I, Stammer (In Disbelief) by Sumiko Saulson
Series: Short Stories from "Things That Go Bump In My Head", Book 1.
Approx. 2,050 words.
Published on July 29, 2012.
Incredulous bus driver Harold Stammer doesn't believe in a lot of things: life after death, safety warnings, and intelligent women, to name a few. People keep trying to tell him otherwise but he doesn't believe them. And when decides to go into a dangerous neighborhood to pick up a free kitten off of Craigslist against friends' advice, what could possibly go wrong?