“So. How might I acquire one of these fine cats?”

Sparky’s tail slices the air. Otherwise, Sparky remains still, and silent.

Perhaps you should direct the question towards one specific cat.

[“I like the prancing black one.”] 17.

[“This mischievous-looking white one catches my eye.”] 18.

[“This curled up calico is so cozy and gorgeous.”] 19.

[“Goodness, you know what, I’d take all of them home. Can I do that? What’s the price for the whole lot of them?”] 20.

[Abort, abort, abort.] 5.