Cats’ behavior when introduced to new cats

Introducing a new cat to your furry family member can be a nerve-wracking experience for both you and your pets. Cats are known for their independent and territorial nature, so it’s important to approach introductions with care and patience.

One key tip is to start by keeping the new cat in a separate room with all the essentials – food, water, litter box, and a cozy hiding spot. This allows the cats to get used to each other’s scent without direct contact.

When it’s time for the first face-to-face meeting, make sure to supervise closely and be prepared to intervene if things get too tense. Signs of aggression, such as hissing, growling, or swatting, may indicate that the cats need more time to adjust.

Remember, every cat is unique, and some may take longer to warm up to a new feline friend. Patience, positive reinforcement, and gradual introductions are key to helping your cats build a harmonious relationship over time.

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