Being a Light in the World Award, thanks Barbara!


Being a Light in the World Award

Barbara of the blog idealisticrebel has been so kind to nominate Dear Kitty. Some blog for the Being a Light in the World Award; a new award which she has created.

Barbara writes about it:

I’m creating this Award to celebrate all those wonderful people in the World who spread Light, and Love and Hope and Peace in the name of All. These bloggers should consistently promote these qualities and work to be a force for peace and light in the world.

The rules of this award are:

  1. Thank the person who gives you the award
  2. Spread this award around to the people who you know who are doing this work, so that the work continues and the light is spread
  3. Let your nominees know
  4. Never give up on your fellow human beings

My nominees are:

1. From the C-Sweet

2. Babsje Heron

3. South Cheshire and North Staffs CND

4. Yorkshire CND

5. Stoke and Newcastle CND

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Very Inspiring Blogger Award, thanks Barbara!


Very Inspiring Blogger Award

My blogging friend Barbara of the blog idealisticrebel has been so kind to nominate Dear Kitty. Some blog for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award.

Thanks, dear Barbara, for this generous gesture!

The rules of this award are:

1. Thank the person who nominated you and add a link to their blog.

2. Display the award on your post.

3. List the award rules so your nominees will know what to do.

4. State 7 things about yourself.

5. Nominate 15 other bloggers for the award.

6. Contact your nominees to let them know you have nominated them. Provide a link to your post.

7. Proudly display the award logo (or buttons) on your blog, whether on your side bar, ABOUT page, or a special page for awards.

Seven things about myself:

1. Where did most visits to my blog come from so far today?

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 99
Sweden FlagSweden 16
Canada FlagCanada 14
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 9
Australia FlagAustralia 5
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 5
Belgium FlagBelgium 4
United Arab Emirates FlagUnited Arab Emirates 2
Finland FlagFinland 2
New Zealand FlagNew Zealand 2
Portugal FlagPortugal 2
Italy FlagItaly 2
India FlagIndia 2

2. Where did most visits to my blog come from this month?

Top Views by Country for 30 days ending 2014-02-27 (Summarized)

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 6,456
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 2,667
Canada FlagCanada 840
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 743
Australia FlagAustralia 546
Jamaica FlagJamaica 540
France FlagFrance 509
Germany FlagGermany 471
Sweden FlagSweden 406
India FlagIndia 335
Spain FlagSpain 229
Greece FlagGreece 203
Italy FlagItaly 184
Ireland FlagIreland 160
Philippines FlagPhilippines 145
Romania FlagRomania 138
South Africa FlagSouth Africa 138
Belgium FlagBelgium 131
New Zealand FlagNew Zealand 116
Bahrain FlagBahrain 108
Singapore FlagSingapore 105
Turkey FlagTurkey 101

3. Which blog posts and pages attracted most visits so far today?

Title Views
Home page / Archives 40
Dutch king’s pricey new car 29
Meadow pipit singing, video 9
Galapagos islands: why Darwin’s finches differ in beak size 6
Red fox den webcam 3
Dutch poet Leo Vroman dies 3
Luxembourg secret police involved in bomb terrorism 3
Narwhal, beluga whale ancestor discovery 3
Stonechat, skylark and meadow pipit 2
G4S mercenaries killed Australian Aboriginal elder 2

4. Which blog posts and pages attracted most visits this week?

Top Posts for 7 days ending 2014-02-27 (Summarized)

Title Views
Home page / Archives 717
Dutch poet Leo Vroman dies 135
Ukrainian Jews threatened by anti-Semitic violence 88
Bahraini king’s sexual harassment of Lebanese singer 79
Dutch king’s pricey new car 76
Australian marsupial species discovered, killing itself by sex 34
Agent Orange, veterans’ health threat long after Vietnam war 29

5. Which referrers referred most to my blog so far today?

Referrer Views
Search Engines 111
Reddit 12
WordPress.com Reader 4
workersbushtelegraph.com.au 2
WordPress Dashboard 2

6. Which referrers referred most to my blog this week?

Referrers for 7 days ending 2014-02-27 (Summarized)

Referrer Views
Search Engines 2,087
WordPress Dashboard 49
Facebook 46
Reddit 42
WordPress.com Reader 40
r.search.yahoo.com 33
forums.allaboutjazz.com 14
Twitter 12

