Context? I got yer context right here. What you didn't see:
* him showing up at my back door one alarmingly hot summer day, skinny, dirty and panting.
* him trying to get in the house every time I'd open the back door.
* him following me around every time he saw me outside.
Finally, you didn't see me give up a week later, take him to the vet, get him checked, tested and cleaned up, and take him in.
And you definitely don't see how he goes from gentle head-butting sweetie to hissing violent psychopath whenever he sees a stray outside. Hypocritical bastard cat.
I love him, though.
But now he has a minion. I am afraid.
EDIT: Those of you choosing the "cheap excuse" option in the poll might be on to something. Also, I'm kind of relieved that more want the LOLcat option than hate the idea, but I'm too cool to admit it.