Gus (thinks): Buddy just steps up onto the settee. Wonder if I can do it? Oops, not quite . . .
Buddy (disparagingly) H'mph.
Gus: It's quite comfortable, actually, Buddy. You should try it.
Gus: Well, not like this, maybe. I think I'm slipping.
Sometimes the effort required is simply too much for a young pup. This pose will suffice for now!
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