7. Which search terms brought most visitors to my blog this week?

Search Terms for 7 days ending 2014-02-27 (Summarized)

2014-02-20 to Today

Search Views
where can a vietnam veteran who has suffered from agent orange and cancer get help? 4
lighthouse 4
miniskirt pic 4
images of egyptian sarcophagus 3
ukraine jews 3
leo vroman 3
animal abuse in denmark 3
1900 rapes and murder 3
neo nazis who have murdered people 2
mary barbour glasgow scotland music lyrics 2
tony abbott censorship abc 2
west virginia lake pollution scandal 2
risks of using meat ants 2
watergate scandal 2
mangrove terrapin thailand 2
http://dearkitty1.wordpress.com/2013/11/25/horrible-saudi-abuse-of-ethiopian-worker/ 2

My nominees are:

1. When Good Girls Go Broke

2. Get Behind the Muse

3. abc of biology

4. my short light photography

5. The ocean update

6. Emerald Wake

7. Share With Us @ Clouds N Cups

8. El Arte de la Literatura

9. Folding Mirror Poetry

10. Dimitris Melicertes

11. Thought Penned

12. sachemspeaks

13. e-Tinkerbell’s blog

14. Light touch

15. artmark

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My blog’s visitors, where did they come from?


This video is called How to Create Your Own Blog in WordPress.

Today, it is 25 February 2014.

Two years ago, on 25 February 2012, WordPress statistics started counting from which countries visits came.

In these two years, the figures for my blog are:

Top Views by Country for all days ending 2014-02-25 (Summarized)

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 129,725
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 56,537
Canada FlagCanada 21,062
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 15,418
Australia FlagAustralia 11,095
Jamaica FlagJamaica 10,476
India FlagIndia 9,352
Greece FlagGreece 9,071
Germany FlagGermany 7,957
France FlagFrance 7,372
Romania FlagRomania 5,701
Sweden FlagSweden 4,071
New Zealand FlagNew Zealand 4,001
Italy FlagItaly 3,851
Spain FlagSpain 3,767
Ireland FlagIreland 3,647
Belgium FlagBelgium 3,590
Philippines FlagPhilippines 3,393
Armenia FlagArmenia 3,072
Singapore FlagSingapore 2,794
South Africa FlagSouth Africa 2,548
Bahrain FlagBahrain 2,548
Indonesia FlagIndonesia 2,431
Saudi Arabia FlagSaudi Arabia 2,152
Tunisia FlagTunisia 2,132
Brazil FlagBrazil 1,860
Japan FlagJapan 1,857
Switzerland FlagSwitzerland 1,853
Turkey FlagTurkey 1,750
Pakistan FlagPakistan 1,750
Malaysia FlagMalaysia 1,674
United Arab Emirates FlagUnited Arab Emirates 1,588
Poland FlagPoland 1,464
Norway FlagNorway 1,440
Thailand FlagThailand 1,323
Russian Federation FlagRussian Federation 1,218
Denmark FlagDenmark 1,217
Finland FlagFinland 1,210
Korea, Republic of FlagRepublic of Korea 1,209
Portugal FlagPortugal 1,177
Mexico FlagMexico 1,173
Hong Kong FlagHong Kong 1,158
Israel FlagIsrael 1,071
Egypt FlagEgypt 934
Czech Republic FlagCzech Republic 931
Hungary FlagHungary 900
Austria FlagAustria 812
Argentina FlagArgentina 754
Taiwan, Province of China FlagTaiwan 708
Lebanon FlagLebanon 698
Sri Lanka FlagSri Lanka 664
Serbia FlagSerbia 659
Venezuela FlagVenezuela 598
Bulgaria FlagBulgaria 592
Croatia FlagCroatia 518
Slovenia FlagSlovenia 514
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Ukraine FlagUkraine 401
Malta FlagMalta 388
Slovakia FlagSlovakia 339
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Jordan FlagJordan 270
Cyprus FlagCyprus 268
Peru FlagPeru 255
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Luxembourg FlagLuxembourg 220
Georgia FlagGeorgia 214
Estonia FlagEstonia 207
Suriname FlagSuriname 184
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Award for Love and Kindness, thanks dear Horty, Tazein and Barbara!


