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Hello from California

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Ours is a long, but sweet story.

Kaity was an early Christmas gift for me when I was 6 years old. My parents asked me what I would name it if they got one. I remember being in the car saying, "I want to name her Katherine!" (after my best friend at the time) A few days after that, my parents picked me up from the babysitter's house. They didn't say a word, but as I climbed into the back seat I could see something small, curled up on the back of my dad's neck. I squeeled in excitement, but didn't want to wake her because she looked so sweet. My mom told me they didn't have any cats named Katherine, but this one was named Kaity. I couldn't be happier!

Kaity was abandoned as a kitten. The Humane Society found her in an alley all alone and picked her up. My parents saw her and adopted her. Through the years, Kaity has jumped between houses since my parents split up when I was 12. About 10 years ago, she finally came back from my mom's to live with me and my dad. I now live in an apartment with my fiance. He didn't like her too much at first (his allergies and the fact that she was pooping all over the place for a while), but now they are inseprable.

Kaity has never had any medical issues other than a slight allergy one year that caused her to lick some fur off her tummy, and once she got an ingrown toenail. In her old age she's become EXTREMELY allergic to milk. Before, I could give her a few licks and she'd be fine. Now, as soon as she gets one lick, she's throwing up all over the place. Since she can't have it at all, she gets a little crazy when I have a bowl of cereal. She hardly lets me eat it!!

This last weekend, I just turned 24. Kaity will be 18 in September and she is in perfect health!! She is the light of my life and I can't ever imagine a life without her.

post #2 of 21
Kaity is beautiful

post #3 of 21

Kaity is beautiful!!
post #4 of 21
Welcome to TCS!
post #5 of 21
Hi and welcome to TCS
Thanks for sharing the story of you and Kaity with us.
post #6 of 21
Hi! im GLT4 and i love my cats
post #7 of 21
What a Pretty Cat. My Cat just turned 16.
post #8 of 21
Hi there and welcome! beautiful kitty you have there. enjoy the forums
post #9 of 21
Hi,! You have found the best cat site around!

We have a lot of support and advice to give here. Our members are always ready and willing to help you or just chat with you. We also have a game called KatKwiz (cat quiz), designed for newcomers just like yourself, which teaches you things about The Cat Site and also allows you to win lots of points. (It also teaches you what points are.) Just click on the here link below to learn more. Glad you decided to join us!
post #10 of 21
Welcome, great story, Kaity is very cute! I hope you enjoy yourself here
post #11 of 21
So, you didn't have a cat, you had a little sister with fur!
post #12 of 21
Hi and welcome to TCS! We are so glad you have joined us!

If I can help you with any questions you have about the site, please click on my username and send me a message.
post #13 of 21
Welcome to TCS!
post #14 of 21
Hello and Welcome to TCS neighborhood
post #15 of 21
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 #16 of 21
Hello & Welcome to the Cat Site!

Kaity is a beautiful girl! Hope to see more photos of her

Best Wishes to all of you! Enjoy the forums
post #17 of 21
Hi there we're so happy to get the chance to welcome you and your gorgeous Kaity 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
post #18 of 21
Hello & welcome to tcs. Kaity is lovely. My mum has a 16 y/o cat, that used to be ours but she moved next door about 5 yrs ago, so we at least can see her everyday. My stay inside cat is Blossom who is 18 1/2 m/o.
post #19 of 21
welcome! cuteee kitty!
post #20 of 21

Kaity is absolutely gorgeous.
I am so glad that you have joined us here at TCS.
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Welcome to TCS!!!!!!!!!!! 18 years old! Wow! She looks great! I'm glad she is getting along with your fiance! I have terrible allergies to cats as well, bathing them once a month really cuts down on my allergies. Almost to the point I don't have any problems. If I don't bath them I get hives really bad. (If he is still struggling with allergies tell him about this, I don't use allergy meds at all)

I can't wait to hear more about your girl!
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