What New Cat Owners Should Know Before Adopting

New cat owners have challenges and rewards to look forward to.One of the easiest things to do in life is fall for a cat’s charms. Even those that have never enjoyed living with felines, or folks with allergies, can see that cats are purr-fectly irresistible. People who have never owned a cat might not realize, however, that there’s much more to it than long, lazy blinks, happy scampers, cuddles, and playtime. New cat owners have some serious questions to ask before adopting, but if answered honestly, the results are 100% positive.

Strong Impulse

Many new cat owners dive in before truly looking at the big picture. A lack of planning, preparation, and foresight are typically the root causes that feline adoptions go awry, and the cats themselves are the ones who suffer, unfortunately.

To prevent the surrender of a cat who needs a good, dependable owner, it’s critical to consider the long view of caring for them over the course of their entire life (which could be as long as 20 years). Continue…