I recently bought an insect toy for Rover. I removed the fluffy cat-attracting bit, set them both on the bathroom floor and closed the sliding door. Rover finds it noteworthy when it passes by, but they leave each other to their explorations. Today I learned just how insect-like the little thing could behave, as it wended Read more about The insect toy[…]
Rover is only interested in balls when they’re moving. When a ball stops I reach in to move it again, but he thinks hands are the origin of All Things Good and forgets about the ball when he sees my hand. So I got an automated ball. Sadly this one moves out of Rover’s sphere Read more about The automated ball[…]
I got Rover a detailed toy tortoise. After a ton of sniffing at the head and a confused-looking nip at the shell, he decided to show dominance by standing on it. I think there might be something weird about the paint, though, because he started nipping lightly at the part of his leg that is Read more about The tortoise figurine[…]
You know that thing where children and pets get more enjoyment out of the packaging than the thing you bought for them? I made some new cylinders for Rover when I redid the terrarium, then put him in and started cleaning up. He immediately started stalking (through the glass) the crumpled packing paper I had Read more about Packing paper[…]
While Rover has no discernible interest in balls (unless they’re rolling past him), apparently cylinders are fascinating. I hope he doesn’t get bored with them within days like he does most things.