Max and Stella wish that we would spend all of our time with them. They've gotten pretty insistent lately, perhaps due to us being gone.
Max knows our routine, having carefully observed us over the years, so she knows that when Thomas comes downstairs in a dress shirt, he's leaving. She's taken to flying into his head at full speed to show her displeasure.
We don't get this! First, it must hurt her, as she goes "OOF!" when she hits. Second, if you're trying to convince someone to stay, wouldn't you be extra nice so they'd want to instead of acting like someone no one wants to be around?
In any case, after he was rammed this morning, Thomas picked Max up to reassure her that he loves her and is coming back. Then, he tried to put on his shoes, but she refused to leave his hand.
Trying to put shoes on, one-handed:
He then walked to the fridge to put ice in his water bottle, when Stella flew over, trying to get him to stay: