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Hello everyone.

My name is Reti and I live in Miami, Fl, with my fout cats, several pet pigeons (I am a pigeon rescuer), a bunny and a turtle.
I was always fascinated by cats, I used to feed the stays back in Europe, but never actually lived with one until my late twenties when I started taking stry cats and dogs in.
I moved to Miami nine years ago and I adopted my fist cat Chelsea four years ago. She was a rescue with the CatNetwork.
I kept on seeing Chelsea week after week locked up in a cage in the pet store. She is a calico tabby, age unknown. I asked the girl in the store why nobody wants to adopt her and she told me that Chelsea bites. So, I felt so bad for this poor kitty and I figured me and my husband will be able to handle her and we gave it a shot and adopted Chelsea.
In the beginning she did bite us and hissed at us every chance she got.
She hasn't done that for three years now and she is very sweet and loving in her own way, she tolerates us handling her and she even tolerates our other cats (we were told she has to be an only cat).

Johnny Cat was found in our parking lot a year and half ago. He is forever greatful we gave him a home, very sweet and loving. He has a great personality and can be very funny.

Moki, Tiger, a bunny and nine birds, were rescued two months ago from a home with many cats, dogs, birds, the lady was being evicted and threw her pets in the street.
Moki and Tiger are 5-6 months old, very sweet, very loving. They love to play, eat and cuddle.
I had them spayed/neutered, dewormed and vaccinated and we are still working on getting rid of the ear mites.

I am glad I found this forum and thank you for letting me join.

post #2 of 16
Welcome to TCS!!!

post #3 of 16
Hi there Reti - I'm so happy you dropped by New Cats on the Block to introduce yourself and your crowd. I'm sure you'll enjoy your stay with us here on TCS - 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

Wow! your animal family certainly must have thought it was their lucky day when they came home with you. Can't wait to see some piccies of the little babies
post #4 of 16
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Thank you very much for the welcome.
If I have any questions I will email you, Beth. Thank you.

I have no digital camera but I put my pictures from the regular camera on CD's, so I will go through them and try to post some pics.
I don't have any from my new additions, yet, will try to take some good ones.

post #5 of 16
Hi welcome to the site.
post #6 of 16
Hello and welcome to TCS!!!
post #7 of 16
Welcome Reti!
You are an angel for your rescues.
post #8 of 16
Hello and welcome!!!

post #9 of 16
Thread Starter 
Thank you for the welcome everybody.

post #10 of 16
Thanks for posting your introduction, Reti!!! You have quite a variety of animals in your home ! Bless you for taking on a difficult kitty that no one would take and rescuing the others Please feel free to come chat with us in "The Cat Lounge"
post #11 of 16
Reilly and I welcome you and your furry and feathered friends to TCS
post #12 of 16
Hi and welcome to TCS!!!!!!!!

See you on the forums
post #13 of 16
Hello and welcome!!
post #14 of 16
Hi, Sierra, Serenity and I welcome you to TCS! So glad you've joined us and look forward to getting to know you better! I would be so happy to help you in any way as you learn your way around the site. Please, simply click on my user name and send me a Private Message!

post #15 of 16
Welcome to TCS

WOW Reti - what amazing things you have done and are doing!! bless you so much for all you have done for all these strays/rescues (not just the kitty kind). You and your husband sure do have big hearts

looking forward to getting to know you...
post #16 of 16
Welcome to the gang ! I am donna owned proudly by the incredible trio!
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