Please give this little chap a chance, let him find his feet - after all if someone you didn’t know started to hug & kiss you you would react. You could have the same issues with a kitten, it’s his first night in a strange environment. You need to respect this little fellows been caged up & now he has a whole house ..... it’s all strange to him.Ah, things are not working out. He damaged a bookcase already, scratched my arm and cannot be trusted to bite when I stroke him. My children are arriving tomorrow and I don’t want them hurt. Plus Bridget is increasingly is my thoughts and the expectation of CBT counselling came to nothing this morning. I’m taking him back tomorrow. I should have got a kitten like I wanted to in the first place.
please don’t be too harsh on my decision.
let him come to you in his own time. He must be very frightened, it’s all strange smells & new things. get a scratching post & some toys tomorrow - your furry friend needs to feel loved & relaxed to be able to start to trust. If you get a kitten you will have similar issues, you still need to get used to each other.
Rome wasn’t built in a day - neither is trust or a relationship with any living thing. xx