The Fox and the Cat

The fox was boasting to her friend the cat about her many and varied tricks. "I've got a trick for every situation!" said the fox.
"I've only got one way of escape," admitted the cat, "but it's good enough for me."
Then the fox and the cat heard the sound of approaching dogs. The cat climbed a tree and hid in the highest branches.
From his perch high up in the tree, the cat saw the fox running this way and that, unable to decide what to do, until finally the dogs caught the fox and tore her to pieces.

Inspired byMille Fabulae et Una, a collection of Latin fables that I've edited, free to read online. I am not translating the Latin here; instead, I am just telling a 100-word version of the fable.
Notes: This is fable 59 in the book, which is Perry 605.

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