I find myself doing the "cat kiss", the long slow blink, at odd non-cat partners. Dogs, babies, friends, birds of prey, I'm never sure who understands me.
I know what you mean! I got into the habit of talking to my cats this way and then I just ended up accidentally doing it all the time.
No Xan, that's a crow. Crows don't know what that means. No Xan, that's a barista...
I dunno, if I met a barista who blinked back I might be a goner
It hasn't happened to me yet, but you never know...
Sunbeam City is a Libertarian Socialist solarpunk instance. It is ran democratically by a cooperative of like-minded individuals.