Patrick and Henry settled the girls in with a snack and went off
to have a bone and to talk about this latest pawdicament.
"I know Mother Upright will not mind one foster dog here," said Henry.
"But she might sprout a snout if she sees two."
Henry realized that Patrick liked the twins and that he missed having
"We need some sort of a plan to help them," Patrick continued. "Are
Henry knew that somehow he was going to end up helping Patrick with
this scheme, so he figured he might just as well give in now.
"Yeah, I'm in," he said.
"Pretty nice house," said Molly Malone.
"Did you see the doggie door?"
"How about the built in dog water bowl," said Cricket. "It
never runs out of water. And the Uprights don't pee in it!"
"And the big four poster bed!" added Cricket.
"I especially love the fact that they have a talking bus with seats
for everyone," thought Molly out loud.
"I hope they let us stay here," they both sighed together.
Patrick called the twins in to tell them that he was going to try
Since this was going to be an impawtant meeting, he cleared his throat
and opened the page of a book called "A Furstory of Canine Canivery and
"Since the typical upright specimen has only primitive use of scent,
the species relies heavily on visual pawspective..." read Patrick.
"...Hmmm..." he thought, "visual pawspective. That's it!
If they only see ONE of you, we shouldn't have any pawblems at all!" he
said triumphantly. Cricket looked at Patrick with admiration.
Molly was deep in thought, wondering how they were going to pull this off.
"Molly," Patrick directed. "You find the Mother Upright's eye
glasses. She is useless without them."
"Cricket," he continued, "you are going to need to find something
to hide under, like a blanket or something.
Hurry! It's almost morning. The Uprights will be awake soon.
We don't have a moment to lose."