All he seems to want is a little bit of play and then the freedom to sleep!
Weed-killer began the extermination process ... some digging and pulling removed the outer shoots, clipping took off the top ... but more drastic measures were called for!
Since then the days have been too wet to do much outside at all ...
"In the stillness of my heart I can hear his voice. I am but a servant who is guided by the King ... when I stand alone and listen."