|Bonzo's handiwork on my Mac|
When I found Bonzo sitting on my Macbook chewing on the keys, I was absolutely enraged! Mostly because I thought I'd have to replace the whole keyboard which could cost anywhere from $280.~ to $400.~ OMG.
So off I went to the Apple Genius Bar at the Barton Creek Mall. I had to leave my computer there for about four days. Thankfully, Bonzo hadn't damaged the piece of the apparatus that would warrant a new keyboard! A very competent tech named David was able to repair all six keys, making my laptop "as good as new"! Not only that, but the cost of repair was $0.00!!
(Seriously, I thought I was dreaming.)
After this event, I was being very careful to either close the cover OR at least put some books on the keyboard when I went into another room in the house. However, on Thanksgiving morning, I had to run out to put gas in my car, thinking that many of the stations would close early. I did not close the laptop, but since I had put some books on top of the keyboard, I figured it would be OK.
When I came home, the "Bonz" was happily chewing away and had removed the "A", "Z", "option", and "function" keys.
After locking Bonzo in his cage, I got online and immediately made an appointment at the Apple store for repair, and then tried to carry on as usual. Poor Bonzo. Come to find out he just really enjoys chewing on plastic items... plastic clips, cinch ties, laptop keys, etc.
1.Booting up the computer
2.opening sticky notes
3.typing the "A"
And "VOILA" ! It worked! The A made contact!
OMG. That just saved me hundreds of dollars.
David said there was no charge for the repair.
So I told him I would bring him a 2019 Squirrels of Wisdom Calendar and he said that the techs really are not allowed to accept any gifts. When I insisted, he said if it was for everyone to enjoy, then it would be OK.
Suddenly I saw the brilliance of Bonzo's plan:
he was working paw in paw with Admiral Nut and all of Squirrel Galactic to spread Squirrelove all over the planet
(and in any and every way they can!)
So the moral of the story is this:
Bonzo knows best.