Cat Mother : No touch, Cole – not for cats!
Cole : Well, what is it this time?
CM : Thinking of what to pack for my trip.
Cole : That means “away,” doesn’t it?
CM : (silence)…
Cole : Well, doesn’t it, or what? Jacques went “away” and he never came back!
CM : This is different; I will be away having fun and I be back. Promise.
Cole : No way! What about US?
CM : You will have Alix every day and sometimes all night. Stop scritching things!
Cole : What is Alix ? (pacing back and forth)
CM : (sigh) If you bothered to be more social you would know she is the Cat Sitter. She has been here twice!
Cole : Snug. Does Snug know about this? She is afraid of everything….
CM : …uh….
Cole : Gotcha! Leaving it up to me, huh! Huh? All the responsibility….!
CM : Don’t get so bi