Questions tagged [bonding]

Bonding is the about the relationship between two or more lives. Often referring to a tight bond as in "A Bonded Pair".

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If cats were introduced too quickly, can the process be started over?

I messed up and introduced a new female 7 yr old cat to my male 8 yr old cat.. They were doing fairly well, a few hisses but tolerating each other for the first few days, then my husband was ...
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Rabbit integration tips & tricks?

I am currently trying (and failing miserably) to integrate my two outdoor rabbits. My first rabbit (Diego) is a neutered male 1 year old Lionhead, he is very friendly, confident and usually very well ...
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Introducing male rabbit to girl rabbit

We have a rabbit that is about 7 years old and we haven't had another rabbit with her, her entire life. Could this be a potential problem if one could be older than the other considering the girl ...
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How To Introduce Additional Clownfish

I've had two clownfish for 6 - 8 months, one orange/white and one black/white. Now I'm trying to add more, but meeting heavy resistance. I realize that you can't mix species but I always thought ...
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How does the emotional bond to a pet compare to the emotional bond to a child?

We are a childless couple who have pets, as with many pet parents, the pets are a primary focus of our lives. When illness or death strikes it can be emotionally devastating. Emotions are somewhat ...