Aby-a-Day – October 30: “When we talk about India, we talk about tigers.”

My husband went on a business trip to Bangalore earlier this month, and, as you might expect, he brought back some wonderful souvenirs. The most wonderful of these was a hand-woven silk rug.

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He bought it and had it shipped home, since it was too large to bring home on the plane. Guess who was right there, helping him open the parcel?

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Why, Jacoby, of course! Shocking, I know.

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The rug came wrapped in pages of the Bangalore Times, which was pretty interesting, too. Especially the grocery store ad.

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I’m not sure how helpful Jake was while my husband unpacked the carpet.

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He was fascinated by the unfolding, though.

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It’s really a beautiful carpet.

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Jake appreciated the details my husband pointed out.

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Of course, no matter how beautiful the rug…

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Jake, is, after all, a cat.

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And you know what cats love to do with rugs (beside puke on them, I mean).

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Yep. Jake and Tessie had a great time playing with it. We haven’t decided where we’ll put it, so for now it’s rolled up…but I have a feeling Jake is going to adopt it as his own when it does get its permanent place in our apartment.

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