The feral cat slowly stalked the unwary rat at the edge of the vacant lot. Without a sound the matted feline burst from its cover and clamped its jaws down upon the rodent’s head. It was a meal. It was sinewy and as flea-ridden as the stalker itself, but a meal nonetheless. The cat sat, licking the mat, washing away the last traces of rat.
A Cat, A Rat, and A Mat (A Writing Challenge): Write a rhyming (or not) story for adults using a cat, a rat, and a mat.