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47. Jenny's First Pets (2)
It was four o'clock when Jenny and her
arrived at the pet shop on Slauson Avenue.
name of the pet shop was Pet Wonders.
couldn't maintain her excitement and yipped as she
her dad exited the car. Jenny's dad smiled
the sight of her thrilled daughter. He remembered
own first pet. It was a Chihuahua named
. He wondered if Pet Wonders was selling any
Jenny and her dad were greeted by a
and balding man, who smelled like dog food. "
, how can I help you guys today?" the
said. "We're here to buy a pony!" Jenny
to the man. "Actually, we're here to browse,"
's dad said right after. "Let me know when
're ready to make a purchase," the man replied.
and her dad proceeded to look through the
"What do you think of these, Jenny?" asked
dad. "They're too small," she said. Jenny saw
variety of colorful fishes. "What about these, Jenny?"
dad asked. "They're too slimy," said Jenny. Jenny
across snakes and turtles. "Would you like one
these?" asked her dad. "I don't think so,"
responded. One hour passed and Jenny still had
made up her mind on which animal to
Jenny and her dad finally got around to
the cats and dogs. "It's either one or
other," Jenny's dad said, pointing to the cats
dogs. Jenny had to think long and hard
which pet to get. After what seemed like
eternity, Jenny looked up at her dad and
, "I can't choose one". Her dad paused for
minute, smiled and said to her, "Then choose
". Jenny went home with a white cat and
black dog, which were the best birthday present
had ever received.