Adopting a pet is exciting and overwhelming, whether we are talking about domestic pets or exotic ones. But if you decided to adopt a cat and it is your first pet, then you should know some things to make your beloved furry friend feel comfortable and loved. You should know what it means to bring a new cat home, namely their needs and how to socialize it and do not forget that raising an animal is an experience that is loaded with a lot of challenges, responsibilities and rewards.
“When you think about getting a cat, you’re kind of living with a wild animal,” says Stephanie Borns-Weil, a veterinarian and a behaviorist at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. “The cat will be happiest if you can provide an environment with your cat where it gets to do what cats do.”
So, do you think that you are ready to become the best pet parent ever? Then keep reading to find out more things about cats and what you should expect from this new role.