Eager to present his present to her, he ran inside the house and into her room. He jumped up on the bed, but when she didn’t wake right away, he let out a small mew. When she still didn’t wake, he crept up and lightly tapped her cheek with his paw. Finally, she stirred, and he sat back and dropped his present on her chest. Her eyes snapped open and she beheld her black cat sitting proudly beside the dead mouse lying on her chest. She shrieked and the cat watched, bewildered, as she swiped the mouse away. He jumped off the bed and ran from the room, wondering why she didn’t like his present.
This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “present”: