Daily Snippit: Other Fiction

What a lousy way to start a Wednesday. Sarah looked down at the kitten who was mewing demandingly at her feet. She already had a cat. A very nice, fat, queen-of-the-household cat who wouldn’t take kindly to the sudden appearance of a rival. “Shoo.” She nudged the kitten with her boot, but it simply rolled over onto its side and mewed louder. It wasn’t a pathetic, pleading, heart-warming mew, but a angry, outraged how-DARE-you sort of noise. With a sigh, she scooped the kitten off the cold sideway and unceremoniously dumped it on her shoulder, where it promptly bit her ear in gratitude.

A few short, curse-filled moments later Sarah realized the kitten was not coming off her shoulder. Claws dug snugly into her overcoat, the feline-from-hell viciously defended her perch with her needle-like teeth. A temporary truce was declared, where it was agreed that the kitten would stop putting holes in her ear, and Sarah would stop trying to fling the kitten into a low-earth orbit.

Which is how she ended up walking the rest of the way to work with the rumbling growl of her new nemesis as background music.

Martha Bechtel

My name is Martha Bechtel and I write fantasy and science fiction stories, paint small model horses silly colors, cast resin and plaster magnets, code random code (and Wordpress plugins)... Come on in and join in the fun!

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  1. ex_rubyliss861

    I love these little ficbits you’ve been doing!

    1. Martha Bechtel

      My Muses come in small doses! *grin* Am thinking of collecting the snippits into little 30-per collections for Lulu, minus the fanfics ‘o course. ^_^

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