she isn't when she's around strangers. She literally clung to our legs most of the time.
She finally started to get comfortable when she saw my friends' dog. She LOVES dogs. When she sees one, she just giggles like crazy.
After that, she was okay (except for when this little boy pushed her and she hit her head on the floor). She sat in the birthday girl's lap, ate like she hadn't been fed in days, and successfully evaded being poked in the eyeball by the aforementioned little
It was a success! And she even got a little bag of goodies to take home, with an extremely loud whistle (thanks, Melanie), some healthy fruit treats, and bubbles.