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My cats do this. They’ll charge to the scene of the least movement and freeze, on high alert. Slowly, the adrenalin subsides, and time passes, and then they’ve fallen asleep. I’ve always wanted to see this happen. My favorite cartoon characters when I was a small boy were Chip and Dale, the Disney chipmunks; they could have pulled this off. I probably was a teenager before the light went on. “Chip ‘n’ Dale! I get it!” Of course, I was just a little kid. I didn’t know anything about elegant furniture. Or male dancers.