Resources

Adding a cat to the household:

 

One of the most important things you can give your cat is something that can’t be purchased: your attention! Make sure you spend at least 15-20 minutes every day, preferably more than once a day, playing with, petting and talking to your cat. You’ll both find it rewarding.

Articles
Below are links to articles to help you bring a new cat or kitten into your household and troubleshoot behavioral issues among other topics:

Helping Your New Cat or Kitten Adjust to Its New Home

 

The 3 P’s for a successful transition from a shelter to a new home:

  1. Patience

  2. Persistence

  3. Positive Attitude

Illness, Aging, and Death:
A Quality of Life Scale
This article contains information to help you decide when euthanasia or hospice is the appropriate choice for your sick cat.
The information is from Alice Villalobos' Canine and Feline Geriatric Oncology: Honoring the Human-Animal Bond.

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