The barn was full of bags of seed. Milly and Maddy
mouse looked out of their mouse hole in hopes the two cats weren't around.
“I'm hungry,” Milly said. “I want to eat some of that seed. It looks
Can you see the cats?” Maddy's nose twitched.
“Yes, I see them. They are sleeping on top of the bags
of seed,” said Milly.
“I think we can get some seed and come back to the
mouse hole before they wake up.” Maddy giggled.
The two mice ran from their mouse hole to a wooden
bucket. They climbed inside of it. Maddy peeked over the edge. “I see a
seed on the ground in front of the cat's nose. I'm going to get it.” She
jumped from the bucket and ran to the seed. Instead of getting back into
the bucket, she stayed where she was and ate the seed.
Milly ran over to a bag and gnawed a hole in it. Seed
fell to the floor. “Oh look! The seed!” She ran over and ate a few
The cats snored while the mice ate. When they finished
they looked at the cats. “Let's have some fun. We never get to play in the
barn,” Maddy said.
The cats ran through the hay and around the pitch forks
and swung from a long piece of spider's web. When they were tired, they
carried arms full of seed to their hole. “While the cats sleep, the mice
will play,” Milly said, giggling.
She and Maddy ate all the seed they wanted until their
tummies were full.