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  1. #1
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    How many pets in your lifetime?

    I was thinking about my pets at the Rainbow Bridge and how I miss them. It made me wonder how many pets all of us have had in our lifetime, so I thought I would ask. We aren't talking age (yours) just how many pets.

    I have adored and spoiled in my lifetime:

    DUTCHESS: Black Miniature poodle - Female
    SUGAR: White Long Haired Cat - Male
    PATCHES: Calico Girl
    MAGIC: Black Long Haired Cat - Male

    CURRENT CROWN PRINCE>>>>>>>>>

    RASCAL: Orange Tabby - Male

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    wow!!!long list ahead!!!!!
    do i have to name ALL of the fish?????7 tanks when i was a kid???

    i'll start with the 4 leggers....

    Scrubber...border collie/shepherd mix..rescued...19 when he went to The Bridge
    Ben...blue tick hound...rescue ...12 years

    macho...blk.cat rescue
    ricki....machos' sister rescue
    jessica...callico...rescue
    pudgie....brain damage kitty...mother thrown from speeding car..1 night befoe giving birth to pudgie....pudge lived to be 18
    all of my barn kitties were rescues...i've probably had 40 in my life...when i needed good mousers i went to the pound...adopted them,had them fixed then they lived in our stables...

    i also had my siamese... Kitty...for 15 or 16 years when i was a kid...and tom...our outdoor tomcat....


    other dogs of mine.......
    tarkus...irish setter from pound
    weasle....std. poodle...man giving him away in k-mart parking lot
    Taffy...corgi...runt of litter...got from pound
    sophie....was a gift...brought over from england
    mitzi...blk. standard poodle....brought over from england....
    pushkin...yorkie...england
    bambi..yorkie...england
    william...english setter
    valentino...english setter

    other animals:
    teebo...ring tail monkey....didn't like his treatment where he was in a pet store...so we bought him
    ringo...a canary
    budgie...parakeet

    numerous turtles




    horses:
    blue
    applejuice
    wolf
    karat de valoir


    jees....i hope that i didn't forget anyone!!!!
    and trust me i'm not that old!!! i just had multiples!!!
    The Deli Dog

    I want to Honor All of Our Rainbow Bridge Furkids

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    What a question, Gini! There are so many special ones, aren't there?

    Tigger - a great big yellow tabby that lived for 18 years
    Belle - a wonderful loveable Pointer for 15 years
    Ben - the English Bulldog that I will always love - 12 years
    Shrimp Boat - my darling "first" cat of my adult life - 7 year
    Kaycee - Helen and I adopted her at 7 yrs old. She was 12 when we lost her
    Chuck - our darling yellow Lab - 15 years

    There were others from when I was much younger....Sput, Tinkerbell and Sleepy Petunia, all died before I was 5, but I remember them fondly And numerous hamsters including Buffy, Sam and of course, Rusty, Evelyn and Phoebe, all at the Rainbow Bridge

    And now, I have a huge crew of loving animals!!
    The Golden Girls, Honey and Lilly
    Mimi, the queen of this house
    Butter, who keeps us hopping
    Roger and Milly, our feathered comedians
    Olivia - our sweet little girl hamster

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    By the size of the other posts, I am a novice.

    At the Rainbow Bridge, I have 3 dogs (Becky, Ashes, and Blacky), 1 hamster, and 1 parakeet.

    Presently, I have 3 dogs (Eli, Sassee, and Ginger), and 4 cats (Jackson, Rosie, Twidgit, and Ashton).
    Scott is owned by 5 cats: Jackson, Fluffy, Twidgit, Ashton, Lexi;
    and 3 dogs: Eli, Sassee, Ginger

    Fuzzy317's Pictures

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    Ok, we had few pets while I was growing...
    English springer spaniel
    1 grey tabby (I don't remember so much of these two, I was young (about 3) when they died, but I remember I loved both of them a lot, even slept on the floor with the dog when she was ill...
    Then we have had few mixed breed dogs, and my first own pet, dog, mix breed, Nappe who lived only to be 5 years due to an illness.
    For few years I didn't have any pets....

    Now with my husband we have two very adorable cats, whom we love very much, and woulnd't change them for anything!

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    many !!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Since I was a little child , I've had so many cats !!!! But as we lived so close to a busy road , they usually only lived about 2 years ...! As for there names : most of them where called Poesje (dutch) , one was Twist , another one Kloefke ...
    Now we have a black cat , named Sydney and a bunnie named Billie (see avatar !!)
    And last but not least : we have at least 100 fish in our pond : goldfish , koi , sturgeon , and ides (golden and blue ones) , shubunkin and ghost koi's ! that 's it !!!

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    I've had cats most of my life. We found our first one when I was about 5 years old.

    Miciona - she lived to about 12 years of age. She died of cancer
    Titti - she went to the RB due to old age. She was 18
    Gigio - He went to the bridge last September, he was 19.


    Currently I have the pleasure to share my life with Maya (5 years), Prema (4 years old) and Foxy, the baby of the family (almost 10 months old).

    Apparently I had some birds and goldfish when I was very young but unfortunately I can't remember them

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    My childhood pets:
    FLUFFY (female, Eskimo spitz) my first childhood dog that I can remember. She died when I was 8 years old.
    LADDIE (male, Heinz 57 variety dog ) My parents allowed me to pick him out myself at the pound when I was only 9 yrs. old. He lived to be 14.

