Buying Your Cat
Deciding to buy a cat is a serious matter. While there isn't a wrong way of going about choosing and buying a cat, there are certain steps that you can take to help you in making this important life-altering decision.
Before you even begin your search for the perfect kitty companion, we'll suggest you ask yourself two very important questions. What's in it for you and what's in it for the cat? Neither selfish or silly questions, taking the time to identify the potential benefits of owning a cat is a vital first step in deciding whether or not to pursue purchasing a feline friend.
To make sure that you're seeing the entire cat-related picture prior to purchasing one, we'll provide you with information pertaining to budgeting for your feline finances. We'll break the costs down into those that can't be avoided, such as the original purchase price, to potential expenses that might arise like a long-term medical condition.
If you've decided to continue the quest for a kitty, we can provide you with advice on just where to consider buying your cat. Whether you choose to deal with a cat breeder, pet store, animal shelter, an individual, or simply give in to the needs of a stray cat that has chosen you as its new best friend, we'll discuss the things to keep in mind when dealing with each specific scenario.
To keep you focused on the task-at-hand, we'll also provide you with a list of questions to ask yourself when trying to determine the overall health of each cat you're considering welcoming into your home. We'll discuss the importance of having a pre-purchase examination done by a veterinarian as well as the idea of having a purchase agreement for the cat you eventually decide is the one meant just for you.
We hope that the end-result of reading these articles is to make the process of deciding to buy a cat and going through the various stages seem less overwhelming and much more doable. It might even prove to be the best and easiest purchase you ever made.
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