Deceptively calm

When she appears sedate like this you just want to eat her up, but the moment you make a move to pet her she turns into a tornado. The only time during the day when she will remain this still is from about 10 PM on when the day has finally taken its toll, and every night without fail one of us will reach over, scratch her under the chin, and wonder aloud, “Why you got to be such a shit?