It turns out that Fitness, Hili’s nemesis who lives upstairs, is also terrified by Cyrus, the new black rescue dog. Here is Fitness, treed out of fear. Photo and caption are from Andrzej’s Facebook page:
Fitness: What the hell is this thing doing here, big and black as a devil, staring at me from the base of the tree?
Fitness and Hili, for their own sakes, need to form an alliance against the d*g.