The sensitive periods for domestic cats to become socialised to other cats
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Abyssinian Kittens Playing

All the discussions we have about domestic cat socialisation concerns socialisation to humans. Little is known about the important time for kitten-to-kitten socialisation. I try and address the topic generally here. During the first two weeks kittens form an attachment … please continue reading

The domestic and feral cat’s ability to recognise feline relatives
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Tabby cat colony

Dr John Bradshaw, PhD, the well-known cat behaviour expert at the University of Bristol, UK, says that with respect to the feline grandparents of domestic cats, most cats will never meet them and therefore they will never remember them. That … please continue reading

How Do I Socialise My Adult Cat?
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Intro: Ginny S asked this question in a comment. She starts by describing socialisation. Cats need to be socialised to integrate with people and other animals. If this is missed at the best period of 3-9 weeks of age a … please continue reading