The Hare and The Tortoise

A Tortoise and Hare decide to race. The hare is so confident in the lead that he naps while the tortoise keeps going to win. Slow and steady wins the race.

The Rabbit, The Weasel, and The Cat

A Weasel went into a Rabbit’s home while gone. The Rabbit complained and a Cat said it would judge. They came close and the Cat pounced. The Cat won. The strong are apt to settle questions to their own advantage.

The Farmer and His Three Enemies

A Farmer caught a Wolf, Fox and Hare and heard each story of why they were on the farm. Hare was honest; the other two arrogant. Hare only went free. The truth may set you free.

The Fox, The Weasel, and The Rabbit

A Rabbit was safe from a Fox. He felt different when a Weasel teamed with Fox. Weasel chased him from the hole and Fox snared and shared him. Yum! Sometimes an alliance is needed to perform a task properly.

The Hare Afraid of His Ears

A hurt Lion banned all horned animals from his kingdom. A Hare saw his ears looked like horns in his shadow decided to leave, ending a long-term friendship. Paranoia can change everything.

The Gardener and His Landlord

A Gardener rented a garden with a destructive Hare. The Landlord came with friends and Dogs to catch the Hare. In trying they destroyed the garden. Ooops. Be careful what you ask for; people helping can cause more grief than the original problem.

The Lion, and The Asses and Hares

A beast/bird war broke out. Asses and Hares came to the field. The Lion, instead of dismissing them, said the Asses could trumpet and Hares carry letters. Everyone can be of use in war.

The Two Rabbits

One Rabbit asked another to loan her a hutch for raising a family. The loan was made but when the time was up, the first Rabbit was kept out by the second. Give someone an inch and they’ll take a mile.

The Eagle and His Captor

An Eagle was caught and had his wings clipped. A neighbor bought the Eagle and let his wings grow out. A Fox cautioned the Eagle about paying tribute. Favor those who do you kindness.

The Hares and The Frogs

Hares were tired of being afraid. They went to drown themselves when they scared some frogs. Fear no more. There is always someone worse off than yourself.