Adoption saves lives.
Taking home a new cat is a big step. You’re committing to someone who will be with you for the rest of your life, and that’s an important decision. That being said, adopting a kitten is one of the most rewarding things you can do in your lifetime as well. If you’re ready to take on this furry little bundle of joy, here are some tips on how to adopt a kitten:
Adopting two kittens instead of one has many benefits as well! Not only do you get two pets for the price of one (which allows shelters to help more animals in need), but it also cuts down on their time spent alone and increases their chances of getting adopted sooner.
Kittens come in all shapes, sizes and personalities.
When we think of cats, a few stereotypes often come to mind: independent, aloof, maybe even a little standoffish. But kittens are very different from their adult counterparts. They’re curious, playful, and sometimes even a little shy. Some kittens have more energy than others; some are more independent than others; some are super affectionate.
What kind of kitten will you get? Maybe you’ll find the perfect match for your lifestyle in one of the many options that local shelters provide.
In this first blog post about our “adopt a kitten” series, we’ll talk about what qualities to look for when choosing your new furry friend. We’ll also touch on common misconceptions and warning signs to keep an eye out for during the adoption process and remind you that kittens can be great companions no matter what age or personality type they may be!
Kittens are easily adoptable, so you can find a kitten that will be a great fit for your family.
With over 6.5 million cats entering shelters each year, every one of them could desperately use a home. However, with the number of cats far exceeding the amount of homes available, sadly many often have to be euthanized because there isn’t room for them at local shelters. Fortunately, you can always adopt from a local animal shelter – and not only will you get a new friend for life, but your new cat or kitten will also help give another animal in need a second chance at life.
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Kittens are easier to train than adult cats.
If you’re like me, you want to make sure that pets are treated well before you bring them into your home. But what if bringing in a pet isn’t your idea? What if someone else brought a cat or dog into your home and now they’re yours to keep?
Labeled as an “adoptive pet parent,” maybe in the spur of the moment, it can be difficult to train a new pet. After all, they’ve grown up elsewhere with other people who may have trained them differently than how you’d like. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to help a new kitten or puppy learn how to behave around your family and home.
- Acquire litter box and toilet training necessities: Before bringing a new pet into your family, be sure that necessary items for proper training are acquired beforehand. The majority of shelters will provide these necessities for free (just ask), but some may charge for them so make sure to check ahead! * Set aside time for training: If there is one thing I learned from my first cat, it’s that she was always ready to learn something new from me! Whether it was her name or where her food dish was located; she was ready for anything I threw at her. However, kittens require more attention when learning something new because their minds are still developing! Give them plenty of time after each lesson so they can reflect on what has been taught during the session. * Reward good behavior: Rewarding good behavior goes hand-in-hand with setting aside time for training. When you notice something positive going on like eating their dinner without throwing it up on the floor or using the litter box while outside also give praise! It’s important that they know their behaviors are being noticed and appreciated by those around them!
You’ll save money on the adoption fee compared with purchasing a kitten from a breeder.
If you know a kitten’s home is a good place for it to grow up, it makes sense to adopt from a local shelter where you can get a kitten for less than the cost of buying from a breeder. Adoption fees are often lower at shelters, and there are also no health certificate requirements or kitty litter purchase costs attached to an adoption. It can be more beneficial than purchasing from breeders too because breeders often want money upfront and may require you to pay extra money for veterinary care or when your cat has kittens in subsequent litters (which obviously wouldn’t benefit cats that have already been adopted).
By adopting your new furry friend now, you aren’t putting any additional strain on your pocketbook. You’re saving money on the adoption fee while providing continued support to the shelter by making their lives easier.
You’ll help reduce the overpopulation of cats in shelters by adopting.
What are the benefits of adopting a kitten? Adopting a kitten from a local shelter will help reduce the number of homeless cats, as well as feral cats. By adopting a kitten, you’ll be taking them out of an environment filled with disease and stress. They’ll enjoy better living conditions that are more conducive to their needs.
