Taking care of a cat means more than just providing it a home. You also need to provide it with a litter box, toys, and food each day. That makes cats an expensive but fulfilling part of your life.

Since you’ll need to buy cat food on a regular basis, you might want to know how to save money so you can afford a cat in the first place. According to a recent survey published by the Center for the Study of Services, an independent, nonprofit consumer organization, cat food prices can vary drastically.

In general, prices at Sam’s Club, Walmart, and PetSmart were lower than average compared to other types of stores. So shop around and get the best deal for you and your cat.Sam’s Club’s prices were 22 percent lower than the all-store average.

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