Memphis finally has someone to play with! He never really grew out of the kitten stage while his sister, Belle, did and of course the other two cats want nothing to do with him, so we were starting to feel bad that he had no one to play with.
My theory on why they don’t consider him ‘family’ quite yet is:
The second reason, is he’s deaf, so he can’t hear when they are upset and communicating their displeasure. Being a ‘guy’ he pays no attention to body language so he always thinks they are playing.
As for Belle, well he’s her brother, of course she wants nothing to do with him. That is unless no one is looking, or she is in need of comfort herself, then she’ll snuggle with him and occasionally groom him.
Still we were not wanting to get our hopes up that Memphis had a new playmate, until we started seeing this on a nightly routine: