Monkey See, Monkey Do
“That’s gross!” Norman slammed his laptop shut.
“It’s only a rabbit eating a strawberry,” his friend laughed.
“But it looks like it’s eating blood.”
“That’s why it’s so funny.”
After his friend had gone, Norman studied his rabbit. She looked different. The pink eyes seemed menacing. All evening she watched him. When his mother kissed him goodnight, he asked her to cover up the cage.
Each day the rabbit looked at him. Norman stayed out of his room whenever he could.
Finally, he grabbed a raw steak from the fridge and threw it in the cage.
She ate it greedily.