Award for Love and Kindness

My dear blogging friends Horty of the blog It Is What It Is, and Tazein of transcendingbordersblog, and Barbara of the blog idealisticrebel have been so generous to nominate Dear Kitty. Some blog for the Award for Love and Kindness.

Thank you all three for this kind gesture!

Please, visit their blogs; they are really worth it :)

Barbara, who created this blog, wrote about it:

“I have created this new award, The Award for Love and Kindness, to honor acts of Love and Kindness and to encourage acts of Love and Kindness. I am a believer in the idea that Love and Kindness promote Peace in the world, and I give my respect and appreciation for all who promote these important values. It is important for us to remember that we are One Family living in One World; we are Sisters and Brothers, no matter how we look, what culture we live in, what religion we practice or who we love. In many ways, blogging removes some of the obvious barriers between us, and helps bring those of us from all walks of life, ethnicities, creeds, colors and ideals together as One Family.”

The rules of this award are:

Share an act of kindness another blogger has done for you.

Thank the persons who nominated you for the award and link back to their blogs.

Nominate those bloggers whom you feel practice Kindness and Love — you choose how many!

Blogger Lohan Gunaweera was so kind to advise me to transfer my blog to WordPress, when Blogsome went down the drain. Thank you for this act of kindness!

My nominees are:

1. Durham Community Support Centre

2. Առլեն Շահվերդյան. հեղինակային բլոգ-կայք

3. Movement Against Intolerance

4. Le Superkikke

5. Sacred Touches

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Versatile Blogger Award, thanks Barbara!


Versatile Blogger Award

My dear friend Barbara of the blog idealisticrebel has been so kind to nominate Dear Kitty. Some blog for the Versatile Blogger Award.

Thanks so much for this kind gesture! Best wishes for you and your blog!

The rules of this award are:

1. Thank and link back to the person who awarded you.

2. Nominate 15 bloggers for the Versatile Blogger Award and include a link to their site (and tell them that you have nominated them).

3. State 7 things about yourself.

Seven things about me:

1. From where did most visits to my blog come today so far?

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 98
Canada FlagCanada 18
Sweden FlagSweden 12
Australia FlagAustralia 12
India FlagIndia 11
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 10
Thailand FlagThailand 7
France FlagFrance 6
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 5
Indonesia FlagIndonesia 4
New Zealand FlagNew Zealand 3
Malta FlagMalta 2
Ecuador FlagEcuador 2

2. From where did most visits to my blog come this month?

Top Views by Country for 30 days ending 2014-02-20 (Summarized)

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 6,573
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 2,771
Canada FlagCanada 905
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 877
Jamaica FlagJamaica 601
Australia FlagAustralia 578
France FlagFrance 547
Germany FlagGermany 459
India FlagIndia 348
Italy FlagItaly 227
Spain FlagSpain 209
Sweden FlagSweden 204
Greece FlagGreece 203
South Africa FlagSouth Africa 157
Philippines FlagPhilippines 147
Ireland FlagIreland 146
Romania FlagRomania 132
Belgium FlagBelgium 128
Singapore FlagSingapore 119
Bahrain FlagBahrain 111
New Zealand FlagNew Zealand 109
Turkey FlagTurkey 104

3. Which blog posts or pages attracted most visits so far today?

Title Views
Home page / Archives 47
Wild boar piglets 10
Saudi absolute monarchy violates human rights 9
German ultra-conservative bishop stole millions from poor people 9
Labour party conference, for rich people only? 5
Dutch in Suriname, most cruel slave-masters 4
Novelist Herman Melville, slavery and Islamophobia 4
Bahraini king’s sexual harassment of Lebanese singer 4
NSA spying threatens journalism 4
Corporate fish poaching in Senegal 3

4. Which blog posts or pages attracted most visits this month?

Top Posts for 30 days ending 2014-02-20 (Summarized)

Title Views
Home page / Archives 2,778
USA: poetess Katharine Lee Bates was feminist, lesbian, Christian socialist, and anti-imperialist 337
Bahraini king’s sexual harassment of Lebanese singer 266
German ultra-conservative bishop stole millions from poor people 205
About 187
Dutch snowy owls from Newfoundland by ship? 171
Lesser Antillean iguana in danger 156
Montagu’s harrier migration, new research 133
Most hated animals top 50 116
Band plays YMCA at Sochi Olympic skating 103
USA: ancient Egyptian sarcophagus as corporate boss’ plaything 102

