Monday, March 29, 2010
After licking the glass clean, Gigi turned her don't you dare deny me look on me, insisting my hands had nothing better to do than pet her. I usually give in to this bullying insistence. I did this morning, too, giving Gigi the neck and back rubs she demanded. It's the quickest way to convince her to leave me alone. This morning she actually purred, unusual for her. While my hands were occupied, her butt, hind paw or tail bumped the computer mouse. The computer screen flickered and changed to a headline screaming: "The Biblical Mandate to Care for Animals." I swear, she did it on purpose.
As a science fiction author I always find it interesting how in fiction the human species learns to communicate with alien species. We've had thousands of species surrounding us for centuries and have achieved limited communication with only a select few --a rather dismal record. Just how are we going to achieve alien communication?
GiGi, on the other hand, err...butt, has elected to to post her comments in words I can understand.