“King Tigershark,” said Carabas, “I thank you for your most generous offer, which is far more reward than a simple cat of my humble origins could ever expect.”
“As for the lovely Princess Catshark, I’m so sorry, but I cannot accept. For my heart belongs to another, your majesty.”
“To whom?” the king inquired.
“Your majesty, my heart belongs to cleverest cat in the seven seas.” Carabas swam a sophisticated adiago and tour en l’eau, striking a pose. “It belongs to me, of course.”
Thereafter, Puss in Fins retired to his previous life, swimming only after whatever fish he desired.
100 words, for this week’s Microcosms (9). Key words: cat/under the sea/romance.
So obvious, who could a cat possibly love more?