In light of this, did Covid change how many people were looking to buy or adopt cats in the US? And has the number of people interested in adopting rather than buying changed since before the pandemic?
Do More People Want to Adopt or Buy Cats After the Pandemic?
We then repeated this research for 2019 through 2021, and compiled the average monthly search rates for all related searches to find the total number of searches made for adopting and buying cats respectively.
– People in the US appear to show more interest in adoption than purchasing when it comes to pet cats, with rescues and shelters experiencing nearly 3 times as many Google searches as those relating to cats for sale per month.