This weeks Monday Finish the Story‘s photo prompt is (c) 2015 Barbara W. Beacham and the first sentence is “He thought he found the perfect hiding spot“
He thought he found the perfect hiding spot.
It wasn’t, but unbeknownst to Oreo, although it wasn’t perfect, it offered some respite.
Trying to refuse, I had tried a simple, albeit untruthful, excuse.
“I’m just not a cat person.“ I had professed.
“But you’re my last resort.“ My Brother had replied, leaving hurriedly.
So Oreo had scampered behind the curtain and full of feline innocence, he couldn’t comprehend what was going through my head.
My brother, in his injudiciousness, had forgotten my first and only pet.
Twenty years on I’m still unable to purge the sorrow of his disappearance.
So I let Oreo hide a little while longer. (100 words)
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