She was hurrying home when she spotted a forlorn figure lying half-hidden under some leaves and hesitated. Raising her lantern, she drew closer to find it was a cat. Both eyed each other warily for a moment.
'Why are you here all alone?' she asked.
'I come from a tribe of flying cats,' answered the cat. 'But I was born without wings. I was waiting for nightfall to leave, since the others regard me as a jinx.'
'Nonsense!' she exclaimed. 'All you need is someone to teach you another way to fly...'