Wednesday Hero-Cmdr. George S. Rentz

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Cmdr. George S. Rentz

59 years old from Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Commander USS Houston (CA-30)

July 25, 1882 – March 1, 1942

A Navy chaplain who served during World War I and World War II, Cmdr.
George Rentz was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross for selfless
heroism following the loss of the USS Houston (CA-30) in the Battle of
Sunda Strait becoming the only Navy Chaplain to be so honored during
the war.

You can read more here

These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives just so
others may get to enjoy freedom. For that I am proud to call them

Those Who Say That We’re In A Time When
There Are No Heroes, They Just Don’t Know Where To Look

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Mr. Nikita Crosses The Rainbow Bridge.

This morning we recieved a note from our friend Kiril.
It is time to Celebrate a life well lived and well loved.
Pet and TheBengalBrats offers purrs and prayers of comfort for Kiril. We hope many of his friends at TheCatBlogoSphere will drop by.


Dear friends and fans of The Opinionated Pussycat:

It is with a very heavy heart that I come to you today; Mr. Nikita, the original opinionated one, my creative inspiration since I first went online in late 1998, has made his journey to Rainbow Bridge.

COTC’s 501 Ed.

Welcome to The Carnival Of The Cats 501st edition.
Pet, and TheBengalBrats, Tigger, SonnyBob and SirWoody thank you for joining us!
Pet and family have the flu, and are not to much fun right now, so accept our apologies for a small carnival!
As Kiril says “For Cat Bloggers the Carnival is a chance to discover blogs we might never have heard of, on subjects of all kinds!

Submissions can be sent to: carnivalofthecats(at)

The Carnival Home Page, with an archive of past Carnivals, the Line-up for 2013, FAQ’S, and more, is HERE .

This week’s edition is about “Best Posts”.

Starting this week’s Carnival is

Nerissa from Caterwauling

Nerissa as she cry’s in horror “Not This Again!” Her folks are at it with the Caterwauling Again! Drop by for a funny blog entry!

Rascal and Rocco
Rascal and Rocco are worried abut hens, and doing something about it.

As we have certainly learned, simple is ofttimes better.
Maddie “Enjoy a cat, fully recovered from her ordeals, relaxed, fed and happy.”
After everything this wonderful girl has been through. It’s a simple miracle.

Nikita retires

Over at the opinionated pussycat there is a shift of power..
Nikita Announces His Retirement: Elvira to Take the Reins.

Katya Graymalkin enjoys the fruits of the kitchen while wrestling drop cloths for her people.. very tongue in cat humor, for a caturday!

Thanks for Joining us for the 501st edition of the COTC’s.
As alway’s if I have missed something or gotten something incorrect. Drop me a note at petcampbel(at)gmail.(com)
Have a Blessed Week!