Wednesday, May 22, 2019

5 Things To Do Before Adopting a Cat!

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Adopting a cat isn't as easy as it seems, and you will need to know what to do before adopting a cat because if you don't, the feeling of excited will overshadow your responsibilities and maybe you will end up selling it months later.

I'm pretty sure you don't want your cat to give you stress because everyone has a tight schedule, that is why following these things to do before adopting one is very important.

What to do before adopting a Cat:

There are very vital steps to carry out when adopting a cat, but I'll break down 5 important things you need to do. 

1. Look at your lifestyle and see if a cat can fit into it:
Yeah, that sounds strange, right? But it's very important, these animals need attention and care, so you need to look at your lifestyle, are you always at home?

Would you have enough time to play with this newly found pet?

For example, if you are a programmer dealing with lines of code all day, then the cat won't be happy that you don't give it attention. Just like a wife needs attention so does a cat.

Do you have someone that can help you to take care of your cat when you are away?

If no then you have to rethink your decision because your cat deserves your love and attention

 2. Get the number for a Vet
It's very important that you get a vet's phone number or whatever contact information there could be

You have to make sure that it's the correct one since in times of Emergency you need not delay

So book down a vet, he should know the breed of cat you are adopting and also you should have a contract with him to come and check the condition of the cat once or twice a month.

3. Re-plan your budget for emergencies:
Just as you have a budget for anything that could happen to you like getting sick, your cat should also have one too, it's a living thing, isn't it?

So if you don't have the income to set aside for some emergencies you may have to compromise on some of the 'unimportant' things you buy.

Then squeeze in some cash for some possible emergencies.

4. Make sure everyone in your home is on board with the decision:
Just as how your landlord feel about it matters so does the opinion of your family members.

Make sure that they have no complaints about the idea, this to avoid unwanted conflicts in the home.

If someone in your house is allergic to cats, then you should not make the move to get a cat, all duties regarding the cat should be shared and they should be no dispute about it.

5. Make sure the cat isn't Sick
One last thing you'll hate is adopting a sick cat and spending out of planned Budget

So make sure your cat is healthy before adopting it, with this, you save yourself the stress of treating your cat and preventing yourself and family from possible infections.

So these are some of the things to do before adopting a cat. Tell me your thoughts in the comment section below

About the Author:
Mike Stiven is a Pet lover and passionate blogger who wrote Petshaunt. I love to write about pet. I started this blog to provide advance materials for choosing the right products for your pet.

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