Youyou glanced at him from his periphery. "That's right; it looks so much like you!"
"You…" His older twin could only glare at him with pouting lips.
The little puppy looked rather lost and helpless, not knowing how to sell its cuteness or whine for sympathy. It could only sit piteously and look at the man with its pure and doe orbs.
The puppy was thoroughly soaked in the rain; its fur was coated with mud and dirt, having gone without cleaning for some time.
Somehow, its eyes seemed to remind him of someone. As he turned to look into the bright and sparkling eyes of a certain woman in the room, he could only rub his brows in resignation.
Yun Shishi asked smilingly, "What do you think? Isn't this puppy adorable? Let's adopt it!"
He rejected without a second thought. Reaching out his thumb and middle finger daintily to pinch the puppy's ear, he glared at her in vexation. "There's already one at home; we can't afford to have another!"
The dog was apparently greatly disturbed by his action and cried out woefully.
She was floored by his strong reaction before she took in the oddity of his remark. Seeing his eyes on her, she finally got the insinuation behind his words and told him off. "Hey! We agreed not to hurl personal attacks at each other!"
"If you really want a dog, we can get a pedigree poodle at a pet shop tomorrow!"
This puppy is just too dirty!
The man spitefully pinched the puppy's ear again.
The poor, little puppy was so helpless after being bullied. It blinked its watery eyes a few times in protest and then crawled straight into the box.
Little Yichen's heart ached for the puppy. He quickly took the carton from his mother's arms, bowed his head, and looked at the little doggie inside the box with tenderness.
"Daddy, you're forbidden from bullying it!"
Annoyed, the woman slapped the man's fingers away as well. "I only like this puppy! I don't want any other! I'll keep it if you won't. No matter what, I'm keeping it!"
"Why do you want this dirty dog?" he questioned with a raised brow.
She answered in frustration, "What do you mean by 'dirty'? This puppy hasn't been cleaned; that's all! After a good bath, I guarantee that it'll look fairer than you!"
"Oh?" He looked at her with interest. Flicking the puppy's brown fur, he commented leisurely, "I'd like to see how you could whiten its brown fur!"
She was tongue-tied momentarily!
This man is indeed good at picking bones!
She looked down at the pitiful-looking puppy and felt her heart tugging painfully.
She reached out to stroke the puppy's wet fur. Actually, she was not trying to be a good Samaritan. This afternoon break, when she went out to buy ice cream with her assistant, she spotted this abandoned, little puppy beside the road.
She only cast a glance at the doggie at first. Finding it pitiful, she reckoned that someone would likely bring it back later!
After that, she returned to work.
It was raining by the time the studio wrapped up today's shoot. She was about to head home when she recalled that homeless puppy. Sneaking back to the street where she had last seen it, she prayed that it had been rescued by then.