure hope everything came out okay, we'll be back to find out!

  5. Mom always wanted to attend a Blogpaws event.

  6. Ooh I love your jacket! I'm kind of nervous about what comes next though...

  7. Thank you for joining the Happy Tuesday Blog Hop.

    Have a fabulous Happy Tuesday. ♥

  8. Looks like a fun trip except for not pooping.

  9. Our mom says you saw more of the resort than she did, and she can commiserate with you, as Blog Paws 2014 was the scene of the scorpion sting that almost took her foot. We’ll be back for day 3. Big hugs. XOCK, angel Lily Olivia, angel Mauricio, Misty May, angel Giulietta, angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo, Cooper Murphy, Sawyer & Kizmet


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