A) Probably not our best judgment call since, even though Max is potty trained, he can't hold it all day like Abby.
B) We've never left him alone that long so keeping him in the bathroom (where he can reach things) probably isn't the best plan of action long term.
Now, this is what our bathroom usually looks like: clean and always company ready!
And this is what it looked like after tornado Max destroyed it:
We've got towels taken from the open shelf, toilet paper roll shredded to bits, water bowl dumped over, carpet chewed and the gate haphazardly up and I didn't take a picture, but he also managed to pull down my Sonicare and Chris' electric shaver from the counter...