June is Adopt-A-Cat Month. Things to know. | Cats The Boss
ADOPT-A-CAT MONTH® Each spring during "kitten season," thousands of newborn kittens join the millions of cats already in shelters across the country. That means your local shelter has tons of cute, cuddly newborns, in addition to all the mellow, older cats and everything in between. And the shelter staff are ready to help you adopt your very first cat — or to bring home a friend for another beloved cat! Jessie Cat (below, with Gina) says: I wasn't adopted from a shelter, but from a back yard!! I was a stray. And that's still considered adoption! I'm definitely a Rescue Cat. So, read the checklist below for adopting a cat and high tail it to the nearest shelter! TOP TEN CHECKLIST FOR ADOPTING A CAT Thinking of adopting a cat? First, check out these helpful tips, gathered by American Humane Association.‚Äč 1. If you're thinking about adopting a cat, consider taking home two. Cats require exercise, mental stimulation, and social interaction. Two cats can provide this for each other. Plus