Wet. I never felt so wet. I was soaked. Trying to make myself smaller, I hunched my shoulders and leaned to the right. A rivulet of water streamed down from the big limb above my head. The drops hit smack-dab between my shoulder blades.
Leaning to the left, I got away from that stream, but more water leaked from a knot on the other side of the limb. It hit right between my ears, trickled down to the tip of my snout, and dripped off my whiskers.
Beneath this huge tree was the driest spot I had found. Even so, I was still drenched -- soaked clear to the skin. Water even dripped from my tummy, adding to the puddle at my...