5. Which referrers refered most to my blog this month?

Referrers for 30 days ending 2014-02-20 (Summarized)

Referrer Views
Search Engines 9,170
Facebook 437
WordPress Dashboard 264
WordPress.com Reader 244
Twitter 148
topix.com 76

6. Which referrers refered most to my blog this year?

Referrers for 365 days ending 2014-02-20 (Summarized)

Referrer Views
Search Engines 98,026
WordPress.com Reader 6,172
WordPress Dashboard 3,040
Facebook 2,980
mail.yahoo.com 1,634
Twitter 1,521
topix.com 1,066

7. Most popular topics my blog has written about:

Topic Views
Human rights 823
Economic, social, trade union, etc. 634
Environment 506
Crime 426
Netherlands 354
Biology 300
Peace and war 272
Mammals 267
Birds 265

If you tag your posts effectively, this panel will show you which topics get the most traffic. Snapshot generated from your top posts over the past week.

My nominees are:

1. a Movie, a Country, a Journey

2. Monsters and Molecules

3. Scott Rennie

4. from sewing room to potting shed

5. iarxiv

6. Kaligrafi Nusantara

7. weggieboy’s blog

8. This Labyrinth I Roam!

9. AshiAkira’s Blog

10. L’Œil et l’Esprit

11. Denisa Aricescu Poezii

12. dragoscalinescu

13. Mungai and the Goa Constrictor

14. My Scribbles

15. Good Food Everyday

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Lighthouse Award, thank you holley4734!


Lighthouse Award

holley4734 of the blog Destino was so generous to nominate Dear Kitty. Some blog for the Lighthouse Award.

Thank you for this wonderful gesture!

The rules for the Lighthouse Award are:

1. Display the award certificate on your blog.

2. Inform your nominees of their award nominations.

3. Share three ways that you like to help other people.

4. There is no limit to the number of people that you can nominate.

5. Don’t forget to have fun!!

Helping people:

1. Inform then on issues often not found in the mainstream media.

2. Help them to think critically.

3. Point out where in the world there is beauty and hope.

My nominees are:

1. petitemagique

2. It Is What It Is

3. Canadian Museum of Nature

4. thisyearinmusic

5. BUCUCICRISTINA

6. Mungai and the Goa Constrictor

7. ExploreDreamDiscover Talks

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Shauny Award For Blogging Excellence, thanks Aisha!


Shauny Award For Blogging Excellence

My dear blogging friend Aisha of the blog Aisha’s Oasis has been so kind to nominate Dear Kitty. Some blog for the Shauny Award For Blogging Excellence.

Thank you so much, Aisha, for this kind gesture!

This award has no rules at this time. This award is for Shaun.

My nominees are:

1. milicamilicevic

2. life of a random girl

3. Out of The Hat

4. Americans for Political Change

5. VENUS BOHEMIA

6. Punx In Solidarity

7. THE CIVILIZED MAASAI

8. TheAlternatives’s Blog

9. Art inspired and created from the heart

10. mysuccessisyoursuccess

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Cracking Chrispmouse Bloggywod Award, thanks dear Horty!


Cracking Chrispmouse Bloggywod Award

My dear friend Horty of the blog It Is What It Is has been so kind to nominate Dear Kitty. Some blog for the Cracking Chrispmouse Bloggywod Award.

Thank you so much for your generosity, in this award, and in other awards!

The rules of the award are :

1. Display the award logo on your blog.

2. Link back to the person who nominated you.

3. State 7 things about yourself

4. Nominate other bloggers for this award and link to them.

5. Notify those bloggers of the nomination and the award requirements.

Seven things about myself:

1. From where did most visits to my blog come so far today?

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 142
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 74
Jamaica FlagJamaica 22
Germany FlagGermany 20
Canada FlagCanada 20
France FlagFrance 19
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 15
South Africa FlagSouth Africa 11
Greece FlagGreece 8
India FlagIndia 8
Romania FlagRomania 8
New Zealand FlagNew Zealand 7
Ireland FlagIreland 7

2. From where did most visits to my blog come this year?

Top Views by Country for 365 days ending 2014-02-12 (Summarized)

