Monday, 28 June 2021

HRH's Pet Purride Pawrade!

["Pride Heart HRH" © My Human, May 2021]


Okay, let's get this party started!

It's a jam-packed pawrade, so grab
a Pride Cock-a-tail or three
and settle in for a wild ride!

Our first participant is this cute little baby moose 
who managed to find a Pride flag 
in the middle of nowhere! 
Submitted by Shauna --

And here's Zoey the cat and Mollie the dog
serving up some "come as you are" realness!
Their human is Missy George of This N That.

Kirk of Shadow of a Doubt used his Hollywood connections
to persuade everyone's favourite "Somewhere Over the Rainbow"
movie star -- TOTO! -- to come and join our Purride Pawrade!

Next up -- an out 'n proud bunch 
of rainbow-flag-waving critters!

Their human, David of 
provides the introductions --

"Once the gang heard about the parade, they elected a delegation. Front row, is copy-cat hamster, and Travel Penguin, behind him is Shirley, our Platypus, Lucky the green Irish sheep, behind him is Edwin the Dodo (he is sensitive about being extinct - we adopted him at Oxford, we were staying at St Edmund Hall) and in the back Rex one of the newest flock members (he joined us on King Street.)" 

And here's Lilith and Buster Bolfig Borghese,
both dolled up in their best Pride finery!

Their human, Mistress Maddie Borghese
(self-proclaimed "Vamp and Gin Connoisseur"
says that Lilith is channeling 
Marsha P. Johnson
the famous drag queen heroine 
of the Stonewall Riots --

See the resemblance?

Next is a painting created especially for
the Pet Purride Pawrade by Stacy of MagicLoveCrow!

Crows are proud too!
Stacy says the painting 
is called "Love" and -- 

"This crow is surrounding the world, which is under its beak. The crow has no gender, it represents all, spreading love and peace." 

Direct from the Costa del Sol in Spain
it's the Ale-Hop Store Cow being both
proud and Covid-compliant!

Thanks to Mitchell of Moving With Mitchell
for his photo-journalism!

But that's not all!

Mitchell also cajoled his cat Dudo
into posing for two artistic Pride portraits --

"Winged Dudo With Booties" and

"Rainbow Jumpsuit Dudo With Hat"

Look how proudly these next doggies 
are wearing their rainbow neckerchiefs! 

Their human, Suz of Busy Bee Suz, says --

"I was able to wrangle my trio of misfits for some Pride Pics! Max, Lillie and Callie are Allies to everyone! I take it back. Max and Lillie aren't very fond of other dogs, squirrels or rabbits. But EVERYONE else!"

Our next participant is a colourful cat GIF from the internet
provided by Linda of Yรฉyรฉ Dolls because
her own cat Hailey "didn't feel like cooperating."

Good for you, Hailey!
Always let the humans know who's boss!

Clear a path and make way 
for the Rainbow Love Pets who own

Clockwise: Consuelo, MaxGoldberg, Tuxedo, and Ozzo the doggie!

Diversity is the hallmark and 
strength of any community!

Bugs can be pets too!

This rainbow collection adorns
a celebratory chocolate cake made by

And finally, this is Annie, Queen of Hearts
who loves to give big sloppy kisses to everyone she meets 
and will play fetch for as long as anyone 
is willing to throw her ball! 

Horribly abused as a puppy, she was rescued and 
now has a happy life with Shauna! 

Photos submitted by Annie's pal, Tundra Bunny!

YOWZA! What a wonderful Pawrade!

Thank you so much to everyone
who contributed to its success!


Travel said...

That was fun, Thanks Dear!

Miss Val's Creations said...

Awesome parade! So creative!

Linda said...

HRH, this is a beautiful pawrade! Lots of lovely artwork and pictures! I'll show this to my Hailey, maybe now she'll be more willing to pose for a picture next time. ;D Cuddles!

Busy Bee Suz said...

These are all so cute! I love the amount of participation for Pride Month!!

Martha said...


Bob said...

Such a great post and so many great photos.
That closeup of Zooey is a gorgeous photo!

bobbie said...

Love them all! I especially like Stacy's crow ~
Kudos to all!

Mistress Maddie said...

That was awesome!!!!!!!!!!! Such creative pooches and pusses!!!!

I couldn't help wonder wear Mitch's Moose the cat went? And Buster is wondering if Annie is single and ready to mingle?

