There, on a stoop a short ways away, Jones spotted a black cat perched atop a handrail near the door. And it soon became clear as to why.
As Jones look on, the cat proceeded to reach up and paw at the door's knocker — indicating, exactly like a human would, that he'd kindly like to be let inside.
"I genuinely couldn’t believe what I was seeing," Jones said.
She took video of the curious scene, lest no one else would believe it, either: