[nagdu] German shepherds and cats

Cindy Ray cindyray at gmail.com
Sat Jul 13 02:59:54 UTC 2013

You probably will have to let them gradually get to know each other. Cats are likely to hide o ut anyway for a while.


On Jul 12, 2013, at 9:45 PM, Kathy <pigwidgin07 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello everyone.  This is Kathy in Seattle and I am in the middle of
> applying for a guide dog.  I'm waiting for the home visits at this point.
> I agree that one should get the best dog (and breed) for your own unique
> situation but I admit to being quite partial to german shepherds, mostly
> because I grew up with and also owned collies and german shepherd mixes.
> For those of you who have or have had german shepherd guides, have any of
> you had cats in your household?  How did that work out?  With the prey
> drive that some shepherds are known for, I'm concerned about our kitties
> becoming a midnight snack. :)  They are large Ragdolls and incredibly
> sweet, and the last thing I'd want to do is to cause them loads of stress.
> I think in the long haul, they will love having a dog around because they
> sort of act like dogs themselves.  But only if it doesn't eye them with a
> culinary interest.
> Thanks for the advice!
> Kathy
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