Some owls just can't seem to take the hint...
Here we see a very rare lap owl, who enjoys resting in friendly human laps and receiving scritches.
Yes, I did just get my feathers preened - how nice of you to notice!
tuddyburr says, "Meet Sable, the 1 in 100,000 melanic (oppsite of albino) Barn Owl that wasn't rejected by its mother for its unique dark coloring :)"
Don't look so startled, I'm right here!