and it neither bolts with a look of wide-eyed terror, nor does it prance up to you and miaow at you as if to say, 'I say old sport, might you be so kind as to tickle me behind the ears and let me rub my whiskery face all over you?'.
it's merely there.
so. do you go out of your way to stroke the fuzzy blighter?
sub-question: someone passes you with their dog or dogs, who get up all in your business in a friendly way (not your crotch business). do you ruffle them, grinning at their slobbering canine countenance, or do you awkwardly shrug them of, thoroughly irked and flustered.
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