Thanks for the welcome messages! We actually have 21 kitties and a litter of kittens "somewhere". Three dogs in the mix too! One huge happy family. 12 of the cats are tame - all rescues from various terrible situations including one who I brought back after volunteering in Mississippi after Katrina. She is, of course, named Missy. The remaining 9 are semi-feral.... they're always at home and will come close but I doubt any of them will ever become "lap kitties". That's OK though. We spend enough time with them to see their special personalities and sweet ways.