Jaq: WE ALMOST DIED!!!
Gus: (rolls eyes) We did not almost die. The tornado wasn't that close to us. Let me tell the story, Jaq.
There was a tornado in our city. The Mama's friend sent us a photo that her neighbor took.
|Photo courtesy of Mary Mordy|
Jaq: But..but..it was only a couple miles away. The Mama wasn't here and the sirens were going off.
Gus: The Mama got home a few minutes after the sirens sounded. We are prepared for times like this. It doesn't help to get stressed out about it.
Gus: We have our disaster bag in the basement in case of emergencies. The Mama even brought down extra treats! Treats always make things better!
Gus: The Mama grabbed us and the
Jaq: But...but...what about Pearl and Asha?
Gus: The Mama couldn't catch them so she hoped they would be OK during the storm wherever they were hiding.
I kept checking on the other students to make sure they were all right. They were a little scared, but I tried to comfort them.
Gus: The Mama brought her laptop down to the basement so we could keep an eye on the storm. What did we do before technology?
Gus: Finally, we were given the all clear. We couldn't wait to get back upstairs after all the excitement was over.
Gus: We made it safely through the storm. We hope all the other kitties in the area were safe too! Remember kitties, always be prepared!