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In reply to the discussion: Taking a feral cat to an apartment [View all]


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15. Why can't you take both cats?
Mon Nov 29, 2021, 07:02 AM
Nov 2021

There are some really good ideas for small living spaces for cats. Cats can use “vertical” space whereas humans think in terms of mostly horizontal.

There is a fantastic cat stroller on Amazon which I would suggest for any outdoor outings early on, at least. Most cats don’t do well on a leash and can go nuts if they become frightened or afraid of a noise or smell.

Any new living arrangement requires a period of adjustment, particularly for a cat used to being outside in familiar surroundings. Watch the entry to your new space carefully because the cat may try to get out. You should confine the cat to one area of the house for a period if time. Remember, it’s all about smell!

If this cat is not familiar with using a litter box, you may need to use some potting soil in the box initially to “get things going” so to speak.

I’m a cat rescuer with about thirty years under my belt. Happy to answer any questions via PM. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your caring of these kiddos!

Taking a feral cat to an apartment [View all] wryter2000 Nov 2021 OP
I know very little about cats bucolic_frolic Nov 2021 #1
Either you take that kitty or abandon it jpak Nov 2021 #2
I don't understand your reaction wryter2000 Nov 2021 #5
Wtf was that for? ShazzieB Nov 2021 #13
I once had a feral kitten who I tamed. She tolerated a harness Arkansas Granny Nov 2021 #3
I took 2 cats that had been independent, semi-feral for 12 years sinkingfeeling Nov 2021 #4
I wouldn't keep him on the balcony wryter2000 Nov 2021 #6
I doubt the cat would jump WhiteTara Nov 2021 #10
How about a catio? FuzzyRabbit Nov 2021 #7
That's wonderful! wryter2000 Nov 2021 #8
Son and DIL have 3 cats Freddie Nov 2021 #14
Feral cat MoonlightHillFarm Nov 2021 #9
I bet your kitty will come around wryter2000 Nov 2021 #17
Me feral cat MoonlightHillFarm Dec 2021 #18
This message was self-deleted by its author Naio Nov 2021 #11
Crystal litter drmeow Nov 2021 #12
Why can't you take both cats? hamsterjill Nov 2021 #15
Thank you wryter2000 Nov 2021 #16
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