While strolling past a pet shop, a cat notices a sign in the window: Help Wanted. Knowing himself to be no ordinary feline, he saunters into the shop and calls out “Hello! I’d like to apply for the job.”
The owner of the pet shop is very amused at the idea of a talking
cat, and she wants to hear more, so she plays along, saying “Oh, I’m
sorry, but this is a clerical job. We need someone who can type and
The cat hastens over to the office typewriter and, quick as a wink,
he pounds out something about a quick brown fox and a lazy dog until he
has filled a page. He grabs a stack of papers , alphabetizes them by
subject matter, and puts them away in the file cabinet in less time than
one would expect of a critter who lacks opposable thumbs.
The owner is charmed, but figures she can’t possibly hire a cat, so
she thinks of another excuse. “You type very nicely, and your filing is
flawless, but this job demands computer literacy.”
The cat immediately takes his place in front of the computer and,
mouse in paw, cruises the Web, gathering useful information about
increasing the profitability of pet shops.
The owner is stunned. She has got to think of a tactful way to tell this cat that she isn’t going to give him a job.
“Well, you’re an amazing cat indeed. You type, you file, and you’re a
computer whiz. But we really, really must have someone who is
The cat stares imploringly into the owner’s eyes and says “Woof!“
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Gary has been a writer/ photographer for over 20 years, specializing in nature,landscapes and studying native cultures.Besides visiting most of the United States, he has traveled to such places as Egypt,the Canary Islands,much of the Caribbean. He has studied the Mayan Cultures in Central America, and the Australian Aboriginal way of life.Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in many different parts of the world!
He has published several books about the various cultures he has observed.
For more information and a link to his hard cover and Ebooks,and contact information: please check his website.www.commonsensejourneys.com
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