Prompt: Write a short story about a man who discovers a magical portal

John was a man who had been living a mundane life until one day when he discovered a portal that led to a fantastical world. As he explored the new world, John found that he had the ability to transform into animals. He soon discovered that he had a special connection to animals, and that he could understand their minds and communicate with them. John’s discovery led him to pursue a career as an animal communicator, and he now spends his time helping animals connect with their families and find new homes.