(also, first post!)

We're headed down to the local shelter this weekend to meet the cats, see if we click with any of them.

Though I do feel like cats should have kitty companions and want to introduce another into the mix at some point, we're starting off looking for just a single cat. We're both first time pet owners and are kind of daunted by the idea of getting used to multiple at once. We're looking for a young adult, but could go kitten or older cat depending on which we get along best with.

So, advice on introducing cats to a new home? Recommendations for cat products? (So far, we have the basic food, litter, grooming, scratchpost etc stuff that we saw listed on spca and other sites.) Any other general insights on kitty world?