Good things come to those who wait



The snap of the spring echoed throughout the house.  Nervous whiskers twitched as big eyes peered from the hole in the floorboard.  A lone piece of cheddar sat untouched on the trap.  The second mouse pilfered the cheese without the slightest hesitation.


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11 thoughts on “Good things come to those who wait

  1. In my population biology class an eon ago, we used to call mice who learned the value of “live traps” and the bait…”Trap Happy”. We hat to mark them with a marker so we didn’t count them more than once. Those were the mice who would very easily wait for the sacrificial lamb to spring the death traps. 🙂

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