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29 Aug 2007

Old cat scared of house sitter
Hi everyone,

I am going away shortly to Durban for a while, my problem is I have a 16 year old white cat and she is very scared around strangers, we have a guy that is going to house and kitty sit for us while we are away but she's so scared around him we told him to come and sleep over at our house last night and she was scared at first and when she saw me sitting next to him she went up to him, but this morning again she seemed scared, all our other cats are fine with him they sit with him give him love and all of that it's just our older cat that is funny about the whole situation, and I wont go away if I am not sure that she's going to be okay.

Any suggestions? I would really appreciate it.

Kind Regards,
Yo
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CyberVet
cybervet

01 Jan 0001

Install a feliway vapouriser as this will help them settle and should benefit them while you are away. Getting the sitter in a few more times before you go will aslo help.
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