|"Why are you afraid to meet the pawficer?" Henry asked, surprised
by her reaction. "Pawficers are not scary."
"They ARE scary," said Molly. "I've seen them in cartoons.
They are called Dog Catchers because they drive around in funny little
trucks and snatch up poor homeless pups and lock them in jail...or worse!
"And they always have an ugly mean look on their faces," said
"Pawsons who hate animals take those jobs. I saw the whole
thing on television. No way do I want to meet one of them! They are
the bad guys," said Molly.
"What if they put US in jail?" asked Cricket in a nervous voice.
"I don't think it's a good idea either."
"You can't believe everything you see on television," said Henry.
"I'm talking about a REAL LIFE pawson, not a cartoon."
"That's even worse," said Molly. "They might have a real life
"Don't be afraid, Molly," said Wiggle. "I'll let you ride in
the driver's seat. You'll see. Everything will be just fine."
Cricket and Molly were not so sure. They practiced their meanest
snarly faces all the way there just in case.