Marley let his guard down, and Sadie snatched the open seat on the recliner. Marley broods from the floor. See the jealous rage in his countenance?
Sadie reigns as bossy queen of “upmanship” (up on the furniture). At least for this evening.
Let’s see who beats it to Mom’s and Pop’s bed later? The “lights out” moment of upmanship is up in Mom and Papa’s bed: Marley’s specialty. He believes sleeping with Mom and Pop is his entitlement.