“I am Cruford of the Cybercat Collective. I claim this canine as mine. It is smelly, flea bitten, and frequently passes gas. But it is warm. I will assimilate it and bend it to my will.”
“I rubbed my butt on your water glasses. Now when you drink from them, you will think of me.”
“Your foot could stand a good washing. But it keeps the top of my head warm. You will hold still for that purpose until such time as I release you."
“I am Dora of the Cybercat Collective. You will find me irresistibly cute. My every whim will be your command. I will require you to ascertain my needs telepathically. In return for this service, I will allow you to look at me and compliment me.”
“I will now bite a plug out of your hand. You will bring it closer, and hold it still. Be advised, this will hurt.”
“This garment-covered foot provides the opportunity to test human technology and also reflexes. I will find out whether the sock is thick enough to protect the human from my claws. I will also ascertain the sensitivity of human skin and learn how far I must insert the tips of my claws to get a reaction. To assist me in my aim, I will extend my tongue."
“The climb was difficult. However, the trail of claw holes I blazed in the garments will make my next ascent easier. You will now assist me down.”
“I do not know why I climbed into this bag. I find it strangely comforting, however, and do not wish to leave. I require you to remain and admire me.”
“It’s been a long day. I will allow the humans a brief respite from their labors. We begin again tomorrow.”
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