The cats love dog food.
With the exception of Rum Tum Tugger, their opinion of the dog has not changed a bit. Tugger became friendly with Hazelnut rather early on, and they still get along for the most part. Tugger does object when Hazelnut is too rough, say trying to drag him across the floor by the head, but mostly they get along.
All of them would eat nothing but dog food if they could get away with it.
So the other night, Tugger was trying to sneak up and take dog food when Hazelnut ate. Hazelnut does not object, and will simply move over and let him have at it.
Two or three times, Tugger was removed and told to leave the dog food alone, and Hazelnut was encouraged to continue with her dinner.
Then we noticed Hazelnut was doing something peculiar. She would eat a bit, then, looking at us to see if we noticed and hoping we didn't, she would make her way closer to Tugger, then go back to her bowl.
After one of these little side excursions, we noticed Tugger chewing on something.
Hazelnut was eating a few bites, then getting a few pieces of kibble in her mouth, bringing them to Tugger, and dropping them on the floor beside him!
The whole time, she had that puppy I-know-I'm-not-supposed-to-do-this look on her face.
We were too hysterical with laughter to scold her, and just took Tugger elsewhere.
A dog that wants to share her food with the cat. Only in this house.
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