CLEVELAND — The Cleveland APL Pet of the Weekend is a 7-year-old domestic shorthair cat named Anise.
“This girl cannot get enough affection. If you want a kitty that you can shower with attention and pets, Anise will happily be that girl,” the APL said.
Anise does well with other cats and will do fine in a home with other feline friends.
The APL has some tips on how to help your current cats adjust to a new buddy:
- Most cats are creatures of habit, so when their routine and familiar surroundings are changed, they get nervous. This means that most cats take some time to adjust to their new home. Even the most social and confident cats in the shelter can be very nervous and hide in their home for the first couple weeks.
- For this reason, we always recommend starting your new cat off in a smaller space of your home (for example a bedroom or spare bathroom) and letting the new cat get adjusted to the sounds and smells of their new environment in that less overwhelming space before they are opened up to the rest of the home. This gives them a chance to acclimate, get their bearings, and feel more confident once they are ready to explore the rest of the home.
To learn more about adopting Anise or another animal at Cleveland APL, click here.
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