Sunday, February 01, 2009

Newsflash: Aussie cat to play in Super Bowl XLIII

... unfortunately, it's not me.

But former Geelong Cats captain (from the Australian Football League) Ben Graham, who punts for the Arizona Cardinals, will tomorrow (Australian time) become the first Australian to play in a Super Bowl when his team goes up against the Pittsburgh Steelers. He's overcome a niggling groin injury, and looks set to make history for Australia.

As you can see from the photo above, I'm usually a Vikings man, but I'll be supporting the Cardinals in the big game, for Ben Graham's sake. Go Cardinals!

Happy Super Bowl Sunday, everycat!

Cheers,
--Pabs

P.S. I'm honoured to be featured in Zoolatry's High Five Sunday today. Go and check me out, I look great, thanks to some Zoolatry magic.

16 comments:

Eric and Flynn said...

We hope the Cardinals win!

Grrreta said...

That is interesting to learn that a former Australian football player plays for the Cardinals. Zoolatry did a wonderful job on your High Five Saturday graphic. You look very handsome in the picture.

The Island Cats said...

We'll be watching the game!!!

Zippy, Sadie and Speedy said...

Mom and dad only watch fur da commercials, which is weerd cuz when mom is watching t.v. and a commercial comes on she mutes da t.v. and whines about all dem dumb ads pushing crap no one needs...
We hope da Cardinals win so dat an Ausie can get a super bowl ring.

Daisy said...

We are rooting for the Cardinals, too! But mostly we just like to watch the funny commercials.

Tristan Tabby Cat Longtail said...

Go Cards!

Derby said...

Paws crossed for a Cardinals win.

MoMo said...

Go, go, go CARDINALS!!!!!
I am a supporter of the Geelong Cats and will root for Ben Graham.

Your pic over at the Zoolatry is majestic +++!

meemsnyc said...

Oh wow, aussie cat! How exciting!

Forever Foster said...

We think the Zoolatry ladies did a wonderful job of showcasing your handsome mancatliness. It was sure good to see an Aussie get shot on such a big stage. Although we must admit, we were more interested in the cute kitties.

Tracey and Huffle said...

Sad that Benny Graham's team didn't win Pabs.

Sad about the cricket too.

Huffle Mawson

Derby said...

We saw your Aussie guy in the game, sadly his team did not win.

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Aoise said...

I hope that the team you want to win, wins !

mister jeter harris, hizself said...

i'm sorry abowt da cardinalz.
it wuzza verree eksitin game, i wuz told.
me? i prefer baseball.
luv--jh

Name: Mr. Hendrix said...

We were hoping the Cardinals would win but unfortunately the Steelers did. Our team, The Bengals and the Steelers don't like each other. Unfortunately our team is no good.

PS are you all OK? We read there is lotsa flooding and we think it is where you are. purrrrs