"Check if allowed to have a cat: Landlord rules, allergies, parental consent. Avoid heartbreak after adoption."
"Adopting a cat saves lives. They account for 70% of shelter pet deaths. Support no-kill goals. Adopt from shelters/rescues."
"Kittens are cute but require extra care: frequent feeding, litter box, training. Be prepared for the extra work and training."
"Ask about cat's food, litter, toys. Familiarity eases transition. Inquire about medical history from the shelter."
"Shelters know cats well: history, health, behavior. Vaccines, spay/neuter. Matches based on lifestyle. Adopt to save space and help more cats."
Prevent furniture scratching by providing a appealing scratching post. Place it centrally, sprinkle with catnip, and gradually move it as they get accustomed.
Spaying/neutering is crucial for cat's well-being. Prevent discomfort, fights, diseases, stress, and overpopulation by getting them fixed.
Keep your cat safe and secure during car rides. Use a travel carrier to prevent distractions and potential harm in case of accidents.
Embrace your cat's love through their gestures, from offering prey to head bunting and purring. Enjoy the affectionate moments.