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To the Rescue: Choosing the Right Shelter Cat

Jun 4 2013 - 6:21pm

Getting a new pet is an exciting time, but choosing the right kitty can be overwhelming. It's hard not to get caught up in the "awwwwww" factor before considering the reality a new cat will bring to the family. When one of our beloved cats passed away last year, we weren't sure if a new kitty was a good idea. But when our other cat became overwhelmingly depressed, it was decided that adopting a shelter cat was the right decision. Before adopting, set a timeline for selecting your new pet, because bringing home kitty should never be an impulse decision. With June being National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, here are a few tips for making educated choices:

Do you have shelter-cat adoption tips or success stories? Share them in comments!

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