Friday, October 14, 2016
"So if they're asking do I have experience working with animals, does that mean REAL experience? I mean, I have three cats," says Rissa.
"Yes, you do have three cats," I reply. "And don't discount the dogs that we've had."
"But do they mean experience like squeezing a gopher's anal glands?"
"Or like, I've seen a bunny... once?"
"I don't know..."
"Or is it please collect my horse's urine?"
"Where are you...?"
"Or can you spout general animal information like 'snakes don't have legs' ?"
Snort. "I say put it all down. You never know where you might be placed."
"Right. Code of Conduct. Okay... Okay... Okay... WHOA!!! What about lighting fires? Why don't they specify lighting fires? That seems like a no-no in addition to the no drugs, alcohol and serious behavioural problems."
"I think that pyromania might fall under the serious behavioural problems."
She's already moved on. "Under gender I'm going to say 'squirrel' for you."
You can bet that whomever ends up with her for a summer exchange is going to be entertained at the very least.