Vanita Books, 9780981971490, 44pp.
Publication Date: May 1, 2011
Other Editions of This Title:
Carrot is a delightful story about a common house cat who finds that the grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. Carrot envies the fancy white cat she sees on a yacht in the bay and fantasizes a life of wealth: "She would be asked to marry / the Earl of Kent's cat. / Nothing could be / more romantic than that." Finally Carrot realizes her "common" life has much to offer that idleness aboard a yacht could never fulfill: "Without their sweet Carrot / what would her poor family do? / And what of the mouse? / Who would tend to his flu?