Mum, dad and I had a dilemma.
It was summer. It was hot. We all wanted to go outside.
Out the back of the house was a small courtyard, and it would have been hard to find me if I'd slipped through the fence.
The front of the house was busy with lots of cars going past. It was a bit dangerous!
So mum and dad got me a Trouble and Trix cat harness so I could play outside... and stay safe.
They got me used to the harness by practicing inside. They popped the small loop over my head, and then buckled the big loop around my waist, ensuring both buckles were facing up. (A few cat treats helped with this process.)
Once I was used to wearing the harness inside, I got to wear it outside. At first the harness made me feel a bit funny and I slunk around on my tummy. But then I got used to it. Soon I didn't even notice I was wearing it.
It was a great way to stay safe AND enjoy summer!
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Hello, my name's Bruce. Mum found me when I was just one day old. She and my dad are keeping me warm and fed with help from my other new human friends.