Hello, Phoebe! How’s my pretty kitty —
Don’t give me that. Do you know what your dog did today?
“Nothing! I swear!”
I’ll have you know he left a mangled cat near our toy box.
A MANGLED CAT. He mangled a cat and left it near our toy box. He muttered something about ‘sending a message.’
“I did, a little, yes.”
Okay. Phoebe, it’s not a real cat, it’s a toy. Iggy, stay away from the cats’ toy box. There — solved.
“But Karen, the cats are mean to me.”
Because you keep sticking your nose in their butts.
“Oh. All right. I won’t do it anymore –”
We’re going to do this all over again tomorrow, aren’t we?