"Don't be sad Little Pea, and don't be scared.
Don't get mad and don't be bad.
We'll be back to pick you up soon.
Be a good girl. Have fun.
I'm off to holidaycamp now. My out-at-work human is taking me. It's a long way away, much further than the shops and the park. I've never been so far away on my own before.
I had a play with Coco this morning and told her I won't be seeing her for a little while. I've had my ikky weekly butt squeeze and bath so I can smell nice when I meet the holidaycamp humans [before I get dirty again]. And I've been kissed way too much for a fearsome pigdog.
I think I'm ready!
I have my blankie [not the good one in case some naughty dog drags it in the mud], my red jammie [in case the humans at holidaycamp will be kind enough to put it on me every night] and a tub of lowfat multigrain bikkies [in case I get hungry].
I hope it's enough. It doesn't seem like a lot to bring on a holiday.
I hope someone will want to make friends with me.
Illustration from M Sendak's Higglety Pigglety Pop