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How long does it take to introduce a new cat to the home?


I have a 5 month old female kitten who has been at my home for about two months now. Yesterday I brought home a new cat, a 15 month old (huge!) male. He has been hissing and growling since he got home whenever he is looked at. How long does introduction usually take, and do you have any tips to make the transition smoother for both felines?

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L C David (LCDWriter) says

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    Christina (calynbana) 3 years ago

    Thanks :) They came nose to nose this morning! I was so nervous for my kitten because she accidentally jumped on his head. But he didn't do anything but squeak at her!

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    Christina (calynbana) 3 years ago

    Thanks, unfortunately I cannot keep them in separate rooms. My kitten can open doors! They have been following each other around though and things are seeming a lot better than this morning! No more hissing or growling.

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