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Cameo, true to her Siamese heritage, is certainly the alpha cat in this household. Nevertheless, after several days of hissing and establishing the pecking order, Cameo has fully accepted Amber.
Cameo and Amber first began to bond by playing with the new toy. They stayed on opposite sides of the Turbo Scratcher:
A few days later, the two bonded. I managed to take a few photos of the two best friends sleeping on the cushion behind the recliner before Cameo got sick on September 30:
Mysti, also a tortie, is very jealous of Amber. I doubt that the two of them will ever bond. In the photo below, Mysti is furious that an interloper lives here now:
Fortunately, there is not an ounce of aggression in Mysti's body!
Amber is very contented here in the AOW household and disregard's Mysti's jealousy: