[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.
[Read more…] about The Emigrant Mice
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.
[Read more…] about The Rats and The Cheese
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.
[Read more…] about The Mice and The Trap
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.
[Read more…] about The Two Rats
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!
[Read more…] about The Young Mouse, The Cock, and The Cat
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.