Hi, I have 2 female cats ages 2 and 4, and one male cat who is about to turn 12. My concern is with the girls. My boyfriend and I moved in together almost a year ago. I already owned Simon and Sophia and he owned Haylee. Simon is not the issue because he is the most layed back cat you will ever meet. Haylee was very neglected as a kitten and saved by my boyfriend. Sophia is feisty and likes things to be her way. We took our time and did everything we could to introduce them gradually. We used Feliway and it seemed to have an adverse effect on Sophia. We kept each in a different room and used blankets and toys to exchange each other's scent. We had them play on either side of the door and rewarded with treats. We let each cat have a chance to roam the remainder of the house on their own. We opened the door just a little to let them start peeking at each other. Finally, we let them have free rein of the house. However, we are not so pleased with the relationship they currently have, stalking each other, hissing and growling, sneaking up on each other. Things improved but are not great. Haylee is also trying to adjust to having me. Her abuser was a female so she is apprehensive but we are getting their. I just feel bad that I can't show her the same affection as I do Simon and Sophia...maybe that plays a part in all of this?
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