Wisdom Story: “The Cat Maiden”
“The gods were once disputing whether it was possible for a living being to change its nature.
Jupiter said “Yes,” but Venus said “No.” So, to try the question, Jupiter turned a Cat into a Maiden, and gave her to a young man for a wife. The wedding was duly performed and the young couple sat down to the wedding-feast.
“See,” said Jupiter, to Venus, “how she behaves as if she us actually human. Who could tell that yesterday she was but a Cat? Surely her nature is changed?”
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“Wait a minute,” replied Venus, and lets try dropping a mouse into the room.
As soon as the bride see did the bride see the rat she jumped up from her seat and tried to pounce upon the mouse.
“Ah, you see,” said Venus
Moral : Nature always try to show up no matter the intensity of the pretense”