My love affair with bubble wrap began as a small child when my parents bought something wrapped in that noisy stuff. I remember sitting on the carpet meticulously popping bubble after bubble. So, when I learned that today is Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day, I felt compelled to share this love with you . . . and my dog. I had some of the packing material stored for my next breakable shipment so I brought it over to North before I left for work. In his defense, he was still in his bed, but I tried popping it near him. His eyes peeked open for a second but he appeared neither startled nor interested. I tried jumping on it. No dice. Although his eventual look clearly said "go away," some pets (like Jack the kitten) love to hop and pop up and down on this DIY toy.