Whether you just adopted your new cat from a local shelter, a breeder or a store, there's nothing better than bringing them home. Here are a few tips to give your new friend a safe and happy welcome.
Tips for being a purrfectnew cat parent
Give Your Home a Safety Check and secure household cleaners, chemicals & plants. Close off any areas where kitty shouldn’t be.
Start Your To-Do List by scheduling a vet wellness check early and decide what family members will handle feeding, litter & playtime.
Prep the other Pets by letting them smell each other’s items before they’re introduced.
Buy Necessary Supplies like an ID tag, collar, litter box, water/food bowls, grooming supplies, a scratching post and toys.
Stock up on Quality Food so she doesn’t go hungry. The shelter should provide a small bag of Hill’s cat food to get you started.
Start Litter Training ASAP to help avoid unwanted accidents.
Exercise Her Body and Mind with toys and regular playtime to keep her claws away from your furniture.