Stories tagged “mouse”

  • One Man's Trash

    Tears dripped slowly from the walls of the decrepit abode. Stairs cried with the anguish of memories of many years neglect. The foundation wobbled with insecurity. Paint faded to various bleak shades. What a drab sight it was, but it’s inhabitant...

  • The Littlest Mouse Chapter 1: The Boy

    There once was a boy of 18 new to the city of New Shork. The city of lights, bright, and many sleepless nights. The place where people find their dreams or get lost looking. The boy had left home searching, he doesn’t know what, but he knows to f...

  • The Littlest Mouse Chapter 2: The shop

    Zachary finally decided that a pet might help him with being lonely. He decided to search for a pet. He went to BIG stores and little stores. Stores that were chain companies, and others who were trying to be. The problem was however, they only sold pu...

  • Cat on the Case

    I poured another drink to steady my paw as I looked out over the city. Ah, the city, she’s like an old house: as full of character as she is cracks and holes for hiding lowlife scum. And me, well I was just another fool Tom who thinks he can make...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Enter Mrs. Detective

    The only thing that smells worse than wet dog is dead dog. I’d meant to wound the big idiot, but I’d also meant to not get pummeled. Priorities have a funny way of falling into place. “Thomas!” came the shrill call, preceding th...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • A Christmas Mouse

    On the night before Christmas, there was a mouse. Mr Snuffles was sad because he had no place to go for Christmas and nothing to eat. He sat in the snow for a while and cried until his tiny nose dribbled and his whiskers froze to icicles.When he stoppe...

    • Author: Abby (LoA)
    • Posted almost 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Natural Causes

    An owl swoops out of the branches above and snatches a field mouse. As its claws grasp around the mouse’s body, the poor creature cries out one last time. Air escapes its lungs, never to be replenished. Then bones crunch. Its death is swift. R...

  • Missives and Misgivings

    “Wait your turn, mouse!” The guard at the door, a large, armored rat, blocked his way. Not wanting to provoke a confrontation, Phil waited impatiently. His news was urgent! Craning past the guard, he could see the Thimble King in the distan...

  • A Crazy Cat Story

    I threw a mouse in a cats mouth with fastball velocity. Blurring the fur. Streaking the tiny breathing morsel of meat directly into the esophagus of the cat. The cat stammered back shifting erratically and suffocated. The mouse squirmed and scraped, cl...

  • Little Actions

    The light’s failing. She still keeps a lookout for a small, brown shape in the dunes of white. She remembers the feel of it between her palms, downy and warm. Papa had been smiling when he gave it to her, and the thought of going home without it is e...

  • Little Things

    She tells him about it in a quiet voice, eyes downcast. But she realizes that Papa’s listening, and that makes a bit of something unknown swell in her chest. “We could get another one, yeah?” Her mouth tightens. “The store has plenty of them.

  • Little Words

    It’s quiet. He can hear the crunch of snow as his daughter stands on one foot and then the other. He notices her red hands, and wonders how long she’s been searching. Their home isn’t far away from the schoolhouse, and he began to worry when she ...

  • Life, Death, Sensation, and Predation

    An aggressive sun over Tucson warms scales as they slide by, shadow to shadow, crevice to crevice. Practiced muscles pull pendulous coils along. This way and that turns the angular head, a marvel of biologic engineering, sleek yet expansive when needed...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Funeral

    nhcfjdhjvmzj vfdiv ndjvjmzhvkdujvnsivn sk… My feelings exactly on that tragic day. The tiny, rock tumbstone read: Noodles January 7, 2012- June 20, 2012 A good mouse It was a rainy day, ironically appropriate. My friends and me marched glumly a...

  • My View of The Funeral

    This was probably the smallest funeral I’ve been to. We crossed the pool deck and I waited for Jojo to pull our her mockingly bright rainbow umbrella out of the house in order for us to not get completely soaked. We made our way outside, and I co...

  • Endless Throat (Mature)

    We scurry. That’s what we do. We scurry. It’s not quite running, since our legs are so short. But we sure can move! We can cruise through a basement like a motherfucker! Winding around the boxes and shit the humans leave sitting around. Som...

    • Author: Browncoatben
    • Posted almost 7 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • little mouse

    Where am I? I don’t really know. All I know is that Its barren, nothing here but me. darkness. I saw nothing. I looked around, feeling so alone. My little mouse feet make a soft treading sound as I began to walk forward. I siver despite my soft b...

  • little mouse prt.2

    I stilled. His voice was soothing, and smooth. Dripping like honey. Oh how I longed to hear it again. But wait! Why is such a being like him talking to me?. Why me, whats so special about me. Should I be running, he could eat me in one bite. I was scar...

  • Let It Rain Down on Me

    There stood Ni Kuo. He did not flee the cursing. His hands were raised but not to cover himself. Fury shone on his face like the Summer sun. I lost sight of him for a few moments while I ran for cover. All the land could offer was a bit of jutting rock...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted about 6 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Visitors

    “Momma!” screamed the little mouse. “She was in my window!” Her skittering hind paws slid across the floor as her little hands found purchase upon her mother’s skirt where she buried her face. “There is no witch, dea...

  • Unwanted Visitor

    There was a knock at the door. It echoed throughout the foyer. The matriarch mouse took a deep breath. She opened it to the witch. “Where is your daughter?” “Leave. My. Family. Alone.” Her composure was already beginning to shak...