has another use besides sitting next to Sadie to deter licking.
It turns out to be an OK cat containment device.
Of course, not as wonderful as a laundry basket, but almost as desirable. (The increase in size of the item being contained in the last two years is perhaps almost proportional to the decrease of the containment item.)
It also turns out to be a wonderful entertainment device for everyone.
(Seriously, she really does love this thing.)