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Kat Darauay, Contributor
December 11, 2011

Pretty Kitty: 10 Things Every First Time Cat Owner Must Know

Here's what you should know to make sure you take care of your cat properly. By Kat Darauay

If you think that owning a pet cat requires less responsibility than owning a puppy, think again. There are several things you have to consider before even getting your a cat, especially if you happen to be a first time owner of one. The cuteness and fluffiness of a pet is just one thing among several other factors that you should consider. You might even be surprised to learn that the responsibility of owning a cat will require just as much work that of owning a dog.

Below are 10 of the most important things you have to remember as a first time cat owner.

But remember that these are just some of the few things you have to take note of when taking care of a pet cat. Getting used to the responsibility of taking care of pets is a lot of work, but once you get the hang of it, caring for your cat will come easy.  

Learn more about how to properly care for your pets with these FN articles:

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