Adopting your first cat is an exciting experience — but as a newbie, you may feel a little nervous and unsure of what to expect. After all, cats are a very unique species with their own challenges.
Unfortunately, our furry companions don’t come with instructions, so it’s up to us to figure out what works best for them. Luckily, Wag understands. We asked cat parents on the Wag! team what cat care tips they wish they’d known before welcoming a kitty into their home — this is what they said!
From picking the right litterbox to navigating inter-species aggression, here are 7 cat care secrets to help your fur-baby start off on the right paw!
Want more info on the topics we covered? Check out these helpful links below!
10 Cat Care Secrets All First-time Cat Parents Should Know
Inter-species Aggression in Cats
Understanding Cat Vaccine Schedules
How to Train Your Cat to Go Potty
How to Train a Cat to Let You Brush Their Teeth
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