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Things to Know About a Kitten Before You Buy It

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In my local area there are hundreds of kittens adopted out every year from the RSPCA (Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals). These are the ones that have either been abandoned by owners or who are picked up in the streets. Many cats are found roaming around and some are naturally enough pregnant. Kittens are, therefore, born in the cages of the society and they too are up for adoption.

These kittens are taken in by people searching for a little friend for their children. Some of those are very young and many are little more than babies. So what makes people think that a kitten is going to be a good companion in their homes.

To begin with little kids make a lot of noise. Cats are descended from jungle animals where noise means danger. A screaming child is terrifying to them and when they are first …