When your child has a pet stinkbug. Yes, a stinkbug. Are they all over the U.S. or just east coast pests? Well here in PA, we have them all over. Someone told me they came here about seven years ago from Japan. I don't know if thats true, perhaps I should try and google it. Google is super smart. Anyway they are buzzing little fly like insects that apparently if you touch and kill they make a stinky smell. I have never done this, but Marc tells me it's true. This is their time of year.
So instead of freaking out over them my very smart (FB-Rachel is.....smarter than you.) friend, Rachel decided to work as a team with them. You see she had been suckered into pet sitting way to many times for the most annoying dog on earth. Chloe. Ah, Chloe. Chloe was beyond annoying. Yapper, peed everywhere, just ridiculous. I did however feel sorry for it when Rachel's three year old would talk to it sharply and carry it around. Hannah can be scary. So finally Rachel says no more dog sitting. Hannah misses Chloe. It's so sad. Here's the brainstorm: a stinkbug. Somehow, and I still don't understand this but Hannah could wear Chloe in a cage on a necklace. Poor poor Stinkbug. Of course Chloe dies, but the beauty here (unlike Ollie) is Chloe's are a dime a dozen in your own house. And it's not a disease ridden pet store that makes Chloe die, just natural causes I think. There's always a Chloe somewhere. You can hear Hannah when you're in another room sounding very irritated and disgusted, "Chloe! Get off the tv" or "Mom!! Chloe is outside again on the screen. Chloe!!!!" So now every stinkbug we see is called Chloe. Do you know Chloe? Have you seen her? She's a clever little stink bug.
Okay, after I wrote this I did google it. Turns out it is only in Pennsylvania. There is a whole bunch of info on it and on the article it is called the stinkbug. Here's what Chloe looks like.
I totally warned you yesterday about this. If you're still reading, you have only yourself to blame. :)
This is for you Paris. I hope Cats is going well and that shot pit throwing.