How Do You Introduce A Cat To A Kitten?

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The answer is, of course, that you don’t. It just doesn’t happen. If your cat and kitten are already living together in the same house and they haven’t met before, then there will be a period of adjustment: the kitten needs to learn where it can go without being squashed by an adult cat; the adult cat needs to stop eating all its toys; and both need to get used to their new surroundings so that they know where each other’s favourite spots are. Yes, this means having two cats in one house at the same time – but these days most people have plenty of room for them both! But if you do decide on introducing your kitten to another pet when it is still quite young (you should wait until 6 or 7 weeks old), then allow yourself lots more time than usual for things to settle down again afterwards. Some people successfully introduce two kittens into one household at once, providing one has been spayed/neutered first (and if not desexed beforehand it would probably be best not to try). After all, nothing is ever certain with animals…