our old dryer, our new dryer, and Johnny

I need to start this post off by expressing gratitude to Johnny for retrieving the cap to the OxiClean that I dropped behind our old dryer and was unable to reach.  Earlier today I heard her playing with something that didn’t sound like one of her usual toys. It turned out to be the missing cap.  I never thought of using that as a toy for her but since she seemed to be enjoying it, once that OxiClean is empty, I’ll wash the cap off thoroughly and add it to her growing collection of kitty toys.

In gratitude to Johnny for retrieving the OxiClean cap when it fell behind the dryer, I'll wash it out and give it back to her as her newest toy.
In gratitude to Johnny for retrieving the OxiClean cap when it fell behind the dryer, I’ll wash it out and give it back to her as her newest toy.

Johnny is such a helpful kitty at times.  I had thought I would have to wait until Jamey moved our old dryer in order to install our new one tonight before I could reach the cap.

That leads to another gratitude.  We ordered the new dryer from ebay as none of the local places had an apartment sized dryer.   Apparently we need one with a 110 hookup and their dryers all needed 220.  The ebay seller sent it via FedEx. They delivered it to the office for our apartment complex instead of to our apartment. The dryer weighs 46 pounds (53 while still in the box).  At 30 inches high, it is also more than half my size of 54 inches (4’6″) tall. There is no way that I could have picked it up and brought it down to our apartment and Jamey certainly couldn’t do so in his wheelchair.    

Our new 110 volt dryer is compact but still too large for me to carry as I am only 4'6" tall.
Our new 110 volt dryer is compact but still too large for me to carry as I am only 4’6″ tall.

Thankfully, our apartment manager went over and above the call of duty and brought it over for us.   I am very grateful to her for doing so.  Thank you, Kuni.   You are the best.

A great deal of gratitude goes to Jamey for all that he did to set our new dryer up and Johnny who watched carefully as he worked.   Let it never be said that she does not take her catly Snoopervisor duties seriously.

Johnny is a smart cat. She is close enough to watch but far enough away that she won't be under his wheels if Jamey backs up suddenly.
Johnny is a smart cat. She is close enough to watch but far enough away that she won’t be under his wheels if Jamey backs up suddenly.

 

I am extremely grateful to everyone who helped with it as it is much easier for me to do our laundry at home then to have to walk across to the apartment laundromat to dry the clothes or ask Jamey to drive me to the town laundromat to do the special care clothing.

 

 


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