Today was very exciting for Elspeth. The two of us went for a walk around the house which meant that she wore her harness for the first time. It was pretty hard to put it on her as she had no idea what on earth I was doing. She got a little mad and bit me, not hard enough to break the skin bit it still really hurt. I do not blame her though, I am sure it was a very odd experience.
We tried every room but none were quite bright enough so it looks like I am going to have to wait till I can take them outside to make another film.
On our way back to our part of the house we encountered my mother. She was walking down the main staircase with her bengal cat and carrying her teacup Spaniel. Elspeth walked up to the cat, they sniffed one another and then quickly ran on opposite directions. I was just glad that Elspeth had not tried to attack him but to be honest the cat is at least one and a half times the size of her so maybe I should be more happy that he did not attack her!
This was the first time my mother had seen Elspeth and she was shocked to see that she is so small. She complimented her appearance and knelt down to pet her. Elspeth was not happy with this. She made herself as big as she could and started to 'mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm' in a really deep tone.
My mother stood up and stepped away but then her little dog wanted to defend her and after much wriggling became free and jumped at Elspeth. The little dog growled and Elspeth continued to 'mmmm'. I tried to pull Elspeth away from the little dog but he followed her. My mother could not catch him and then Elspeth nipped him. She drew no blood so I think like how she bit me before it was more a 'go away' kind of thing.
The little dog sulked back to my mother limping even though Elspeth nipped his neck. My mother was not impressed and told me if I am to bring Elspeth into the main area of the house she must wear a muzzle.
Elspeth and I retired to our room. Poor Elspeth was just worried, she had not even really hurt the dog as later in the day I saw that he was running around just fine.
I think I may have to get Elspeth a muzzle for when we walk her so I can snap it on if we see a dog. I do not really wish to muzzle her though but needs must.
I really do not think that she would have nipped the little dog if he had not followed her and growled at her but I suppose we have no idea how dogs will respond to her.
I will find some way to work around this. I mean she does not seem to be an aggressive animal herself she had just had enough.
During our wander my partner had a call from the vet who was meant to have gotten the shots they need delivered today telling us they had not come so we will have to wait to sometime next week. One more week without going outside, I am sure we will cope.
My partner had spent the the time me and Elspeth were off having our adventure playing Assassins creed II with Harry laying next to him on the sofa getting his tummy and ears scratched.
Elspeth and I spent the rest of the day hanging out in our living room with Harry and my partner. We gave them each a pigs ear but neither of them seemed very into them. Apparently my bare toes were much more fun....well at least for them they were hehe!
I am very sorry that I took next to no photos today!