There are advantages to having more cats than a sane person should have. While Imogen has not, and likely will not, reconcile herself to the youngsters who trouble her life, Renn is another matter.
My big boy has always been an easy-going fellow, but his attitude toward newcomers – of whom he has seen many over the years – has been ambivalent. In the past, he frequently got up and walked away if a new arrival tried to lie close to him. He still does that from time to time, but now he seems more resigned to the presence of the youngsters. He will not play with them, but if they want to lie next to him, he will usually tolerate it.
Brazil plopping himself down next to Renn is old now, but my big
boy will permit even others to usurp his space. It may be a case of an old cat
simply judging a move to a new location as less bother than putting up with
company; whatever the reason, Renn has chosen benevolent acceptance of the
Maybe it will rub off on curmudgeons…