If you want to add a cat to your family there are many different ways that this can happen. But do your homework and make sure you are doing the right thing for the animal that you are about to bring into your home.

There is no right or wrong answers when it come to the question of where should I get my cat from. If you decide to go down the rescue path then awesome. Look for a cat that appeals to you. consider an older cat as they often have a harder time finding a home. But kittens need homes too. Don’t expect to get a rescue cat for no money outlay. These rescue programs are not cheap to run and are often staffed by volunteers so be prepared to pay for a rescue.

If you decide that you really love a particular kind of breed, then do your homework and find the right breeder for you. Don’t go looking for a cheap option. You have no idea how much that cheap option might cost you in the long run. A good reputable breeder will charge a fair and reasonable price dependant on the breed. Have a good look around and get to know the breeder before you jump into buying a kitten from them. Check out this blog post for more info on how to find a great breeder

Do you want to do your part to help stop all the rescue kitten and cats out there? Its simple. Shop smarter. When looking for a pet make sure you don’t just do it on the spur of the moment. Take the time to really understand what you are doing and your motive behind it. Buy from the right people as that will not feed the kitten farm industry. Understand the laws around good pet ownership in your area. If you are not a registered breeder then get your pets desexed and make sure they are microchipped just incase they do manage to get out and go for a wander.

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