Getting A Cat

Are you ready for a cat? Bringing home a new cat or kitten means making adjustments (in addition to welcoming a fun new household member!). Get information on choosing the right cat for you and your family and get tips to welcome and care for your new feline friend. Whether you choose to adopt a cat or find a purebred cat breeder, gather facts to help ease the inclusion of your new cat.

Prepare yourself with articles on welcoming cats, search out new products and ideas for making a cat-friendly home, learn about your cat's behavior and get ideas for cat and kitten names. Find care, nutrition and training tips for your cat through every life stage, from welcoming home a kitten to nurturing an older cat.

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Getting a Cat

Living With Cats

Living With Cats

Get information on activities to play with cats, cat toys, getting ID tags or microchipping cats and everything else about interacting with your terrific new cat or new kitten.

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Cats and Kittens

Cats and Kittens

Care for your cat through all his life stages with expert articles on cat and kitten health, nutrition, cat food, grooming, socialization, training and more.

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New Kitten Checklilst

New Kitten Checklist

You got a new kitten! Now what? Get a glimpse of this basic guide to new kittens with a checklist of dos, don'ts and essentials to raising a happy, healthy cat from a young kitten.

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Find a Breeder Near You

Cat Breeder Directory

Cat breeders can teach you about the cat breed you would like and whether this breed is a good fit for you and your family. Research your cat breed thoroughly by looking up breed information in the Cat Breed section and come back to find the breeder who is best for you. By choosing local cat breeders, you can avoid shipping your kitten or kittens.

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Adopting a Cat

Adopting a Cat

Get expert advice on selecting and bringing home your adopted cat. Read heart-warming adoption success stories and connect with other cat lovers in our forum who have or are considering adopting a cat.

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Cat Names

Cat Names

Let the names begin! Find out the most popular cat names by breed and coat for inspiration on naming your cat. Learn the meanings of popular cat names and see which popular cat names top the list.

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Cat Memorial

Cat Memorial

It's never easy when cats pass away, but it's wonderful to commemorate their place in your life. Take a moment to create a memorial to your cat and share fond memories with fellow cat owners.

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New Cat

New Cat

What do you need for a new cat? Prepare your house with the right scratching posts, climbing trees, litterboxes and more to provide your indoor cat a way to keep busy and stay in touch with his wild instincts.

NEW CAT


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