One morning I noticed a lost cat sign on the corner telephone pole. There was the calico’s picture, his name (Toonces), and a phone number.
Four days later, written in red: “$100 reward!”
After the weekend, it was up to $150.
When it gets to $200, I’ll make the call.
Paul Beckman’s Flash and Micro fictions are widely published. His published story website is paulbeckmanstories.com. His latest collection is called “Peek” and is available from his site or from Amazon.