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My name's Cindy. I'm a newcomer here, joined yesterday morning. This is a great site, and I'm looking forward to getting to know you!

I'm the proud mom of a 15-year-old rescued kitty, Frosty (she's apparently a cross between a bluepoint Siamese and a tabby; I don't know for sure since she was abandoned by a local bike trail when she was only about 10 days old, in October 1991). I also have a featherkid, a rescued conure named Pumpkin.

My user name is SinbadsMom in honor of my furry soulmate Sinbad (a female cat), who shared my life here on Earth from June 1986 to February 2003. I have another Bridgekid, my tabby Tiger (also a female kitty, a rescued feral), who was with me from October 1991 to April 2005.

I still haven't checked the instructions for posting photos carefully enough, so I'm just going to post a link to a small collage of my kids, which I might rearrange later for a sig:

I've had the user name SinbadsMom for four years now, first using it at, a grief support site, where I was a moderator on the message board for more than three years. I left last July, and last August created The Lighthouse, a new grief support site for people who've lost pets (our members post about human loved ones they've lost, too, of course, and the pets still here with them -- their Earthkids -- and pet care, rescue, etc.). to anyone here I know from those sites!

I love all animals, but most especially the purry furry ones. It seems odd these days to have only one kitty sharing my life, but I'm a caregiver now and with my mom's health worries and occasional hospitalizations, bringing a new kitty into our home hasn't seemed very doable. My furkid and featherkid sorta/kinda get along, though...

I love hearing about pets and seeing photos of them, so this site is a treat -- including those beautiful sigs people have!

Cindy / SinbadsMom
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Hi welcome to TCS, this is such a great site and everyone here is soo friendly also this site can be informative and fun I know what u mean thats its hard to just have one furkid we have 6 all rescues of some sort here and we also have 2 labs, 2 guniea pigs, and a rabbit I cant wait to see pics of ur kittie tho, we photos here. I am also sorry for the loss of your 2 bridge kitties !!! Well see u around the forums
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Wow, your six feline babies are all beautiful! I love Tessa's expression, too! The other pets sound wonderful -- they must keep your life interesting!
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Hello! Welcome to the forum!!

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and a warm welcome to you and your fur/feathered-family - and what a bunch of peaches they are Its great here, theres lots to do and see, it can be a full time addiction
Glad you dropped in to join us, keep posting those photos we just love photos here

Enjoy the forums !!
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Welcome Cindy! I hope you find this place a wonderful home away from home! Everyone here is so friendly and sweet! What cute babies you have!!
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for the warm welcome!

I've been looking round the site, and I'm more and more impressed.

Thanks for the kind words about my babies! I love all of yours, too -- so beautiful!

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Welcome to the forum

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Hola y bienvenido a TCS!..
(Translate: Hi and Welcome to TCS!!!.....)

See you on the forums!
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Hi Cindy. Welcome to TCS.
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Welcome to the site.

Your kitties are all so beautiful
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Hi there Cindy we're so happy to welcome you and your fur & feathered family to TCS. I'm sure you'll enjoy your stay with us - we're one great big family and you'll find loads of friends here. If I can help at all while you're finding your way around TCS just click on my username and send me a Personal Message - I'll do what I can to answer your questions

If you have any difficulty figuring out how to post photos just drop me a Private Message and I'll help you out
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Welcome Frosty, Pumpkin and Cindy (and in spirit, Sinbad and Tiger)

to TheCatSite and we are so glad you're here! You sound like a wonderful meowmy to all of your beloved furbabies and to Pumpkin as well -- and like "our kind of folks". Your beautiful Sinbad looks a lot like our sweet Mehndi, who is currently in sanctuary in Canada due to my unwanted divorce and impending forced relocation from our beautiful desert acreage to an urban house with stupid municipal quotas...

We have the care of a human loved one in common as well -- for me, it's my father, in assisted living but I make all the decisions for/affecting him. It's a fulltime job and fraught with stress, but I love my dad and try to do the best I can for him.

All 9 felines are rescued, indoor-only and spayed/neutered of course! They are my sunshine, and I couldn't get along without them.

Hope to see you on the forums a lot; if you want, you can Private Message me, too!
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Hi & welcome to TCS! Your fur and feather kids are simply beautiful!
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