    My adult furkids at the Rainbow Bridge:
    PEACHES (female, apricot toy poodle)
    PUMPKIN (male, apricot toy poodle)
    ASHLEY (female, silver miniature poodle)
    WHITNEY (female, black standard poodle)

    My current three little ones!
    BELLA (female, white standard poodle)
    TREVOR (male, BIG orange tabby cat) The first cat I ever had!
    ANDY (male, white cat) My very affectionate little boy!

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    ok.........

    - couple of hamster(like 4 or 5) dont remember the names!
    - german sheperd mixed dog named Rex
    - grey tabbycat named Minou
    - hamster named Milo
    - maine coon cat named Zap
    - (couple of stray cats...)


    i loved Zap............
    click-> my wonderful pets!
    featuringPaige, my new angora hamster!

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    I too have had only a few pets somparitively:
    Former pets:

    Mickey (a Weimie mix) and Simon (terrier mix): 2 dogs my parents had before I was born. Unfortunely when my brother came along 2 years later my dad was working 2 jobs and mom just couldn't handle 2 small children and 2 dogs so they had to get rid of the dogs

    2 snails: a girl scout project when I was in grade school...

    An untold # of fish raning from goldfish to gourimis to mollies to a Mud Puppy


    Current:

    Oreo: 12 1 /2 yr old beagle /poodle mix who lives with my parents

    5 yr old Kissing Gourimi
    4 1/2 yr ols long-fin Danio
    3 year old Plecto


    Sadie: 1 1/2 Black Lab/dalmation mix
    Cincy :7 month old Blck Lab mix

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    I have owned quite a few pets in my life:

    Little black feild mouse (dont remember its name, I was too young)
    Blue parakeet (don't remember its name, I was too young)
    Green parakeet named Cricket
    2nd Blue parakeet named FeFe
    Hamster named Smokey
    Rabbit named Snowball
    Pit bull named Tabby (only had her for a few days )

    Pets I have now are:
    Muscovy duck- Scruffy
    Gerbil, Sam
    2 Zebra finches, Mr.and Mrs.Tweety

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    CHILDHOOD PETS
    Boots - Boston Terrier- female
    Snowball - Beautiful white male cat - rescue
    Squeeky - male Guinea Pig
    Baby - female Hamster
    Tinker - female Cocker Spaniel

    MY RAINBOW BRIDGE FURBABIES

    Captain - My big beautiful 28 pounder male tabby
    Toby - male orange & white long hair cat - rescue
    Squirty-bums - My little white & grey female kitty - rescue
    Mittens - Black & white male cat - rescue
    C-Fer - my big gorgeous 24 pounder male, grey angora cat
    Scooter- My precious little male tabby with white- rescue, who just passed away at the young age of 1 year in february of this year.
    Stinky - Ferret - rescue
    My thoughts and memories will always be with them.

    NOW I HAVE

    Buddy - 10 year old male Lhasa Apso - rescue
    Katie- My 10 year old pretty lady - tabby - rescue

    R.I.P. my Precious Katie, Katie Pretty Lady.
    Oct. 1991 - Oct. 9, 2005
    R.I.P. my Beloved Wild Hair Wee Willy Winky
    April 8, 2005 - June 19, 2009
    R.I.P. my best friend Buddy.
    Sept. 1993 - Feb. 04, 2010
    R.I.P. my handsome Mooky.
    July 24, 2002 - April 1, 2010

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    Well I have had a lot of pets. Here are the ones I can remember. (This is not counting fish because I have had somany I can't even remember when I them.

    Whiskers- female orange tabby cat!
    Lion- male black tabby cat
    Tiger- female gray tabby cat
    Bear-male gray tabby cat
    Batman-male black tabby cat and twin sister Midnight 1 female black tabby cat
    Midnight 2-female black tabby cat
    Tigger-male gray tabby cat
    Daisy- beautiful female gray and orange tabby cat.
    Cloey-(Newest addition) female white and gray mystery breed cat.
    Misty-female Chihuahua/terrier yellow dog
    Friskers-female gray rat
    Cocoa 1-female brown-hooded rat
    Stormy-male gray lab rat
    Cocoa 2-female brown-hooded fancy rat
    Ki Ki-female gray fancy rat

    Total:16
    Now the only pets that are living with me today are Misty, Midnight 2, Cloey, Cocoa2 and Ki Ki.

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    Try number 2...

    RB Babies
    Tom - tux kitty, 8 yrs
    Max - blk manx kitty, 5yrs
    ButterScotch - cocker spaniel, 15yrs
    Persnickity & Velvet - mice, 2yrs
    Tucker - blk. gerbil, 3yrs
    Boo - blk. gerbil, 4 mnths
    Jackie - 'tiel, 5yrs
    Gertie the Dirtie Birdie - parakeet, 6yrs
    Prince Charming I,II, & III - frogs
    many fish

    Family Members
    Sara - brindle boxer, 3yrs
    Tinker - siamese/fence jumper, 8yrs
    Clarice - siamese/tabby, 10 yrs
    Oreo - gerbil, 2yrs
    many fish

    Honorary Family Member
    Skip's Adventure aka Mortimer - QH, 25yr


    ...and the QuEeN of Parsley Herself...
    SoPhIe BuNnIe!!
    Last edited by zippy-kat; 05-14-2002 at 02:50 PM.

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    Zippy Kat, love the poem at the end of your last reply!

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