Is it bad to adopt an old cat?

Is it bad to adopt an old cat?

Older Cats Need Less Supervision Adult cats provide so many advantages that you might want to consider adopting an older cat. Older cats are more emotionally mature and are more independent. They know how to occupy themselves while you’re at work. They also won’t get into “trouble” like kittens typically do.

Are there fewer cats ending up in shelters?

In celebration of National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month in June, here are 11 things you might not know about cat adoptions: 1. FEWER CATS ARE ENDING UP IN SHELTERS THESE DAYS. While plenty of cats still enter shelters each year, that number is on the downswing.

Where can I find adoptable cats in my area?

Use the nationwide database of cats looking for good homes below! Search by zip code to meet available cats in your area. Please note, these cats are from rescues and shelters nationwide and are not available through the ASPCA.

Is it possible to adopt an older cat?

Several years ago I adopted Prince Albert, an older cat, and I am very thankful that I was able to give him a loving home. My adopted Prince Albert—why do you stick out your tongue, my sweet prince? While the majority of people wanting to adopt a cat will choose a kitten, there are unexpected joys to adopting an older—or even elderly—cat.

What are some interesting facts about cat adoption?

11 Surprising Facts About Cat Adoptions 1. FEWER CATS ARE ENDING UP IN SHELTERS THESE DAYS. 2. ADOPTION IS ONE OF THE MOST COMMON WAYS TO GET A NEW CAT. 3. KITTENS ARE EVEN MORE POPULAR THAN YOU THINK. 4. BLACK CATS DON’T HAVE TROUBLE GETTING ADOPTED. 5. BUT COLOR DOES SEEM TO MATTER. 6. MANY CATS END UP IN SHELTERS BECAUSE OF HOUSING ISSUES.

In celebration of National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month in June, here are 11 things you might not know about cat adoptions: 1. FEWER CATS ARE ENDING UP IN SHELTERS THESE DAYS. While plenty of cats still enter shelters each year, that number is on the downswing.

How can I adopt a cat out of a shelter?

Home To Home™ is a program that helps pets stay out of shelters. Adopters looking for a pet can see cats or other pets needing a new home on our Home To Home website. The site connects potential adopters directly with the guardian looking to rehome their pet, so the pet can find a loving new home without ever seeing the inside of a shelter.

Use the nationwide database of cats looking for good homes below! Search by zip code to meet available cats in your area. Please note, these cats are from rescues and shelters nationwide and are not available through the ASPCA.

Several years ago I adopted Prince Albert, an older cat, and I am very thankful that I was able to give him a loving home. My adopted Prince Albert—why do you stick out your tongue, my sweet prince? While the majority of people wanting to adopt a cat will choose a kitten, there are unexpected joys to adopting an older—or even elderly—cat.