How much attention do indoor cats need?

I want to get a cat for my birthday, which is at the start of summer and as a student I will have approx. 8 weeks to house train it. a lot of the time I will be there during the summer, but when I go back to school I will have to be up at 6 (leave at approx 7.30) and usually go to bed at 10.30 to make sure I have... show more I want to get a cat for my birthday, which is at the start of summer and as a student I will have approx. 8 weeks to house train it. a lot of the time I will be there during the summer, but when I go back to school I will have to be up at 6 (leave at approx 7.30) and usually go to bed at 10.30 to make sure I have enough sleep and wont be back from school until 5 but will the time I am home be enough to give the kitten/cat the attention it needs.
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