"Yeah but I want to" the fellow Mudkip replied "I wanna be tough like you!" Jay's Mudkip hoped that it would become stronger by hanging out with Nate and his Mudkip, who obviously seemed to have more experience with this sort of thing. Jay also believed that spending time with these three trainers would improve his own skills, although he wasn't that bothered about Pokemon training.
"Right, Pokemon Gyms" Jay nodded, acting as if he understood, "yeah I don't really care about those things. I'm just here for the ride"