How do I introduce a new cat to my household that already has a cat?
First, be sure the new cat has been tested negative for Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV). The key to introducing a new pet is to go slow! Put the new cat in her own room for about a week, this way the two cats can sniff each other under the door. After a week or so, put your cat in the new cats room and let the new cat roam the house. The next step is to let them see each other from across the room or through a tall baby gate you put across the doorway of the new cats room. When they become used to this, let the cats out together supervised. Do not let them together unsupervised, as they could fight and hurt each other. The entire process will probably take about 4 weeks, and even then they might not be buddies but can be in the same room without fighting. Good luck, and remember - patience.

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1. What animals do you currently have available for adoption?
2. Are you a No-Kill Shelter, and what does this mean?
3. How old do you have to be to volunteer at the Pet Adoption Center?
4. Can you pay for my vaccines and medical expenses for my sick/injured pet?
5. What do I do if I've lost my pet?
6. How does a dog get heartworms and how do I know if they have it?
7. What causes hot spots on my dog?
8. Does spaying / neutering make a pet fat and lazy?
9. What should I do about a barking dog problem in my community?
10. What should I do if my neighbor's dog runs at-large?
11. What should I do if there is a dangerous or threatening dog in my neighborhood?
12. I have discovered a stray or lost pet, what should I do?
13. My pet is missing. Can you take my information and call me if it comes in?
14. Is chocolate poisonous to dogs and cats?
15. My pet has fleas, how do I get rid of them?
16. How do I stop my cat from scratching the furniture?
17. What kind of food should I feed my dog / cat?
18. If I become pregnant, do I have to get rid of my cat?
19. How do I introduce a new cat to my household that already has a cat?
20. I have a wild animal in my yard or home. What can I do?
21. There is a dead animal on the street or in my yard. What do I do?
22. I have discovered an injured hawk, owl, eagle, or other bird of prey. What should I do?