Caring for Cats and Kittens.
Are you a cat lover? Are you planning to bring home a new cute kitten?
That’s a lovely idea. But you need to know a lot of things before you actually go and buy a furry, cute kitten for yourself.
Other Family Members
Check if your parents are equally happy and glad about you bringing home a new cat or kitten. Not all people like pets at home. Also, some family members might prefer a different type of animal.
Make sure you have the right kind of friendly atmosphere at home and that your cat or kitten will be treated lovingly as a pet and not a pest.
Things you need to know
You should know about the behavior of cats and kittens: about different breeds and particularities. About health and general care: about what they like and what they don’t.
You should also register your cat or kitten with a vet. You should have some idea about the charges and other expenses involved in keeping a pet.
Consult your elders and make sure you can afford all the expenses. You also need to find the right places to buy a new cat or kitten.
Consult Your Friends
Some of your friends might have pets at home. Share their experiences and take advice from them.
Make notes of important points. You learn from them and check with an expert if all the information is true. You may also talk to other people you trust.
There are many breeds of cats in the world.
Many of them are cute, good-natured, nice, and adorable.
The Cat Fancier’s Association recognizes 39 breeds.
Siamese Cats originate from Thailand and were previously known as Siam. Now they are found in many houses in England and other countries.
They have cute blue eyes and are very loving in nature. Siamese cats are very cute, friendly and can mix well both with children and adults.
They are intelligent animals and should become friendly with other pets in the house.
Siamese cats are a cute & calm breed but are known for their unique voice. Siamese cats have almond-shaped eyes and a flat coat.
It is believed that cute Persian cats were originally found in Persia (modern-day Iran). Now, these cute Persian cats can be found all across the globe.
With their large expressive eyes, rounded ears, high nose, and chubby cheeks. They are loving and affectionate animals.
They mix well with other pets in the family. Hence, Persian cats are a popular breed.
Cute Persian Cats have very soft and long hair. Persian cats have a strong build and easily adapt to their environment.
However, they require a lot of grooming and care. There are many types of Persian cats. The famous Himalayan cat is a well known Persian breed.
Oriental cats make very good pets because they bond well with humans. Persian cats need regular grooming to maintain their long and dense fur.
Top Tips about Cats and Kittens
In very humid and warm weather conditions, you must brush your cat or kitten regularly. Shedding the excess fur will help them to feel light, comfortable, and happy.
Other Cats & Kittens Breeds
The Abyssinian breed is very cute and graceful. With big expressive eyes and a shiny coat, Abyssinian cats look very cute & attractive.
They can live for more than 20 years. Oriental breeds of cats are known for their striking green eyes and colorful bodies.
Oriental cats have very long tails and soft, silky hair. They are very playful & cute cats and love to make a lot of noise. They are usually very active and love to be with their master.
Buying a Cute Cat
You can buy your cute cats and kittens from one of several places. Once you have made up your mind to buy a cat or kitten. You may visit a breeder, a rescue home, or a pet shop near you.
Cat breeders will carefully plan and breed species to produce nice, fit, and healthy, cute cats and kittens. They take note of the health and temperament.
Cat breeders not only sell their breeds but sometimes use their choicest cats and kittens for public shows.
But not all breeders are equally reliable. It is always better to buy your cat or kitten from a reputed breeder.
It’s a good idea to find a breeding club to help you identify the right breeder. Visit several breeders before you choose the cat or kitten you want to buy.
Cats and Kittens Rescue Home
Many cats and kittens each year are abandoned and left homeless. Rescue homes take care of such cats and kittens and look after the sick or abandoned.
Only after the cats and kittens are healthy again and have learned good manners are they sold. If you buy a cat or a kitten from a rescue home, you can be sure of its health and temperament.
However, buying a cat and kitten from a rescue home may be a lengthy process.
They will ask you to fill in forms and will do a reference check to see if they are selling the cat or kitten to someone who can take good care of it.
Rescue homes are a good option because they take very good care of pets and will give you a nice and healthy cute cat or kitten.
Common Questions about Cats and Kittens
Q: How do I find out about the cat or kitten breeders in my town?
Ans: You can locate a good breeder through pet clubs. You can also look for advertisements in newspapers to locate breeders in your town.
Always take an adult with you before you finalize on buying your cat or kitten.
Pet shops are another common place where you can get a cute cat or kitten. Cats and kittens in pet shops come either from private owners or from commercial cat and kitten farms.
You can find a healthy and cute kitten for sale from a pet shop near you. Unlike a reputed breeder, farms are usually less concerned about the health and temperament of the pets.
Often there will also be less information about the background or breeding history of the cats and kittens available there.
When you go to buy your cat or kitten from a pet shop, always ask about the breed and other details of the pet.
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