The council chamber was packed to the gunnels, standing room only, all the chairs and perches occupied with many delegates having to share.
Big Boy Owl gazed around from the podium. “They’re all here,” he muttered, “Mice, rabbits, and hedgehogs. Snakes! And, wow, three varieties of squirrels. We’re even honoured by the deer community this year; there’s a moose and a muntjac as well as a roe. Ha! A fox. A challenge for the caterers – this mix of carnivores, vegetarians and vegans.”
He took a sip of water, cleared his throat, spoke, “Members of the Roadkill Prevention Society – welcome.”
Written for Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ weekly 100 word challenge found here.