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Welcome our new family member Dexter, and we need help.

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Cleo

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Purred: Tue Jun 3, '14 12:44am PST 
We sadly lost our Tigger we were all heart broken. But Emma never got over the loss of him and still looks for him daily. We adopted Dexter from Sac animal control. He's so sweet but feisty as well.

I have 2 questions also. Emma does NOT seem happy hes here. (being its only been 2 days) she hisses and growls at him. How do we go about making the introduction a positive one? We KNOW it wont happen over night but any advice would be wonderful.

second question is he seems playfully aggressive (and he wasn't in the shelter) not in aggression just in rough play. I have a 2 year old and my hubby says if he hurts her he has to go back. Any ideas or distraction or redirection on his play? We are great dog owners and can understand them very well but dont understand much about cat behaviors.

Thanks in advance!! wave
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