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If you’re planning to get a cat, you need to ensure your home is cat friendly and find the best breed for your family. Explore our experts’ tips in the articles below to find out which cats are best for kids, supplies you’ll need for your new kitty and more.

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Learn how time spent with cats creates physical and emotional well being
So you’re adopting a kitten or cat – lucky you! Now that you’ve made this important decision, you might have another to make… one that will certainly demonstrate whether you are truly worthy of the privilege of cat ownership.
Think about cost, lifestyle, environment, and more before getting a cat
So you’re adopting a kitten or cat – lucky you! Now that you’ve made this important decision, you might have another to make… one that will certainly demonstrate whether you are truly worthy of the privilege of cat ownership.
Caring for a family pet is a great way to develop responsibility in kids. There are many rewarding ways to engage kids in pet care, and now is a perfect time to guide them, with these tips from Purina pet behavior experts.
Bringing home a new cat? Follow these simple cat care tips to help your cat adjust easier when introducing your new cat to your home.
Spending extended periods of time indoors can be tedious and overwhelming for everyone, including pets. Taking time to come up with some creative enrichment activities for dogs and cats can help keep things interesting.
Discover how cats can provide specific assistance in therapy for ADHD and depression
When you’re stuck inside, having pets can make the time a lot more enjoyable—but can also present some challenges. Purina’s pet behaviorists share tips to keep you and your pet happy when you’re stuck inside.
From lowering stress to promoting self-esteem, cats can help kids in myriad ways
Adopting a special needs cat is a fulfilling, unique experience. Read more about how to care for your special cat and discover what other cat owners are talking about.