At first, she hated it because it made her voice echo-y (like a bear or a radio announcer, she said), sticks got stuck in it, it made her wider and unable to fit through her dog door, it made her run into things, and worst of all it scared Jake Lorraine.
At first she wanted to be rid of it and O.G. Kennelly devised several things to use in lieu of the cone, but none of them worked so she had to wear the cone for the rest of the week. However, Jake got over his fear of it when T.D. Kennelly wrote Space Dog Martha.