When we have more cats at home, the issue becomes a little more complicated. At this point will affect the character of the kittens, individually, but their species already have a natural distrust of entry, especially if the newcomer we have picked in the street.
To encourage this first meeting, the carrier will be the best tool. The ideal thing is to leave the animal collected from the street inside this compartment and to place it in a central room of the house, where the other feline companions can accede. In the first moments, the cats will sniff each other, they will “introduce themselves” and they will get to know each other in their own way. To the one that is in the interior of the gadget of transport, its room will give it the confidence and necessary security.
In the case that the acceptance is positive, it will be possible to release the feline and let them be inspected without further obstacles, still under the supervision of the owners.
Other guidelines for adopting a street cat
● Picking up a cat that has been born on the street or is abandoned can be a difficult operation. It is best to ask for the help of a specialist, a veterinarian or a protective association.
● Even if it seems logical that the feline has no owner, the certainty cannot be total either. It is best to make sure of this.
● The animal abandoned in the street can have some type of disease, and even parasites. Therefore, it is advisable to visit the veterinarian with him to carry out an in-depth review. This way you can rule out any ailment, fleas, etc.
● It can also happen that if there are more cats at home the newcomer can transmit some disease to those who are inside. Therefore, it is best to keep them separated until there is complete certainty that there is no risk.
● It is convenient to do everything possible so that the cat picked up in the street feels totally free at home. This will help them to integrate better into their new home.