“Do you think it will work?” Liz asked.
“Why wouldn’t it?” Stan asked.
“Well, for one thing,” Liz said, “we don’t have a dog. We have a cat.”
“But nobody knows that we don’t have a dog,” Stan said. “So between the ‘Beware of Dog’ sign and the motion-activated sounds of a vicious dog barking whenever anyone approaches our door, I think it will serve the purpose.”
“I do have a backup plan, Liz,” Stan said. “In fact, this might be an even better idea.”
“It may rumple some feathers, Liz, but if the dog warning sign doesn’t work, this one just might do the trick,” Stan said. He reached down and held up another sign.
Written for these daily prompts: Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (beware), Ragtag Daily Prompt (hope), Word of the Day Challenge (harmony), and Your Daily Word Prompt (rumple).