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Wonderful new dog - but HOW to STOP cat-chasing?

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  • #41
    Just really sorry. Hope Mr. Kitty appreciates what a great mom he has!

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    • #42
      You did the right thing, Guin. I'm sure it was a hard decision for you, but you're right - it was the cat's house first, and he deserves to feel comfortable there.

      And it would've been hard to train the dog not to chase the cat if the cat refused to stick around for the training. I bet the cat could sense the dog was for realz about it - good call on your part.
      I'm not ignoring the rules. I'm interpreting the rules. Tamal, The Great British Baking Show

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        #43
        Sigh. Anyone know an older, male, mellow dog that DOES NOT CHASE CATS and will get along with my lonely corgi?
        I realize that I'm generalizing here, but as is often the case when I generalize, I don't care. ~ Dave Barry

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        • #44
          The shelters are full of them, Guin-you did the right thing for your household and the dog; he can go be himself somewhere else. Keep looking for the one that is supposed to be in your household!

          Good on ya.
          “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” Stephen R. Covey

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          • #45
            Sorry for the outcome, but you did the right thing. I'm sure the cat thinks so too!! It was a no win situation if he stayed.
            www.crosscreeksporthorses.com
            Breeders of Painted Thoroughbreds and Uniquely Painted Irish Sport Horses in Northeast Oklahoma

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            • #46
              So sorry but you did the right thing. I cannot imagine what would have happened, eventually, if you kept the dog. Good luck finding a cat neutral dog, it is only a matter of time!
              What's wrong with you?? Your cheese done slid off its cracker?!?!

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              • #47
                Originally posted by Guin View Post
                Sigh. Anyone know an older, male, mellow dog that DOES NOT CHASE CATS and will get along with my lonely corgi?
                I'm guessing from your OP that you got this guy from a rescue (since you mentioned his former foster home). Does that rescue have a foster home with cats? If you adopted from someone like that, you'd know for sure whether or not the dog would coexist peacefully with feline-Americans before you brought him home.
                I'm not ignoring the rules. I'm interpreting the rules. Tamal, The Great British Baking Show

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