The best thing about cats, in Karen's opinion, was that they SAW things.
She had taken the family house with reluctance and protest, but the cats - three of them - she had willingly adopted.
The biggest of them, a brown-and-black tabby named Drake & with a personality to match, was follow-leading her through the edges of the family property , bouncing forward to sniff at weeds before bumping against her legs.
She knew she'd found the right spot when Drake suddenly held still.
Because it's for my #GreatNanoWrimoPromptCall Boost-a-thon (That's a thing now) here - https://tootplanet.space/@aldersprig/103216131352452102 - it also has a nod to the theme "Gates & Borders."
Check out my Great NanoWrimo Prompt Call
Boost the toot linked above & prompt & I'll write you your own #Microfic!
And you can find Karen's stories here:
Content warnings: Character failing to become pregnant. Family-embedded sexism. Magic mucking with one's life.
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