Mondays Finish the Story- Geoffrey’s Reflection on Humanity

Posted: July 27, 2015 by J.A. Prentice in Flash Fiction
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This time, I’m actually posting my response on a Monday. Here’s a link to the challenge. If you like participating in things, you can participate in that.

And this time, there’s a picture of a cat.

© 2015, Barbara W. Beacham

He thought he found the perfect hiding spot. It concealed him from view completely.

Well, almost completely. And humans were too stupid to notice the bits that weren’t hidden. They were, after all, very stupid animals.

Humans were big, so Geoffrey would have expected them to have big brains. Instead, it seemed as if their heads were full of crumpled paper.

Geoffrey had tried, over and over again, to teach his human basic survival skills. Geoffrey had brought him rats, birds, and toads, all to teach him to hunt. The human had just thrown them out. He hadn’t even nibbled them.

As if that wasn’t absurd enough, the human hadn’t learned how to talk right either. He just made big, booming noises, like he was always shouting.

So Geoffrey felt quite certain that he was safe where he was. If the human couldn’t even talk or hunt, what were the chances he’d notice a couple paws sticking out?

  1. Funny! Cute POV from the cat’s perspective.

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  2. babso2you says:

    Very cute! I really enjoyed your story with the cat’s POV. Thank you for writing again for the MFtS challenge and be well… ^..^

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  3. Great story – those stupid humans.

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  4. Wonderful… Geoffry is so right.. humans are useless. except to open the cat food! Cute story!!!!

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  5. afairymind says:

    A sweet story with a great viewpoint! I love the description of humans as having heads ‘full of crumpled paper’. 🙂

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  6. Francesca Smith says:

    It would not surprise me if this is what they think of us. Very sweet little story.

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