Jasmine loved her daily walks and hikes. Right from the start she taught me how important that was to her. So we did that, rain or shine. There was no excuse that would justify not going out.
What could there have been that was better than walks?
WITH walks, of course.
When the bipeds started filling the kitchen with strange boxes and bags of all shapes and sizes, Jasmine was curious.
“Watcha guys doing? Are we redecorating?”
Then the truck got this big white house-like thing hooked up to it and all the boxes and bags got loaded into it.
Not redecorating, then. Feeding the white house-like thing.
We all got into the truck and went for a ride, taking the truck’s new friend along. For a long ride. For a very long ride. The furthest hiking trails were about an hour off and Jasmine knew the way. But we were going somewhere else and just kept driving. Did the bipeds forget where to go for a walk? Or were they trying to find a new place?
If they were looking for a place, though, they weren’t doing a very good job seeing them.
“Look, guys, there is a great looking stretch of woods right here! Guys! Don’t you see it? You missed it! Ok, never mind, there is another one over there. Guys? Are you not seeing it? How do you not see it?”
The bipeds must have lost their minds.
Eventually Jasmine gave up on the bipeds making any sense and went to lay down.
After about an eternity of driving, finally they turned onto a rough, bumpy road. That was a good sign! Rough bumpy roads meant whatever fun place they were going to, we were there! Jasmine looked outside. There was a lake and a bunch of woods. Looked good!
The bipeds found a pretty good spot in the woods and parked. Finally we were there!
To their credit, the place looked pretty awesome.
They pulled out the boxes and bags out of the white house-like thing. They put up couple of fabric domes. And while the furry biped was playing with those things, mom offered a walk. Upon further investigation the place really looked great. Ok, perhaps the long ride was worth it after all.
The biggest surprise came when it started to get dark and we weren’t going home!
Instead, we had dinner and hung around in one of those dome-shaped things. Could it be that this was our new home? It surely looked that way, because we went to bed there too. Fantastic!
And time went on and we were staying in this great new place now!
We got up in the morning and went for a walk to the beach. Then there was breakfast, we hung around a bit, checking out the critter smells and then went for a walk again. And that’s how the days went. Walks, splashing in the lake, perimeter patrols. The whole pack together all the time, doing all these fantastic things.
Life was good.
The dome-shaped things were quite good too. They provided shade, protection from rain and bugs, but you could see outside and all the sounds and smells could easily flow in. The ground was all sand, so one could adjust it to their liking.
Unfortunately, some time later, the bipeds loaded all the bags and boxes back into the white house-like thing and went for another long drive. Even worse, we ended up back at the den in the city. Jasmine could not understand how the bipeds could be so dumb. Finally they found this perfect place to live, why the heck did we go back to town?
Sometimes one just can’t even begin to try to understand the things bipeds do.
Fortunately, after the moon went across the sky certain amount of times, the kitchen started filling with the boxes and bags again!
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