Missing attribution. The arrow on the speech balloon should be pointing at Buddy in the first panel.
Mr. Floaty was Buddy’s flotation device. It drifted off every winter for warmer waters. One year it — or he — returned in a box.
My intent was to show that nothing changes for Lumpy when Spot imagines rain; he’s still under the toad stool. But looking at it this morning, I think it would have worked better to have Lumpy say, “I wished for sunny skies and now I’m stuck in the shade.” Check in a few years from now. I might have something better.