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 76,290
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 31,540
Canada FlagCanada 12,966
Jamaica FlagJamaica 8,750
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 8,443
Australia FlagAustralia 7,309
India FlagIndia 5,270
Germany FlagGermany 4,883
France FlagFrance 4,709
Greece FlagGreece 4,159
Ireland FlagIreland 2,657
Spain FlagSpain 2,295
New Zealand FlagNew Zealand 2,037
Tunisia FlagTunisia 1,985
Italy FlagItaly 1,984
Romania FlagRomania 1,910
Sweden FlagSweden 1,880
Philippines FlagPhilippines 1,871
South Africa FlagSouth Africa 1,798
Bahrain FlagBahrain 1,764
Belgium FlagBelgium 1,757
Armenia FlagArmenia 1,699
Singapore FlagSingapore 1,460
Indonesia FlagIndonesia 1,354
Saudi Arabia FlagSaudi Arabia 1,287
Switzerland FlagSwitzerland 1,138
Japan FlagJapan 1,124
Malaysia FlagMalaysia 1,083
Brazil FlagBrazil 1,025
Pakistan FlagPakistan 997
Turkey FlagTurkey 993
United Arab Emirates FlagUnited Arab Emirates 939
Norway FlagNorway 885
Poland FlagPoland 839
Korea, Republic of FlagRepublic of Korea 737
Thailand FlagThailand 685
Mexico FlagMexico 672
Denmark FlagDenmark 659
Israel FlagIsrael 638
Finland FlagFinland 637
Russian Federation FlagRussian Federation 583
Portugal FlagPortugal 562
Hong Kong FlagHong Kong 559
Egypt FlagEgypt 559
Czech Republic FlagCzech Republic 531
Austria FlagAustria 525

3. Which blog posts or pages attracted most visits so far today?

Home page / Archives 98
Will second giraffe called Marius be killed in Denmark? 15
World War One, a hundred years ago 10
Bahraini king’s sexual harassment of Lebanese singer 9
Very Inspiring Blogger Award, thank you Tazein! 9
Miffy the Rabbit’s birthday 9
Texel island insects research 8
Barclays Bank bosses get bigger bonuses, workers get sacked 8
Suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst, exhibition in London 7
British bumblebees, young people asked to help 6

4. Which blog posts or pages attracted most visits this week?

Top Posts for 7 days ending 2014-02-12 (Summarized)

Title Views
Home page / Archives 631
Little owls in nestbox, video 92
YMCA played at Sochi Olympics 61
Boys’ mass grave at Florida prison discovered 59
Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award, thanks zorpab! 49
Bahraini king’s sexual harassment of Lebanese singer 48
Very Inspiring Blogger Award, thank you Tazein! 46
About 41
Lesser Antillean iguana in danger 40
USA: poetess Katharine Lee Bates was feminist, lesbian, Christian socialist, and anti-imperialist 30
The Lighthouse Award, thank you, Horty! 27
Most hated animals top 50 27
Leopard discovery in Java, Indonesia 26
World’s oldest bird has baby 23
British Prince William killed wildlife a day before his pro-wildlife appeal 22
European Union greenwash, cartoon 21
USA: ancient Egyptian sarcophagus as corporate boss’ plaything 21
Slavery and love in Suriname, new film 21
Rubens, Rembrandt, differences in what they painted 20
Dutch in Suriname, most cruel slave-masters 20
Spitsbergen flowers photos 20
New beaked whale species re-discovery 20
Prehistoric human discovery in England 20
Dutch brass band may play ‘YMCA’ at Winter Olympics 20

5. Which search terms brought most visits to my blog this week?

Search Terms for 7 days ending 2014-02-12 (Summarized)

Search Views
dozier school for boys 16
iguana 11
beyonce miniskirt 4
lighthouse 4
ancient egyptian sarcophagus 3
mass grave found in florida 3
dinosaur that live in australia 3
attacks on net neutrality in the usa 3
fukushima 3
marius giraffe 3
mrs barbours army 2
dictatorship in uae 2
rembrandt night patrol 2
spitsbergen jurassic research group 2
kitty, northern ireland 2
john cooke lawyer 2

6. Which search terms brought most visits to my blog this year?

Search Terms for 365 days ending 2014-02-12 (Summarized)

Search Views
iguana 429
prostitution in bahrain 197
watergate scandal 193
poisonous caterpillars 174
lady liuwa 151
night parrot 142
egyptian sarcophagus 128
caterpillars 122

7. Most popular topics Dear Kitty. Some blog has written about:

Topic Views
Environment 670
Human rights 616
Economic, social, trade union, etc. 496
Netherlands 400
Biology 381
Crime 380
Birds 376
Peace and war 301
Mammals 245

If you tag your posts effectively, this panel will show you which topics get the most traffic. Snapshot generated from your top posts over the past week.

