A (Brief) Winter’s Tail

“My whiskers, what a catastrophe that nearly was!”

After cleverly outwitting the dangerous intruder, Reggie McMouse returned to his favorite chair. He was particularly pleased with his plush new rug.

~The End~


About mitchteemley

Writer, Filmmaker, Humorist, Thinker-about-stuffer
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26 Responses to A (Brief) Winter’s Tail

  1. LOL I’m Alister Cooke, and that’s Masterpiece Theater for tonight. Thanks Mitch. That was Classic! 😀

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  2. Erika Kind says:

    Haha!!! A short story with a lot of content…. haha!!!

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  3. atimetoshare says:

    I loved this. Short and sweet!

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  4. LOL! What did that mouse do to my cat?

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  5. Can’t say I’m overly fond of “plush rugs”. :-/

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  6. But I am happy that Mr. McMouse is fine.

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  7. dawnlizjones says:


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  8. Cassandra says:

    Ha! Would it be too morbid if I commented that my farm kids skinned a dead mouse today so this gives me an even darker chuckle 😀

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  9. toutparmoi says:

    Brilliant. The story’s a gem and suits the artwork purrfickly.

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  10. You are quite creative Mitch.

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  11. Nitin says:

    Haha.. It was a one liner thriller, comedy, drama. All the emotions rushed into me as I read this piece. 🙂

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  12. LOL, exactly what I would expect and of course I usually expect the unexpected! Brilliant! 🙂

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  13. GP Cox says:

    Haha – hysterical, Mitch!!

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  14. Nancy Ruegg says:

    One is left pondering the possibilities of how Reggie successfully bagged the cat. Have you any particulars?

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  15. Roo's Ruse says:

    Still laughing – longer than is healthy I suspect. Now I wonder what I’d give to create such amazing images. Oh! I mean, “poor Pus!” : >

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  16. Barb Knowles says:

    Haha this is GREAT! I love the rug.

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  17. So I arrive for an early AM visit and what a hilarious gem of a story. Well done! Thank you.

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  18. mitchteemley says:

    Reblogged this on Mitch Teemley and commented:

    Busy working on my novel and prepping to teach a class, so I’m re-posting this 33 word “tail” from two years back. Stay warm, friends!


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