Friday 6 June 2008

A sorry little tale

Last night I found a dead fish floating in the fish pond. With the hundred or so fish of vary shapes and sizes that inhabit the pond one might think that it wouldn't be that surprising for one to turn up dead every now and then. Maybe not. The distressing thing about this piscine corpse was that it was headless.

Suddenly this made sense of the soggy cat encountered in the morning. Even though it wasn't raining at the time (and she doesn't go out in the rain if she can help it) our cat was soaking wet this morning, and apparently again later in the day. The suspicion is that the current high water level in the pond (occasioned by all the rain) has enable a small feline fishing expedition, with rather tragic results for one small fish.