Kezia Will Never Consent to Portray Eeyore

As the years continue, Abishag has grown a bit – ah – stout, very like most of us humans. She enjoys eating, obviously, but yet I can’t truly ascribe genuine gluttony as the cause of her weight gain.

Abishag toasts herself in front of the fireplace daily, and contentedly sunbathes in any patch of sunlight on the carpeting. Perhaps her devotion to snoozing is the cause of her extra pounds rather than her consumption of too many calories. She’s been eating a little less (under protest) for several months now, but her weight loss can only be measured in a few ounces.

She and Ira are beginning to resemble another literary pair: Pooh and Piglet …