Type of Pet: Cat
Character who owns pet: Amanda Foster
Pet name: Diana
Why does the character have this pet: Amanda was walking out of her cabin, when she found a small basket in front of her cabin. As she approached it, she saw that there was a white cat wrapped in pink blankets. There was a letter saying:
My dearest Amanda. I know it is very late for me to do this, but it was my duty as a mother. This is your birthday gift. Consider it a late present from your favorite goddess. I hope you like it, love Aphrodite.~
Any special abilities: Aphrodite gave the cat the ability to form empathic connections with her children, so Diana could "communicate" with Amanda.
Animals wouldn't talk like people do, it would be more like an empathetic connection, feelings, images, etc, not actual "talking"
I think I fixed it. :)