My cat sat with her tail curled around her body and her head nestled on her paws, ears flat. My legs, having fallen asleep from several hours of immobility, prompted me to shift position on the sofa, the back of which was her resting place. She and I had been still, each in our own postures for all this time, she sleeping, me at my work. I startled her into waking and moving into a long stretch. She lifted her head, spread her paws before her and arched her back, letting out a large yawn that revealed her sharp little teeth before moving a grand two feet from one end of the sofa to the other.
I’ve seen her do this so many times. She shifts from one resting place to another throughout the day, taking time only to visit her food bowl or go outside for a few minutes. I wonder sometimes what it would be like to be her for a day.
Today’s prompt: If you could be an animal for a day what would it be and what would you do?