Bahaha, yeah I know that look well. xDCasper stares when he wants something.
I've taught my dogs to target their nose directly to my nose, with continuous contact until released. I whimsically call this "The Mexican Standoff".I frequently wake up to googly eyes staring at me, waiting for me to get up and feed her. She never barks to wake me up, just stares.
Lol! I'm sure he stops short because he realizes he won't be able to open that can of tuna without opposable thumbs.I am 99.9% sure that whenever my cat is staring at me, he is trying to figure out how to kill me.