We had a little problem with her adjusting to the cat when she first joined our family, but they get along ok now. I would'nt say Mattie likes the cat, but she tolerates him. Mattie helps me keep in shape because she loves to go for walks. We walk twice every day, no matter what the weather. I take her for a walk before I go to work in the morning, and again after I get home from work in the evening. She loves the snow and the cold. She has a very thick coat of fur. She's not fond of the summer heat, so I get her trimmed each year at the beginning of Summer. I've included pictures of her with her winter coat and summer haircut.