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Monday, July 08, 2019

Mancat Monday Not

This would normally be Mancat Monday, but we discussed a comment

"Patzys Place has left a new comment on your post "Caturday Saturday": They could be more creative. Fans could post pictures of their cats up on the billboard / big screen for everyone to enjoy! Or post pictures of cats who need homes at the local shelter. Or both cats in the shelter plus ones who have found happy homes too!"

with Dad to see iffen he had anny ideas.  He did.  He searched the Washington National's baseball website looking for  a marketing email.  Well, no luck there.  But he did find a general snail mail address.

And HE WROTE THEM A LETTER!

REALLY!  He said how that was a really great idea and they should consider it and how cats were so VERY photogenic.  And he added a few pics to prove it.

It read...

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Washington Nationals Baseball Club, LLC
Nationals Park
1500 South Capitol Street SE
Washington, DC 20003

July 8, 2019

Subject:  Marketing

I am a member of the cat-blogging community.  Don’t worry, this isn’t a complaint.  We enjoyed your recent promotion involving the Cat-urday t-shirts.  Cats don’t get a lot of respect and we appreciated the idea.

We understand that Cats In The Park wouldn’t really work well .  I blogged about that.  And one of my readers had a really interesting suggestion.

In return for not having Cats In The Park what about inviting  fans to send pictures of their cats to be shown randomly on the display board?  You pick a dozen or more and just show them when opportunities rise. 

Cats are very photogenic.   Not that I mean you would use mine, but just look at these 2 as examples…

https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-zEmhMyvSvXQ/TtTF_KWfUZI/AAAAAAAAJv8/I59z5AymWDc/s240/IMG_6086.jpg

YLA


I hope you will consider it.  We don’t care about credit…

Mark Spencer
2118 Marbella Drive
Waldorf, MD  20601

Cavebear2118@verizon.net

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The pictures won't copy directly from the copy of the letter, but these are the ones he used...
 
and
AYLA
 
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We will be very innerested to see if we get a response...


 

17 comments:

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  2. Hey thanks Mark! It’s always good to know our comments are appreciated. Hopefully this will reach someone who can help with finding homeless kitties find loving homes! Happy Monday!
    Patzy and Miss Juliea

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  3. That would be AWESOME if you got a response!

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  4. Oh, well done Patzy and TBT. I think it's a wonderful alternative to taking cats to the actual park and is likely to be a real hit with cat lovers. Fingers/paws crossed that they adopt it. Please let us know if you hear back from them.

    Megan
    Sydney, Australia

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  5. What an amazing idea!
    We purr you get a response :)
    Purrs Georgia,Julie and JJ

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  6. Now THAT is a GREAT idea! What fun would this be if you got a reply AND action on it! Kudos to you!

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  7. That's pawsome!!! We can't wait to see what happens next.

    The Florida Furkids

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  8. That's a great idea. I hope you get a response.

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  9. This will be so great. Hopefully, they get back to you soon with an answer from them. Thanks for the share. Happy Monday. Can't wait to see what their answer will be.
    World of Animals

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  10. I hope very much that you get a response and I am certain you will tell us about it. This is a well written letter and will get read I feel certain. Thank you for trying. I am grateful.

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  11. Great idea and kudos to Patzy for suggesting it and you for following up on it ! It would be a great way to feature kitties without the hassle and danger of bringing them to the park !
    And if the Nats do it, it will probably start a wave around MLB !

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  12. We totally love that idea!!!

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  13. I LOVE that idea! It would sure make games more interesting for me.

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  14. ooh, better than writing your congressman!

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  16. Now that would be fun! And maybe the way to get to a kitty lover's herat to bring home a kitty that needs a forever home.
    A great idea that we hope will come to fruition:)

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