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Hello, new cat & chi owner :)

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by antiego, Jun 27, 2020.

  1. antiego

    antiego PetForums Newbie

    Jun 27, 2020
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    Hi there,

    My partner and I recently adopted a cat, who is settling in nicely in our spare bedroom in the attic, with litter tray, bed, food bowls, scratching post, and cat tunnel, she loves affection and is purring and eating and using the litter tray :) still settling in and hiding at times but she is now showing curiosity about what lies beyond the bedroom door and downstairs :)

    I introduced her to my partner yesterday and she is easing in to her new forever home nicely, showing a lot of affection, purring and kneading even without being petted :)

    I've grown up with cats and am definitely a cat person but love dogs too.

    On Monday we are taking in a 9 week old chihuahua pup, and planning on playpen training her.

    We have read articles about introducing a new puppy to a resident cat,

    However we are unsure whether it is best to allow our cat to explore the house freely, before our pup arrives home - perhaps it would be better to wait?

    Thanks in advance, and over the moon that our cat is settling in nicely, and finally able to raise a chihuahua :)
  2. kimthecat

    kimthecat PetForums VIP

    Aug 11, 2009
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    Hi and welcome to you and your new pets . :)

    I hope you will get more answers in the cat section. If this were me I would start to let her out more to explore.
  3. niamh123

    niamh123 PetForums VIP

    Nov 4, 2018
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    Hello and welcome:)
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