Thank you all for your warm welcome of the new little monster. Well, he's not much of a monster yet, but I can see it lurking in those eyes. Right now, he's much too nervous to get into much trouble.
He's stolen Peno's favourite cat bed in the bedroom (don't worry, she has a favourite cat bed in EVERY room). He stayed there most of the night, but around 5 am something spooked him and awoke to the sound of him skittering under the dresser.
He was still there when I got out of bed a few hours later. A little while later, he laid at the top of the stairs and watched Dave install the air conditioner. He didn't flinch through the drilling and banging, but just as Dave was finishing, he heard something we didn't and went skittering into the closet. He's still there. When I'm done posting, I'll go and tempt him out with some food.
In the mean time it is hot, hot, hot here (hence the a/c installation) but the gardens are loving it!