||Why adopt an adult cat vs. a kitten?
cats generally are better for households
with small children. Kittens can play rough
and cause harm to children by biting or
scratching if they are scared. Children
sometimes handle kittens too roughly and
can cause harm. Adult cats are more mellow,
and often more patient with young children.
cats require less attention and supervision.
They may choose to curl up in a sunny spot
in front of a window, instead of climbing
up the back of your couch, chewing electrical
cords, knocking over knickknaks and running
all over the house.
you have an older cat in your home and
are looking for a friend for him/her, another
adult cat may be the best option. Kittens
can be too playful for an older cat and
annoy him/her instead of providing companionship.
- Adult cats may sleep at the foot of your bed or in a
cozy spot in your bedroom or under your bed, while a kitten
will most likely run around all night climbing on anything
low enough to jump on, including you.
you are elderly, work long days, or have
children under six, consider adopting an
adult cats are single-household cats. If
you only want one, an adult cat is recommended.
A young kitten will probably get lonely
if left at home alone all day.
adult cats are already litterbox trained
and know to use scratching posts instead
of your furniture or drapes.
||Why adopt a kitten vs. an adult cat?
are so adorable!
are full of energy and love to play, which
is very entertaining to watch.
are often easier to introduce into a household
with existing young adult cat(s). Kittens
are small, so they aren't seen as much
of a threat by adult cats.
a lot of patience and consistency, kittens
can be trained to only scratch designated
areas (scratching posts), to not jump on
tables and counters, etc.
you adopt two kittens, they will have someone
to play with (besides you) and can keep
themselves entertained much of the time.
love attention and enjoy playing with their
are a good choice for households with older
children who can handle them gently.
are generally easy to introduce into
households with other animals (dogs,
Top 10 Reasons Why Two Kittens Are Better Than One