So you did a thing. You adopted a new pet. Kudos to adopting, because October is National Adopt a Pet Month. You have done your part in saving not only the adorable life of your new dog or cat, but have made room for the millions of other lost or abandoned shelter pets. Next thing on your agenda is preparing a place for this waggy tailed member of the family. Bed, bowl and food are just the bare basics for caring for your new furbaby. You’re going to need tools designed for pets and at the ready for those happy accidents or a not-so-cute discovery of a chewed up yoga mat. Puppies and kittens have that cuteness going for them but they still come with a specific set of challenges. We want you to fall in love with that puppy breath and baby meows but also don’t feel like you have to live with the messes they playfully leave behind. There’s a vacuum for that.
Do yourself a favor and check out the ultimate new pet buy guide that will be your first proactive step towards pet parenthood: