Earlier than you rush into adopting a cat, do realise that having a pet is an enormous responsibility. Adopting a rescue animal from New Lives is an especially rewarding expertise, you are not solely giving the animal a second probability at life, however you’re additionally saving the life of another animal that needs to come into our care when space is accessible.
Earlier than being provided for adoption, all cats and kittens have been handled for fleas and intestinal parasites, examined by a veterinarian, vaccinated towards rabies and distemper, tested for feline leukemia (FeLV) and feline aids (FIV), spayed or neutered, and microchipped.
Since they have a tendency to get adopted very quickly we don’t at all times get pictures posted, however you can find fundamental data in our out there pets section You can even test with our shelter in Lynnwood and at PAWS Cat Metropolis in Seattle to seek out out if puppies or kittens can be found.
Though it’s not acceptable for a kitten to bite and wrestle with its human companions, within the absence of having a littermate or companion its personal age to play with, that is exactly what a single kitten will need to do. Even if you are keen to allow (and can tolerate) this conduct out of your kitten, by the point the kitten matures, you will end up with an grownup cat who has developed very dangerous habits (i.e., biting and scratching as playâ€).
It will be mistaken to assume that getting a kitten will give your senior cat extra life â€” in fact, you are seemingly in for extra grief than completely satisfied times as they really appears to appreciate cats of their own age (and may get very irritated at the energy stage of young ones).