[conversation takes place on the phone]
Eliza: I wanted to let you know that I started to dig through the papers on the desk. The house might be in the it-gets-worse-before-it-gets-better phase when I go to bed. So if you get home and the house is a mess, that’s why.
Alan: I always think that if I come home to a messy house
Eliza: Thanks! Oh, Copper just knocked the pizza box onto the floor.
Alan: I always think that the cats knocked the pizza on the floor. I never think it was you.
The first time the cats knocked pizza on the floor overnight we were mystified–why? how? Turns out they like to lick the pepperoni.