¡°You're going to hear me out, Ron,¡± he said quietly. ¡°Just keep a tight hold on Peter while you listen.¡±
There wasn't much room inside. Every inch of wall was hidden by cages. It was smelly and very noisy because the occupants of these cages were all squeaking, squawking, jabbering, or hissing. The witch behind the counter was already advising a wizard on the care of double-ended newts, so Harry, Ron, and Hermione waited, examining the cages.