Should You Get ANOTHER Cat?

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"Should I get ANOTHER cat?" Many cat owners ask themselves this question. Most people have more than one cat but they usually start off with just one.

Should you get another cat? How do you know? This can be a difficult decision for many cat owners. Adding another cat to the family is a big change, so if you do it, it's important to do it right.

I have an article that has some great tips on this subject. It's called "Should I Get Another Cat?" It gives you some practical advice about what kind of cat (age, sex, etc.) might work best in your home. Check it out. Go to: Should I Get Another Cat?

If you do get a second cat, you will have a better chance of the relationship working out if you introduce the cats slowly. The article has a lot more great tips.

If you already have more than one cat, you may want to
read this article - How Many Cats Are Too Many?

Regardless of how many cats you own, it is important to make sure your cats are "stimulated". Find out what I mean. Go to: Selecting the Right Environmental Enrichment for Your Cat.

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debra-primovic Dr. Debra Primovic

Debra A. Primovic, BSN, DVM, Editor-in-Chief, is a graduate of the Ohio State University School of Nursing and the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Following her veterinary medical training, Dr. Primovic practiced in general small animal practices as well as veterinary emergency practices. She was staff veterinarian at the Animal Emergency Clinic of St. Louis, Missouri, one of the busiest emergency/critical care practices in the United States as well as MedVet Columbus, winner of the AAHA Hospital of the year in 2014. She also spends time in general practice at the Granville Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Primovic divides her time among veterinary emergency and general practice, editing, writing, and updating articles for PetPlace.com, and editing and indexing for veterinary publications. She loves both dogs and cats but has had extraordinary cats in her life, all of which have died over the past couple years. Special cats in her life were Kali, Sammy, Pepper and Beanie.