The visit to the pet store yesterday went perfectly. Well, maybe not perfectly, but we all had fun, found some pets, and behaved ourselves. We had a bit of a wrinkle when 12 hours before our trip we found out Seahorse, Inc. did not have anyone staffed to open the store for our visit. Oops.
(Think quick, Marie.)
Who knew there was another pet shop right next door? What luck! So we changed our plans a bit and went to Burton’s Total Pet instead. When life gives you lemons, right?
Total Pet had exactly what we wanted to see. We inspected the fish tanks, ogled at bunnies, and drooled over a huge, all-inclusive rat cage with two female rats, (Ok, that was just me, but they were cute!) The children were drawn to the Black Lory as it traded very loud squawks with them in a constant chorus of cacophonous noise.
A consensus arose and we decided to purchase one beta fish and three fiddler crabs. If you haven’t already stopped in to see our new pets, you are welcome to do so.
We will be voting on names for our new friends later today. Wonder what silliness we can come up with?