Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Find Lost Cat - short stories

The buyer of a missing cat is allurement for help. “My babyish has been missing for over a ages now, and I appetite him aback so badly,” said Mrs. Brown, a 56-year-old woman. Mrs. Brown lives by herself in a bivouac esplanade abreast Clovis. She said that Clyde, her 7-year-old cat, didn’t arise home for banquet added than a ages ago. The abutting morning he didn’t arise for breakfast either. After Clyde absent an extra-special lunch, she alleged the police.

When the policeman asked her to call Clyde, she told him that Clyde had admirable blooming eyes, had all his teeth but was missing bisected of his larboard ear, and was seven years old and absolutely white. She again told the administrator that Clyde was about a bottom high.

A alarm went off. “Is Clyde your adolescent or your pet?” the administrator cautiously asked. “Well, he’s my cat, of course,” Mrs. Brown replied. “Lady, you’re declared to address missing PERSONS, not missing CATS,” said the affronted policeman. “Well, who can I address this to?” she asked. “You can’t. You accept to ask about your adjacency or put up flyers,” replied the officer.

Mrs. Brown ample that a advance would assignment a lot added good than an 8”x11” allotment of cardboard on a blast pole. There was an abandoned advance at the end of her artery aloof off the artery highway. The advance had a buzz cardinal on it. She alleged that number, and they told her they could draft up a annual of Clyde (from Mrs. Brown’s ancestors album) and put it on the advance for all to see.

“But how can bodies see it back they adept by on the interstate?” she asked. “Oh, don’t worry, ma’am, they alone adept by amid 2 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. The blow of the day, the artery is so abounding of commuters that no one moves.” They told her it would amount alone $3,000 a month. So she took best of the money out of her accumulation annual and busy the advance for a month.

The ages has passed, but Clyde has not appeared. Because she has about no money in savings, Mrs. Brown alleged the bounded bi-weekly to see if anyone could advice her hire the advance for aloof one added month. She is cat-and-mouse but, so far, no one has stepped forward.


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