Are you interested in owning a cat or obtaining an additional
pet cat? If so, there is lots of information here for you to learn more about
domestic randombred and purebred cats,
choices you face when choosing a cat (or kitten), and
caring for your
cat. There are many
to consider. There is also important information about
you can recognize if a Breeder or Rescue is reputable. Far fewer cats would
need rescue had their owners known more about cats, what to look for, and what
factors to consider before obtaining them, and this information is invaluable to
selecting your cat and making sure you & your family and the cat you select
are a good "match".
The Purebred Cat Breed Rescue Website provides directories of
local and national rescues by
breed so you can easily find out if there is purebred rescue cat of the breed of
your choosing waiting for you should you choose to obtain your cat from a Rescue.
So you have decided to add a cat or kitten to
your household? Now there are some other decisions to make!
Pedigreed or Randombred? Do roam the web and spend lots of time learning about
Cats, including, if your are interested in a
Purebred, researching any Breeds that
you may have an interest in to ascertain the basic personality type and care
requirements of that breed. The information you obtain will help ensure that the
new feline family member will be an exact fit with your family’s expectations
and desires. "Grandma's
Best Advice" on choosing a cat or kitten will have been heeded.
You need also to decide WHERE you want to obtain the cat or kitten. Whether you should
buy a purebred kitten or cat from a breeder, or a cat from a rescue, a shelter, or
a pet store. This is a decision not to be taken lightly since the
quality of your life and that of the cat is at stake. It
is strongly advised that you don't you don't simply buy on impulse, too
many people wind up unhappy with their choice and the animals suffer for it when
they are selected on impulse. It is also strongly advised
that you do NOT let yourself be emotionally blackmailed into selecting a shelter
or rescue cat by animal rights propaganda. While there are some good reasons for
choosing any of the sources mentioned, emotional blackmail is never a good
reason for a decision and a very poor basis on which to base a relationship.
Here is information to help you weigh out the pros
and cons of each option and help you make an informed choice!
Here are the most common options and the pros and cons of each:
HOW TO RECOGNIZE IF A RESCUE OR BREEDER IS REPUTABLE
Hopefully with careful consideration
to what is important to you and your individual needs, you can now choose a cat
or kitten from the source that is best for you and the cat. Thank you for caring!