Here's a story for Spanish-speaking and Spanish-reading kids. Pete and Paula are quick to volunteer when they learn that their neighbors have a kitten available for adoption. They name their new pet Rufus, but quickly learn that caring for a kitten takes a lot of work. They learn to keep the food bowl, water bowl, and sandbox nice and cleanand they watch with delight as Rufus gets acquainted with their other pet, a puppy. As the days pass, Pete and Paula grow accustomed to feeding Rufus, providing him with toys, learning his traits, and finding him a delightful addition to their home.
This charming, color-illustrated book introduces younger boys and girls to the joys and responsibilities of cat ownership. It tells the story of a little boy and girl who get a kitten, become acquainted with their new family member, then learn how to care for the animal. Adopting a pet is an adventure for both pets and childrena time filled with fun for them all. A "Guidelines" section that following story offers advice and basic instruction on cat and kitten care. Parents and younger children will want to read this section together so that both kids and adults will understand the responsibilities of pet ownership. This title is also available in an English language edition.