Note the position of her front feet: Squarely on her tail. Is she afraid it'll escape if she doesn't hold it down? Only the Shadow knows.
In writing news, I've decided, at least for now, to do the cya_ficathon story in River 1st person POV. We'll see how that goes. And I sent the HNC story off to my (published) Mom to see what she thinks. *cringes*
Also, my house is halfway clean. And the Hubby's home. Yay!