What does a cat cost?

Table of contents:

  1. What does a cat cost?
  2. What pets does Petco sell?
  3. What is the best starter pet for a kid?
  4. What's the best small animal to get?
  5. What is the best small pet for a 9 year old?
  6. Which is better pet cat or dog?

What does a cat cost?

How Much Does it Cost to Own a Cat? While the actual cost of owning a cat is highly variable, the average cost to own a cat is $809 per year, with the first year averaging $1,174. As most cats live an average of 9 to 15 years, this becomes an average lifetime cost of $7,646 to $12,500.

What pets does Petco sell?

At Petco we offer a variety of small animals including chinchillas, ferrets, guinea pigs, rats and mice, and multiple species of hamsters. The right small animal for you depends on the level of care you can provide and the type of companionship you desire.

What is the best starter pet for a kid?

1. Fish. A fish may be the perfectstarterpet for a child, but not just any fish will do. Goldfish may seem like the most obvious choice, but they're actually more difficult to raise than the Siamese fighting fish (Betta fish).

What's the best small animal to get?

Choosing the right small pet

  • Gerbils as pets. Gerbils are great fun to watch. ...
  • Hamsters as pets. Hamsters are fun and active pets. ...
  • Mice as pets. Mice are natural explorers and can provide hours of fun to watch as they climb rope and dash through tunnels. ...
  • Rats as pets. ...
  • Guinea pigs as pets. ...
  • Chinchillas as pets. ...
  • Rabbits as pets.

What is the best small pet for a 9 year old?

Rabbits. These popular pets are good for young children as long as there is also adult supervision. Like guinea pigs, rabbits are good for younger kids because they usually have a very gentle and sociable nature.

Which is better pet cat or dog?

While a cat's independent nature generally helps them deal better than dogs with being left alone, it's important to remember that all cats are different. Some breeds are more sociable than others. ... Cats also tend to live longer than dogs, which is sometimes a consideration when searching for a lifelong furry companion.