THE RABBIT, THE WEASEL, AND THE CAT
A RABBIT left his home one
day for a dinner of clover. But
he forgot to latch the door of his
house and while he was gone a
Weasel walked in and calmly
made himself at home. When
the Rabbit returned, there was
the Weasel's nose sticking out
of the Rabbits own doorway,
snif f ing the fine air.
The Rabbit was quite angry
—for a Rabbit—, and requested
the Weasel to move out. But the
Weasel was perfectly content. He
was settled down for good.
A wise old Cat heard the dispute and offered to settle it.
"Come close to me," said the
Cat, "I am very deaf. Put your
mouths close to my ears while
you tell me the facts."
The unsuspecting pair did as
they were told and in an instant
the Cat had them both under her
claws. No one could deny that
the dispute had been definitely
The strong are apt to settle questions to their own advantage.