Some Cat (flash fiction)

Some Cat

Cindy took a few slices of bread out of the bag and noticed something had been gnawing on it. She showed the bag to Jess who was sitting down at the table drinking some coffee.

“I think we’ve got mice.” Cindy told her. She then looked in the pantry, and sure enough there were mouse droppings everywhere.

“So why isn’t Rainbow catching them? Isn’t that her job?” Jess asked.

“I’m not sure she’s much of a mouser.” Cindy admitted, as she looked out the window and watched Rainbow lying in the sun seemingly oblivious to everything.

“Some cat huh?”

Joanne Fisher

Word count: 99

This was written with the prompt to write a story of mice provided by the Carrot Ranch September 17 Flash Fiction Challenge.

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10 thoughts on “Some Cat (flash fiction)

  1. My ex-sister-in-law bought a cat, specifically to catch mice. The cat wasn’t interested. Somehow, we ended up with the cat when she tired of it.

    In our house, she turned out to be an excellent mouser, to the point of letting the mouse go and recatching it like in the cartoons. Turned out, she didn’t hate catching mice… she just hated my sister in law…

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