The pretty lady is our good friend and neighbour, Susan, or as the 3-Ds call her "Auntie Susan".
Also part of the wine clatch were Auntie Renate and ...
... Auntie Val. If you're going to clatch onto something -- it might as well be wine!
Dante, on the other paw, went out to check out the strange cars in the driveway, and then to briefly watch from the garden's edge.
Then he thought better of it, and took up his position on the steps.
"All da bettah ta see you wif!", says Dante.
Domino is playing 'back-up'!
"We hasta step up our game if we're gonna keep dese girls in line!"
"Yup, our repewtashun in da nayboorhood is dependin' on us."
"Is serious bizness", declares Dante, looking as sober as possible.
But unfortunately, there were others who weren't so sober! What a raucus ruckus!
"Dial it down a liddle, will ya ladies?"
Their words of caution seemed to have had an effect, so Dante and Domino can relax and return to their regular business of dog-watching.
"No poopin' on da grasses!" they sound in unison.
Even though Dante thinks as a stair stepPURR extraordinaire, he is certainly the 'star' of the show ...
... little Domino always comes from behind.
"If yoo noes wot's in front of yoo, yoo always has de CATvantage!", says she. "Acourse, sumtimes yoo hasta STEP on sumwun in ordah to gets ahead. Luckily, Dante is soft an' squishy an' eezy goin'."
And speaking of easy-going, it looks likes those ladies just got up and went!