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  • Joe and Bella.

  • Stories number four.

  • No pets here.

  • Joe and Bella had always wanted a pet, but their parents always said No, we're too busy, They said.

  • Pets make too much mess.

  • We've enough to do without a Peta's.

  • Well, Theune One day Bella came home from school.

  • Very excited.

  • My friend is he has got a hamster, she told the rest of the family over tea.

  • She's asked me to go around and play tomorrow so I can meet her.

  • I wish I could have a hamster.

  • Well, you can't, said Mom, passing around spaghetti.

  • No pets here.

  • I'd like a puppy, said Joe.

  • You know, we can't have a puppy, said Mom, but we're all too busy to take it for walks.

  • Then how about a kitten?

  • Joe asked.

  • No.

  • Kittens, either, said Dad.

  • In fact, no pets at all.

  • The next day, Bella was going to disease.

  • House Joe decided to invite his friend Finn round to play in the Garden.

  • He told Finn, We'll be able to play football for once without Bella getting in the way.

  • But when the boys got home, Joe had a shock.

  • Bella and Izzy were there, too.

  • What are they doing here?

  • He complained to Mom Is his mom had an appointment, so she dropped Izzy off here instead, Mom explained.

  • But Finn and I want the garden to ourselves.

  • Don't worry about that, said Mom.

  • Bell is busy.

  • Joe understood when he saw that Izzy had brought something with her.

  • Her hamster.

  • She's called Harriet.

  • Bella told Joe.

  • Isn't she lovely?

  • Harriet was small and round with beady eyes golden for on long whiskers.

  • She sat in Bela's hand on snaffled at Joe.

  • Then Bella fed her a lettuce leaf.

  • Nibble, nibble, nibble went Harriet on the leaf, disappeared in no time.

  • She's cute.

  • Joe had to admit, Look, she's got a ball, Bella said is he showed them a big a see through ball made of purple plastic.

  • She put Harriet inside.

  • Harriet began to run on the ball.

  • Moved across the floor, you see?

  • Is he explained.

  • This way Harriet can run wherever she wants.

  • Just make sure she doesn't escape, said Mom.

  • If she did, would never catch her.

  • Be careful when you put her back in her cage.

  • Joe and Finn went into the garden to play football.

  • They were practicing penalties when they heard a shout.

  • It was Bella, and it was loud the two boys ran for the house.

  • What's the matter?

  • Asked Joe.

  • Hurry, it's gone!

  • Bella wailed.

  • What do you mean, gone?

  • We were lifting her out of her ball, said Bella.

  • Andi, we dropped Bella and is he began to cry.

  • Come on, said Joe, We've got to look for her.

  • They all got down on their hands and knees.

  • Mom came in and helped to.

  • But Harry, it must have been scared of all the noise.

  • Don't worry, said Mom.

  • She'll come out when she's hungry.

  • She didn't when Dad came home, they all searched again, but they couldn't find her.

  • I'm afraid she's gone under the floorboards, said Dad.

  • We'll never find her now for a whole week.

  • There was no sign of Harriet.

  • Then one night, Joe woke up.

  • I wonder, he thought, if I went downstairs now and was very quiet, he crept downstairs and they're sitting in the middle of the kitchen floor calmly.

  • Nibbling on a breadcrumb was Harriet.

  • Bella was very happy, and when she told Izzy the news, she was even happier because is he didn't want Harriet back.

  • Is he had a new hamster.

  • She said that Bella could keep Harriet, Please, can I?

  • Bella asked her parents.

  • I suppose so, said Mom.

  • But what about me?

  • Demanded Joe.

  • Why should Bella have a Petr?

  • Not me.

  • I suppose that's true, said Dad Onda.

  • That's how Joe got a kitten.

  • He called him Casper.

  • Yeah.

Joe and Bella.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/22
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