The Bells

Written by: Broken Wings

~~ In an old Victorian building lives two cats and a lady The girl cat is Patches and the boy cat is called Peanut And the lady is called Dear Heart, they all live in harmony One day, Dear Heart decided the cats needed to have collars So she bought a pink one for Patches and a blue one for Peanut Each collar had a little bell that tinkled and tinkled as the cats walked Now, Patches loved her collar but Peanut twisted about He flopped on his back, putting his paws inside the blue collar Finally, the bell fell off and he pounced after it across the room As Patches walked around her little bell went tinkle, tinkle, tinkle Peanut was determined to get that bell and became quiet the pest Dear Heart talked to Peanut telling him to stop and leave the bell alone When Dear Heart came home from work the cats came She reached to stroke Patches and noticed the pink collar The bell was missing, she looked at Peanut, bad cat she said Where the bells went is still a mystery that may stay unsolved Patches still has her pink collar, she likes to show it off for visitors Peanut totalled destroyed his within days and was very proud of that Written by Constance La France October 27, 2012 Narrative In Memory of Peanut the Cat