Lily hurriedly entered the veterinary clinic, a mix of eagerness and apprehension evident in her demeanor. As she neared the front desk, Dr. Johnson, the vet, lifted his gaze from the documents in front of him, taken aback by the unexpected sight.
His eyes grew large, absorbing the unusual nature of the animal Lily cradled. “You are not supposed to have this,” he uttered, a tone of alarm evident in his voice. Lily, with a puzzled expression, retorted, “I thought it was a cat. It was in the forest when I found it.”