I have had a cat for three years and my partner has a french bulldog, when she comes over to visit the frenchie gets over excited when it sees the cat and chases it away, doesn’t seem to be aggressive natured but it’s scaring the cat away and she’s starting to avoid coming in the house, we have tried keeping them apart in the house to slowly introduce them, but the cat bolts and doesn’t come home until the dog has left. The cat has taken refuge at a neighbours and comes home to feed but stays outside and seems edgy.
the frenchie is generally very well natured, she is a rescue but very placid and loving, but she seems to have a weird fixation with cats. She trembles when she sees one and then chases after them. Once she cornered the cat and the cat scratched her face and bolted.
would really like to get them amicable with each other, if anyone can help with any tips or advice it would be much appreciated!