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How can I safely introduce my cat to new people or visitors in my home?


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To safely introduce your cat to new people or visitors in your home, follow these steps:

1. Prepare a safe space: Create a quiet room with your cat's essentials, such as food, water, a litter box, and a cozy bed.
2. Allow your cat to approach: Let your cat initiate contact with visitors at their own pace.
3. Use positive reinforcement: Reward your cat with treats or praise for calm behavior around visitors.
4. Gradual exposure: Start with short, supervised visits and gradually increase the duration as your cat becomes more comfortable.
5. Provide hiding spots: Offer hiding places or elevated perches where your cat can retreat if they feel overwhelmed.
6. Keep the environment calm: Minimize loud noises and sudden movements to help your cat feel secure.

Remember, patience and respect for your cat's boundaries are key to successful introductions.

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