if you’re looking for a cat, it’s tempting to get a kitten. After all kittens are cute and fluffy and giving a kitten a good home is important. yet what’s also important is to find an adult cat a good home too.

Because so many people adopt kittens, far fewer adult cats get adopted. That means many adult cats wind up getting euthanized. If you want to save a cat, look for an older one instead of a kitten. An older cat may not be as cute, but it can still be as adorable and you’ll sleep easier knowing you saved an adult cat for a good home.

To read reasons for adopting a cat instead of a kitten, click here.