She seemed to be an introvert. Yet she showed great thoughtfulness and care in her interactions. She tiptoes in a room, sidling by anyone standing in the doorway. She watches the room’s occupants, gauges who might need some personal care, and then gives them her undivided attention.
I am new here. I observe her way of engaging. On my way out of the building, she stopped to visit with me. I felt welcomed.
Sometimes the smallest creature in the room has the largest impact. I learned a lot from her.
She is a small grey cat with white mitts and green eyes. Her name is Shadow. And I am her student.