103. A Step Pet

When James divorced his wife Patricia, he moved of the house they bought together. James and shared custody of their teenager son Robert. Robert stay with his father four days a week, Thursday through Sunday. At first James didn't mind behind the family dog Spot. James and Patricia the dog when Robert was just a three-year-old . Not having to take care of Spot meant didn't have to worry about cleaning up after dog, and budgeting for dog food and treats. also didn't have to worry about taking the to the vet and the expensive vet bills.

years after James divorced Patricia, he remarried. His wife Linda had two daughters. The two daughters along well with James's son Robert. The two had never had a pet though. One of was very allergic to cats and Linda was an animal person. She thought they were too work and required too much attention. Her daughters wanted a pet though.

James had an idea. like he shared custody of Robert with his -wife, what if he shared custody of the dog . James could bring the dog to the house he picked up James every Thursday and bring dog back to his ex-wife's house on Sunday. thought it was an interesting idea and agreed try it. James's ex-wife Patricia really liked the . It gave her a break from having to care of Spot. Robert was really happy because didn't have to leave his dog behind, and best animal friend could be with him all time. Linda's daughters were especially happy to have part-time pet. "Now we have a step brother a step pet!" they said.