the same thing every night. Marti and Mimsi, two plump mice waited until
the moon sat high in the sky and hurried into farmer Jo's wheat field.
They ate the grains hungrily, baring a stem in seconds.
came out to check on his crop and found Marti and Mimsi nibbling away. He
chased the out of the field. One day he'd had enough. He went to the pet
store and bought a ginger cat. He picked the ginger cat so it would blend
in with his wheat. Mimsi and Marti would not see it sneaking up on them.
Farmer Jo called his cat Wheat, just for a joke,
went down and a bright moon came out from behind the clouds. Farmer Jo let
Wheat out and told him to catch some mice. Wheat ran into the field and
hid. He heard noises and looked up. There sat Mimsi and Marti, eating the
grains of wheat from the stalk.
leaped at the mice, knocking them to the ground. He chased them out of the
poured Wheat a bowl of milk. “Good cat. There'll be no more mouse in my