A clear case of “The Queen is dead! Long live the Queen!“. Two weeks ago our oldest cat Lunel died (she was 18.5 yrs old). She was the head of the household, and our other cat, Shiraz, lived on the top floor and generally lived ‘around’ the routines of Lunel. In the past 10 days Shiraz has steadily reclaimed more of the house for herself. Culminating in now enjoying the morning sun and occupying the spot on the sofa that was basically Lunel’s prime spot in the house. Shiraz, in short, has fully adopted the mantle of being the head of the household.