From the furry side

Dolphin’s comments
7/28/2009 6:31:43 AM by: Elsi

What a terrible day Monday was! It started okay—we drove and drove, and Sallie barked, and nothing in particular happened. Then we got to the place where Mama learns about "writing" (something to do with my computer keyboard, I presume). It was terribly hot: Mama was wet with sweat, and Sallie was panting. I just sat and quietly suffered, as is due my dignity. All the power went out several times, and Mama said something about "circuit breakers" (she says strange things). And then she went away to her meetings, and left Sallie and me in the RV, windows open, no AC. (BAD Mama!) It was a long afternoon. I searched for a cool cave, but for some reason it wasn't any cooler under the quilt. It wasn't cooler in the litter box area. Finally I just lay on the carpet and panted. My life seemed to pass before my eyes—the glorious days when I ruled the world, climbing the Christmas tree, training Mama, reorganizing the house when I was a tiny tiger-cub ... I vaguely remember Mama and someone else coming in and out ... they tried to make me drink water ... they kept talking to me ... it's all sort of blurry in my memory. Finally they closed the wall and drove the RV somewhere. Only then did they turn the AC on. That certainly felt much better, though it was a couple of hours before I regained my alert energy. So now we're camped by the executive director's house, and Merd (the Canby Grove person who helped us) says it's because of me—something about heat stroke. See? I told you I'm the most important one around! {comment from Elsi: It was 99° or higher in the RV; we kept blowing the breakers. Finally they were able to move us to a 50-amp circuit. I truly thought we were going to lose Dolphin; he just lay there, heart racing, panting pathetically, ignoring us ...}

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