Coffee Break Read – First Ever

Keeta watched the shaman paint figures for hunting rituals in black, ochre and red on the dark wall of the cave, watched him set the fire to bring the images to life—men hunting beasts to provide for the clan.

Then Keeta went to an unused part of the cave and found some of the coloured muds which were too old for ritual use. She drew her own images—images of the small furry predators, lithe and graceful, who shared the cave with the clan and kept it vermin free.

She lit the fire and so created the first ever cat video…

E.M. Swift-Hook

Picture by Jane Jago

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