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Will a cat be your next companion?
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A Guide to Cat Adoption
Welcome to A Guide to Cat Adoption! This LibGuide is for any prospective (or current) cat owner looking for more information on cat adoption, cat care, and more.
There are cats in need of a good home across the country, but before deciding to adopt a cat, you must decide if you will be able to provide a good, loving home. Understanding the realities and potential difficulties of cat ownership is important and can prevent the heartbreak of having to give up a cat. This guide is to introduce potential cat owners to the basics and provide resources on how to care for a cat, how to find a veterinarian, and what to do if you or someone in your home has cat allergies.
Is a cat right for you? Are you right for a cat?
How to Take Care of a Cat – A Guide for Experienced, Potential, and First Time Cat Owners
On the pages of this guide, you can find links, books, and videos about all things cats. Here is an overview of cat ownership and several questions to ask and concerns to think about before adopting a cat, such as:
• How much time and attention will you have to care for your cat?
• What supplies will you need to care for your cat?
• Would you want to keep your cat indoor or allow them outside?
Thinking of getting a cat?
Cats needs companionship just as much as food, water, and a safe place to sleep (which they will spend many, many hours a day doing!). Here some basics of cat care and the responsibilities a cat owner can expect are listed with more questions to ask about yourself, such as:
• How much money can you set aside to care for your cat?
• Can you adopt a cat if you already have a dog?
• When is the right time to bring a new cat into your life/home?