Wasn't that nice of them?
They decided to eat corn, berries, deer, and goose. This turkey is a pet. They named him Mr. Goble. The man and woman captured him, and fattened him up for the table.
But they grew fond of him.
When it came time for the old chop, chop, roast, roast, they couldn't do it.
The moral of the story? Don't make friends with your food.