Got a cat with a large balding spot? Wondering why the fur is falling out? Chances are excellent that the fur is not falling out at all; it is being licked off instead. Is the cat anxious? Obsessive? Maybe, but it is likely that the cat is just plain itchy. There is generally a medical approach to this problem.
What can you do to make bringing a new animal into your home as easy as possible on everyone, including the pet? How can you be sure your pets will get along with each other? How can you introduce them to give the greatest chance of success?