Kittens are one of the most adorable pets that one can buy, loved by millions of people all around the world. Besides the fact that they are cute and adorable, for those living in houses, cats can be extremely helpful in catching rodents and killing them. Anyways, kittens can also be great animals to play and have around the house.
When choosing a new kitten, one must take into consideration a couple of tips, some of these including:
1. The breed of the cat
The first thing a person has to look at when buying a new kitten is the breed. There are some breeds that are very playful and some that are not, some that are very active and some that are just lazy. The breed should always be the first thing in one’s mind when buying a new kitten and doing a bit of research about the characteristics of each breed should come in handy, as there are breeds which:
- Need exercise
- Constant health care
- A certain diet
2. The sex of the kitten
When choosing a kitten, it is wise to remember that its sex can play an important role in the way it behaves. With this in mind, here are some specific characteristics of each sex:
- Male cats often tend to go away in search of females and they can get run over lost for a period of time
- Female cats become aggressive when their kittens are involved
- Male cats tend to be very lazy
- Female cats attract a lot of male attention
Everybody loves an attached kitten, one that follows its owner around and that is constantly sleeping on his pillow or next to him. In order to choose the perfect cat, one must also take into consideration the personality of each cat in particular. In order to do so, make sure that you visit a pet shop and take a look at some, if not all of the kitties which are on sale.
Some cats become so attached to their owners, that leaving them alone when going to work will stress them out so much they will create havoc in the house before the owner will come back. Therefore, the workplace of the person who wants to buy or adopt a kitten should also be taken into consideration when thinking about the personality of each cat.
4. Personal taste
No matter how many tips a person reads online, it all comes down to personal taste. There are people who prefer cats that are very fluffy while there are others that prefer the furless ones and so on. When choosing to buy or adopt a new kitten, consider your personal taste, but also some of these ideas:
- The color
- The type of fur (fluffy or furless)
- Short legs or regular legs
Whichever tips that you decide to follow, make sure that there can be a certain bond between you and the kitty that you choose. In the case that you like a kitten, but it just doesn’t seem to like you back, you may want to consider another one. Buying and owning a kitten can be a great experience, so make sure that you’re completely satisfied with the kitten that you wish to buy and that you’ve considered all of the tips as well.