If I'd gotten my own, I probably would've. He's big enough to count, though.
[relaxes when it becomes apparent that she's not going to play rough with the cat, wiggling his fingers more authoritatively]
C'mon, Kouji, off. [looks amused when the cat pads unhurriedly over to rub his head against his fingers. It's better than lifting him off, which might've made him anchor himself to his warm perch with claws]