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post #1 of 21
Thread Starter 
Hi all,

After much time and research, I have decided to adopt my first kitten ever, and am hoping all goes well when I call the woman from the rescue organization this afternoon. I saw a kitten yesterday that is available for adoption, and I can't wait to see the little baby again! I currently have an 8 year old Cocker Spaniel who is very well-tempered, and have read up a bit on introducing kittens to dogs, etc.

I have nothing but time, love, and patience to give to a new baby kitten! My dog is so spoiled... he is truly a part of the family. The same will be true of the new addition. The kitten I am looking at is 14 weeks old, black with a white face and paws, and is really outgoing and sweet.

Thanks for reading!

post #2 of 21

Hi Jen,
Good luck with your search for your new kitten....
Be sure to let us know all about your new family member.
As you learn your way around our site, if you have questions, click on my username, send a Private Message, I will do what I can to help.
Please make yourself at home.
post #3 of 21
Welcome! My wife is from up in that area. Pepperell, to be exact.

Most cockers get along well with cats, but you might want to peruse the site to see if there are any threads that can give you insight in how to introduce them. Don't expect to throw them together and have cuddles the first day (although it COULD happen!).
post #4 of 21
welcome to the forums!
post #5 of 21
Welcome from Southern Rhode Island....Beantown .

Rob & Sport
post #6 of 21
Welcome to Tcs.
Sounds like the kitten is a Tuxedo.
I have 3 of them.
post #7 of 21
Thread Starter 
Thanks! She is so sweet, I did end up bringing her home today! She is SO cuddly and adorable. Right now I have her in her own room upstairs, which I kittyproofed as much as possible by blocking her access to any cords, etc. I've left her there a little bit today (for about 2 hours or so while I napped in the next room). She is a real lovebug! My dog knows she is there and is trying to figure out what's going on, but overall is being good. They haven't met yet... I'll keep you posted!

Please keep me informed as to any advice you may have for a new kitten owner... thanks a bunch!
post #8 of 21
Congratulations on this momentous event.

I am sure that members will have lots of new kitten tips for you.

I look forward to learning more about your new love.
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post #10 of 21
Congrats on the new baby! I have 3 dogs and when I brought my cats home they were so excited and wanted to lick them to death. Ive worked with a lot of cockers and they are usually really placid loving dogs so Im sure they will be best friends in no time....cant wait to see pics of both of them
post #11 of 21
Hi there Jen we're so happy to get the chance to welcome you and your lovely furfamily 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 #12 of 21
Hi and welcome to TCS!

I'm sure your cat and dog will get along fine given time to get to know each other. Cocker spaniels are one of my favourite breeds.
post #13 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 #14 of 21
Thread Starter 
Thank you all for the kind welcome! Charlie and Toby (dog and kitten, respectively) have yet to meet, but I'm sure they will do fine. I am just going to take it nice and slow! I bought new batteries for my camera and will have to figure out a way to share the pics when I take them.
post #15 of 21
I love pictures! Yes please!

Welcome, and good luck with your new fur baby.
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post #17 of 21
Hello & welcome to tcs. Thankyou for rescuing your new baby. Be prepared for a lot of years of fun, kittens/cats are the most curious creatures. Look forward to seeing your pics of Charlie & Toby.
post #18 of 21
Congrats on the new kitty

Info on posting photos here: http://www.freewebs.com/icklemiss21/postingaphoto.htm
post #19 of 21
First, welcome to TCS and second, thanks for adopting a mostly black cat.
Sounds like a tuxedo cat - white bib and front paws.
post #20 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 #21 of 21
Congrats on you new Kitty I have two cats which were both adopted.Legolas & Tome say hello
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