Small stories. Lessons from an older dog. A blind dog and a wise man. A black cat who plays Cupid. Christmas with a shepherd, his dog, and a surprise visitor. A black dog named Eve. Sirius the Dog Star. A man unafraid of dying. And a mysterious stranger who gives a furry guardian to someone who has known only abuse. These and more than thirty other stories await you in this volume. What are small stories? They're fiction for people in a hurry; stories you can read anywhere and at any time. Small stories, big ideas, and characters who will stay with you long after you've finished the book.