They have been nagging us for a new kitten quite a lot lately and after much discussion we decided that we would let them get one. My wife's friend has a litter of them right now but they won't be ready for several weeks.
Awww. Well, it definitely isn't a bad decision. Cats can be so cuddly and affectionate. I think pets are good for children. They're going to be antsy for the next several weeks waiting for the kitten, haha.
Oh, yes, they know. They lost their beloved pet cat a couple months ago due to old age. We had that cat since before the kids were born and we were not quite ready to have another one yet. I think it's time now.