An original story
By George Albert Morrow
Smashwords Edition © Copyright 2010 by George Albert Morrow
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Original © Copyright April 17, 1995
Revised Oct. 21, 2008 and May 24, 2010
“Come here little fellow,” as two hands reached down and pulled Snip from beneath the seat. Snip was a small fur ball of a puppy, about the size of a football. “It’s time you got acquainted with the family.”
Barney the barn cat watched as the master took the small dog into the house. Barney was a Manx, bob tailed and hind legs higher than his front. He could wheel on a dime, climb trees with the speed of a squirrel. He was white with splotches of gray and a couple splotches of tiger stripe. He went running off to tell the others about the puppy. First he went to Lucy, the matriarch of the farm. “Lucy, do you know what just came? I bet you can’t guess?” said Barney with a smirk on his face. “Let’s see,” said Lucy. “Would it be a puppy?”