LOOKING TO ADOPT YOUR FIRST CAT? HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO KNOW

My two cats — Freya (forefront) and Merlin (in the back)

A couple of years ago, I went to the local humane society intending on getting a dog. I ended up getting a cat — a much better choice considering the fact that I lived in a studio apartment 20 minutes away from my work.

However, like many, I had a lot of preconceptions about cats when I got him. He’s going to be mean. He’s going to be standoffish. He’s…