15 Things You Should Know

About Corgis and Cats

In truth, it can be said that most breeds of dogs can get along with most friendly cat breeds, given the proper preparation and situation.

Conversely, things can go horribly wrong with poorly socialized pets. In the case of the corgi, they are not considered particularly troublesome in this regard.

That said, it isn’t as simple as throwing them in the same room and hoping for the best. For the sake of both your corgi and cat, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with both breeds.

The general consensus seems to be that dogs of a similar size to cats will be better pairings. Corgis fit this requirement perfectly, even if their personalities suggest they believe otherwise.

Corgis and Cats are Roughly the Same Size

Corgis are particularly prone to herding when they interact with animals smaller than themselves. In most cases, though, you won’t have this problem with cats.

Corgis May Unsuccessfully Try to Herd the Cat

Amusing as it sounds, a corgi may regard a small cat as a vermin-like pest. It’s another instinctual behavior that comes from the corgi’s history of being a working farm dog.

A Corgi May See a Cat as a Pest

Corgis are rambunctious and curious and pretty much feel they are the boss anyway. As a result, the two may come to friction around who is in whom’s space.

Corgi vs Cat Territory May be an Issue

If you are fortunate enough to have planned this properly, the best advice is to introduce both pets to the home together when they are young – a puppy and a kitten, respectively.

Making The Perfect Match

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