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I am thinking of giving someone a cat as a gift. What breed of cat should I give them?

This person likes cats but hasn't had one in a few years after their previous cat passed away.

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jsm36

I think animals as gifts are a bad idea. If your friend is ready for a new pet, they are readily available at a shelter.

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It's great that you mentioned the shelter; that's how I got all my cats, and I wish more people would use them. I'm interested in what kind of cats people like, but I will also definately check out the shelter. The trouble with the shelter is that you can't just pick up a cat for someone; it's a very personal experience, choosing your own pet to rescue, so it wouldn't be a surprise gift.
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Thanx for backing me. Pets are a very personal choice.
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In fact, there's a great organization called Habitat For Cats that takes in strays, but doesn't kill them if they can't place them right away. They keep the cats in foster care until they are adopted, which is better than the well-meaning but overrun shelters.
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That's cool. My 5 cats are barn cats. They get fed daily, sleep in the straw, and I have no mice. It's all good!
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It sounds wonderful! What are their names?
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Lion, tiger, or leopard. They're all cats. They're just a little big.

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get the a cute baby black cat because if you get them a grown one the caat might not like the person and with the babay one the cat can get atached to the person and ans he or she grows it wont have a proble with the owner . I KNOW THIS IS A LOT TO READ BUT JUST READ

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I had a black cat growing up! She was the best; her name was Othello, because she was a black cat. Clever, huh? Black kitties are criminally underappreciated. I'm glad you like them.
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oh no i dont like cats te day i ent toy friends hose like 2 months ago was frst time touching a cat and i berly touched it i just think baby one are super cute
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The adults are super cute, too, especially if it's your cat and you love it and have had it since it was a baby. :)
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The cute kind.

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You should let them get their own there's probably a reason they don't have one no offense

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Calico

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A black teenage cat!

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Yay! Go you! If I could, I'd adopt all the homeless kitties in the world, especially the black ones, because people don't appreciate them as much. Especially once they are no longer kittens. Thanks!
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Yeah!No one likes older cats!Just kittens.
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I like older cats! :) But what I don't understand are the people who want to adopt a kitten because it's cute, but don't want a cat. Hate to break it to you, but kittens are babies. When they grow up, they become cats. If you're going to ditch it when it grows up after the cat has become attached to you, don't adopt it in the first place! It's cruel to break their hearts like that! Imagine if people did that to adopted kids, and tossed them out when they became teenagers? There'd be an outcry for a good reason!
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A dog

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Shelter pet looking for someone to care for them.....

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