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9 Reasons You’ll Love Adopting a Shelter Cat

June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, and if there is anything we know better here at the Houston SPCA it’s that adopting a cat or kitten is a life-changing experience.  It’s very easy to assume a shelter cat gets a better life by providing a forever home, but as you’ll soon learn, the benefit is absolutely mutual.

Here’s why:

1. All together now: awwwwwwwwwwwwww!

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2. Her zero-calorie biscuits will leave you feeling full of love. Not just for breakfast anymore!

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3. She does all her own stunts, and if you’re lucky, she’ll amaze you with these feats of daring.

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4. She’ll show you all the best hide-and-seek spots.

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5. This never gets old. Ever.

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6. She’s cool and empathetic. When the conversation wanes and dinner party guests overstay their welcome, her glance screams what you’re already thinking: “Get these people out of here!”

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7. She’s not going to judge you if you stay in your pajamas until 4 p.m., and have the laziest day ever.

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8. She’ll have your back, through thick and thin.

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9. She’ll be your friend ’til the end. XOXO

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See all the adoptable cats at the Houston SPCA, and come meet them in person Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

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