We heard it. The distinct sounds of someone breaking into the house. Our ears perked. Our hearts started to race with adrenaline. “Fight or flight?” We gave each other the look, “Fight. Defend.” I slowly put my laptop down and crept down the hallway with my loyal dog beside me. We followed the sounds through the den, then the kitchen, until we turned towards the laundry room. Then WHAM! SMACK! CRASH! It all happened at once. The large and hairy intruder was trying to climb out the window, except the window was locked shut.

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