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Hello everyone! I happened on this forum by accident today while researching a bit of information on my baby kitty. Thought I'd join to keep informed and have a database for all my ???'s. I'd like to take a minute to introduce myself and my family. My name is Lisa and we're located in Michigan. I recently adopted a new kitty from an ex-co-worker. Her cat had kittens and they needed homes. This one went to another co-worker who had her for ONE night and changed her mind, so the kitty had no home again. I decided to adopt her. I was told she was a "rare calico", but after doing some research, I've come to realize that a lot of people out there should not be mommys and daddys to animals, the lady had no idea what she was talking about. The kitty has an extra thumb on each paw giving her a mitten appearance (I know the name of the condition is poly-something). After doing research on it, I've come to discover that it's not all that quite rare and she only has it on her front paws. I also seemed to have discovered that "calico" is not a breed, but a color description. So, I don't know what kind of cat she is, probably just an American domestic mixed breed. She is beautiful coloring: gray, black, tan/khaki/cream (almost pink) and has spotting of colors all throughout. Each paw has the cream on the tips and her name is "Puppy". Her daddy was always more of a dog person and didn't like cats. Although I could tell that he loved her, he kept referring to her as a puppy. It was always "your puppy is getting into stuff", "your puppy is being noisy", "feed your puppy"... so the name just stuck. Now, he loves her as much as he loves our real dog and she absolutely adores him... can't wait to be able to post/thread pictures for you all to meet her, too!
post #2 of 14
Welcome to TCS Lisa!!

Glad to have you here!

post #3 of 14
Hi there! Hilarious situation there, a kitten called Puppy. I believe the word is Polydactyl? To describe her extra toes. Welcome to TCS!!
post #4 of 14
Hello Lisa, welcome to the site
post #5 of 14
Greetings from the San Antonio set.

Have fun here!
post #6 of 14
Welcome to TCS Lisa! I'm relatively new here myself and I love it here! Everyone is very caring, helpful and kind. I can't wait to see pictures of your Puppy! lol
post #7 of 14
Hi and welcome!
post #8 of 14
Hi welcome to the site.
post #9 of 14
Hi there Lisa - we're so happy to welcome you and Puppy 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

Puppy sounds adorable and I bet she's so glad that she ended up in your house. We'd love to see photos when you have some to post. We have a forum called the Fur Pictures Forum - you can find a link to it from the Cat Lounge and many of us post photos of our furbabies there.
post #10 of 14
Hello and welcome! It's nice to meet you!!

post #11 of 14
Hi and welcome to TCS!!!!!!!!

See you on the forums !!!
post #12 of 14
Wellcome, wellcome and once more wellcome
post #13 of 14
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 or contact me anytime at dawnofsierra@gmail.com!

post #14 of 14
Welcome to you and your puppy...er, I mean kitty!
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