the cat who writes

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Martha, my bodyguard is training a kitten

 

Martha, my dog, is my personal bodyguard.  She sits by the back door of the house on her bed and makes sure no one comes in. When I go door to door selling my mice, she waits for me at the end of the driveway and protects me from oncoming traffic.

Last year our neighbors house was broken into. The bad guys had walked behind our house to see if they wanted to come in.  Martha stood up and barked, the bad guys didn’t try to come in our house, they went next door.

I know I am scary as well. But I was out hunting mice and didn’t have an opportunity to show the bad guys my claws.

Martha also chases away deer who eat catnip from my garden. A serious matter, really. I need the catnip for my new business.

Martha has taken on Nepeta as an apprentice. They both sit on Martha’s bed and watch the back door for me. Now when Martha barks and Nepeta shows her claws the deer and bad guys will run away.

I am grateful for such dedicated bodyguards. A cat can not be too careful.

About Pooh Hodges

I have had a hard life. Born to a single mother in a back alley in Wisconsin. I never knew my father. My sister died young. I am writing my story. Look for it.

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  • You’re really developing your voice as a writer, Pooh. Perhaps you have some children’s books in your future some day. I bet Pamela will illustrate for you!

    • Oh, My dearest Stacey, you are so kind. I love to write, I am delighted you think there may be a children’t book in my future. Perhaps I should write about how to catch mice. No, perhaps not, children might not like that I eat the mice. I will have to think of something. I do know of a sweet little girl with dark curly hair who likes the moon, and board books. Maybe she would like a story about a cat who likes the moon?

      All the best,

      Love Pooh