The kittens looked on while their mother jumped into the baby carriage.
“Don’t be afraid, my darlings. Come join me and watch my technique,” she meowed in a variable pitch. “First you exhale and approach cautiously so as not to wake the sleeping child. Next inhale deeply while you steal the baby’s breath.
The 55 Word Challenge is a contest to write a story in 55 words or less. The challenge runs every Wednesday, beginning at noon and ends every Thursday at noon, and is hosted by author Lisa McCourt Hollar.