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Mixed Breed / Domestic

Overall satisfaction

4/5

Acquired: Other (stray, given cat by friend etc.)

Gender: Female

Appearance

3/5

Intelligence

3/5

Friendly with owners

2/5

Good with dogs

N/A

ActivityLevel

4/5

Appropriate vocalization

3/5

Playfulness

4/5

Healthiness

2/5

Easy to groom

4/5

Need for attention

3/5

My (housemate's) cat

By

United States

Posted Mar 28, 2015

I adopted a cat sort of by osmosis when my housemate picked up a stray that was living in the walls shortly before I moved in. She was a small, fragile black kitty that grew quickly and lively in the eight months that I was living there. We were both single young women with working lives who often didn't have time to care for a pet, but this cat did really well. She was lively, cute, good with houseguests and very low-maintenance. The only concern was if she got out, she wasn't prepared to defend herself and she didn't yet know her way back home. If you do get a cat, it is low maintenance and a good pet for a single working person, but make sure you get the proper vaccinations, microchipped, etc. and have vet policy on hand in case it gets sick. At the beginning, there is a little expense and effort involved, but cats are extremely rewarding pets for the busy individual.

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