I was standing by the stove, stirring a pot of yummy Cincinnati chili, when I realized the “tinkle tinkle tinkle” of Christmas tree ornaments was more persistent than usual. Glancing over my shoulder, I discovered a new ornament on my tree:
It was only a matter of time. I’m surprised it took Mischief a full week to get herself into that predicament. (If it had been Mayhem, the tree would be horizontal. So far, so good…)
Update 12/24/06, 4:45 pm: upon returning home from some aimless Christmas Eve afternoon gallavanting, we discovered evidence (fallen ornaments, flattened branches, and tufts of belly fur) that she had climbed to within 18 inches of the top. See the white envelope above the cat? See the red thing a few inches higher and to the left? Yep. That far.