A note about The Cuddlywumps Chronicles

This blog is written and maintained by Miss Cuddlywumps, a fluffy-tailed calico cat who is both classically educated and familiar with mysteries. She receives creative input from the Real Cats and clerical assistance from She of Little Talent (old SoLT, a.k.a. Roby Sweet). Comments or complaints should be addressed to Miss C rather than to old SoLt (Ms. Sweet). Ms. Sweet accepts no responsibility for Miss C's opinions.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The Cat’s Birthday Party

A fable from Aesop, as told by Miss Cuddlywumps

Once there was a cat who wanted to have a party. He told all the birds in the neighborhood that it was his birthday and invited them to his big party, which he promised would be a whole lot of fun. Birds love a good party, so they all flew to the cat’s house expecting to have an entertaining evening. But once the birds were inside, the cat shut the door and proceeded to catch and eat the birds one by one.

So the cat had himself quite a good birthday party. The birds, not so much.

Happy birthday to me. Where are the birds?
By LaCabeza Grande [CC-BY-SA-2.0
via Wikimedia Commons

The moral of the story is:

Birds should not go to cats’ birthday parties.

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