I'll be honest.
I've spent far too much time trying to attract the neighbourhood street cat over to me, employing any and every technique.
It usually starts with meowing. Maybe a "puss, puss, puss". But it never works.
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Cats are complex creatures. I admire that about them.
But the sad fact is, reading their minds is just about impossible.
...Or is it?