This is my contribution to Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers challenge
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PHOTO PROMPT © Jean L. Hays
She was Queen Vigilant in her guard duty, pacing up and down in front of the box holding their food rations.
No way would anyone steal the goods on her watch.
No sirree, she preened confidently.
Walking up, she could see clearly through the mesh, and nothing was amiss.
All three were intact and where they should be.
She turned and as she approached the end of her walk down, counted ‘One, two, thr…………….’ and squawked the alarm.
Them pesky raccoons had snuck in the back and pinched one of the treasured food canisters! She’d never live it down!