Monday, August 13, 2018

Copy Cat, by Alex Shvartsman and K.A. Teryna

[Strange Horizons]
★★☆☆☆ Not Recommended

(Modern Fairy Tale) A cat faces a catastrophe when its owner dies and it wants to avoid eviction from their apartment. (2,204 words; Time: 07m)

"," by and (edited by Jane Crowley and Kate Dollarhyde), appeared in issue 08/06/18, published on .

Mini-Review (click to view--possible spoilers)

Pro: The cat, by making friends with the policeman, gains the security it sought. Ultimately, honesty was the best policy.

Con: I couldn’t suspend disbelief for this story. To quote the story itself, “You must be somewhat disappointed.”

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