Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Many nights papa stays up half the night. while Nikko comes up after her evening walk, to sleep on her bed outside his door.
Some mornings I have to go out early and Nikko is left on her own, waiting for papa to get up. The longer she waits, the more anxiety builds and she chews on whatever is there.
I have asked papa not to let her on his bed because she has chewed up several quilts and made holes in two down comforters ... causing a storm of feathers.
By now, her bed is pretty well chewed up.
When Leia made a tied cover using some donated fleece, I saved the corners and wondered what they might be used for.
(She likes cats so the print works fine) I thought I might use yarn in a blanket stitch around the edge but that fleece wouldn't take the thick needle with doubled yarn through the eye.
It is probably just as well I didn't spend too much time and energy on this one ... I wonder how long it will be before it too is chewed up.
Anyway, it will be covered completely in white fur, I'm certain, knowing how fleece attracts hair.
The five tulips I planted along the edge of the weed lot I have been tending have been slow at coming up. I didn't expect progress with yesterday's freezing weather ...
but I didn't expect what I saw this morning. All five had been broken off at the ground and tossed down along with the flower from the grape hyacinth. I am wondering what pleasure someone got from doing that.
When we lived in the Suginami house we had a regular plant vandal who broke off all our flowers as they were about to open, but the neighbors here have been happy to see the improvements in the lot. I am feeling very sorry for someone who gets pleasure in destroying flowers.