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Feature December 2014 Issue

Should We Adopt a Second Cat?

Try hard to avoid a situation where there can be a brawl early on, a major standoff can end up defining the relationship irreversibly.

Should We Adopt a Second Cat?

A gradual introduction is important when bringing a second cat into your household. Personality traits can also be used to determine a good match.

Cats can be really good friends,” says Nicholas H. Dodman, BVMS, DACVB, Animal Behavior Clinic Director at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. “Two is company, and even three or more can get on.”

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