The old cat
           
An old woman had a cat. 
The  cat  was very old; she couldn't run quickly,
and she couldn't bite, because she was so old. 

One day the old cat saw a  mouse;  she jumped 
and caught the mouse. 
But she couldn't bite it; so the mouse got out of
her mouth and ran away, because the cat couldn't
bite it.

Then the old woman became very angry  because 
the  cat  had not killed the mouse.
She began to the cat.

The cat said " Do not hit your old servant. 
I have worked  for you for many years,
and I would work for you still,  but  I am too old.
Do not be unkind to the old,  but  remember 
what  good  work the old did when they were young
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