The Mice summoned a council to decide how they might best devise means
of warning themselves of the approach of their great enemy the Cat.
Among the many plans suggested, the one that found most favor was
the proposal to tie a bell to the neck of the Cat, so that the Mice,
being warned by the sound of the tinkling, might run away and hide
themselves in their holes at his approach. But when the Mice further
debated who among them should thus "bell the Cat," there was no one
found to do it.
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