You're so excited about bringing home your new pet! You already have a cat and have found a new puppy that you just couldn't resist. Such a bundle of joy! You've read all about introducing a new pet into the household, etc. and feel that things will work out well. After all, your cat is very easy going; doesn't seem to get too upset about things, and so on. With a little love and persuasion on your part, the animals will bond. It's going to be so much fun!
You've told your cat about what's going to happen. (Of course, you have! We all talk to our pets as though they were people.) However, you might get a reaction like this:
Sometimes, though, you really do get a clue about how your kitty feels about the new addition.
But, don't give up! Once they establish who's the boss (the dog will eventually learn its place), things will settle down. Occasionally, they can become real buddies.