Laying Down the Law
Precious slowly paced back and forth in front of the new addition to her home.
“Now, you listen to me and there won’t be any problems. Got it?”
The puppy tilted his head, which she took as his signal of obedience.
“Good. As the cat of this house, you may refer to me as, ‘Your Highness’, “Your Majesty’, or, my personal favorite, ‘Empress’. Got that?”
The puppy let out a bark and wagged his tail, stepped forward, and proceeded to cover her face in slobber before she jumped onto the chair.
“Oh, lucky me. I always get the dumb ones.”