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Aloha Everyone - New Here!

post #1 of 17
Thread Starter 
I'm mother to two incredible furkids, Jack & Antigone (Tig for short). My sons are a little over 6 years old and I've had them since they were about 4 months old. My spouse & I adopted them from the Humane Society here on O'ahu.

Now we're getting ready to move to the East Coast and I am incredibly nervous about traveling with my boys. They've seldom left the house.

I stumbled upon this site while searching for cat related stuff.

I'm looking forward to learning and sharing.

post #2 of 17
Hi! Sierra, Serenity & I welcome you, Jack, and Tig to TCS! We're so glad you've joined us and look forward to getting to know you better! Perhaps you would like to post specific concerns you may have regarding your family's big move in our Behavior forum. We would really enjoy helping out with whatever info and tips we may be able to offer to make this the smoothest transition posible for all of you. Please feel free to contact me anytime by clicking on my user name and sending me a private message. I would be ever so happy to assist you in any way as you enjoy your time here with us!
post #3 of 17
Hi and a warm welcome from Spain and my kitty-crew

Its great here, with lots of advice, help, support and friendship.........oh and we have a bit of fun now and then

Heres sending lots of good luck with your move I am sure everything will be fine !

Once you get settled, maybe you could post us some photos of your fur-family

We just love photos here - Enjoy the forums !
post #4 of 17
Hi and Welcome to TCS!!!!!!

See you on the forums!
post #5 of 17
Aloha, welcome to TCS. Do you live near kailua hawaii ? That is where i use to live a few years ago. It is beautiful there. I hope to see more post from you on the fourms have a great time and we would love to see pics of your kitty's too.
post #6 of 17
Hello, my name is John, welcome to the site
post #7 of 17
Welcome to TCS!!!
Can't wait for you to join us here on the East Coast! I'm a mass person born and raised (although I am quite jealous of you living in Hawaii - my brother lived out there - beautiful!!)
Good luck with your move.
post #8 of 17
Hi and welcome to TCS.
post #9 of 17
Thread Starter 
Thank you all so much for a very warm welcome! Some have asked for photos and I hope I get it right, so here goes:

This should be a picture of my niece and my big furkid, Tig. He's on a diet, but, as you can see, it isn't going as well as we had hoped.

And this is Jack & Tig together. They like to snuggle (as often as they like to fight).

I hope these all come out okay, aren't too large, etc.
post #10 of 17
Aloha and welcome to TCS! I'm Susie. My ex and I lived on Oahu for a few years back in the 80's. We flew with our then dog Scruffy from Hawaii to Ohio. She made it just fine and I'm sure your kitties will too. I'd see if your vet will give them something for calming though..............that's a long flight.
post #11 of 17
Awwwww! They're so cute!
post #12 of 17
Wow - what a gorgeous kitty! Welcome to TCS!
post #13 of 17
Hi & welcome to TCS! Your boys are beautiful!

If you need any help finding your way around the site, please feel free to click on my username and send me a private message. I'll be glad to help in any way I can

I'll be visiting your beautiful island (again) in January!
post #14 of 17
Welcome to TheCatSite, all, and Aloha!

Glad you could make it here and you're sure to find a lot of good friends, helpful information, and great cat pix! Hope your move goes well -- if you're planning on airlifting them over, you'll want to call the airline for their regulations. Generally, they require that they each be in an airline-approved kennel (carrier) large enough for them to comfortably turn around, stand, and lie down in -- these are obtainable at Petco, PetsMart, etc.; you'll want to secure the metal door on top with wire, but leave the front one unsecured for opening when you arrive at your destination, to fill the clamp-on water/food dishes that fit on this door. You can buy airline travel kits at the same places, and these contain absorbent cage liners, labels for the carriers, and dishes. I put foam on top of the liner, for comfort. You may be able to fly them as check baggage under your seat -- check with the airline on their requirements for that. Safe journey!
post #15 of 17
Welcome to TCS. Glad you found us.
post #16 of 17
Welcome ! Your kitties are really cute!
post #17 of 17
Hi and welcome to TCS
Your babies are beautiful!
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