Have Twins, Will Travel

Lou’s Pet Shop

Grosse Pointe, Michigan – Whenever we visit the grandparents in Michigan, we always pay a visit to Lou’s Pet Shop, the greatest pet shop in the world.

At Lou’s, the twins have made friends with catfish, manhandled baby bunnies and laughed at the resident lemur. We have watched the parrot raid Grandma Roo-Roo’s purse for a dollar. (That old trick!)


But the biggest celebrity at Lou’s Pet Shop is Franky, the 17-year-old tortoise who wanders freely about the store. What a surprise to see Franky featured in the New York Times in the Technology section. See things from a tortoise’s perspective…