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My cat, bella, has lived in my room with me for as long as I remember. I just remember I wanted a cat of my own, so my mother let this one that she adopted be mine. Every morning and night I let her go to the kitty litter in the bathroom, and I bring her dry food and water to my room, and refill when needed. She won’t eat dryfood when it’s out of my room. She will eat wet food, even next to the other cats... but once that’s over and done with any other time without wet food, she’ll be attacked by one other cat named mouse, for no reason. Again and again and again she’ll go at her all the time. Bella never defending herself for some reason even though she’s bigger and could beat her and we all wish she would. I’ve tried putting them in the same room together with me, I’ve tried ignoring the cat that abuses her, I’ve tried giving her lots of attention when out of my room, I’ve tried brining her into my room with Bella (sometimes attacking Bella when she gets the chance, or feels like it, her eyes going evil), I’ve tried putting wet food outside the door and in my room, mouse and Romeo the other cat don’t eat it, and Bella does but mouse isn’t there. Or one time when I did see them both eat it there it didn’t do anything. I’ve tried spraying mouse with water when she attacks. I’ve tried ignoring her after attacks. I’ve tried taking a shower with them both in the bathroom, and they get along (in two different corners) cause they’re both stuck till I get out. I’ve tried everything and I can’t do it anymore.
I’m sick and tired of her being in my room all the time, living in it, eating and drinking in it, having to be taken to the kitty litter every morning and night, puking sometimes in it(rarely but it’s extremely unpleasant), waking me up with her eating when I’m randomly sleeping, waking me up period. The fact that I can’t just ever be alone or have some alone time in my own room... I don’t know what to do anymore. And it’s obviously also not fair my cat has to live her life in one room all the time. But I do have three boxes for her to hide in, play in, sleep in. One with a blanket inside. Then I also have toys for her. I just wish that evil cat mouse would just stop bullying her for no reason. why is she and how do I stop her?
 

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It doesn't sound like the cats were ever introduced properly. You can't just put cats together and expect them tp work it out. Bella is learning her place in the hierarchy. Cats aren't pack animals, so a slow and reserved introduction is a must to get them to tolerate each other. Scent swapping helps and playing with toys that smell like both cat near the door to the room creates a positive association wih each other.

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Agree, these cats are not getting introduced well. We have used Jackson Galaxy's cat intro videos, free on the internet and that has worked well. Mouse clearly sees the new one as a threat. You have to get her to associate positive outcomes with the other one. You might try restricting the feeding of all cats to an area near the door of the room, Bella on one side, them on the other. Over a couple of days, move the food to just on the other side of the door so the cats are basically eating near each other but on each side of the door. This way they are getting a positive reward for being close to each other, and learning to accept the other cat's smell. Keep this up for a few days, then put a pet gate up. Keep feeding the cats on each side, but now they can see each other through the gate. If they stop coming to eat, move the bowls farther apart until they are comfortable. Then gradually (a few inches at a time) move them closer. Play with and pet the cats while they are near the other cat. Galaxy's videos give specific instructions on how to do this. I would focus on separation, not punishment of the other cat if he attacks Bella. If you punish him, yelling or squirting him, when he is around her (regardless of what he is doing), he will associate that negative experience and basically blame her, which will make it worse. Just keep them separated until they are accepting of each other. I would not let her out to free roam until you have turned this other cat around with these positive reinforcement tips have had a chance to work. You do not have to reward him or be expressly nice when he growls or tries to go after her, just change the situation. Play with him or distract him some other way. Distracted or busy cats don't have time to fight. Keep Bella safe in her room until Mouse gets over this. Ear plugs work great for not hearing cats in a room. Why not put a litter box in there with her?
 
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