sleep with your head pointing in her direction.
and if you can manage to sleep with your eyes open, try to do that too.
be ready to leap to your feet in an instant, do not let her leave the room without you.
and if you are too slow because of your creaky old bones and she does manage to get away...bark non stop until she comes back to get you....keep going, don't give up, have faith.
sheesh tony, give me a freaking break.
oh and mo...it is dexter he reminds me of...same body and head shape, same gimped up walk, same wheezy breathing, same single minded determination to get whatever it is that he wants....dexter has come back in black and white spots.