Are you a cat person or a dog person? Or both? Do cats get along with other pets? Can you have multiple cats in the same household?
The answer is yes. Certain breeds of cats have really easygoing dispositions and personalities and are better suited for multi-pet households.
You want a cat that is not territorial, is friendly (without being too pesky!) and laid back. A cat that is skittish, territorial, too aggressive, or even too shy will have trouble getting along with other pets.
When introducing a new pet to the household, it is important to do so slowly and gradually. You should give your new cat time to acclimate and get used to her new surroundings. You do not want to overwhelm her or for her to feel intimidated by your other pets.
So what types of breeds are suited for multi-pet households?
Cats that are suited for multi-pet households include:
You’ll notice that some of the breeds that are suited for multi-pet households are actually cats that are known to be good family cats/good with children as they are adaptable, friendly and easygoing.