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We adopted an 11 month old kitten approximately 5 weeks ago.

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We adopted an 11 month old kitten approximately 5 weeks ago. We already had an 8 year old poodle. The kitten is aggressive towards the poodle and has contributed a great deal of stress for him. She lays in wait for him and hisses. She swipes at him with her claws. I don't want to return her to the pound but I don't want my poodle to be stressed? I also do not want to have the kitten declawed. Any advice?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 8 months ago.

Hi Peggy, thanks for your question today. Can you tell me more about how Cookie was introduced to your poodle? Had she had any experience with dogs before?

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