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UPDATE, January 31: Can’t we all just get along? Maybe not these two, but that doesn’t mean these cats couldn’t find suitable companions. Dr. Brenda Griffin, DVM, MS, DACVIM, explains more—and why it’s so important to monitor feline interactions in a group housing situation—in the comment box.
“Indeed, cats tend to have strong preferences for their roommates,” says Dr. Griffin. Our big red guy may not think Mr. Tux is exactly dressed for success, but he clearly approves of this fellow…
Adds Dr. Griffin, “Making good matches and carefully monitoring for subtle signs of social stress are keys to preventing social stress in group-housed cats and keeping everyone content in the social milieu.”
Photos: Dr. Brenda Griffin, DVM, MS, DACVIM