I like this tale because although the cat did wrong and took the mouse’s tail, the mouse is not an angel either. He had to promise to stop nibbling Farmer’s grain before he can finally get his tail back from cat.
Be we ever so small, cute and innocent, none of us are without flaws- not even mice!
Here’s a pdf of the story if you would like to use it at home with your little mouse 🙂
PS. I love puppets but I’m not the craftiest. I guess I really mean I never seem to have the time. This story is easy to do with stuffed animals, and you can get toy mice for cats at the pet store to be the mouse. Or you can get adorable creatures like the one pictured at Amaruska.