to visit his old friend，， who lives in the country， They have't met for a long time， so they are very happy to see each other.， my old friend! I am so happy to see you.Hello there， my old friend! I missed you very much. I prepared two special dishes for you.Oh thank you very much. I am very hungry.The and arrive at's tiny old looks surprised.My goodness1! How can you live here? is so small and old.Perhaps. But it's quiet and cozy2. And I am happy here.Hmm. Really?! I can't understand you.Sit here. I'll bring out the food. puts the food on the table.Here is some lunch. Please eat. be kidding? Dry bread and corn? How can you eat such things?Why? They are the best foods in the country. They taste very good.No， thank you. I don't like dry bread and corn. I like cakes， and cookies. Don't you have any?What are they?Of course. They are so soft， so sweet， I eat them every day in the city.Wow?!! I would like to taste them someday， too. food every day.Really? I can eat cakes， cookies， and sweets every day?Of course. I am so excited. Can I visit you tomorrow?I have a great idea!What is it?Visit me today?Today?Yes! Right now!Right now?Yes! with me now.Really? Okay!Let's go …… to the city!!!! Y – a – h – o – o !The and get on a bus to the city.We get off here. Wow!Look at the tall building and bright lights. The city is so beautiful.What is that?It's a trunk. Be carefull!Oh， I didn't know.The and finally arrive at the's red brick3， let's go inside.Wow! Your house is so big and beautiful..Let's go into the kitchen. I'm so hungry.Look! Cheese!Stop! Don't touch it!Why not?! I love cheese. If you eat the cheese， you will get trapped4. Be carefull.Oh， I didn't know.The and climb up to the kitchen table.You eat like this every day? There is so much food.Here， try this chocolate cake.Mmm. It's so soft， so sweet，Try this butter cookie， too.Yummy! Yummy! I want some more.Shh…Be quiet. I hear something.What?Oh - oh， it's Old Yellow.Who's Old Yellow?It's the master's dog. Hide behind the cake!Why?Don't ask questions! hide! in the kitchen. Grrrrr …… Old Yellow starts sniffing5 around the kitchen table. Stay still!!! Don't breathe， Don't make a sound!I smell mice， out， out.Wherever you are! Arf! Arf! Arf! Old Yellow starts barking and running around the table.I'm so afraid.Me， too， But， get ready to run! here， old Yellow! You need a bath.I'll be back， Grrrrr ……Old Yellow leaves the kitchen growling7.Thank goodness! Old Yellow is gone， We are safe now.My goodness! How can you live here? have to be careful. Let's have some more cookies.Are you sure it is safe?Of course. Let's eat， I am still hungry.The and start eating again. This time， Flufly， a cat， appears.Meow， Meow， Meow， I smell mice.< out， out， wherever you are!Flufly sees the two mice and jumps up on the table.Oh， there you are!Quick!! Jump!!! Run! Run! Run! Run for your life!Help me! Help me! I didn't know where to run!Here! This way! Hurry! Hurry! Hurry!Inside my hole! Quickly!The and run into the mousehole. Both of them are out of breath6， but they are safe.Are you okay? Yes， But I am very scared.Don't worry. Fluffy8 can't get in here.How can you live here? have to be a fast runner.I'm going back home.Why? Please stay a little longer.No，But there is still a lot of food left.You can eat it all， I'm going back to the country， and eat my dry bread and corn.But they taste terrible.Perhaps. But there are not trucks， dogs， or cats in the country.MORAL9 .