6th October 2017
Bringing a new kitten or cat home for the first time is exciting for everyone, but there are several things worth considering, to help them settle in properly. The first few days and weeks are important for bonding with your new feline, and with the right groundwork you’ll be sure to become great friends.
There are lots of practical elements to owning a cat which are important to remember, including vaccinations, neutering, and knowing what to feed them. Here at Asda Money, we’ve put together some of our top tips to help make those first few weeks as easy as possible.
Preparation is key when you’re getting ready to bring your new cat home. They may be frightened and apprehensive, especially if they’re young. Before you collect them, there are a few things you should get ready:
Cats can find travelling stressful, especially if they haven’t left their familiar territory before. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to make it easier for them:
If you’re getting a kitten, it’s important to ensure they get the right vaccinations and they are kept up to date. You’ll also need to decide if you’re going to get them neutered. If you’re unsure about anything, ask your vets for advice, but these are some general points to consider:
Before you welcome your new four-legged friend home, it’s important to consider all the different pet insurance options which are available. This way, you’ll be covered if they injure themselves or become unwell. Here at Asda Money we have a range of pet insurance cover types available. Find out more about Asda Money Pet Insurance underwritten by Fairmead Insurance here. Pre-existing medical conditions are not covered.
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