Still Hunting

Photo by Signée 2.s on Unsplash

The nights were drawing in and the frosts had started. Mice and voles burrowed deep in their nests, hid beneath the leaf litter or fled into outhouses and homes. The cat that stalked the edge of this woodland knew her prey had all but disappeared, but still watched from her vantage point. The live prey may be hiding, but the ghosts of their fallen kind still scuttled, and that was sport enough.

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