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Adult cats often have issues due to spending too much time in shelters.
If you’re considering adopting a cat, or want to adopt a kitten but aren’t sure if you can handle the responsibility, then you should know that it’s important to consider the adult cats in shelters. These adult cats are often overlooked when it comes to choosing a household pet because they seem out-of-place among the cute little furballs and their fun antics. However, there are several good reasons why adopters should seriously consider bringing an adult cat into their home.
In this article, we will look at some of the issues adult cats may face while living in a shelter. We will also discuss how adopting an adult cat can positively impact its life now, and yours later on down the road.
Kittens require fewer vet visits than adult cats, which further reduces costs.
In addition to the many other benefits of adopting a kitten (which we’ll get into in more detail below), adult cats often require more veterinary care than kittens. This is because a lot of people get adult cats without having done any research on them, and they end up with animals that are malnourished, sick or don’t have their shots. These animals need to make trips to the veterinarian for treatment, which can add up financially in the long run. Kittens on the other hand come from breeders or shelters, so they’re typically well-adjusted and have been treated for any medical issues by the time they find their new homes. So while you may pay more upfront if you adopt an older cat than you would if you adopted a kitten, your vet bills will be lower once your pet is settled in.
Additionally, kittens are healthier and easier to train than adult cats. They were socialized by their mother at birth and have only known humans as playmates since then. On top of that, kittens do not go through puberty until about age two—meaning they won’t spray as much urine around your house as an older cat might—and when it comes time to train your cat not to scratch furniture or take over your bed at night, it is far easier teaching these things to a young feline than an older one that has already developed bad habits!
There are many benefits to adopting a kitten from a shelter!
When choosing a kitten, you should think of a few things: personality, physical traits, and how they will fit in with your current members of the household. Kittens are really cute, but if one isn’t a good fit for your lifestyle or family dynamic, you’ll end up feeling stressed out or frustrated. Adopting from a shelter is a great option because you can meet each cat individually and choose one that fits seamlessly into your home. Plus the adoption fee will be significantly less than what you would have paid for a kitten from a breeder!
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Hello! My name is [name], and I’m the founder of Adopt a Kitten, a blog that talks all about the benefits of adopting a kitten from your local shelter.
I am passionate about helping to solve the problem of homelessness in cats by encouraging people to adopt their next pet from one of their local shelters.
Why? Because it’s not just the right thing to do—it’s also incredibly rewarding!
When you adopt from a shelter, you’re saving a life. And not just any life: you’re saving the life of an animal who has already been through so much. They’ve been abandoned by their owners and forced to fend for themselves on the streets or in an animal shelter, where they may have lived in constant fear until someone came along to rescue them. They might have had to watch other cats get adopted while they sat there, waiting for someone to take notice of them. And now they have, and now they can finally relax and feel safe again—at least until they meet their new family!
And when you adopt from a shelter, you’re also giving yourself an amazing experience—you’ll get so many great stories out of it! You’ll be able to tell everyone how much time you spent looking at all
Adopt a Kitten is part of the Petfinder family. We’re all about helping you find your next furry friend—whether they’re a puppy or a kitten, or even a fish.
The Adopt a Kitten blog is all about the benefits of adopting a kitten from your local shelter. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to adopt a kitten, this is the place for you. You’ll find posts about how to choose the right cat for your home, what to expect when you go to pick up your new kitty, and tips on how to help them adjust after they’ve moved in (and before they start trying to make themselves at home).
We also have tons of resources for those who are thinking about adopting their first feline friend—from tips on how to pick out an ideal cat from an animal shelter or rescue organization, to how much does it cost? And if you don’t think you can afford it… that’s okay! We’ll still help you find the perfect cat for your household by providing tips on how much does it cost? And if you don’t think you can afford it… that’s okay! We’ll still help you find the perfect cat for your household by providing resources like:
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Adopting a kitten from a shelter is the best thing you can do for your family and for the kitten. You’ll have a new friend that will love you unconditionally, and you’ll be helping out the other animals in the shelter who are waiting for their own forever home.
