^But even if it was put there for them, to what purpose was it a benign reason or a more sinister reason?
Exactly. Someone leaves scrumptious candy laying around for you to find, you shouldn't put it into your mouth until you at least know something
about who and why they left it laying there for you
One Day I hope to be the Man my Cat thinks I am
Where are we going? And why are we in this Handbasket?