Summer: [cuddles up to Patrick's side of the bed in the morning, nubby tail wiggling furiously]
Me: That dog worships you and seems to just absent-mindedly love me. I'm the substitute snuggler.
Patrick: Well, that's because you abandoned her.
Patrick: When you moved to Roanoke, you left her alone with me. You were gone forever!
Me: She's never going to forgive me, is she?
Summer: [ :p :p :p :-* :-* wiggle wiggle wiggle :) at Patrick ]
Me: I'M SORRY DOG!
This dog's going to be so disappointed with this baby when she realizes it might cut into her snuggling time with
Actual question while I'm on the topic: how *did* your pets (dogs, specifically) react to your baby? Obviously I know there are stories a-plenty all over these here Internets about people's pets and their babies, so it's really just anecdotal curiosity. My biggest concern these days is actually that a baby + 2 dogs won't fit in either of our small cars if we need to all go someplace, like to visit my inlaws. God, I miss my station wagon...