Other than that, life has been pretty uneventful. Uncas discovered on Saturday morning that our shower was leaking. Even though we ended up with a big hole in our bathroom for a couple of days, he managed to fix it quickly and with minimal cost.
Sammy hasn't been a huge fan of the recent cold and rainy weather. In fact, this is what he thinks about it:
The other day while he was by his favorite heater spot in the dining room, I discovered that he was using his new toy as a pillow. It didn't look too comfortable, but whatever works.
I took Sammy to the vet on Monday and despite our concerns that he had been putting on some weight, he is only tipping the scales at 8.8 lbs! I guess not. Maybe one day he'll finally hit the 10 lb mark . . . Sammy also found something that scares him. The neighbor's 16 year old cat! Yesterday we stopped next door to chat with the neighbors and they have a very social 16 year old cat who just wanted to play with Sammy. Sammy, however, was completely terrified of her. I have never seen him act that way before and it was quite comical. Finally he has a taste of his own medicine!
And one final note, we have been cheering on the Minnesota sports teams this week. I was busying studying and went to bed early on Monday, so I didn't get to watch the Vikings-Packers game, but from what I hear, it was quite the game. Last night we cheered on the Twins as they won their tie-breaker game. Here is a picture of Sammy and I cheering them on: