The first day I brought Mimi home , I regretted it immediately. She was a kitten then and
was crying all the time . It was my first cat and I did not know what to do . I kept
thinking that there must be something wrong with her . I wanted to bring her back to the
pet shop but I decided to just wait and see what happen . Finally Mimi got used to her
surroundings and she became my best friend .
Caring for a cat means much more than simply making sure they have plenty of
food and water , it requires a lot of patience and love . The reason I chose a cat instead of
a dog in the first place is because my apartment did not allow dogs . Most apartment
don't . Also because cat require less attention which I would be able to give . They are
independent animals who are usually litter trained and does not need to be walked . Cats
are quiet animals and not as aggressive in comparison to dogs . They can also live in
small places as they are happy just being indoor . They need less grooming and they
clean themselves a lot .
People who want to get a cat should be aware of what to expect and the
responsibility of having a cat . Cats are very different from dogs and most of the time ,
they cannot be led with a leash . They hate traveling on cars and have difficulty adjusting
to changes . Moving can be very painful and traumatic experience for a cat . They like to
cuddle but sometimes , they totally ignore you . They are temperamental animals . My cat
gets very affectionate and suddenly switch her mood and look at me as if saying : " Who
are you ? What are you doing here ? . " They usually love scratching and scratch
almost anything which they can dig their nails in , furnitures , carpet and sometimes even
you ! Getting your cat declawed might seems like a good idea but it is...