Pictures Of Cats

by Renske Buursma - Date: 2007-04-12 - Word Count: 514 Share This!

It is estimated that three quarters of the population of the United States has pets. Of the three quarters, more than half have cats as pets.

Cats have dated back to early Egypt; hieroglyphics depict cats lounging next to the pharaoh's throne. Their stature among the pharaoh's is shown even as guards to the pharaoh's tombs. Skeletons of cats have also been found in the tombs themselves, buried with their owners.

Unlike other domestic animals, cats are not sloppy or messy; they are very clean animals that have a lot of love to offer the family that adopts them. Cats, even though very independent creatures, can enrich our lives in so many different ways. They comfort us when we are sick and love to play all day and sometimes all night.

Studies have shown that having a cat can be very therapeutic; results have shown that by simply petting a cat that is curled up in your lap can lead to lower blood pressure.

There are many different places to adopt a pet, however, pet stores have by far, the best selection. In the past few decades, pet stores have become popular in almost every city and town in the United States.

When you first walk into a pet store to choose a cat for your family, you will notice that each cat or kitten has its own distinct personality. Their cute little faces and playful personalities will make the choice difficult for you.

Each will come to the front of the cage and look at you curiously. They will want to play with you and perform all of the tricks that they can so you will choose them. They roll over, play and jump up on the cage to get the attention of the person passing by.

There are a lot of different breeds of cats, it is important that you choose your pet carefully. If you have an active household, you do not want to choose a cat that is nervous or skittish around a lot of activity. This can lead to a cat becoming aggressive and start to scratch or even bite.

You also do not want to choose a cat that is very active if you have a quiet household. Many people choose a cat as a pet so they can have company if they live alone.

If you choose a cat that jumps around all day, knocking things over or tearing at your furniture, you may not have a good experience. It is important that you make your choice based on the type of personalities that are in your home.

When you decide to adopt a cat, it is important that realize that is a responsibility that cannot be taken lightly. There are many things that you must do to ensure the health and safety of your cat.

No matter how independent your cat is, your pet will depend on you to take care of him or her for the rest of his or her life.

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