This cousin of Julian has been over a few times and expressed a love and desire to snuggle our cat but isn't allowed to have one of her own. So Julian and Sean rehearsed sort of the gift explanation (giftsplanation--probably unnecessary but I feel like this happens a lot. You know how you need to explain gifts) when she opened it. It would go as follows:
"Since you like snuggling a cat but aren't allowed to have one of your own, we got you a furry pillow to snuggle."
Or something like it. Awww how friendly, how thoughtful, right?
So when she opened the present and Sean prompted Julian to say his line, instead out came THIS:
"WE SKINNED OUR CAT."
And of course Sean and I were like: