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You are going to introduce them immediately? Yikes!
Not only is that a bad idea because most contracts void a health guarantee if you don't quarantine your kitten on arrival...but think of it from the newcomer's point of view. They are being taken from their home and all that they know, and with a strange human, then put into a strange house with smells and noises they need to become accustomed to..and then there's a strange kitten also to deal with?
It could go fine, but it has much more chance of turning out disastrously, when just taking it a little slowly could make all the difference....consider letting the new arrival have a little time to themselves before doing that kitty introduction...
Congrats, Shabbis! You must mean...see how the introduction between them goes AFTER a quarantine and slow introduction period.....a minimum two week quarantine AND vet visit to be sure your new F5 is not carrying any potential illnesses or parasites that might infect your F6
Remember, you as well as your F6 will be all new and different to the new arrival....best to take it slow for best results!
Shabbis please. You have so much to lose if something goes wrong by introducing these 2 without a quarantine period. What's the harm in trying it? Give it at least 5 days to make sure the new kitty isn't stressed by all the changes and to give it time to become comfortable in a new environment. The new cat could have a completely different personality than your F6.
Yes, he should be quarantined and kept separate and introduced slowly. Even from the same breeder, the two cats will not know each other or remember if they had met before
Some cats take a while to adjust; others do not require as long a time, like your F6. And if he was the only pet in your home when he arrived (and younger than the new arrival), that makes a world of difference.....
For their sake, I recommend the quarantine room and slowwww intro......
I always recommend at least two weeks quarantine. If they knew each other at the breeder's they may adjust to each other quicker, but no reason to rush things and have it backfire on you. If you have a quarantine room I would use it.
One other important point - if you put the two cats together, especially if they remember each other, they (especially the new one) may choose to bond with each other instead of with you, then you will become second choice as a companion. Much better to quarantine them so that they have time to get to know you and bond with you before they meet their new feline buddy.
In my HO..IF YOU WANT THESE CATS TO BE FRIENDS...DO NOT PLACE THEM TOGETHER AT FIRST. Give the new baby a chance to settle in. Remember..this fur child has just been taken away from everything it has ever known. It will be scared and your other fur child will probably not be happy to have an intruder. If done correctly it can be a beautiful thing. If done incorrectly you might have a big vet bill and two cats that will never accept each other.