Always said cats were smart or they couldn't train us like they do.....
Two friends of ours kept getting huge water bills. They knew
beyond a doubt that the bills weren't representative of their actual
usage, and no matter how they tried to conserve, the high bills
continued. Although they could see nothing wrong, they had
checked for leaks or problems: the water meter, outdoor pipes,
pipes, underground pipes, faucets, toilets, washer, ice maker, etc.,
all to no avail.
One day Jim was sick and stayed home in bed, but kept hearing
running downstairs. He finally got out of his sick bed to
investigate, and stumbled onto the cause of the bills. Apparently
this was happening all day long when they were not at home. Knowing
that few would believe him, he taped a segment of the 'problem' for