They can sense weakness and fatigue.
They can tell when you just don't have the strength.
They can tell when you are alone.
Then run rough-shod over you.
Husband was out at a meeting last night. I was left alone and defenseless.
I tried chasing the cats when they were messing around by the garbage bin but they just stared at me from under the table. I am not scary. I am the pushover. It is official.