Ask our children:
1. Can we keep a pet dog?
2. Do Muslims lie and steal?
Now tell them the story:
There was an old farmer who had a pet goat. He used to play with it, feed it and make it sleep in his room every night. One day, he decided to take his goat for a walk. As he left his home, three hungry crooks saw him with his goat. They made a plan to steal the goat and have a big braai.
The first crook came to the farmer and said, “Wow! What a big dog you have!” The farmer became angry and shouted, “You fool! Can’t you see that it’s a goat?” The crook said, “No! It’s a dog!” and he walked away.
After a while, the second crook came to the farmer and asked, “Where did you buy such a funny looking dog?”…