Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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Shrew

The cat brought home his first hunting trophy yesterday- a shrew, bloodied but still with the use of all four legs. I scooped it up, took it outside and released it into a flower bed. I don't suppose I've ever handled a shrew before. They are fat and wriggly with a rodenty overbite- and altogether pitiable.

Cats will be cats but I really wish they wouldn't.

It's a design fault in the universe.
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