All is not as it seems.
One of the neighborhood kitties, Puss, stopped by for a visit yesterday. She's a frequent visitor to our yard and loves to be smooched. Before we found out her name we ID her by her collar so to us Puss will always be Gold Collar.
We can't have cats of our own as my husband is allergic to them, but he likes them and they like him.
I let her crawl on my shoulder and purr in my ear for a few minutes. It's always a pleasure to hear a pussycat purr. I turned her over to my husband who spent a good half-hour out on the front porch in the afternoon sun attending to Gold Collar's needs and wishes.
I'm grateful that she likes us so much and feels at home in our yard. It's good to have a friendly kitty come by to visit and we look forward to whatever time she deigns to give us.
As for the picture, as threatening as those fangs might look, she was only yawning. A good afternoon's smooching can take a lot out of a pussycat.