"I love my cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul." -Jean Coctaeu
A senior cat's personality is fully developed. Are you looking for a lap sitter or an independent feline? Do you prefer a quiet pal or a talker? By adopting a senior cat, you will know what you're getting.
Senior cats will likely already know basic household etiquette.
Senior cats are almost always trained to use a litter box.
They are much more likely to be content just hanging out with you, instead of running around the house.
Because cats live such long lives even a senior cat (ages 8+) may have 10 or more years of life left.
Senior cats are among the most difficult for shelters to re-home. When you adopt a senior cat, you are saving a special life.
Senior cats make great napping buddies. Who doesn't love a good nap?
Senior cats are fun, too! Many senior cats still like to play enthusiastically with their favorite toys.
Senior cats are much less likely to get into trouble while you're gone, making them a great choice for people who work.