Wilma gets all the attention. She even gets invited to go when our Mistress has meetings to go to. Admittedly she is very good at sitting quietly by our Mistress’s feet and only speaking when spoken to, but it’s always her. I’d get annoyed if Wilma weren’t always so nice about everything. She is the most generous spirited of dogs that you can’t help but like her. I can’t really complain. Our Mistress did find a time to spend with me on my own yesterday. I only really relax properly when I’m close to her and I was so tired that I just fell deeply asleep. I know that doesn’t seem like I’m making the most of the time, but it was probably good for me. I have my vet appointment this afternoon. I’m sure I’ll be fine, but I know our Mistress is a bit worried. She’s going away without me in a couple of weeks and sat me down to have a long chat about the fact that if I need her at any point I just have to pick up the phone and she’ll come straight home to me. I’m sure I won’t but it’s nice to know I can do that. Ari said I should try it, just to test out the system, but our Mistress knows I wouldn’t do that and I really will only call if I need to. I wish she weren’t going away at all, but never mind.
When they go away Wilma is having a beach party for her birthday. To be fair the party is a couple of days before her birthday and all the dogs she has invited don’t know it’s her birthday. It makes it a bit of a stretch to call it a birthday party, but she’s thinking of it in those terms and who am I to spoil her excitement?
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