The Story Finder

Voices in Fairy Tales

by Michelle Tocher

Story finder - Curly

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Gon the Cat

I have fur as soft and shiny as silk, and green eyes. I can see in the dark.

I once belonged to a music teacher who loved me, but she did not love me enough to let me go and live with Koma, the cat I adore.

Now Koma and I have been separated for a long time, and I reside with a princess whose music is so beautiful that a serpent has fallen in love with her. He pesters her at night.

I know his suffering.

I also know that it will be up to me to put him out of it.

Gon the Cat in The Cat’s Elopement, Pink Fairy Book. Picture by Cornelis de Visscher.

Gon the Cat