by Andrea Mulder-Slater
had just picked up a "new puppy pack" from our veterinarian. Included
was a chew toy, some flea medication, dog treats and a tiny sample bag
of dog food.
Anytime I am presented with a container - the contents of which cannot be seen - I must open it.
And so, I did.
the little foil bag was a handful of teeny dog food pieces, just the
right size for a little puppy mouth. I grabbed a scoop to gave Max (the
Westie/Papillon cross) a taste. He sniffed and then laid his head back
down on my lap.
We were in
the car - Jan was driving and Max and I were passengers, as was the toddler who sat, cheerfully singing, in the backseat.
home, I swallowed another mouthful of my ever present coffee. Several
kilometers later, I was tilting my head back, sucking back the last of
my drink when something hit my lip. My stomach did a flip as my brain
began working overtime.
What was in that cup? Did someone from the
coffee shop place something intentionally or did something "fall off" of
an employee and find a resting place in my beverage?
hear about this stuff on the news. Appendages, bandages, you name it -
they sometimes (often?) appear in food and drink served to the public.
cautiously peeled back the lid, ready to lose my breakfast, lunch and
previous night's supper. Then I saw it. A teeny piece of dog food,
just the right size for a puppy mouth had fallen into my coffee cup.
I knew the French Roast had a differently flavor that day.
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