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My wife has a obsession with cats. she puts cat food

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my wife has a obsession with cats. she puts cat food everywhere,counter tops floor. on new car and pickup. also always talking about neighbor girl {8 years old} stealing her cats and cages. her whole day is something to do with cats. she also has episodes of getting mad at me and cussing me out and throwing things at me. she has been diagnosed with mild to moderate dementia. she does very little house work. she does not understand simple thing on how to do them even tho i continually show her the same steps over and over' she asks me the same questions over and over. does not remember things that have just happened.age is 72 and retired teacher
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