If you’re adding a new cat to a home that already has cats, you already have the supplies needed to keep the new cat happy. However, if you’re a first-time cat owner, you need to know how to keep your cat happy in your new home.

First, you need a litter box along with kitty litter. Second, you need food and water. Third, you need a bed or a place where your cat can call its own. Finally, you need toys and scratching posts to keep your cat happy and amused.

Prepare for your cat ahead of time before you bring it home. That way you and your cat can focus on getting acquainted without the hassle of finding a place to go to the bathroom first.

To learn the supplies needed when bringing home a cat, click here.