Adopting a Cat

Adopting a cat is a big decision. Find out how to adopt a cat and what to prepare for when you bring your sweet kitty home.

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8 Reasons We Love Animal Shelters & Rescues

Let’s take a moment to say “thank you” for all the amazing ways animal shelters and rescue organizations make the world a better place.

Do These 3 Things Before Adopting a Pet

So you want to adopt. Great idea—for you and an animal in need of love. Here’s what you should know.

7 Essential Supplies to Get Before You Adopt a Cat

So you’ve decided to get a cat. Before you head to the shelter, consider what cat essentials like food, toys, and litter box your new feline friend—or friends—will need.

What First-Time Cat Owners Should Know Before Adopting

Thinking about adopting a cat? Before you do, think about the financial cost, your lifestyle, and whether you might need more than one new cat.

How to Safely Rehome a Cat

Whether it’s because of allergies or behavior issues, life with your cat might not be working out. That’s OK. Here’s how to safely find your cat a new home.  

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The Joys of Adopting an Older Cat—Why Senior Cats Make Amazing Pets

Kittens aren’t for everyone. Senior cats are a calmer alternative, with lots of love to give. Here’s what you need to know about bringing home an older cat.

Wondering If You Should Get a Cat? Here’s What to Ask

There are lots of factors to weigh when considering whether to get a cat—what you can afford, your lifestyle, and who you share your house with. We’ll help you think through all the pros and cons.