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Hello from South Florida!

post #1 of 17
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Hi, my name is Lisa and I just joined the site, though I think I've lurked here before. Hubby and I live in South Florida (East coast) with 5 cats, 1 bird, and an aquarium full of fish (at least a dozen I'd bet). Here now is the rest of the family:

Jasmine is our eldest female. She's just over 12 1/2 years old and joined our family when hubby bought her for me as an anniversary gift. She's grey and white.

George is our eldest (and dominant) male. He's a little over 10 years old and is dark brown-black tiger-striped with just a little bit of a white bow-tie. In his younger days he used to play fetch for hours on end with one of his toys. He came to us when as a kitten he cried and cried outside our door while hubby was trying to play video games. Hubby took him in just to shut him up and save his concentration.

Sonny is next, at 6 years old. He is a large orange and white long-haired male. We think he may be part maine coon. He became ours when a friend's cat had kittens.

Last but not least are Salt and Pepper....otherwise known as "The Twins" "The Munchkins" and "The Babies" or as hubby lately calls them "The Terrorists". They were a rescue from a construction jobsite hubby was working on when they were less than 4 weeks old. They had been taken to a shelter, but upon being told that they 'would be killed if left here', they came home with us. Their names probably give away their appearance -- one is all black and one is mostly all white (he was much more so as a kitten). As Salt has grown up his reddish-brown points have extended covering almost his whole tail and putting some streaks (including what looks like a bulls-eye target) on his body. It has been suggested that he must be at least partially a flame-point siamese. Pepper too has some siamese qualities, which backs up that impression. They are about a year and a half old.

Last but not least, even though this site is not about her, is the bird. Bee-Bop is a 14 year old, sulphur-crested cockatoo and makes sure she is not forgotten about. The three elder cats very obviously respect her and her beak and avoid/ignore her at all costs. The babies however, have yet to learn that.
post #2 of 17
Hi welcome to the site. Would love to see pics of your fur family.
post #3 of 17
Hey, welcome to TCS! Sounds like you have quite the fur family!! I'm impressed! I would love to see some pics of your cats, if you can post them. You'll love it here--TCS is a great site, with tons of nice people. Have fun here!
post #4 of 17
hello and welcome
post #5 of 17
Welcome to TCS!!! You are going to it here!!!
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post #7 of 17
We are glad to have you join us at TCS...please post pics...we want to see your "kids".
post #8 of 17
Wellcome, wellcome and once more wellcome!!!
What a big and great family you have!!!
post #9 of 17
Welcome to the site! I have a George, too. He is the big tabby in my signature. I hope you are able to post photos of your family soon.

If you need help getting around this site, please send me a private message and I will do what I can to help.
post #10 of 17
Hello Lisa from very snowy Northeast Ohio
post #11 of 17
a bit belated but...

Welcome to TCS

wow sounds like quite a family you have there!! I love how George entered your life - typical male - if I let you in will you shut up and leave me alone? bless him! Looking forward to seeing photos of your bunch when your able

Please send me or another mentor a message if you need any help at all in the forums.

welcome again from me and my boys
post #12 of 17
Hi and welcome to TCS!!!!!!!!

See you on the forums !!!
post #13 of 17
Hello and welcome!
post #14 of 17
Hello and welcome!! It's nice to meet you!!

post #15 of 17
Thread Starter 
Thanks for all the welcomes!
I will post the pics soon -- so far I've only accessed the site from work (as my home computer has been down), where I don't have access to my pics.
post #16 of 17
Yay, we all just pics here. Can't wait to see them! Hope you get your computer working soon......aren't they sooo frustrating sometiemes??

post #17 of 17
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!

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