My nominees are:

1. A Suffolk Lane

2. A world outside your window

3. Joëlle Jean-Baptiste – Author

4. onalajaoluwabukonla Blog

5. iarxiv

6. belsbror

7. Kev’s Stuff

8. Ajaytao 2010

9. Glorialana’s Blog

10. Kintal

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Very Inspiring Blogger Award, thank you Tazein!


Very Inspring Blogger Award

My friend Tazein of transcendingbordersblog has been so kind to nominate Dear Kitty. Some blog for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award.

Thanks for your generosity, dear Tazein!

The rules of this award are:

1. Thank the person who nominated you and add a link to their blog.

2. Display the award on your post.

3. List the award rules so your nominees will know what to do.

4. State 7 things about yourself.

5. Nominate 15 other bloggers for the award.

6. Contact your nominees to let them know you have nominated them. Provide a link to your post.

7. Proudly display the award logo (or buttons) on your blog, whether on your side bar, ABOUT page, or a special page for awards.

Seven things about myself:

1. Where did most visits to my blog come from so far today?

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 85
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 27
Canada FlagCanada 22
Australia FlagAustralia 12
Germany FlagGermany 7
Russian Federation FlagRussian Federation 4
Philippines FlagPhilippines 4
New Zealand FlagNew Zealand 4
France FlagFrance 3
Bahrain FlagBahrain 3
Belgium FlagBelgium 3
Pakistan FlagPakistan 3
Singapore FlagSingapore 3

2. Where did most visits to my blog come from this quarter?

Top Views by Country for 90 days ending 2014-02-10 (Summarized)

Country Views
United States FlagUnited States 19,572
United Kingdom FlagUnited Kingdom 9,311
Canada FlagCanada 2,808
Netherlands FlagNetherlands 2,466
Jamaica FlagJamaica 2,181
Australia FlagAustralia 1,682
France FlagFrance 1,368
Germany FlagGermany 1,292
India FlagIndia 1,160
Greece FlagGreece 720
South Africa FlagSouth Africa 621
Spain FlagSpain 596
Italy FlagItaly 494
Philippines FlagPhilippines 489
Ireland FlagIreland 436
Belgium FlagBelgium 399
Bahrain FlagBahrain 362
Sweden FlagSweden 338
New Zealand FlagNew Zealand 333
Saudi Arabia FlagSaudi Arabia 325
Turkey FlagTurkey 313
Indonesia FlagIndonesia 304
Pakistan FlagPakistan 301
Singapore FlagSingapore 285
Romania FlagRomania 282
Japan FlagJapan 264
Korea, Republic of FlagRepublic of Korea 252
Poland FlagPoland 245
Malaysia FlagMalaysia 228
Finland FlagFinland 213
Switzerland FlagSwitzerland 211
Brazil FlagBrazil 211
Norway FlagNorway 209
Armenia FlagArmenia 198
United Arab Emirates FlagUnited Arab Emirates 194
Thailand FlagThailand 188
Mexico FlagMexico 188
Hong Kong FlagHong Kong 183
Israel FlagIsrael 180
Russian Federation FlagRussian Federation 171
Denmark FlagDenmark 167
Portugal FlagPortugal 152
Austria FlagAustria 141
Egypt FlagEgypt 127
Czech Republic FlagCzech Republic 119
Sri Lanka FlagSri Lanka 109

3. Which blog posts or pages attracted most visits to my blog so far today?

Title Views
Home page / Archives 42
British spies ‘use online viruses and honey traps to discredit targets’ 6
Prehistoric human discovery in England 6
British Prince William killed wildlife a day before his pro-wildlife appeal 6
Anti-immigrant British minister employs ‘illegal’ immigrant 5
Polar bears’ Valentine’s Day 4
Spitsbergen flowers photos 4
The Lighthouse Award, thank you, Horty! 4
Slavery and love in Suriname, new film 4
Most hated animals top 50 3

4. Which blog posts or pages attracted most visits to my blog this month?

Top Posts for 30 days ending 2014-02-10 (Summarized)

