A Mishap with a Crow and a Mouse

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It’s me Sid again. This time I just had to share. Perhaps in a way it was meant for me to learn a lesson but boy, do I hate crows. Anyway it was a day like any other and since it was warm and sunny I decided to do my meditation and thinking outside. Found a nice spot and settled down. No sooner had I got comfortable when this awful noise began and a crow started circling about. Man my ears started ringing and that feathery creature kept screeching. Then as I was about to find another place that crow landed upon some dirt my papa had dug up and began scratching. After a bit I saw it start to pull at something. Now I didn’t know what that was but it was long and stretchy. The darn crow was having troubles and so I thought I’d go over and check things out. As soon as I began digging in the dirt as well that crow really started going at it and even flapped its wings about.

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Mama came out and called to me. She told me to leave the crow’s worm alone and come inside. Well first of all I wasn’t about to go inside and second had to find out what the heck a worm was. So as I gave one more scratch at the dirt out popped this long, brown thing. I poked a bit at it and that crow came screeching at me flapping like crazy. Mama ran outside again but then I stepped back and that bird grabbed that worm thing and flew off. Well I figured that was that so I went to settle down again. There was a moment of peace and then as I was anxiously looking about just in case that crow decided to return a movement caught my eye. Man oh man there in the dirt was a mouse. Quietly and quickly I rose up and crept on over.

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That mouse was too busy darting about so I popped out my claws and pounced. Just as I had it in my paws came that crow again. It flew about screeching and flapping and swooping. Now just a darn second this was my mouse, my treat it had gotten its worm or whatever. However that bird never retreated and the mouse managed to wiggle away from me. Before I knew what else was going to happen that crow swooped down once more and grabbed my mouse and off it went up high. Now I don’t understand what was so funny at that moment but mama and papa were in the kitchen and they were chuckling that that’s what I get for fooling around with a crow’s worm.

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Well they sympathized and I got a special treat. Mama help me and I got a big hug from papa and then since this had all worn me out I went to have a nap. Then early in the morning hours out in the garden I got another mouse. No crow anywhere. So I grabbed that squiggly thing in my mouth and jumped in through the window and off to show mama and papa. Well it wasn’t what I expected. Papa grumbled about it being too early and mama felt sorry for the mouse. She tried to grab it as I put it down and she almost had it but the furry creature jumped under the bed. So I went right after it and caught it and ran back outside. Last time I go sharing my mouse. Well that’s my story. More news as it comes in. A cat’s life isn’t all fun and games you know. Meow Sid.

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