It was the only way to keep the cat out of the tree.
However you celebrate the holiday, please celebrate with kindness. See you in the new year.
Go listen to some good music: "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" originally from the movie Meet Me in St. Louis, lyrics by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane. An interesting little history of this song is here. Updated 1:05 pm to add: Baby Jesus statue gets GPS for Christmas. The daughter should be thrilled.