I have to take my cat to the vet every 2-3 weeks for blood tests, because he's old and had diabetes (it's abated since going on a diet and dropping 2.5kg).
He's learned that "big pink cat didn't leave the house this morning" = "unpleasant trips soon", and it's getting harder and harder to get him in his box for the ride.

This morning I spent ten minutes dragging him out from under the couch, only to have him dash out the open back door and hide under the house.

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Little fucker stayed under there just long enough for me to call the vet and reschedule, came slinking back inside literally three minutes after I got off the phone.

And now we're going to do all of this again on Friday.

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