I think most cats enjoy the company of another cat especially if they compliment each others personalities.
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7/30/05 at 7:52pm
Originally Posted by Aussie_Dog
I believe 2 is the minimum, but I would prefer a whole lot more. ATM, 2 is more than enough, but I dream of a day when people down the street refer to me as "that crazy cat lady"
Originally Posted by Purr
I've also read research that said cats aren't pack animals like dogs, and therefore are stressed out when "competing" with a bunch of other cats. I saw it on Oprah too. The fighting, aloofness, and timidness some cats exhibit when in large multi-cat homes is proof that they don't like it. He said he's seen normal, well-adjusted cats turn fierce or shy when around that many other cats. Space is also an issue. Cats need lots of room to roam around, like they would in the wild. Because of that, I would never subject cats to "community living" unless I absolutely had to--like to foster until I found them suitable homes.