Cats and dogs can live together peacefully and even become friends, but it requires proper introductions, supervision, and training.
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When introducing a new cat to a dog, it's important to make sure the cat has a safe space to retreat to if they feel threatened, such as a room or high perch that the dog can't reach. You should also supervise their interactions and gradually increase the amount of time they spend together, rewarding positive behavior from both the cat and dog.
It's important to remember that cats and dogs communicate differently and have different instincts, so it may take some time for them to learn how to interact appropriately. Training your dog to respond to basic commands like "sit" and "stay" can also be helpful in managing their behavior around the cat.
Overall, with patience love and proper training, cats and dogs can coexist and even form close bonds. However, it's important to always prioritize their safety and well-being.