I have one remaining boy cat neutered and 11 years old, Archie. His brother Darcy died…

I have one remaining boy cat neutered and 11 years old, Archie.
His brother Darcy died suddenly 3 weeks ago – they have only known each other their whole lives
Any thoughts on getting a companion for my Archie – in one months plus time?

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Robin Laybolt
5 years ago

Since your cat is 11 years old let him live the rest of his life with you, believe it or not when cats get older like after the age 8-9 they would much rather be with just you then be around other animals, and now that his life long friend has passed away he may not even let you bring another animal in. Good luck with your choice on weather or not to get another cat, and i’m so very sorry for your loss. I just lost two baby kitten around 12 weeks old to unknown reasons so I know… Read more »

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Anonymous
5 years ago

going to agree with Robin.  i would leave him as a solitary cat.  you know him best, though, and if you feel he needs another companion, go for a younger female instead of another male.  at his age, another male could cause problems.