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Choosing whether to adopt or purchase a cat or dog

By Jessica on September 11, 2014

There are many things to consider when thinking about adding a four legged friend to the family. The two main questions that arise focus...

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself before Getting a Pet

By Jessica on January 13, 2014

Considering a new companion is a wonderful adventure. Finding and falling in love with a pet can be easy to do but ultimately it is a decision...

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What to look for when adopting a second cat

Q: I have a 1-year-old female cat, just spayed 3 weeks ago. I'm thinking of adopting another cat. How long should I wait before adopting,...

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If lesbians adopt in one state, is it legal in others?

Q: I live in Arizona where there are no benefits for lesbian couples. My partner and I are planning on having a baby. If we adopt a baby...

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What to do if one male cat bullies another

August 29, 2012

Q: My male Siamese cat ("Mitzu") has started preening, entire body, excessively since we adopted another, younger male cat 6 months ago....

What you should know before adopting a cat

By Tom Musbach on June 18, 2012

Adopting a cat is a great way to reap the rewards of pet ownership and provide a caring home for a cat in need. But it's not right for some people...

Calm cats: Ease the transition after a cat adoption

May 11, 2012

This is a guest blog post by Joan Vokes, veterinary technician  on JustAnswer.

Adopting a cat is wonderful, but it can disrupt the...