What do cats want to see on television? Steve Malarky, creator of the world's best-selling home video for cats, tells all. And—in the interest of equal time—a cashier who works at a chain store that sells pet products rants about the absurdity of the items she's ringing up every day: St. John's Wort for dogs, CDs for pets, spinach-flavored bones. (12 minutes)
Writer Brady Udall with another story about what animals can take the place of, in our lives and in our homes—this one involving an armadillo.
This work of fiction originally appeared in the Autumn 1999 issue of Story magazine. (23 minutes)