“Olga scrutinized her companion angrily, and jerking her elbow unlocked the woodshed and angrily banged the door open.
‘Most likely we interrupted the woman drinking her coffee,’ thought Skvortsov. ‘What a cross creature she is!’ ”
The Beggar by Anton Chekhov
I as a cat can detect the mildest symptoms of exasperation.
You people must put away the evil, cats are afraid of the beasts of anger.