Beware of catspaw liability

My first blog in September is a fable.

Once upon a time,

There was a smart monkey and his friend the cat. They loved to eat and one day they saw chestnuts burning on an open fire.  The monkey flattered the cat into thinking that only it was quick enough to get   the chestnuts.

She took up the challenge but only by burning her paws.  Meanwhile the monkey ate the chestnuts as quickly as the cat could reach them. And who do you think got into  trouble when their Master spotted the cat’s singed paws?

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