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Feature March 2018 Issue

Keys to a Successful Adoption

It can be helpful to discuss with shelter staff the traits that are important to you when adding a kitten or cat to your family.

Keys to a Successful Adoption

Cats that some people may consider unadoptable can be perfect pets for others. Here's how to look for temperament cues to help make the right choice.

Choosing the right cat or kitten to adopt is obviously a very important decision. Therefore, it is critical to choose a cat that suits your lifestyle and personality. Some people prefer living with a gregarious and playful cat, whereas others find the company of a placid, laid-back feline more enjoyable. Learning more about the various feline personality types —and how they develop — can help make it easier to find a cat that will bring a lot of joy into your home.

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