A cat-and-mouse game

Here is Browny bringing another English idiom to life!

cat and mouse game (1)
Dating back to 1675, a “cat-and-mouse game” means “a contrived action involving constant pursuit, near captures, and repeated escapes.” The “cat” is unable to secure a definitive victory over the “mouse”, who despite not being able to defeat the cat, is able to avoid capture. In extreme cases, the idiom may imply that the contest is never-ending.

In this case however, the contest ends with the cat getting caught! And then all it has to do is …

cat and mouse game

… look innocent! ๐Ÿ™‚

2 responses to “A cat-and-mouse game

  1. hahaha, the little brats have grown up and continue with their masti ๐Ÿ˜€ did it type out a Shakespeare masterpiece in the process of sitting on the keys? ๐Ÿ˜€

    • Cat after kind, good mousehunt
      cat after kind sweet milk will lap
      he that comes of a cat will catch mice
      like begets like
      like parents, like children
      like sire, like son
      – William Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet)

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