I'm at 9% - really good beginning, I think. Some good description to set the scene, nice characterization of Ruth, Sara & McDougal.
And then this:
“It must have been the missing cat, then,” Sara said calmly. “I didn’t absolutely catch the name, but it surely wasn’t Wolfgang etcetera. It was Sammie, or something like that. ‘Come home, come home’—that’s what the voice kept saying—‘Sammie, come home.’”
On page 29!