Introducing the kitten to the cat gradually, in a controlled environment, can prevent problems that may arise between the kitten and adult cat. Let the cat observe and explore the new kitten. Set the kitten in a carrier in the middle of the room.
Introducing your adult cat to a new kitten doesn't have to be a stressful event. Providing you remain patient and allow your cat time to adjust, most older cats happily accept new playmates in a couple of days. Cats are territorial. If you are adding a new cat to your household, stick to a kitten.
Introducing a new kitten to an older cat should be done slowly and with care, explains Christina Lee, animal behavior counselor for the ASPCA’s Anti-Cruelty Behavior Team. “Cats are naturally solitary animals — free-ranging cats are territorial, and hunt and scavenge for food alone,” Lee tells The Dodo.Author: Lily Feinn.
Apr 09, 2018 · As the title suggests, this is but an overview. For even more detail on this Cat-to-Cat Introduction process—an entire chapter, in fact—check out my latest book, Total Cat Mojo. Hint: for more on related topics, see. How to Introduce Two Cats; The .