Because I’ve got a lot to tell him, and non-verbal communication with him (involving long periods of staring without blinking) is exhausting.
Yeah. I know.
ever since I was little, when I’m alone with my cat, I whisper in their ears: “I know you can talk. You can talk in front of me. I won’t tell anyone”. I did it yesterday to Willie. I wouldn’t be that surprised if he finally just started talking.