Before you begin your search for cats for sale, you should take into consideration a few issues. The most important thing is to check if all household members agree on having the pet at home. It would also be advisable to make sure that nobody is allergic to cat hair and dander. You should remember as well, that taking a cat is a huge commitment as the average life span of these pets is 15 years. During this time simply providing food and a clean litter tray definitely will not be enough. Contrary to popular belief, cats also need companionship, sphynx cats for sale attention and affection. When left to themselves, cats can become malicious and distrustful.
What to ask the breeder
If you have already made up your mind, and started to look for some cats for sale, there are some important questions that you should ask the breeder when you find an interesting kitten:
• How old is the kitten? Preferably the cat should be 8 to 12 weeks old so it can be sufficiently independent and also easily adapts to a new home.
• Is it healthy? A healthy cat is active and willing to have fun, its eyes are clear, and fur is clean and shiny.
• Has it been vaccinated?
• What kind of food has it been fed? If you want to later change the diet, you should do it gradually.
• Is the cat trained to use the litter box?
Where to find
There are many ways of searching for cats for sale. If you have doubts which breed to choose, try attending a cat show. You will be able to have a closer look at different kinds of cats, meet and question professional breeders, and later on contact them when they have kittens to sell. Another idea is to find private sellers through online classifieds. The Internet allows you to quickly locate great offers of cats for sale in your area. You can also visit a pet shelter and adopt a homeless cat.