The Cat, grown enormously fat during this lockdown

spoiled, overfed, over-groomed, constantly told that he is really a handsome snow lion by his-adult-on-lockdown 

(as proof the little bronze lion on dainty porcelain above his head)

 

 

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Angora Cat, 1937-39, oil on canvas. 

Morris Hirshfield, 1872-1946, American born Poland.  MOMA, NY

 

 

 

is outraged to see a large feline, a tiger, much bigger than the little bronze lion, taking control of the front lawn.

 

 

 

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Tiger, 1940, oil on canvas.

Morris Hirshfield, 1872-1946, American born Poland.  MOMA, NY

 

 

And the tiger can do this because Sapiens, the putative top of the chain with his/her nuclear and conventional arsenal – including biological -, is on lockdown.  

 

 

How is this to end? the cat asks himself, fluffing himself up even more and glaring at the tiger. 

 

Nobody seems to know.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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