Acorn, a gray ragdoll cat, was walking in the grass.

“Okay, so my boss is a monster who wants to kill me. Let's avoid that,” Acorn said.

“Very astute,” Cornflower chimed in plainly. “Now what?”

“Well, we have to find shelter before it gets too dark, and avoid the monster…”

This was all getting to be a lot for him. He had just been torn apart like a ragdoll! And now he had no choice but to proceed like nothing had happened. What was going on, and why was he having such a horrible day?