Welcoming a new cat into your home is an exciting, emotional time for both you and your new family member. You may be nervous about how your new cat or kitten will adapt to an unfamiliar environment and new faces. It is also natural for your new furry friend to feel some anxiety while transitioning from her former home to yours. Preparing for this joyful occasion in advance will help you and your cat relax and begin to enjoy each other right from day one. In this article, we recommend practical considerations to help make your new cat’s arrival in your household a positive, happy experience for both of you.