Size is not a significant factor when choosing a cat. Most adult cats weigh between five and fifteen pounds. But this means cats start out and remain the smallest member of the family. Even a toddler looms large over a cat. Luckily, cats are very good at avoiding injury at the hands of a child by simply avoiding the child altogether.
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Cats can jump vertically or crawl into nooks and crannies that are inaccessible to children (at least most children). Felines usually find a safe haven somewhere in the house where they can be undisturbed. So if cats top your pet shopping list, you can delete the size issue from your family survey. But there are other considerations in choosing a cat.
Pic of the Day: If you’ve ever had a dog, you can probably relate.