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New Kitty Shopping Check List             
  • Bowls in ceramic or stainless steel
  • High quality, meat-based food
  • Bed
  • Litter boxes
  • Sand-like litter:  
✓ Clumping or non-clumping – whichever you prefer
✓ cats usually prefer fragrance-free litter
  • Litter scoop
  • Scratching post or pad
  • Cat tree or climbing shelves
  • Condo, tunnel, or sack for hiding
  • Flea and tick control products
  • Toothbrush or another oral cleaner
  • Odor and stain remover for cats
  • Toys
  • Catnip
  • Cat carrier
  • Brushes and combs
  • Claw trimmer
  • Cat greens
  • Veterinarian 
Help Your New Cat Feel at Home by Giving Him:


  • A room to call his own

  • A place to hide

  • His own litter box

  • His own food and water bowls

  • His own scratching post

  • Quiet time to adjust

  • Patience and understanding from his new person

  • Ability to adjust at his own pace

  • Freedom to choose the physical interaction with his new person

  • Time to become comfortable before meeting other pets in the family

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