My son and I resumed our prompt project–open for interpretation.
His prompt: cat nose
What a Cat Knows
A cat knows that if he alternates his stare to under the sofa— where his favorite ball of catnip rolled, and to his human’s face, his human will crawl under the sofa to retrieve the ball.
A cat knows that if he wraps his smooth, sleek body around his human’s legs and he forms a cute question mark with his tail, his human will jump through hoops for him till he figures out what he wants.
A cat knows his claws are sharper than the biggest, badass noisy dog and if he aims his weapons at the dogs’ eyes he has the upper paw.
A cat knows if he is aloof with his human, the human will love him more, just like he has observed in the human mating ritual.
A cat knows he is the alpha dog.
copyright Susan Stone 2018