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Why Is My Old Cat Freaking Out About My New Kittens?

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, cats )

- 1917 days ago -
If you came home and discovered a stranger had moved into your house, you'd be mad. Cats feel the same way.

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Ruth C (87)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 7:24 am
I never had this problem, my kitties get along really great!

Teresa W (782)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 8:12 am

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 9:52 am
Great article! Cats are creatures of habit and they don't like change. Fortunately my guys are so used to new critters it doesn't phase them anymore. Ho hum!

michelle t (41)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 12:35 pm

Beth M (138)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 2:23 pm

Christeen A (368)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 2:30 pm
They tend to be a little jealous.

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 2:36 pm
Noted. Great advice. Thanks so much, Cher.

. (0)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 3:00 pm
Great advice to an age old issue. It always comes down to territory. Usually, a single older cat will adjust to a kitten- whether it be a mother instinct, or just plain company.

Naoko i (264)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 3:13 pm
Thanks for the post. My older cat has just got used to the kitten...they're now playing together.

Julia R (296)
Thursday February 21, 2013, 8:55 pm
Great article with some wonderful tips on how to get your cats to get along well with each other! Introducing a new puppy to an older dog can be challenging too! Many of these suggestions seem to apply in this scenario as well. Thanks for the post.

Patricia H. (440)
Friday February 22, 2013, 3:25 am

Gloria p (304)
Friday February 22, 2013, 8:51 am
I think most cats get along but it takes a little patience.

Elizabeth M (65)
Saturday February 23, 2013, 12:33 pm
Noted with thanks Cher. I would guess that you would have to go slowly with a cat, as they are territorial.

Carol H (229)
Tuesday February 26, 2013, 4:55 am
It takes mine a little time to adjust but they do
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