"Cass Vaisey, don't you dare think you're getting out of your fair share in this. Linda didn't tell you about this so you could pass it along to me." She wasn't truly angry, but he was so used to getting his own way, he needed to see he was going to have to be responsible.
"I'm happy to keep them at my place, but you will come by every day after work, and every other lunch hour." She said it as a statement, not phrasing it in any way he could argue with.
"Please only gets you off the hook if you definitely get them all to good homes."