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hollinhurst84 Fri 13-Nov-15 00:37:44

Do some cats just not play? Ollie has the odd mad moment with a ball or feather but he's not really interested
He's been with me about three weeks now and is proving to be a model cat. Mainly he sleeps on the bed or on me. Or shouts until I cuddle him
If I wave the feather toy, he looks at me like "stupid human" and curls up on my lap confused
Picture (I know the litter tray rules!)

cozietoesie Fri 13-Nov-15 10:55:19

Seniorboy is not only most elderly - oozing experience from every pore - but a very bright cat and he would choose love over games every time. Maybe it's a Siamese thing.

I bought him a new Flying Frenzy a few weeks back and as I played it on the bed, I could see his eyes travelling - onto the feathers, up the string, along the rod, up my arm until finally they reached my face. Then he sighed and dutifully - I swear it was dutifully - put out a solitary paw and dabbed it.

I took the message, put it away and went for the normal cuddle instead.

That went down a lot better! grin

WimpyArseWanks Fri 13-Nov-15 10:57:28

I have 3, 1 of them plays a lot, one plays when she feels like it (her rules if *she feels like it) and one just looks confused when I try to play with him.

Get some Catnip, see how Ollie likes that. He looks lovely.

hollinhurst84 Fri 13-Nov-15 14:36:42

He has a catnip scratch box which he adores, he sleeps on it hmm
And a valerian pillow which he rubs his head against and occasionally bats around

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