Me - [ feeling pleased on completing dramatic scene] Think I've nailed it.
Editor - No, no way, that clause needs more emotion... [and give that cat a bit of chicken, if it has to watch all that.]
Me - OK Boss, [hours later after rewriting the scene] Is this better?
Editor - Wow! Hot stuff alright. If the cat has to sit through that, make it a bowlful of chicken.
Me - Anything you say, Ed, must keep it Paws not Claws.