Preventing Cat-Kitten Rejection

Before introducing a new kitten, understand your cat's behavior. Recognize their territory and ensure the introduction is gradual and stress-free.


Utilize cat-friendly pheromone diffusers to create a calming environment. These can ease tension and facilitate a smoother acceptance of the new kitten.

Pheromone Diffusers

Initially, keep the new kitten in a separate room with all necessities. Allow your existing cat to explore the scent and presence at their own pace.

Separate Spaces

When the time is right, introduce the kitten under supervised conditions. Observe body language and intervene if signs of stress or aggression arise.

Supervised Meetings

Reward positive interactions between your cat and the new kitten. Treats, playtime, and affection can help create positive associations.

Positive Reinforcement

Slowly integrate the new kitten into shared spaces. Use feeding times as positive experiences, allowing both cats to associate each other with something enjoyable.

Gradual Integration

Building a strong bond takes time. Be patient, and let your cats set the pace for their relationship. Gradually, they may become companions rather than competitors.

Patience and Time

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