The Staff here. I thought this was such a very sweet gesture. I was sitting on the two-seater settee kind of leaning my (crossed) legs in to the right and Austin was lying close by on the leopard pouffe (which you can just see).
He looked at me and slow blinked.
I looked at him and slow blinked.
He then lifted up his paw and put it on my knee. He left it there for ages .... well, about a minute, which as you know is an eternity in the cat space/time continuum thingy!
I was truly touched and completely enamoured!
enamour - to be in love (of course it is!)