state of the cat

She’s caught a couple of birds this week, after a long time without.

She brought them both home (as is the way of cats). The first was dead, so I did that thing you do with hunting cats: praised her and carried her indoors. Leaving the bird; by next morning it was gone, of course. There are other cats in the neighbourhood and they cruise through my back yard every night. They trip the motion sensor light and I’ve seen them strolling past, looking around.

The second bird was alive, so I praised Greymouse again, brought her treats and then carried her indoors. The bird flew away. By the time we went outside again, Greymouse had totally forgotten about it, too. As is the way of cats …

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