Can you explain more about the expression “flirt-with-me”?
That's a great question! To understand this, you need to know the meaning of the word "flirt". To "flirt" means to behave in a certain way around someone that you find attractive. The expression "flirt-with-me" in this context is very unusual. It is used here to express Talking Angela's (the cat) jealousy of Becca (the girl wearing the boots), by speaking in the first person as if she were Becca. It describes that Angela thinks Becca is wearing the boots because she wants Tom to flirt with her or give her attention.
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