Adventures in Petsitting

I have had two pets over the course of my life. I didn't keep the dog (Diamond) or the cat (China) over a year. I don't consider myself a pet person. Yet, I'm often entrusted with petsitting for friends, employers and colleagues. I feel good about that - makes me feel super trustworthy. I totally get how important pets are to people so I don't take the responsibility lightly. In fact, I'm pretty anal about my pet sitting... Which brings me to this morning. I'm feeding my employer's cat this week. Here's what happened when I arrived to give him breakfast today...