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Just reserved a cat at our local rescue! :)

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BlackIvy Sun 02-Nov-14 15:28:16

They're coming to do a home check next week!

She is about 7/8 months. She kind of picked us. She adored my dd's too. I'm so excited and very, very nervous too!!!

What stuff do we need to get for her? We've always had dogs in the past so this is a new adventure for us!

Sparklingbrook Sun 02-Nov-14 15:29:06

Oh my word look at her-she is beautiful!

PinkSparklyElephant Sun 02-Nov-14 15:30:13

She's gorgeous!

Sparklingbrook Sun 02-Nov-14 15:35:13

You can ask lots of questions when they do the Home Visit. You would need to ask what cat litter she is used to and what food she is eating.

Obviously a litter tray as she will need to be kept in for 3-4 weeks, and a cat carrier for bringing her home and vet trips.

Re keeping her in you will need to be very very careful especially with the DC. Make sure they know about checking where she is before opening any external doors.

Food and water bowls, and a scratching post. Lots of toys, ping pong balls etc.

Have a look into insurance, and find a vets and cattery.

GoodboyBindleFeatherstone Sun 02-Nov-14 15:35:23

I was going to post

"Marking place for pictures"

but there's already a picture grin

She looks lovely.

Bowls for dry food, wet food and water.
Litter tray, litter and scoop
Warm bed (can be a cardboard box with blankets
Scratch post

Sparklingbrook Sun 02-Nov-14 15:36:20

YY don't go buying a really lovely posh bed-a box with a blanket is fine. Or she will sleep on the sofa, your bed etc.

BlackIvy Sun 02-Nov-14 15:37:43

Thank you smile she is just gorgeous isn't she. She came straight to me and settled in my arms. This might sound a bit weird but I felt such a connection with her.

Sparklingbrook Sun 02-Nov-14 15:39:14

When's the home visit? Might you have her by this time next week?

Any idea of how she came to be at the rescue?

cozietoesie Sun 02-Nov-14 15:40:44

A lovely girl. smile

(She looks like a cat who'll have you all under the paw in double quick time.)

code Sun 02-Nov-14 18:16:40

I've nothing to add but just wanted to say she is lovely!

Fluffycloudland77 Sun 02-Nov-14 18:36:17

She's gorgeous, I love her big ears!. She looks an intelligent girl.

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