I wanted a pet.
My daughter was off to Panama and the dreaded “empty nest” had taken root in my intestine. She was fortunately taking part in in rainforests and oceans, and though I used to be joyful to see her off to do nice issues I knew that with out redirecting my affections I’d slip into loneliness.
I searched and located, the right pup, extremely docile and affectionate.
But once I positioned my hand on her chest, her heartbeat appeared inconsistent. Despatched from one veterinar...