the vet said, okay let’s put her on the scale. hmm … she’s ten pounds overweight.
keaton blurted, that’s because he cooks extra meat and throws it into her dry food.
The vet turned to me and said, well just keep doin’ that and the extra proteins will eventually destroy her liver and she will die a painful death.
keaton piled on with, you see?
my shoulders drooped.
i felt like a murderer.
on the ride home i said, you kind of threw me under the bus there didn’t you?
keaton said, i know, but you’re good at that. i’d fall apart if she blamed me. it’s what i find endearing about you.
i said, yeah, well sometimes i think this endearment stuff is highly overrated.