So, we returned from vacation last night and found that the pets had run amok in our absence. Well, specifically Sir Edward the Orange Kitty (who showed his displeasure with my absence by peeing on my side of the bed) and Austin, who responded to the boredom of our empty house by eating holes in two of our rugs and gnawing on a chair. All in one night, after which our beloved pet sitter crated him when unsupervised. Which, of course, made her feel badly for him so she came over twice as often and took him and Scout on walks three times a day.
Shown with a cork for my usual scale.
The bed clean up was fairly easy, thanks to my new steam front loader, although the down comforter suffered a bit. (Sparing you the pictures because, well, eeewww.)
I managed to turn the large rug around so that the small hole was under the red couch (which, incidentally, seems to have been party central for one black puppy who is NOT supposed to get on the furniture, ahem.)
But the round rug under our kitchen table is a total loss.
I can't afford to buy a new rug right now because, hello, we just got back from Walt Disney World. (At one point, there was a guy ahead of me in line at the bar who looked at his bill and said, "Mickey Mouse should wear a kerchief and carry a gun and say, 'Stick 'em up!' on the signs.")
Looks a little sterile to me without the rug.
But I guess there's no point in replacing the rug when we still have this guy and he's only just ten months old.
SO getting neutered next week!
Edward sleeping oh-so-innocently on ANA'S bed. (SO going to a kennel next time we go out of town!)
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Y'all, I think the lawyers have won.
Here is my snack on the plane coming home from Disney World.
It's a small package of peanuts.
Here is what the packaging says:
Yes, this package of PEANUTS was apparently packed in a facility that processes PEANUTS AND OTHER NUTS.
I dunno. Should we be reassured or frightened that they had to announce this?