Experts advise that you guard personal information and go to a public place for initial get-togethers.
Here is a rundown on a few pet-themed dating and/or networking Web sites: Remember Your Cat While searching for a new friend or date, keep in mind that your cat still needs companionship too. C., area-based freelancer, has been writing about pets, among other topics, for more than 15 years.
read more “SINGLE FEMALE CAT OWNER: Seeks male companion who likes cuddling, playing ball and doesn't mind hearing the occasional "meow" in the middle of the night.” It used to be that lonely-hearted, pet-owning singles would take out personal ads, hoping a potential match wouldn’t end up being allergic or averse to their cat.
Now there’s a way to cut to the chase: A variety of cat-themed dating Web sites and social networks have launched in the last few years on the premise that pet owners share a special something that they seek in a spouse -- or even in a good friend.
If you find a stray but cannot keep it, try socializing it before finding it another home.
Train it to use a litter box and to be petted and held, since socialized kitties stand a better chance of being adopted.
Consider adopting another cat, but if that's not for you or your kitty, make sure to set aside time each day to play games with your pet, enhancing the fun with soothing and comforting banter.
Guest post by Mary Ward Fellow cat lovers know we are a different breed, and we’re darned proud of it!
Cat-themed Social Networking Sites Joining a pet-centered Web site can help ease tensions on the dreaded first date.
"Nobody can tell whether or not you're going to have chemistry based on something like a common interest in pets, but if you have a dog or cat, it's a great way to break the ice," explains Michael Carter, president of Pet Passions.com, a pet-themed dating and social networking site.