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... an hour and a half to do some simple - but necessary - shopping, then get home to find the cat staring at a caterpillar on the carpet. Transplant to outside, unpack, put away ... cat still staring. Odd.
Cat still staring. Odder.
Cat now scratching at carpet under heavy chair. The light dawns.
Fetch torch, look under chair: mouse. Alive? Dead? Dunno.
Long story short, the mouse was dead, but it was Dij's plaything and he'd be 'ed if he was going to let me near it. Finally separate cat and toy - he's faster than I am by a considerable margin - dispose, and reward.
This has "long day" written all over it.
"I have no idea what I did, but I'm taking full credit for it." - ThisOldTony
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Be careful: sometimes mice play dead.
Our cats have started to bring in mice again too, preferably at night so I can go on a wild hunt in my underpants and release the mouse outside in the bushes, still freezing cold over here
In India also, this is called torch. During a visit to the US, I asked for "torch" at the shop counter, and the salesman showed a puzzled look. Then I realized it had to be "flashlight" - remembered this from reading Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew books.
Reminded me of many years back, when our cat brought a (live) baby rabbit into our bedroom. He could jump from the garden shed straight through our bedroom window. It was about a 6ft jump, which with a rabbit in his mouth, was pretty impressive!
Rabbit was going mental; cat was going mental; wife was going mental (standing on the bed screaming). That too was 'fun'!
Ours likes to bring live stuff in all the time. I have had live quail running around my office, a blue jay flying around the kitchen, and I have lost count of the number of mice. Snakes too and lizards and ...
The funny thing is we also have miniature dachshunds and have for a quite a while. A long time ago we got a kitten and a dachshund taught it to hunt. Then that dog passed and we got a puppy and the cat taught it to hunt. We have had this cycle going for almost thirty years now - a cat will teach the dog to hunt and then vice versa.
"They have a consciousness, they have a life, they have a soul! Damn you! Let the rabbits wear glasses! Save our brothers! Can I get an amen?"
I'm an introvert. I feel like I've been training for this moment my whole life.
Agoraphobia is now my superpower.
On the other hand, I just want to get sick and be done with it (i could leave sooner if i got sick)
Red Dead Redemption 2 is vast, beautiful, and boring.
PS4 really has very few great games for it, and that's a shame, at least if you don't play online.
Tried it, steep learning curve, graphics are meh, no tutorial and my creations kept crashing.
On the other hand, it's a huge open world, lots of freedom, more development than in any other game.
Worst story ever though, first you have to create some program, but then someone decides something else is more important, it really skips from one subject to another and there's no end in sight...