"I felt this little something," he recalls. "Like a little paw, kind of swiping my hair. I was like, 'What the ... ' "I looked up and I see this paw completely stretched out toward me. And she keeps on trying to touch me. She's stretching her paw out as far out as she could."
Hwang's first thought? "Are you serious, cat?"
But the cat, whose name is Meow Meow, wasn't giving up easily.
"She kept sticking her paw out to to say hi. And I thought, 'OK, maybe I'm here for you.' I was like, 'OK you deserve a picture.'"
And Meow Meow was certainly ready for her closeup.