Video Tips for Helping Cats Transition into New Homes
Transitioning into a new and unfamiliar home is scary for any cat, especially those who are already shy or fearful. To help make new cats feel as comfortable as possible and set them up for success, it’s important to take careful steps both before and after bringing them home.
Check out this “Welcoming Fosters into Your Home” video series by Marny Nofi, Senior Manager of the ASPCA’s Behavior Sciences team, and share them with your cat adopters and foster families to provide them with the tips and tricks they need when welcoming a new cat. While the videos specifically mention foster homes, the same recommendations can be applied to adoptive homes.
Here's just a sample of what you'll find in the full playlist.