Essay on A Man 's Best Friend

1990 Words Dec 17th, 2015 8 Pages
A Man’s Best Friend After coming home from a frustrating day of school, Emily plops down on the couch wanting some down time when suddenly her mother rushes into the room. “How was school? Did anything exciting happen? Was lunch good? How did that Math test go? Why aren’t you answering me? Just so you know tomorrow you will have to ride the bus. When does musical practice start?” her mom says, showering her with questions. Caught up in this overwhelming situation, Emily shouts back and runs up the stairs to her bedroom. “Don’t you take that tone with me!” her mom yells as Emily slams her bedroom door. Emily, on the edge of breaking down, throws herself on to her bouncy bed and bursts into tears. Emily’s thoughts began to wonder off. School was awful. There was nothing exciting that happened. Lunch was tasteless. She bombed her math test. Her mom never gave her a chance to answer. Riding the bus is like torture. She did not get a part in the musical. There. Questions answered. Suddenly, Emily hears a scratching at her door. She ignores it, and continues to cry in her pillow. Again, Emily hears that same scratching getting louder. She leaves her mascara stained pillow and slowly opens the door as a fat, fluffy kitten makes its way into the room. Emily stares down at it, not sure what she should do. “Umm… Mom?” She hesitantly shouts. “I think you left the door open again, there is a stray cat up here.” Her mom walks up the stairs as the fat, fluffy cat begins to wonder in and…

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