This week’s entry into the 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups continues from last week. We wrote a piece last week and had to finish it with 10 words which would form the beginning of someone else’s piece this week.
Cats? Oh no, Mrs Skinner is looking straight at me. Surely she will notice that something is not quite right. They won’t stay quiet for long and I know that when she finds out I will be in serious trouble. She starts to rub the end of her nose in irritation and then sneezes. This is it then. Her loud sneezes stir the little kitties from their slumber and they begin to mew, quietly at first and then increasing in volume. She strides across the room and stops at my desk.
‘Miss Carruthers! What have you got in that basket?’
I stammer in panic. ‘K-k-kittens, Miss. Six fluffy, tabby kittens.’