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Hi Kate!

 My friend Jeff brought a cat to his new house when he finally left the nest.  This cat has been vicious toward me, but loves Jeff obviously since he feeds her and takes care of her. When I come over, she hisses, growls and is aggressive toward me.  What do you propose so that in time I can come over without being attacked?

  I have two other cats at my home, both 4 and loving creatures. Yet this cat, Ollie, seems to be from the Darkness! I believe she had a bad previous owner, but wouldn't she have been a little less temperamental by now? Thanks for all your help!!

Frank D.
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well firstly when you visit, put on clean clothes which will will not have the smell of your cats on them. then when you do visit, do not go near the cat at all, don't look at her directly in the face and do not attempt to approach or touch her. the secret is allow the cat to become curious about you and for them to approach you. yes this takes some time and it may be several visits before she even attempts to come near you.

i have a web page which has some information about bonding with cats which you may find of help


best wishes Kate


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Kate Tilmouth


I can answer most day to day cat problems encountered by owners. I have a good understanding of cat behaviour and problems which may arise from changes to their daily routine. I can advise on cat training including litter training and general day to day cat care issues. I am not a vet and therefore cannot answer medical questions.


I run my own cat website at and have been a dedicated cat owner for over 20 years. I have encountered many different cat problems and situations and feel that i have a good understanding of cats and cat ownership.

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Educated to High School level and have since worked for many years in a customer support based environment, gaining vocational qualifications.

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