Let’s call the question conclusively settled: One cat grooming another is an expression of assertiveness. Here’s a snapshot of this morning’s action.
The Beginning: Awwww
The Devolution: Oyyyyyyy
I did a phone consult with vet. She thinks Fang’s probably doing fine. She recommended taking him off the antibiotic and just watching his eye. Given his health history, this could be a permanent condition. It looks a little better this morning. Seems to come and go, maybe? I want to see what the raw diet – and peace at home, I devoutly wish – will do for his immune system.