All isn't lost in terms of Camp, though. A few days ago, Caroline sent me a link to this video:
...and I thought, "Hmmm, that cat looks a lot like Bitty," our little tiger-striped girl. It got me thinking and doing a few more Google searches. Turns out that cats are pretty good at chasing off bears!
Another Cat and Bear Video
And this story from the BBC:
I love that photo. The cat just looks so matter-of-fact. Rawr.
So even if we won't be bringing a dog into our lives in the near future, I think we're safe. We have six pounds of hiss and spit on our side.