Animal Shelter Narrative

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Animal Rescue

The day that I went to the animal shelter was one of the best days of my life! I didn't even believe my mom when she agreed to let me adopt a pet from the animal shelter. The hard part was deciding which animal I should get.

It was a week ago, I had just woken up, all bleary eyed and foggy, to the smell of bacon frying in the kitchen.

My mom was yelling up the stairs, "Arianna! Wake up! You're gong to miss the bus!"

I groaned and rolled out of bed. I shoved my glasses on my face, slipped my slippers on, and trudged, still bleary eyed and foggy, to the bathroom that connected my room and my sister Kaitlyn's room. I turned on a nice, hot shower and got in, soaking up all of the warmth. To ensure that I woke up properly, I turned the hot water off and turned up the ice, cold water. The intensity of the
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"I'm coming over after school that way I can help you pick your pet."

"Ok, I'll see you later." I go off to my first class. The day goes by in a flash. When I get home I take a nap on the couch until Kathryn arrives.

In order for me to decide which pet to get, Kathryn and I go upstairs to research the pros and cons of cats and dogs.

Kathryn started to list the pros and cons of cats, "Pros: They're soft, furry, and you don't have to bathe them. Cons: You have to clean their litter boxes and their food smells like rotting fish."

To counter her cat pros and cons, I respond with the dogs pros and cons list.

"Pros: They're loving and nice to cuddle. Cons: You have to bathe them often and you have to train them." I exhale roughly. "This is harder than I thought it would be. Maybe when I go to the shelter it will be easier to choose."

"Maybe." She agrees. "Can I go with you to help? I want to see what he or she will look like."

"Sure, but you'll have to ride home with me. My sister is driving me there right after