Even Kitties Get the Blues

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Ohhhh…my cat Zorro is getting old. It’s an inevitable fact but he just looks mopey. He’s beyond all toys. He can’t go out due to bobcats. Just wish I could cheer him up…almost as if he KNOWS he’s 18. Wish there was some way I could liven up his retirement years. (I can’t get another cat, for a host of reasons). Anyone out there w/ an old cat?
 

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Ohhhh…my cat Zorro is getting old. It’s an inevitable fact but he just looks mopey. He’s beyond all toys. He can’t go out due to bobcats. Just wish I could cheer him up…almost as if he KNOWS he’s 18. Wish there was some way I could liven up his retirement years. (I can’t get another cat, for a host of reasons). Anyone out there w/ an old cat?
Cat tv!!!! Try this he may enjoy watching birds, squirrel, fishes, mice …
 
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Cat tv!!!! Try this he may enjoy watching birds, squirrel, fishes, mice …
Thanks! I will do. He actually just curled himself up into a happy cat nap ball so am slightly less worried (He had elongated himself, staring into space, the position he had taken when I had to rush him to a hospital) but will definitely try. He does always, as cats do, make the best of any situation. Napping is healing.
 

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Iris is 18, too, and pretty frail. She spends a lot of time just curled up looking at nothing, but she’s also developed a couple of compulsions in the last year or so. She has these small, puffy yarn balls that she carries around in her mouth and yowls at the same time. But the only times she does it is when we’re gone or in the middle of the night.

“They comfort me.”
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Have you noticed any compulsive behaviors or things that seem to bring him comfort?
 
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Well, I just aired out my camping tent and all of a sudden he had kitten spurt again. I nearly lost a finger. Those yarn balls look sweet and hilarious. What an adorable picture.
 

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How to I get Cat TV? Is it on YouTube? Would I have to subscribe to YouTube for it?
 
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