Talk about tolerance. Here is Little Monkey sharing her garden with a large wild bird; the hadeda.
The birds are often on our lawn, sometimes in pairs, digging away with their beaks and removing unwanted bugs from the grass.
Mostly LM ignores them and lets them get on with it. But every now and then she will make a play-charge at them, barking and bouncing. They always keep one eye on her.
They take one look at LM lolloping towards them, then resignedly flap their large square wings, taking off easily from a standing start.
Often they only go as far as the other side of the pool!
Little Monkey and the hadeda play a game of ‘dog and bird’ like ‘cat and mouse’, but mostly they seem to think that this garden is big enough for the both of them.
post script: Of course all tolerance flies out of the window if there’s a cat in the garden!