Max had been getting along better with Beeps, but that changed this weekend. By "getting along better," I mean that she'd been ignoring him -- I don't want to give the false impression of a friendship!
Saturday, she kept chasing him around and cornering him places, like here, on the plant stand:
Finally, Thomas took Beeps under his protection, which didn't stop Max from trying:
Beeps did not appear to mind being stuck by the plants, however. After they left the kitchen, I found this:I've been nursing this plant back to health after the last time Beeps decimated it, so was not pleased to see he'd resumed his attack!