Fat and Lazy

Sebastian pounced, but didn’t land on the mouse. Its tail slipped from between his claws, and he gave chase. It scurried back and forth, but without an exit it had nowhere to go but forward. His slim frame kept pace with it easily – too easily. He was toying with it, prepared to snatch it up at any moment. At this moment. Now…

“Wake up, you fat lazy thing!”

Sebastian jerked awake and sleepily blinked up at the housemaid.

“What do we keep you around for? You sleep all day, never catch any mice.”

If she only knew…