A limerick in defense of the cat.

There once was a cat named McGoo
Whose dead owner became kitty food.
This might make cats scary,
But when things get hairy…
Look. Starving, you’d eat the guy, too.

Kristen Tsetsi is the author of The Age of the Child: a birth control ban, vigilantes on the hunt for unfit parents, and a birth explosion in one generation; parent licensing as a consequence in the next. Kristen’s 5On interview series at JaneFriedman.com offers behind-the-scenes insights into all things writing and publishing.

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