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How would I append one file to another in perl

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my $file1 = "cat";
my $file2 = "dog";

How would I append dog to cat?
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open F2,"<$file2" or die "$file2 $!";
open F1,">>$file1" or die "$file1 $!"
print F1 while <F2>;
close F1;
close F2;

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system("cat $file1 $file");  # run unix cat command

system("copy $file1t + $file2"); # or ms-dos version
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perl -pe '' dog >>cat

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