Adopeted cat

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peaclily 70
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Adopeted cat

Post by peaclily 70 » Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:21 pm

Does anyone know how long I should keep my newly adopted cat from the rescue shelter indoors for? I've heard 3 and 6 weeks and not sure what's right?

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Re: Adopeted cat

Post by booktigger » Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:43 pm

I've always done 4 weeks as long as you have adopted a friendly adult, timid cats or kittens require longer. It can be hard but better to persevere than risk them getting lost, as you have recently adopted, they have to get used to you as well as the surroundings. I'd start getting them to associate their name with treats.

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Re: Adopeted cat

Post by peaclily 70 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:09 am

Thanks for your advice... I will keep her in for at least 4 weeks then:)

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Re: Adopeted cat

Post by alanc » Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:36 am

Certainly at least 4 weeks. My old Misty (a timid 9 year old) needed 8 weeks.

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