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The Mighty Quinn came to live at my house......

Picked him up this afternoon..... I will post a photo of him if he ever comes out from under the couch in the quest room....

Quinn is the cat belonging to my Aunt that passed away recently.
 

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Mighty Quinn should be changed to King Quinn....he looks awfully at home!

He's so cute :3 I wish I could have another cat.
 

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Mighty Quinn should be changed to King Quinn....he looks awfully at home!

He's so cute :3 I wish I could have another cat.
Well his name is just Quinn.... And he may be the king of that room. but he has not met any of the other critters yet.

We definately were not looking for another cat. But he is with us now.
 

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We used to have Hymalayan (sp) cats. But my parents said after the last ones peed on everything we would never have cats again!

And now with Bella it's basically assured that we can't.

And it's amazing that you took him in :)
 

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We used to have Hymalayan (sp) cats. But my parents said after the last ones peed on everything we would never have cats again!

And now with Bella it's basically assured that we can't.

And it's amazing that you took him in :)
My ACDs are very prey driven... But I have always been careful. The dogs and cats get time together, but ONLY when I am home. If I am away my wife rotates them.

We do not allow any chasing games, etc.

When it came up he was having trouble fitting in anywhere, my wife and I decided there was not much difference between three dogs, two cats and a Neurotic Parrot and three dogs, THREE cats, and a Neurotic Parrot.

The problem I think we are going to have is that Quinn was an indoor/outdoor cat..... That is not going to happen here. For two reasons. I am opposed to outdoor cats based on the destruction they do to native wildlife. And between the busy road three hundred yards away and the coyotes in the area, some harm would come to him.

The other issue is that he has his claws. The other two cats are declawed. We will have to see how that goes.

Right now we have him shut in the guest room, the plan is that maybe tomorrow we will put everything else away, and let him explore to get his scent around and smell the where the other critters.

I have spent some time with him.. He is very warm to me and my wife......

He has always been an only pet. So he is going to have to get used to the other critters.
 

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He'll have some fun adjusting it seems going from the only to having friends.

Our last two had claws - they never did anything destructive and they were completely indoor cats. Maybe we just got lucky with them.

I think my downfall with Bella was allowing her to chase the little dogs when she was younger. Supervised - but she was allowed little games. Now she doesn't understand she's bigger than them or her prey drive is just that overwhelming - I haven't been able to tell yet. I will NOT be making the same mistake with my next one. Though I suspect he'll be at least slightly less driven than she in that department. Live and learn I suppose.

Glad to know he's very warm with the two of you though :D.
 

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Awwe ... Quinn is cute! I only ever had one cat that I could actually keep for a short time ... my one Sister and I as children had severe allergies to cats. I was heartbroken as we had to re-home him. I even picked him out of a big litter of kittens. He was a gray Tabby.

I guess 45 years ago they didn't make allergy meds like they have now? :(

Good luck introducing him to all the other critters!
 

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He is a very handsome boy! I wouldn't worry about claws, except for maybe the first few introductions to the dogs - I never had a cat destroy anything with claws and if he does - Bitter apple works just as well for them. Good luck on the introductions , I'm hoping the best for all :)
 

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Uneventful night. My wife fed him this morning and he ate good. Typical routine here is that my wife feeds the cats and I feed the dogs. He at good, has used his litter box. etc. So things are fine.
 

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Cute cat. Maybe you could build him some sort of outdoor kennel area, so he still has access to the outside world, but from a safe place where he can do no harm and no harm can come to him?

I agree with others on the claws part, not much to worry about there, unless the dogs harass the cat and it feels threatened. But from my time here on this forum I got the impression that you got your dogs under control just fine :) Our fully-clawed cat lives together with my mom's three dogs without a problem (two small terrier-mixes, one spaniel). The dogs have respect for the black feline ruler of the house. Then again, the cat is actually bigger than the two smallest dogs in the household :p There's never been an incident where the cat hurt one of the dogs (or the other way around). If well managed, I'm sure mighty Quinn will do fine with the dogs.
 
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