Carpet is here.
Drywall is here.
Dumpster is here.
Contractors are here.
The cat is now sequestered because she was hunting the contractors. The dog and I went for a long walk/trudge through the snow to help curb her anxiety and I am doing my best not to break out into a very embarrassing happy dance every time I see them chuck another hunk of water damaged drywall into the dumpster.
Life will be crazy for the next few weeks but after it is all said and done the basement and kitchen will be awesome.