Animal Tales Archive

The Tale of the Brave Cat

Chloe was a little girl. She had no friends but loved animals, especially cats. On her tenth birthday, her father took her to an animal shelter where there were many cats. “You can chose a cat to take home, Chloe,” said her father. …

Rain, Rain, Go Away!

Marib was a happy-go-lucky monkey who lived in the jungle. All day long he would jump from one tree to another, swinging by his tail and gobbling bananas. He loved the big green trees in the jungle, for this was his sweet home! …

The Mouse and the Douglas-fir Cone

A plump mouse used to live in a forest. Near the mouse’s hole, lived a fox who was always on a lookout to eat the mouse. In fear of being eaten up, the mouse seldom used to leave the hole. One day, the …

There’s Something in the Lake!

One evening, a donkey, a deer and a beaver were swimming together in a small lake. It had been a while since they had been swimming. Now it was getting dark. Suddenly the deer shouted, “Something bit me, I think there is something …

The Gardener and the Donkey

John had a big farm. Every week he went to the market to get more seeds and manure for his garden. John would always take his donkey along to carry the load. But every time he overloaded his donkey. Once he went to …

The Fox and the Grapes

One hot summer day, a fox was looking for food. He roamed about for a long time but couldget nothing. His stomach growled in hunger and his throat was dry with thirst. He was cursing his luck when he found himself inside a …

Mac the Mouse

Tom the cat always chased Mac the mouse. One day when Mac sneaked into the kitchen, Tom set chase again. Mac ran for his life and hid inside the library. While Tom watched the entrance of the library, Mac found a pile of …

The Talking Mule

There once lived a farmer who owned a mule. He made the mule work hard the whole week but on Sunday he allowed it to rest. One Sunday, the farmer had to attend a funeral and so he told his son to saddle …

A Bad Dream

Roderick was a small cat that lived in Mr. Geddes’s house. Every day, he would go to the kitchen to raid his stock of fish, milk and cheese. One day, he had so much food that his tummy was uncomfortably full. That night …