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As Chief of Security, Kiska is responsible for yard patrols and establishing the appropriate alert level for potential intruders. At night, however, Hu-dad makes her and everyone else sleep inside for safety reasons, so Kiska has to set out the overnight security measures to maintain control until dawn.
So if she has to go inside, how does she make that happen?
Yes, this is a nightly ritual to leave her scent throughout the yard, marking the territory of the Herd and making wild critters think a security detail is still at work.
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