Top 10 Checklist for Adopting a Cat 1. If you’re thinking about adopting a cat, consider taking home two. Cats require exercise, mental stimulation and social interaction. 2. Find a cat whose personality meshes with yours. 3. Pick out a veterinarian ahead of time and schedule a visit within the first few days following adoption. 4. Make sure everyone in the house is prepared to have a cat before your new pet comes home. 5. Budget for the short and long term costs of a cat. 6.
Fleas •Fleas thrive when weather is warm and can be a year-round problem. •Female fleas begin laying eggs within 24 hours of selecting your pet as a host and can produce up to 50 eggs each day. •Signs of flea problems range from mild redness to severe scratching that can lead to open sores and skin infections or “hot spots” •Pets can become anemic with heavy flea infestation, develop an allergy to flea saliva, or become infected with tapeworms after ingesting a flea •Talk to