The next method to go about is the safest of all. It is known as the sock training. Sock training was invented by a group of cat parents who were ready to take things slow. The strategy is simple. Pick one of your socks and rub it against the new comer cat. Now take this sock and let your already existing cat smell and feel it. Do this a couple of times. Now do the opposite with another sock. This time, the new comer will smell and feel the sock.
Now simply make these two cats meet each other. You will see that they are already friends. This is a time consuming method but the easiest among all for sure.
Play & Play
The next strategy is to play with the cats for long enough to make them friends. This happens with human beings too, right? The method is exactly similar. Pick a toy that is most fun to both of your cats. Make sure that they don’t start hating each other because if you pick something like a fishing rod, there is a high chance that one cat will not have enough opportunities to play. So be careful and pick something nice.
Then play with your cats for long enough. There is no reason that why they won’t be friends after that.
Another simple yet effective method to make your cats like each other is via feeding them in one bowl. Everything comes down to food at the end of the day. When your cats will find out that there is always enough food for both of them and they can actually share food and still there’s plenty, they will very quickly start liking each other.
Don’t try too hard too soon. Cats are friendly and fun in general. They don’t really hate each other but because of their territorial nature, it becomes tough at times to accept something new. Try to understand that and play along. You will surely see your cats are friends with each other in no time!
Guest Author Bio
I am Khalid, a Cat Friend, The Founder of http://www.meowtee.com/ where we talk about cat parenting, cat stories & anything-everything related to them.
Thank you to our Guest Author, Khalid, who obviously knows and loves cats. Let us know what happened with your cats, if you have tried any of these methods before, or if you are inspired to try them after reading Khalid’s article!