When DW insisted on having a Persian cat and then insisted on having all wooden floors with all wooden stairs, she just did not have any idea of the consequence. Well, there is absolutely nothing we can do about the wooden floors and stairs after paying almost 40K to upgrade from carpeting but I do notice DW eyeing Persi in a most reproachful way. After my encounter with almost dying in the hospital as a result of Persi's bite (not HIS fault), if I was ever going to get rid of him, I would have already done so. And I don't like the puffs and balls of hair all over the stairs either but I swear I comb and brush him every single day until we are both tired. He has never had a hair ball one. We had a housewarming the other night and the stairs were spotless at the beginning of the party but Persi, being social, ran up and down the stairs leaving a trail of fur behind him. By the end of the party, the dark rose stairs were almost white with Persi's fur. I keep reminding DW that she made the choice but I am going to need a bigger weapon than that, I am afraid. The big problem is that I am somewhat handicapped and cannot do my part in the cleaning of these wooden floors but this was all known years ago.
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8/15/08 at 1:22pm