With an inspiring view over the city from her Uptown San Myshuno apartment, Katherine West practises her painting skills. She paints a flower, although it ends up looking a bit amateurish. At least she thinks so. Being an arts critic for the San Myshuno Times, she’s not afraid to be harsh on herself.
Tech-savvy hunk Sergio Romeo and his brash DJ housemate Joaquin Le Chien have a pretty sweet pad on The Island in Windenburg. But it’s missing something – the sound of paws running around! Joaquin asks Sergio if he thinks having a canine companion would be a good idea?
When the adoption officer brings over a puppy needing a home, Joaquin immediately falls for the cute little Icelandic Sheepdog. He names the little guy Oscar, and gives him a snuggle.
When Joaquin met Joji Tanaka, they didn’t really get along. But one day Joji calls and invites Joaquin out to dinner at Villa Bovine. Joji suggests starting over and getting to know each other properly. Joaquin thinks that sounds reasonable, and dinner is great.