The Greedy Mouse - Short Moral Stories in English

The Greedy Mouse - Short Moral Stories in English

A mouse found a corn basket and squeezed himself inside it. He ate all the corn to his heart's content, but could not come out, as his belly had grown bigger! 

A rabbit was passing by and heard the mouse crying. The rabbit went to the mouse and told him to wait till his belly became smaller. 

The mouse fell asleep. On waking up, his belly had become smaller, but he ate more corn. Again, his belly grew bigger, and he slept. 

After a while, a cat came. She smelled the mouse and offered help. But instead, she caught him and took him away. 

Moral : Greed can cause a lot of trouble.

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