His ears alert and forward as he listened to her talk.
It was funny how he made her happy. Just imagining how she would say “sit.” And he would sit.
He shared his cozy bed with her. His tail would wag as she pet him; never taking his eyes off of her.
She knew he wasn’t there just for food like the others. They were friends for sure.
The others who came around sometimes nipped at her heels when she tried to eat her sausages.
He could smell the sausages all over her hands; but he didn’t beg.
Well, not much.