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About my boys

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Hi All --

I'm new to the site, and I love the forums. I am "meowmy" to two American Shorthair littermates, Oliver and Rocky, who are 6 years old. My cousin rescued them from an abandoned house when they were 5 weeks old. (She's an architect whose firm specializes in rehabilitating old buildings) They had been orphaned, and the rest of their littermates had died. She took them home and took them to the vet, who gave them their shots, wormed them and gave Rocky antibiotics for an upper respiratory infection. The vet then told my cousin and me (we were roommates at the time) to hold them for at least an hour every day to get them used to human contact and to let them roam the apartment freely only when we were home so that they would feel secure. It took time, but they got used to humans and comfortable in their new environment.

Two years later, my cousin moved in with her then-boyfriend, now-husband, who already had a wolf hybrid and another cat, and gave Oliver and Rocky to me, as I had just moved into my own apartment and was looking for a cat or two. They were less than comfortable at first but quickly adjusted and soon became the sweetest and most loving cats I've ever had. Rocky sits with me when I meditate in the mornings and snuggles with me when I get home at night; Oliver greets everyone who comes in and goes straight to me when I'm in a bad mood.

They're extremely intelligent and just a general joy to have around. I love my two furbabies!
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Hi and welcome to TCS
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Welcome to TCS!
post #4 of 16
Hello and Welcome! Rocky and Oliver sound like two loving life-long friends!
post #5 of 16
Hello and welcome, your boys sound adorable.
post #6 of 16
Welcome to The Cat Site. I hope to see pictures of your boys.
post #7 of 16
Hola y bienvenido a TCS, ...Catulina y Milky te saludan!!!........
(Translate: Hi and Welcome to TCS, Catulina and Milky say hello to you!!!...)

See you on the forums!
post #8 of 16
Welcome to the the forums!
post #9 of 16
Hello & welcome to tcs. That was a lovely story. It makes me feel good inside to hear of abandoned kitties finding a forever home. Look forward to hear more about them.
post #10 of 16
Welcome to TCS!! See you on the forums
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Hi and welcome to TCS! We are so glad you have joined us!

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post #12 of 16
Hi, welcome to TCS!
So glad you've joined us!
We are a wonderful community of cat lovers.
Oliver and Rocky sound like adorable sweetie pies.

As you learn your way around our site,
if you have questions, I would be happy to help you.
Feel free to contact me by clicking on my user name,
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I will get back to you asap.

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Welcome to TCS!
post #14 of 16
Rocky & Oliver sound like a couple of wonderful kitties!
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Hello and Welcome to TCS
post #16 of 16
Hello & Welcome to the Cat Site!

Can't wait to hear more & see photos of Rocky and Oliver!

Best Wishes to you all! Hope you enjoy the forums
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