Beatrix Potter Scene From A Cat Was Involved
Something about a wife? I didn’t quite grasp it. My attention was elsewhere, specifically on this rabbit at the bottom of the bowl, his image growing clearer as the water level went down. I’d never caught a rabbit, as I might have mentioned, and how they hop so quickly away is very bothersome. Plus this particular rabbit at the bottom of the bowl seemed to be wearing a human-type jacket, and somehow that was bothersome, too. Both bothersomes came together and the next thing I knew I was sort of giving the bowl a nudge, somewhat like the nudges Butch and I’d exchanged earlier in the day, but not as hard. I certainly didn’t mean it to be as hard; still, there was no denying that the bowl was airborne. It flipped over once or twice, landed on the floor and shattered into many, many pieces.
Uh-oh. I looked at Bernie. He gazed at all those pieces. My tail drooped. I’d been bad, messed up, done wrong. And on top of it I’d also washed out of K-9 school. I wanted to go lie down under something in a dark place. Bernie turned slowly toward me, the hardness in his face harder than ever, although still not mean. His mouth started to open. I got ready for shouting and screaming. But no shouting or screaming happened. Instead Bernie laughed. He laughed and laughed, shaking with laughter, tears rolling from his eyes.
From A Cat Was Involved, the Chet and Bernie origin e-story ($.99!).
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