Cats are rather fussy creatures when it comes to being petted. But, a little girl from Dublin, Ireland, has given her cat’s petting preferences a great deal of close attention.
Paul Duane, father of 10-year-old Gabi, tweeted his daughter’s handwritten “interview” with Coco the cat. In the imagined interview, Gabi interrogates Coco’s petting preferences, listing parts of her cat’s body and asking Coco if she likes being petted there.
“Gabi saw diagrams online people had drawn of where their cats like to be petted and where they don’t like it,” Duane told Mashable.
“She tried to draw her own but wasn’t satisfied with it so she did the interview instead,” he continued. Duane says Gabi’s an aspiring writer and loves J.K. Rowling and Sibéal Pounder.
And, judging by her hilarious interview with Coco, Gabi has a bright future before her!
At the start of Gabi and Coco’s exchange, all appears to be going swimmingly.
Me: Coco. Can I rub you on the head?
Me: The back?
But, when Gabi asks if it’s alright to pet Coco’s stomach, things take a turn for the worse.
Me: The tummy?
Me: The legs?
Me: The tail?
Coco: ABSOLUTELY NOT!
Me: The butt?
Coco: IS THERE SOMETHING WRONG WITH YOU?!?! THIS INTERVIEW IS OVER!!!
Wow, looks like Coco has some pretty particular petting demands. Good luck, Gabi!