I have a new story called Invisible Animal Man.
Here is an excerpt:
I never knew loneliness until the animals stopped looking at me.[read the rest of this in Adropiean Galactic Lego Set Blues]
You know how you can be at a party and still feel lonely? Imagine the same but with an ocelot snubbing you at the buffet.
I tried lying in their troughs. Coming at them from unusual angles. I waved my arms as if my shoulder sockets were magic eightballs. Hey animals. Hey.