More than anything in the world, Jonathan wants a dog. Then he finds the frisky puppy in the woods. "If only Ican keep you!" he cries. But the puppy-Inky-belongs to someone else. And now a man has come to take Inky away. "Inky ia a very special dog," the man explains. But Jonathan is too unhappy to listen. Until the man says: "Jonathan, how would you like to take care of Inky for the next twelve months?"