This Saturday's sentences are from Pugnacious, the second tale in Dog Tails: Three Humorous Short Stories for Dog Lovers.
Crystal was crying, a very unattractive skill that humans have. I’m thankful my face doesn’t go into those wet convulsions and color changes. In her defense, however, she did rush to help me up. I have been called a cockroach on more than one occasion when I struggled to regain my fours from lying on my back. It’s a difficult feat. My paws were waving in the air ineffectually until Crystal bent over to help me.