At last--a practical, hands-on guide to help you determine if your family is ready for a kitten or a cat. Cats are usually fairly selfsufficient and wonderfully entertaining, but they do require some attention and care. With loads of information and a fun, family-friendly style, this book provides a realistic understanding of the responsibilities of cat ownership. Information and interactive activities include:
Worksheets that help you make informed decisions, keep good records, and more
Questions and charts to help you determine if your family is ready for cat ownership, whether to get a kitten or a cat, where to get your pet, and more
Checklists covering cat-proofing your home, vaccinations your new pet should have, items you'll need before bringing your cat home, and other aspects of being a responsible pet "parent"
Cat care chore charts, including the dreaded litter box duty
Suggested activities, including pages for kids to color
Resources to keep with your pet's records and information
After you welcome a kitten or a cat into your family, this book provides the essential information on litter box training, boundary training, scratching training, nutrition, exercise, grooming, common health problems, and lots more. You'll know how to make your cat the purr-fect family pet!