5 Things You Need to Know Before Adopting an Older Cat

Photo by: Cecily Kellogg
Gentle Introduction
We brought the carrier with Jax in it into the office where he was going to live for a bit and left in the office still and closed for about a half hour ... more 
Photo by: Cecily Kellogg
Gentle Introduction
We brought the carrier with Jax in it into the office where he was going to live for a bit and left in the office still and closed for about a half hour after the drive home. He needed time alone to relax after being in a car. Eventually, we opened the carrier and allowed Jax to climb out on his own. We left the carrier in a closet with an open door so that he could ease into things. Here he is exiting the closet and I annoyingly stick a camera in his face.
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Thu, Oct 11, 2012 1:42 PM EDT
5 Things You Need to Know Before Adopting an Older Cat


I've spent plenty of time as a cat lady, but for the last year I was catless - and it was terrible. I was planning on a kitten (my excuse being that I have a six-year-old daughter and clearly she needs a new kitten, right?) but we waited for the right opportunity. Before we could adopt a kitten a friend let me know that she had a cat in her yard that needed a home. He's a little bit broken cause he's missing a tail, ridiculously skinny, and perfect for our family. Here's how we integrated him into our home: - By Cecily Kellogg



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