- They've mastered the art of detecting a perfectly brewed cup of coffee, slurping most of it without a single spill.
- Every now and then, the paper is mysteriously missing from the driveway. Coincidentally -- or not -- those are the very mornings that Oskar chooses to sleep practically cradling the front door.
- Ghosts. They sense them. Why else would they make mad rushes for the back of the yard, barking at absolutely nothing?
- Just when I think I couldn't possibly time my departure any later, they sneak off with the pillows from the couches.
In related fabulous news: they're expert fly catchers and insects-in-the-house-detectors. Brilliantly luxurious. Especially in soon-to-be-cricket season.