We kept the new cat in a single room and introduced them slowly. The new…

We kept the new cat in a single room and introduced them slowly. The new cat has now been with us for a month and is starting to go out but continues to chase our existing cat.

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PK Dennis
5 years ago

Unfortunately this is a common occurrence.  Cats often to not like to share their space!  You will have to give each cat their own space.  If you have several floors (levels, stories) in your home you can make one level the exisiting cat’s space, and a different level the new cat’s space.  The exisiting cat may already have a favorite space to hang out — be sure and make that part of his/her space.  There must be a closed door between the two spaces.  And each cat must have a litter box within their space.  Feed the cats in their… Read more »

Christina Chambreau
5 years ago

since you live in the UK, I would suggest looking for a person certified with Bach Flowers for Animals. You could purchase books and the totally safe essences and try yourself, but after a month you may want the quicker response from a trained person. also, working with a trained animal communicator (and many are also trained with flower essences) may help you find solutions that work for both cats.  In general, for both cats, I do strongly recommend finding an integrative veterinarian with whom to work. This is a person trained in many different approaches, including using conventional drugs… Read more »