A New Beginning
April 23rd 2010 4:40 pm
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We had an interesting day today. It started out like any other. Mom came home from work and took me for my noon day walk. It was nice outside and I enjoyed it. Mom gave me a cookie when we got back and I took it to my bed to enjoy. Mom rode her exercise bike and took a shower. Mom had just got out of the shower when this terrible loud noise was blasting through the entire house. It was high pitched and hurt my ears. Mom ran downstairs in just a towel and was looking all over the house! She even ran down the basement. I didn't know it then, but it was the smoke detectors! Mom was checking for a fire in the house. There wasn't any fire, thank goodness, but the sound wouldn't stop. It hurt my ears so badly that I started howling. My cat brother , Ben, also started crying!My other cat brother, Charlie, just looked scared. Mom ran back upstairs and put some clothes on. I kept howling, Ben kept crying and the smoke detectors kept screaming. Mom put my harness on me and put me in the car. Then she ran back inside and started pulling down the smoke detectors and pulling out the batteries. After she pulled the batteries out of the second one, they all stopped. What a relief!! Mom went out and got me from the car. It was chaos for a few minutes. I hope that doesn't happen again!!!