4. Mark has a cat.
   

man with cat

The cat is in Mark’s lap.

vocabulary

get out: escape

immediately: right away; now

keep company: provide companionship

 

 Mark has a cat. His cat’s name is Tina. He likes having a cat because he lives by himself. His cat keeps him company. She’s usually a good cat.

 One day Mark’s cat got out of his apartment and ran away. He was very sad about this. He looked everywhere. He called his friends for help. They helped him try to find Tina.

  Finally, Mark found his cat just outside his apartment. He called to her and she came to him immediately. Now, he’s careful to make sure she doesn’t get out.

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