Benji here and that is what she said as she pushed me out the door. Even though it was pouring rain.
I don’t like the rain and get crazy bored inside. Nothing small and living to chase. Hardly any bugs to eat (though I do find a few on the firewood.) I wish I was more like Tiger. He loves to go outside rain or shine and stays completely dry in places known to him alone. All I get is wet and I don’t like it. Sue knows that yet she still insisted I go out today. I don’t know why.
It started when she was taking a shower and I decided to join her in the bathroom. I like to be where she is. Only higher. The window ledge for instance. Which is where I jumped. Only I wanted to see outside. I tried really hard, but I just couldn’t get the window open!
She must have heard the noise. When she poked her head out of the shower, I could tell she wasn’t happy. (Humans have a way of letting you know these things.) So okay, I got down, navigating carefully across the tops of narrow shelves until I reached the best spot on the towels and waited for her. Patiently I might add.
When she was finally done, I was ready to play. I tried everything to get her attention, but nothing worked. I guess even humans have their bad days. Maybe the rain is getting to her too.
The next thing you know the back door is opening and with a bump on the rump she says go outside and play. Kind of a ‘here’s your hat what’s your hurry.’ So I did.
I shall have to ask Tiger to share his secret place with me. Until then I will remain, the slightly wet and mostly housebound,