Cat or kitten- which to buy?

I would be grateful for some answers from experienced cat owners please. We wish to have a cat or kitten(s) to join our family of 2 adults, 2 children (aged 7 & 10), 4 rabbits and a budgie. We want to consider all the options as obviously cats are long term, serious commitment. Please can someone help us with these... show more I would be grateful for some answers from experienced cat owners please. We wish to have a cat or kitten(s) to join our family of 2 adults, 2 children (aged 7 & 10), 4 rabbits and a budgie. We want to consider all the options as obviously cats are long term, serious commitment. Please can someone help us with these queries -
We haven't had cats before but know none of us are allergic.
What would you say is best, a cat or kitten(s)? I work school hours so someone not home all day everyday so this may affect decision which to get re. feeds etc. Would kittens be better in pairs?
Which breed?
Injections required and when/frequency?
Breeder or home reared moggy kittens?
Indoor/outdoor cat?
Suitable to live with our current pets or no go?!
We have a big, safe garden and can afford vets,food etc.
Any advice gratefully received thanks!!
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