As a long-term solution, especially for guests unacquainted with Carrot's sneaky ways, Zardus is considering ways to seal the gap in the door permanently. In the meantime, she and her boyfriend are letting Carrot think they haven't yet caught on to him.
"We pretty much know he's going to because he is in the kitchen with us and in play mode," Zardus said. "He's reaching for us to play. It's a game to him."