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Two male cats in one home?

Lassie's Mommy
November 21st, 2004, 07:34 PM
We have three cats(two females and one male) and found an abandoned kitten recently. The kitten turns out to be a male. They are all outdoor cats because of allergies and we are concerned that the male cats might fight each other for dominion over the farm when they grow up. Is this something we should be worryed about? Thanks.

Lucky Rescue
November 21st, 2004, 08:09 PM
Do these outdoor cats have warm shelter? Are they all spayed and neutered?

If they are all neutered and spayed, there should be no problem as long as you get the new kitten neutered before he becomes sexually mature.

Lassie's Mommy
November 21st, 2004, 08:19 PM
Yes, they have warm shelter(barn) but it does no get below freezing here very often anyway. It got into the 70s this afternoon.

One of the females is spayed and the other female will be in Dec. when it is old enough. The males are 7-8 weeks and a few months old and are not neutered yet. They are best friends right now.

Lucky Rescue
November 21st, 2004, 08:40 PM
If the males grow up together and are spayed at around 5 or 6 months old, they should remain best friends.:) In fact neutered males sometimes get along better than females do and are not as territorial. Intact males will sometimes fight to the death.

For the female that is not spayed - cats can get pregnant as young as 6 months old,( or even younger!) so be careful!