New Year, New Turtle, Old Poop
The only thing my middle daughter wanted for Christmas was a pooping turtle. The ads for the Little Live Pets Gotta Go Turdle promise “an interactive, toilet-trained turtle who loves to sing, dance, chat back, eat, and poop — on the toilet!” To a five-year-old, that’s a persuasive pitch. For weeks, all we heard was:
Pooping turtle! Pooping turtle! Pooping turtle!