In the interests of harmony in the household, I thought that the sooner these two met the better. You will see my hand there ready to clamp jaws closed just in case retrieving might be on anyone's mind.
But a quick sniff and a lick did the trick.
I still wouldnt trust Porridge further than I could throw her.
I am an ex-Londoner living in rural Brittany, France, for the last 18 years, with my family and far too many animals and wood stoves: these ramblings, some of which are cross, are about life in the countryside, and how to cope when your high heels are replaced by clogs.