46. Jenny's First Pets (1)

Jenny had always wanted a pet of her . She wanted something to take care of, someone be there whenever she came back home, and of all, an animal to be best friends . Jenny would constantly ask her dad to buy a pet, but her dad always refused. Jenny's knew having a pet was a big responsibility. did not think Jenny was ready to own pet at ten years old, and that was what he told her when she asked for . "When will I be ready?" Jenny asked one . "Wait until you're twelve," Jenny's dad replied. This good news for Jenny. All she had to now was to be patient.

Two years had . Jenny had been counting down the days on calendar. The morning of her twelfth birthday, Jenny on her dad's bed and immediately reminded him what he had said two years ago. "Have decided on what pet to get?" Jenny's dad . Jenny could not respond. She had not made her mind on what kind of pet she . "Let me think about it," she said and to her room.

Jenny took into consideration all pets she could imagine. She imagined a white cat that she'd name Tabby or a large golden retriever that she'd name Yellow and play with in the afternoons. She imagined owning colorful that she'd name Polly and have conversations with she felt lonely. After an hour of weighing the options, Jenny had made up her mind.

's dad was surprised when he found out what his daughter had chosen. "I want a horse," declared when she walked back into her dad's . "How about something a little less expensive," he to Jenny. "A pony?" she cleverly replied. "Let's to the pet shop," Jenny's dad said.