The top 10 reasons to Adopt an Older pet from various sources:
#10. An older pet won't grow any larger, so you'll know exactly how much pet you're getting.
#9. An older pet's personality has already developed, so you'll know if he or she is a good fit for your family.
#8. An older pet makes a great napping and cuddling buddy!
#7. Older pets are less demanding than puppies and kittens!
#6. When older pets are adopted, they seem to understand that they've been rescued, and are all the more thankful for it.
#5. Older pets have learned many of life's lessons. They know, for example, shoes are for walking and bones are for chewing, and that a scratching post is for scratching and furniture is for napping.
#4. Older pets are Super-Loving and form an instant bond with their family!
#3. Older pets are ready to give love the minute you take them home!
#2. Be a hero, Save a Life - Older pets often have a much more difficult time finding their homes!
And #1 They’re CUTE! - Need we say more?