… also receives a feline seal of approval.
You can’t see much of the stove here, but there’s a Pennsylvania bluestone bench that goes around most of three sides. That’s what Biscuit is lying on. The bricks you can see are part of the main firebox where the fires are built. It’s the hottest part of the stove and guess who has his noggin two inches away from it! This is why we say Biscuit is baking himself when he does this. (Apparently he has the perfect name for the habit.)