Rescued a mostly-dead roll of paper towels from Eris, who had made it completely dead, all over the floor. Shook it at her and said "No!" She meowed at me. She has yet to imitate shammash's "Did I do something?" meep. I don't think I could take that from two cats at once.
Discovered that oil was the correct solvent to remove melted balloon from the baking tray. Yay, me. I'm leaving it to soak, because some of it is caked on fairly well.