Title Views
Home page / Archives 2,717
USA: poetess Katharine Lee Bates was feminist, lesbian, Christian socialist, and anti-imperialist 321
Bahraini king’s sexual harassment of Lebanese singer 257
About 201
Dutch snowy owls from Newfoundland by ship? 163
Montagu’s harrier migration, new research 155
Lesser Antillean iguana in danger 152
Most hated animals top 50 112
USA: ancient Egyptian sarcophagus as corporate boss’ plaything 97
Little owls in nestbox, video 90
Slavery and love in Suriname, new film 88
Dutch in Suriname, most cruel slave-masters 77
Thai women’s escape from Bahraini forced prostitution 76
Botero exhibition: Abu Ghraib torture, men, women, horse, cat, sphinx. And Escher 68
Fukushima nuclear disaster news update 61
Awards 61
Boys’ mass grave at Florida prison discovered 60
European Union greenwash, cartoon 59
Anne Frank’s toys rediscovered 58
YMCA played at Sochi Olympics 58
Two lion cubs in Lady Liuwa’s pride in Zambia 55
West Virginia water pollution scandal 54
Japanese forced prostitution women’s stories 53
The Lighthouse Award, thank you, Horty! 52
Zambian lioness Lady Liuwa update 50

5. Which referrers refered most to my blog this week?

Referrers for 7 days ending 2014-02-10 (Summarized)

2014-02-03 to Today

Referrer Views
Search Engines 2,188
Facebook 135
Twitter 71
WordPress Dashboard 64
WordPress.com Reader 57
r.search.yahoo.com 25
go.videoentertainmnt.com 19
topix.com 16
sports.yahoo.com 13
mungaiandthegoaconstrictor.me 8
search.tb.ask.com 6
r.duckduckgo.com 6

6. Which search engines referred most to my blog, ever since it moved to WordPress in December 2011?

Referrer Views
Search Engines 173,313
WordPress.com Reader 11,403
Facebook 4,345
WordPress Dashboard 4,141
mail.yahoo.com 2,924
Twitter 2,598
topix.com 1,741
2012indyinfo.com 1,287

7. Which search engines referred most to my blog, ever since it moved to WordPress in December 2011?

Referrer Views
Search Engines 173,313
Google Search 108,832
Google Image Search 48,303
Bing 6,316
Yahoo Search 5,539
Yahoo Image Search 647
AOL 553
Ask.com 491
Google Mobile 487
search.babylon.com 411
isearch.avg.com 312
mywebsearch.com 227
Conduit.com Search 217
search-results.com 170
search.bt.com 123
search.comcast.net 105
Yahoo Mobile 103

My nominees are:

1. Watch • Humans • Move

2. White Shadows

3. Words We Women Write

4. ‘Soulful’

5. AttraVerso · Cristiano Camaur

6. FIERY FLANEUSE

7. Paint the world with words

8. Artemis

9. letopiseț de web

10. The UGlos Bioscience Blog

11. Head over Heels 2014

12. Mommy Makes Photos

13. Ellie Belfiglio

14. Substance AND Style

15. Denisa Aricescu Poezii

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Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award, thanks zorpab!


Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

zorpab of the blog Sustainable Slick has been so generous to nominate Dear Kitty. Some blog for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award.

Thank you so much for this kind gesture!

The rules are:

Provide a link to and thank the blogger who nominated you for this award.
Answer ten questions.
Nominate 10-12 blogs that you find a joy to read.
Provide links to these nominated blogs and kindly let the recipients know they have been nominated.
Include the award logo within your blog post.

Questions:

Your favorite colour …. Green
Your favorite animal … Sanderling
Your favorite non-alcoholic drink …. Pineapple juice
Facebook or Twitter – Twitter
Your favorite pattern ….. Chessboard
Do you prefer getting or giving presents? Giving, usually
Your favorite number … 41
Your favorite day of the week … Saturday
Your favorite flower …. Orchid
What is your passion? ….. Seeing birds

My nominees are:

1. les femmes

2. BeeCee

3. THECROAK500

4. Granny Smith: Unleashed

5. The Girl From Jane Addams (T.M. Bonner)

6. treat ‘em green

7. Mountains, Monuments and Mud

8. Rainbow Lightning Woman

9. Art Attack

10. Breaking my Boundaries

11. It Is What It Is

12. transcendingbordersblog

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