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Old 10-31-2012, 03:23 PM   #1
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A most-likely, probably, in all likelihood Solo, Nov-Dec 2012 Trip! *Day 6 11/27

Hi all! For those of you who didn't read my last TR, I'll tell you a little about myself.

My actual name is Stephanie, and I'm a 28 year old single gal from Maryland. I'm still living in MD currently, but plan to move to Florida next year, the Bradenton/Sarasota area.




I am, somewhat obviously, a Disney freak! I have always loved everything Disney, and this trip will be my 6th trip to WDW, and the third solo trip.

I have a dog, Phoenix, who is an 8 year old Beagle/Belgian Malinois mix.







And 4 cats:
Jag, a 10 year old Maine Coon/Ragdoll mix (here with his best buddy Phoenix). He was a rescue from the local animal control when he was 11 weeks old.







Turk, a 10 year DSH. His momma was found, while pregnant, by a woman working in Baltimore who was very allergic to cats. She didn't want her to give birth in the city, so she caught her, brought her home, put her in the basement, and told her husband that he had to care for her and the kittens once they were born . She gave birth a few days later. I got Turk at 8 weeks, and she had named him that as all the kittens had been named after Disney movies, so I kept it!






Jynx, an 8 year old Torti with white. She was found by my parents with 4 of her siblings at around 6 weeks old. Their mom had been hit be a car and passed away. I kept her, my sister kept her sister and my parents kept one of her brothers. They found homes for the other 2.






And finally Sweetie. She is a 6-ish year old DSH tabby. I found her when I was living in the boonies, and she adopted me. She went from injured and feral, to healed and sweet as can be in 2 weeks. She is difficult to get pictures of as she never stops moving, but here she is with Jag.







I have two younger sisters and my parents are still married. We all love Disney. One of my sisters, Heather, got married last year to her boyfriend of 5 years, Jimmy. He is not as much of a Disney freak and has never been to WDW. But he tolerates Heather's love of Disney.

I volunteer a lot with animal rescues and my job is actually animal related too. I am the Office Manager of a pet sitting company here in Maryland, and have enjoyed this job for almost 4 years now. It's a great mix of working with people and animals that works well for me.

Well, enough blabbering about me. If you have any questions please ask, otherwise let's get this PTR under way!


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Old 10-31-2012, 03:29 PM   #2
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Old 10-31-2012, 03:45 PM   #3
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Old 10-31-2012, 03:49 PM   #4
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Can't wait to hear your plans!
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Old 10-31-2012, 03:49 PM   #5
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I'm here.

Great intros; your dog is adorable, and cute kitties too.

Can't wait to hear all about it.
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Old 10-31-2012, 04:03 PM   #6
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Hi Back! I just joined in for your PTR too, though I haven't had a chance to start reading it yet. I will in a bit though!

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I'll post the general outline later today

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Great intros; your dog is adorable, and cute kitties too.

Can't wait to hear all about it.
Hi Kathy! Thank you very much, my fur babies are very photogenic.

I'm still bummed we are missing each other by just a few days. If I could just win the lottery, I'd extend my trip!
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Yay! I can't wait to hear all about your plans.
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I am here too and can't wait to read about your plans! Your fur babies are adorable
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Hi! How is Hurricane doing? (The kitten, not the storm)
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Old 10-31-2012, 05:46 PM   #10
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Hi Val! He is doing well, running around right now trying to greet the trick or treaters.
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I'm in....can't wait to hear all of your plans! Love all your furbabies! I have 2 golden retriever puppies that just hit 15 weeks and they are just the loves of my life now....well along with my DS and DH!!
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Found it! Your babies are beautiful. Can't wait to read more.
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Nope, not reading this one.























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Old 11-01-2012, 01:01 PM   #14
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I'm in....can't wait to hear all of your plans! Love all your furbabies! I have 2 golden retriever puppies that just hit 15 weeks and they are just the loves of my life now....well along with my DS and DH!!
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Old 11-01-2012, 03:12 PM   #15
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Good afternoon all! I'm going to post the general outline of my plans in a bit, to be detailed later on, but first I wanted to post something for those that didn't see it on my last TR, since Val brought him up, my foster kitten Hurricane:

A woman found him in a box in her apartment complex late Sunday night, and no one knew where he came from. She can't keep him (absolutely no pets of any type allowed there) so she took him to the local vet Monday morning to ask if they knew where she could take him. They happen to be my vet and know I foster, so they called. Picked him up around 10:30am and decided his name is Hurricane! He is sweet as can be, not afraid of the dog or other cats, though he is being kept separated from them for now since he is itty bitty (fits in my hand) and needs kitten food only. Here is a pic of him!






He is 4 weeks old! He had a slight limp in his front right leg that the vet thought was just a minor pulled muscle, but otherwise he is completely healthy. And the limp has gone away since then. He is eating great, and has a BIG voice that he loves to use whenever he wants attention, which is constantly.

So, that is one of the 2 fosters I have right now. I also have a 6 month old female kitten named Firework (found on 4th of July!) and she is GORGEOUS! I'll have to get a picture of her tonight to post, as all of the ones I have now are a couple months old and she has grown quite a bit since then.



Be back in a bit with my trip outline!


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