Get another cat?

We have 1 male cat who is about 3 1/2 years old, and are now thinking about getting a kitten (probably less than 1 year old). I have been wondering if it will be good for our cat, since we are gone a lot during the day. Does anyone have any advice? Should we get a boy or girl? Thoughts? Ideas? (we also have 3... show more We have 1 male cat who is about 3 1/2 years old, and are now thinking about getting a kitten (probably less than 1 year old). I have been wondering if it will be good for our cat, since we are gone a lot during the day. Does anyone have any advice? Should we get a boy or girl? Thoughts? Ideas? (we also have 3 children under the age of 5)
Update: Our male cat is neutered.
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