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mph123
December 18th, 2004, 03:05 PM
l would like to know if it is wise to introduce another cat into the house.
we have had 2 cats for 5 years the younge cat has passed away about 3months a go , the older cat is 8 years old he seems to be looking for the other cat at times

Lucky Rescue
December 18th, 2004, 03:22 PM
Sorry to hear you lost your other kitty.:(

I think it would be a good idea to get this guy a companion. Since your cat is used to having company, he would probably enjoy it again.

Get a female, or a young neutered male, not too young (maybe 6 months old)so it won't drive him nuts with kitten madness, and introduce them gradually. Try and get a quiet and laid back girl, hopefully one who already likes other cats.

Keep the new cat in a room, and let them sniff each other under the door. Exchange their beds so they can get used to each other's scent for awhile before actually meeting.:)

chico2
December 18th, 2004, 03:25 PM
Sure you can get another cat,if it's a kitten it's a little easier to introduce them to each other,but there are sooo many needy kitties in the shelters.. :sad:
Wether you get a grown cat or a kitten,it takes some time to get them used to each other,but usually in the end they will be friends.
Your older cat is probably lonely and needs a companion.
Once you ge another cat/kitten,we can give you all kinds of advice,so go out looking :thumbs up
Lucky,you beat me...it must be my one-finger printing :crazy:

Karin
December 18th, 2004, 03:57 PM
The best Rx! Get another one....

How much room is in your heart?