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22 hours ago I picked up my first cat from the Virginia SPCA....I got her as soon as she was brought in and she only spent about 10 minutes in the cages while I talked to an adoption councelor. The former owners took great care of her and she is very clean and she's only 8 months old.

My major concern is that since I brought her home yesterday morning....she has not touched the dry cat food I put out for her. She has drank some water and she has used her box once so all else seems to be going well but I'm starting to get worried since she will not eat.....even when I tried to give her a treat so that she would eat something, she just had no interest in it what so ever.

Is this normal with a cat coming to a new home? She is acting normal in every other way and adjusted to her new home very quickly outside of this one problem.
 

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It's quite normal for a cat not to eat when it has changed home. Do you feed the cat the same kind of food it ate before it came to you? If not, it may be a good idea to start off with the same kind of food and change it later on if you don't want to keep it, but like I said your cat is quite normal. If she hasn't eaten anything in three days though you should contact a veterinarian just in case, it's not good for a cat to starve longer than three days.
 

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Well I have no idea what she ate before because she wasn't at the SPCA long enough to even eat their food BUT......

I was very happy to wake up this afternoon (I work nights) to see that she has eaten and I think she's happy about it cause she seems to have more energy and she's jumping around a lot quicker than before. :)
 

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hunger might have gotten the better of her ;)
if she doesnt seem to be properly interested in the dry food it may be an idea to try some wet food. If her previous owners only fed wet, then dry food is gonna be like "eeww" lol i know it was for 1 of my cats, she refused to eat it at first.
 
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