How to Cuddle a Tiger

Pat it gently.

Show no fear.

Tickle it

behind the ear. 

 

Stroke it softly.

Feel its fur. 

Kiss it sweetly.

Hear it purr. 

 

Gaze with love

into its eyes.

Play a ballad.

Eulogise. 

 

Rub its tummy. 

Chuck its chin.

Hunker down

and snuggle in.

 

Follow closely

what I say...

then be prepared 

to run away.

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