[Read more…] about The Lion and The Mouse
A Lion was caught in a net by freed by a Mouse that had, before, bothered the Lion. They became friends.
Everyone has need of the other.
[Read more…] about The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse
A Town and Country Mouse visited each other. The Town Mouse was fed basic food at leisure; the Country Mouse had to run away from fine food. He ran home.
Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear.
[Read more…] about Belling The Cat
The mice met in council to figure out how to defeat the Cat. One suggested a bell for the Cat to warn them. Problem: Nobody would volunteer to bell the Cat.
It is easy to propose impossible remedies.
[Read more…] about The Mouse and The Weasel
A Weasel watched a Mouse go into the corn storage through a small hole. The Mouse ate so much he could not get back out without dieting. Weasel was amused.
Gluttony is a sin.
[Read more…] about The Farmer And The Rat
A Rat and Farmer were discussing a large harvest of grain. The Farmer was bragging; the Rat said much would go to waste and should be given out.
Share and share alike.
[Read more…] about The Rat and The Elephant
A Rat was full of itself on the King’s Highway. He chided an Elephant and the King as being inferior. The Royal Cat spied him and no more boasting.
A resemblance to the great in some things does not make us great.