We decided against getting one for Mrs. Z, in part because of the two little doggies, who would be terrified by it.
In search of what to search for.
one of my cats is absolutely terrified by the vacuum.
another one couldn't care less.
Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
The title of the thread made me think of a letter to Penthouse Forum. But maybe that's just how my mind works.