I have a 11 year old male cat. He is a good boy and at times affectionate but he was never a lap cat. All of a sudden the past few weeks he has fought with me to sit in my lap, and he does this maybe 10 times a day if not more. Now he has fleas, which make him miserable so the only thing I can think is that perhaps this comforts him in some way? Any help would be appreciated.