Henry Vilas wrote:Prof. Wagstaff wrote:...cleaning up the mess my cat would make by repeatedly knocking over a tree.
Exactly. That is the very reason why Ms Vilas and I haven't put up a tree in years.
Every time I hear that one I hark back to my youth, reading Sterling North's "Rascal" and I sigh for what we have become. Those guys had an adolescent racoon running around the house who loved shiny baubles but did they say "No tree this year?" No, they built a freakin chicken wire cage - for the tree!
Now there's what Christmas spirit looks like.