Yotsuba & Strays

100 words :: Yotsuba&! :: Koiwai, Yotsuba :: 4/26/11
“We had this conversation already.” He hopes whatever she’s brought home is more like a cicada than a stray cat. “No pets until you’re older.”


“DAD!”

Yotsuba hurtles into the genkan. “Please can I keep him?”

“Can you what? Keep who?”

She holds up a hand, “Wait here,” and dashes into the living room.

“We had this conversation already.” He hopes whatever she’s brought home is more like a cicada than a stray cat. “No pets until you’re older.”

“But I found him!” she says, tugging something on a leash as she comes around the corner.

“Woof.” Yanda blinks a black-painted eye and wags his…butt.

“What…?”

Yanda glowers at him. “Don’t ask.”

“Dogs can’t talk!” She yanks the leash. “Can I, Dad!? Please!?”

“…We’ll see.”