Two Mice contrived to move to a country that held Mice in esteem. On arrival they made such outrageous claims other Mice strangled them. Ooops.
It is useless to go far in search of safety.
The Rats wanted to set up a government like the Bees. They did but the politicians all set about finding ways to get to the cheese first.
Politicians tend to look out for themselves first.
Mice saw bacon in a small room with only one entrance and exit. Most rushed in for the food; a few stayed back seeing a trip. These were right!
The wise avoid things that are too good to be true.
Older Rat found cheese in a trap. He told Younger Rat he could have it as he was full. Young Rat sprang the trap and died. Older Rat got the prize.
Don’t just take advice blindly!
A young Mouse described his first trip out. He thought a Cat friendly and a Cock to be a frightening monster. His mother quickly set him straight.
Looks can be deceiving.
Frog and Mouse lived across a stream. Mouse agreed to be taken across to visit Frog. Frog gets greedy and dives; Mouse screams. Kite hears and takes both.
When fools fight others run away with the prize.