Mara sighed. "Yeah, it's a never ending job, what I do," she said. "But I'm willing to keep on with it for as long as I have to," she added, with determination.
Spartina felt that her own life was as good as it could be. By acting the witless animal that her owner thought she was, she got away with everything and could do exactly what she wanted. She yawned and scratched at the side of the pen with her claws.
David raised the price yet higher, more than any regular person could afford. Why not? He could afford it. David owned several businesses in town and had a great deal of money. Jett, Ella's current pet, David had bought from a top class breeder and was worth thousands. He was quite willing to pay a lot for this pet, too, if his wife wanted her.