Cassie's new full name is Kizmet's Korintje Cassia, CPI,
EAX. The CPI is for "Chief Perimeter Inspector, EAX is for
Escape Artist Excellent. That's right, this lovable little
monster has found a raised area in our backyard fence (behind the red
twig dogwood >sigh<) that we didn't know about and even if we
did, wouldn't have expected a cat to get through, let alone a TT, but
she did. Right into the neighbor's yard! We saw it
immediatly, caught her and went out to Home Depot to buy fencing and
wire to repair the section. We'll be inspecting the
entire perimeter and making repairs to any other areas we may find.
She's figured out a few other ways out of confinement inside, and we've shored those
As to the part of the title that concerns remodeling, well.... We
have really cheesy contractor grade vinyl flooring in the
kitchen. It's as old as the house, no doubt and the
Incredible Ms. Cassie found an area that was lifted and did what dogs
do. She pulled at it. So there's now a corner where
the vinyl surface has been ripped away. Amazingly, I have found
the pieces that she pulled up. I'm sure Mani has given her some
assistance, too, but seeing as he never did this when he was an only
pup, I can only suspect that Cassie started the game. While we
were at Home Depot buying fencing product, we also checked out
flooring. We're probably going to go with Pergo.
Welcome to my TTerrorist world. Really, though, TTain't bad.