How can I safely introduce my cat to the dog we adopt?
My husband and I are planning on adopting a dog after we move to our house, to a) keep us company when we have to be alone in the house and b) help keep the house safe since it's not the best neighbourhood. We're hoping for a larger dog, because they resonate better with us than smaller dogs do for the most part. We have a cat and hamsters (the hamsters will be in a closed room on high shelves, so no worries there really) and we're waiting for the cat to get adjusted to the house before we bring a dog home. But when we do, does anyone have any tips on how to keep them both from getting stressed out too much? The cat's 6 years old, but super calm and patient, doesn't bite or scratch anyone.