Now that was a pet parade HRH! Let the music play๐Ÿณ‍๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿณ‍๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿณ‍๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿณ‍๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿณ‍๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿณ‍๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿณ‍๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿณ‍๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿณ‍๐ŸŒˆ

e said...

Dear Highness, Although Pierre declined to participate I see that I have let down the side. I could have photoshopped him with every rainbow imaginable! Next year, for sure...

brewella deville said...

That was fun, but that moose calf!

Mike said...

St. Louis' pride parade has been canceled again this year. Probably a good thing with the Delta variant raising its ugly head. Maybe next year. They draw quite a crowd when they do have it. Everyone gets involved because pets can be in the parade, so people of all stripes march in the parade.

Moving with Mitchell said...

I love these! I’m so happy... and proud.

Adam said...

Cute parade

Sixpence Notthewiser said...

OMG cuteness overload!
I cannot resist a dog with sunglasses, to tell you the truth!


This N That said...

That was fun,,Thanks for hosting..Not too sure about that cake though...Happy that Anie has a happy life now.
Dudo went all out..Love the crow...Thanks for including Mollie and Zoey even though they had no desire to be creative..Enjoy your week...Hot, Hot, Hot, here11 Yuck..

jono said...

The critters are what we lowly humans can only aspire to be. They are like a bunch of little buddhas.

Parnassus said...

Hello Debra, These are all great. I imagine the feline victims are already plotting their revenge. As usual, Magic Love Crow came up with something truly spectacular and memorable.

Hena Tayeb said...

aww those pups!

Janie Junebug said...

Dudo looks amazing, as does everyone else. I just purchased a sewing machine and plan on getting rainbow material to make some pretties for Franklin and Penelope.


Frank said...

Lilith for Grand Marshal

Magic Love Crow said...

Brilliant Deb! I so love this pawrade!!!! Well done everyone! I even loved the bug cake! LOL! Love your art piece Deb!!! HRH looks so sexy!!! This was so much fun Deb! Thank you!!!! Big Hugs!

Tundra Bunny said...

As much as it pains me to admit this, HRH has put on a fantastic, fun Purride Pawrade this year! I second Frank's nomination of Lilith Borghese for Parade Marshall -- LUV her sunglasses and floral tiara! Dudo has transformed himself with those beautiful angel wings, and Stacy's art is wonderful as always!

Maddie, you can tell Buster Borghese that Annie is single, but I'm not sure if she's ready to mingle.... Annie lives with her human, a black Lab/Akita cross, three cats and a tank of tropical fish. However, I will pass Buster's inquiry on to her!

Her Royal Highness said...

@ Magic Love Crow -- Yes, "sexy" is my middle name! Thanks for noticing, Stacy!

Bill Lisleman said...

a great display of colors and support

Her Royal Highness said...

@ Tundra Bunny -- Thank you, my frenemy, your admiration is REWARD ENOUGH for me (because Goddess Bast knows my CHEAPSKATE HUMAN didn't pay me ONE SLIM DIME for the hours, SIMPLY HOURS, of hard work I put in on this post!)

Lady M said...

Oh I forgot to send my Grandogs picture - but it was just kind of a crappy thing edited on my phone so not so swell. A lot of these are so much cuter.

Joanne Noragon said...

Indeed, a fab parade.

Ur-spo said...

such fun!
I liked the cocktails best.

Kirk said...

Love that parade. Better than Macy's.

baili said...

i so enjoyed the show dear Debra

your sharing is always divers and full of fun along with art and knowledge ,i love it all :)

Marie Smith said...

Wonderful! It’s been a great month!

pam nash said...

What a wonderful pawrade! The Demon Duo are sorry they missed being included and are hoping to be there next time.

Anonymous said...

Awesome parade! Mitchell pointed me here. Cheers, Wilma

Martha said...

These are fabulous! What fun. Great celebration! said...

This was delightful. I elated in every scene, and Mitchell's made me giggly.
Thank you, Debra.

Laurie said...


Rommy said...

Pet pictures + pride = super adorable

Guillaume said...

Very funny.

J C said...

I loved your pawrade and I jumped up and down when each one marched by, and I caught a lot of beads. ;)

Lowcarb team member said...

Visiting from Stacy's blog ...
A great parade.

All the best Jan

Deborah said...

Omgoodness the baby moose with the pride flag!!! All so sweet๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