Now that I'm 15, I get to have all kinds of things I didn't get before - namely vet-approved people-food. Imagine my surprise when Mom called me over and told me she had a birthday treat for me.
"I can have what?!?!"
Mom said I can have a couple little tastes of pasta!
"Happy birthday to me..."
It was incredible! Let's have a little more!
"Oh, YEAH! Bring on the marinara sauce!"
"What do you mean 'that's not on the list'?"
Oh, well. I enjoyed the plain pasta - and it helped stimulate my appetite to eat my whole evening meal!
Life is good, everyone! Count your blessings and cherish your time with your loved ones.