I was extremely concerned to see that you listed outdoor roaming as a new owner's mistake.
Here in the UK we consider it cruel to keep a cat indoors, especially if it is kept alone, without another cat. Indeed, the Cats' Protection League will generally not rehome to flats or houses without gardens.
Perhaps in America the situation is different to in the UK. I would like to see a caveat added to your article, as I would never consider keeping a cat enclosed permanently.
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