Welcome to the board, Shelly44!
I sure would love to see pics of your furry crew including, of course, your miracle kitty, Ales!! How wonderful that he's doing so well!
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."