The cats may have figured out that something is going on. Or is about to.
Note the copy of "Fundamentals of Statistical Language Processing" on the table.
But imagine my delight on approaching the hive to see that, there were hods of corpses outside (bad news?). Clearing up, I removed the mouse guard to take the casulaties away from the entrance - an angry horde emerged!
Routinely taking the roof off, for the first time I saw LOADS OF BEES, drinking down the lovely fondant. I understand that's what they are supposed to do at this time of year.
Keep your wings crossed.