Aesop's Fables, translated by Laura Gibbs (2002)
435. THE MAN AND THE CAT
Perry 594 (Odo
Against bishops who rely heavily on their subordinates.
There was a certain man who had some cheese in his pantry. Then a mouse
came and began to gnaw at the cheese. The man did not know what to do.
Finally he put a cat in the pantry but the cat ate both the mouse and
Note: For a similar situation involving a weasel, see Fable
Aesop's Fables. A new translation by Laura
Oxford University Press (World's Classics): Oxford, 2002.
cover, with new ISBN, published in 2008; contents of book unchanged.