If you're the type that oohs and aahs
at furry faces, precious paws,
the words ahead may be alarming:
Animals aren't always charming.
If you think you'd like a cute and cuddly pet, you may need to do some research. Formulate a query. Devise a scientific plan. And be sure to write down every observation of the animals you encounter. Join one budding young scientist as she catalogs the pros and pitfalls of potential pet ownership in this assortment of zany and relatable poems that will change the way you look at cuddly animals--and give you the giggles.