But he loves to watch baseball with me. When I'm still on the sofa, concentrating on the Cubs, he curls up right beside me, as close as he can get. He loves it when I describe Anthony Rizzo's at bats, purring and kneading.
He's 15 years old now. That's the equivalent of 76 human years. So I accept that our time together is naturally limited, and I savor my many sweet moments with my furry little roommate with the oversized personality.