Below we’ve listed some of the benefits of adopting a kitten from a local shelter:
You’ll be saving a life! Every year, around 6 million cats are euthanized in shelters because they don’t find homes. Your adoption will help save one of those lives—and give your new pet the chance to live happily ever after in your home.
Your new kitten won’t have any bad habits! Kittens who are adopted from shelters already know how to use the litter box, play fetch and sit! They don’t need any training—so all you have to do is love them and give them lots of attention.
Your new pet won’t get bored with you! Kittens who are adopted from shelters often bond quickly with their new families because they don’t have many other experiences outside of their time at the shelter. The bond between owner and pet is very strong when both people have been through similar experiences together—so when you adopt, you know that your kitten will be
Adopt a Kitten
If you’re looking to add a new furry friend to your family, consider adopting a kitten. Kittens are usually around six months old and have had their basic vaccinations. They’re also ready to be spayed or neutered if you adopt them from a shelter. If you’ve never owned a cat before, adopting one is the perfect way to start!
The first step in adopting a kitten is finding the right shelter. You can search for shelters near you by zip code on PetFinder and Petfinder.com has an adoption search feature that allows you to narrow down your results based on age, breed, gender, color and size of animal. It’s important that you take time when selecting your pet so that both of you will be happy together!
Once you’ve found the right shelter for your new pup, make sure that it’s licensed by your state’s department of agriculture or other agency charged with overseeing animal welfare laws (such as the U.S. Department of Agriculture). This ensures that all animals at the shelter receive proper care and are healthy enough to be adopted into homes without spreading diseases like rabies or distemper among other animals or humans at large through bites
You know what’s better than a kitten? A kitten that you rescued from a local shelter!
If you’re thinking about adopting a kitten, we totally get it. We love kittens, too! But there are lots of reasons why adopting from a local shelter is the best choice for you, your family, and the kitten. So let’s talk about them.
1. You’ll save a life
2. You’ll save money
3. You’ll get more cat-cuddles out of life (and who doesn’t want that?)
4. Your cat will thank you for rescuing him/her from an uncertain fate (and if he doesn’t, still try not to take it personally)
We know you’re thinking about adopting a kitten. We’ve been there, too.
When your heart gets the best of you and you just can’t help but go to the shelter to look at all those sweet little faces, it’s hard not to bring home a new feline family member! But before you know it, you’ll be knee-deep in litter boxes, scratching posts, and catnip toys. And we’re here to tell you that it’s worth it!
Here are our top 5 reasons why:
1. You’ll save a life
2. Adopting a kitten saves money—and not just for yourself! Because shelters aren’t making any money on adoption fees (after all, they’re nonprofit organizations), they can afford to keep their cats in nicer accommodations than most people can afford on their own! This means that when kitty comes home with you, he or she is already accustomed to living in luxury!
3. Your new kitty will make friends with your old one(s) right away—or even if they don’t get along initially (which can happen sometimes), they’ll still be able to live together because there’s more space than
We know, we know. You’ve been thinking about getting a kitten for ages. And it’s hard to resist the cuteness of all those little faces peeking out of their cages at the local shelter. But there are so many reasons why adopting a cat is the right choice—and none of them have anything to do with how adorable they are!
Here are just a few:
– Adopting a cat can save their life! The number of cats in shelters that need homes is staggering. By adopting, you’re helping to keep more cats from being euthanized and giving them a chance at finding their forever home.
– Adopting a kitten saves money! Kittens are typically less expensive than adult cats, and if you adopt from an animal shelter, there won’t be any added costs associated with vaccinations or spaying/neutering your new friend.
– You’ll save on litter! Most shelters will provide some food and litter when you adopt your new furry friend, which means one less thing to buy every month as long as they stay with you—and who wouldn’t want to keep these little guys around for as long as possible?