Petting Zoo Ch. 01

A very unusual petting zoo comes to town and it changes people in its wake

The squeaky third wheel of the cart screeched in the packed grocery store, pulling the cart hard to the right before Emi pulled it back to the left.  She eyed a parked cart sitting beside a display stand of mixed vegetables.  It looked newer and she was sure she could move the contents to her cart before the old, bent-backed gray haired woman browsing nearby noticed.


“Any fruits?” Janelle asked, tapping a long nail against reddened lips as she turned around the area.


“What pairs well with wine?”