A screen door is what I use. After my cats have looked at the newcomer for a couple of weeks they are well acquainted when I let the new one out.
Lorrie On 09-21, Natalie wrote: > A screen is the best thing! I installed a screen door between a > bathroom and another room, where newcomers get to know others, or > it's used as a sickroom. That's the best way! You can take a drop > of vanilla, rub between your palms, and then touch all cats on the > sides of their faces where they have the facial pheromones. They > will all smell the same. Right now, of course, it's also the > visual factor. Feliway spray also great, but costs $$$$. Good luck! > It will happen. I do it all the time, and now there are about 70 > cats living in coexistence, that doesn't mean that there are no > little cliques of cats, no disagreements, but they know "their > space"! > > -----Original Message----- > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Bonnie Hogue > Sent: Monday, September 20, 2010 11:33 PM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Fw: New to Feline Leukemia > Importance: High > > So here is a question about Integrating a New Cat.... I've got > Lucky in the back bedroom. The other 3 hear him meow. Some even > peer under the door and hiss at him. So, what's next? Just open > the door and say "Hello, everyone!"? Or maybe put a screen or > fence up so they can see eachother for a few days? It's been a > week and I figured after another week it's time for poor Lucky to > join the crowd (after everyone is vaccinated, of course). I'm > stressing out over what to do. Help? _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org