Horace and Maurice

Horace is a thin baby who just won’t eat a thing. He grizzles and whines, throws his food on the floor, and grows thinner and thinner.

Maurice is a fat cat who loves eating. Twice a day he gollops down a great wodge of food, and grows fatter and fatter. Then one day, by mistake, Horace discovers something he does like to eat. But it’s bad news for Maurice…

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