Before You Take in Another Cat…

How to decide if feline company might be right for the cat you already have; how to give it the best chance of working out; how to know when to throw in the towel.


You acted with the best of intentions, taking in a homeless cat or perhaps just bringing home a second one because you thought the one you already have would enjoy the company. But the hissing won’t stop. And your first cat is so stressed she has begun urinating outside the litterbox. Or she has begun hiding more and is more irritable. Now what?

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