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Should I get a puppy or kittens first?

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Narica Thu 07-Jul-11 15:31:20

We would like to get a puppy and a couple of kittens but keep getting conflicting advice on which order is it easier to introduce kittens to a settled pup or vice versa? Or should we wait until either dog or cats are older?

BabyDubsEverywhere Thu 07-Jul-11 18:12:05

No such thing as a settled puppy grin

I have both, bought both when they were young, a month between them, it was easy enough tbh. If i was planning on waiting a bit between them i would always say cat first. The worst that will happen is the cat will be a bit shitty with the dog. Annoying, but dont a massive problem. Other way round results in dead kitty! Id still aim for getting them both young ish though. Only from my own experience, no idea what the experts would recommend.

Of course you are going to rescue both, aren't you? wink

mercades1999 Mon 01-Aug-11 12:01:46

i have a friend that her dog does not like cats out side the house but in the house they have four cats and sometimes kittens!! so i dont know!! if you get a game dog you might have a prob!! smile good luck

mollymole Mon 01-Aug-11 12:03:14

cats first always

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