View Full Version : KYLIE'S HERE!!

06-16-2001, 05:43 PM
Well I have:
1) a very confused greyhound that can't understand why this white puffball is on mom's lap
2) a VERY PI**ED of cat!!! who can't understand why that thing with the long nose won't leave her alone!!!
3) a scratch on my leg from KYLIE'S back claws- Shai got too close!! and she was on my lap!! but not for long!!!
Both are shedding like crazy, the long white hair is coming off Kylie in chunks and Shai is beside herself. She just wants to sniff, but Kylie won't let her!!!
Other than that its going as to be expected.
When I am holding Kylie or petting her her motor runs a mile a minute.
I just hope I am not rushing them!!!

06-16-2001, 07:46 PM
Is Kylie hissing at Shai? Does he try to chase her when she is running from him? Cats get stressed out when there is a change in routine, especially a new Home. Sounds like she likes you already. I hope Shai is not getting jealous. I wish you good luck with the introduction. Keep us posted. Greyhounds are so sweet and gentle, but they do have a natural prey Instict and like to chase anything that can move fast.

06-17-2001, 12:41 AM
Shaianne is doing superbly, I am so proud of her!! At least right now!! She tried to chew her once!! Kylie is being very brave, she is coming out and laying on the couch, and the bed,(which drives Shaianne nuts) when she is on the couch she turns and looks at me like "MOM!!! I can't do that!!!"
Kylie is hissing and swatting at Shaianne, tho she is declawed in the front , so its not doing any good and Shai runs from her when she does it!! Kylie likes the spot behind the computer desk, and Shai likes that area of the room too, so I was in the chair and Kylie on my right and Shai on my left looking at each other, Kylie hissing, I just made sure my legs were out of the way, I didn't want caught in the crossfire again!!!
Shai is doing pretty good at sticking close to me. Tomorrow Shai and I are going to grandma and grandpa's for father's day and Kylie will get the run of the house by herself, Shai is always in the crate, when I leave, but I don't think Kylie has figured that out yet!!!
I am concerned b/c she hasn't used the litterbox yet, and she has been here for 12 hours, tho she hasn't eaten or drank much either. I have put her in it a few times but she turns around and jumps out.
I baby gated her in the bedroom, I know it won't keep her in but it will keep Shai out!!! I was thinking then she could get to the litterbox and food dish freely, but she didn't act interested in either, tho she did drink a little water.
I did take pics but can't promise when I will get them posted! Right now Kylie is rubbing my feet and Shai is in her normal position with her back against the door she isn't paying attention, Tho I am a little freaked!!! Kylie surprised me!!!
More tomorrow!!! http://PetoftheDay.com/talk/biggrin.gif http://PetoftheDay.com/talk/biggrin.gif http://PetoftheDay.com/talk/biggrin.gif

[This message has been edited by shais_mom (edited June 17, 2001).]

06-17-2001, 04:12 PM
I don't think she has used it yet, either, I even took the top off and checked it. She had the house to herself from 9am - 330pm today I figured if she would go it would be then! She seems more relaxed today, she is coming out and visiting, she actually came up to Shai and sniffed her paw, shortly after an "altercation"(?) hissing, batting and hackles raised on both ends. When she came over to sniff, I held Shai's collar and talked very low to both of them, telling Shai to let Kylie come on her own terms. She did fine, but when Kylie headed back for the bedroom, Shai wanted to return the favor and she was gone!!! http://PetoftheDay.com/talk/biggrin.gif
Last night I was shocked into speechlessness, which takes alot for me!!! I was in bed reading, Shai at my feet on the left when I felt this tiny little thump, and I looked and both Kylie AND Shaianne were on the bed!!! http://PetoftheDay.com/talk/eek.gif I sheepishly admit that my first thought was, "Thank God my legs are covered under the blankets!!!" Kylie came over and curled up by me then it dawns on Shai that the bed is moving and she looks over and she couldn't understand what was snuggling with her mom!!!! Kylie hissed at her, stopped purring and laid there for another minute and then jumped off the bed, Shai followed her, I think this is progress!!! It had been only 12 hours!! I thought as soon as Kylie sees Shai she is out of here, but she lasted a few minutes!!! I coaxed Shai back on the bed, tho I kept getting woke up hearing a hissing sound, and Kylie was over by her litter box, but Shai left her alone, and Nothing in the box today!! http://PetoftheDay.com/talk/frown.gif
She hasn't eaten or drank much either, she won't even eat the treats her mom gave me!! And she loves them at home!!!
But I think we are making progress, I am trying to give Shai her attention, so she doesn't feel left out, and give Kylie the attention, b/c she has had a rough weekend!!
Actually they both have, and I think Shai needs a bath tomorrow which will just add to the situation!!!

4 feline house
06-17-2001, 04:43 PM
Sounds like everything's going as well as expected. Cats often stop eating and drinking when they are under stress, and you correctly surmise this would mean she wouldn't use the litterbox, either. She should start eating and drinking in the next day or two, but in the meantime make sure she doesn't dehydrate (just gently pinch her skin between your fingers, if it snaps back immediately she's fine, if it stays "pinched" for a moment she will need a visit to the vet). You might want to make sure, too, that she isn't peeing on the carpet somewhere, which unfortunately cats also sometimes do when they're stressed!

06-18-2001, 10:01 PM
Well, she used to litter box!!! AND SHE SLEPT ON THE BED WITH SHAI AND I LAST NIGHT!! I couldn't believe it!!! She is definately coming out of her shell. Tho she still hisses and bats at Shai. She follows me from room to room. She sometimes lets Shai walk by her without hissing and batting tho. But Shai has to ignore her, if she tries to sniff, the fight is on!!(boxing match http://PetoftheDay.com/talk/biggrin.gif) She is really warming up to me. She snuggles and rubs my legs, which is hard to get used to. I keep tripping over her and sending her careening across the linoleum!! http://PetoftheDay.com/talk/frown.gif
But I don't mean to, I just forget she's there!!
I had to move her dish up to the dryer, Shai was eating all her cat food. I got her to eat a little by giving her some canned food. (Thanks Auggie http://PetoftheDay.com/talk/biggrin.gif http://PetoftheDay.com/talk/biggrin.gif) I am taking several pics, in the bathtub, on the couch, under the desk etc. Well that's today's update!!!

06-19-2001, 01:38 AM
i just want to know that i'm following your posts in both places. i really don't have much to say, but i do think it's excellent things are going so smoothly!

06-19-2001, 01:52 PM
Once again, Kylie slept on the bed with us, She trys to nest in my hair. http://PetoftheDay.com/talk/biggrin.gif
I opened up some of my blinds so she can stand up to the window sill and see outside. She likes to look outside.
Shaianne is adjusting well, if Kylie bats her she comes over to me for sympathy, which she knows she will get. She is the first spoiled child. She will always have a special place in my heart, she and I have a special bond. But Kylie and I are bonding, she follows me from room to room. Last night I was going to the door to let the dog in and Kylie came flying across the lineolum in the kitchen and tried to stop, she ended up doing a 180 degree turn, Jodi had lineolum, but not as much as I do, she can have a running start here!! http://PetoftheDay.com/talk/biggrin.gif http://PetoftheDay.com/talk/biggrin.gif
Shaianne is learning to ignore her and Kylie won't bat and hiss at her if she walks by, Shai desperatly wants to play but Kylie isn't having any of that yet. If I am missing for a couple days its b/c I have to work and don't usually have time to get on before work.

06-29-2001, 09:54 PM
how are Kylie and Shai getting along?
Did you take any Pictures?