They’re territorial predators, so when they see movement their first thought is, “Can I eat it?” Their second thought, like the Great Cornholio’s, is, “Are you threatening me?”

You know who else stares? My four-month-old niece, Luna. When she gets hungry and sees my sister, she starts doing a funny little marionette dance that is not unlike the dance Bela does when he thinks he might get a pellet.