The Dog And The Donkey

The Dog And The Donkey

Once upon a time, there lived a washerman in the town. He had two pets a dog and a donkey. The dog used to keep watch on his house the whole day long. The donkey used to carry the washer man’s load to and from the riverside.

One night the washerman was sleeping soundly and a thief came into the house. The dog too was fast asleep. So, he did not bark at the thief. But the donkey was awake. He saw the thief and thought to awaken his master.

So, he began to bray loudly. The thief ran away in fear. On listening to the braying of the donkey, the washerman could not sleep. He came out and could not understand why he was braying. To make him quite, he started beating the donkey with a stick. But the washer man’s house was saved.


Moral of the story: ‘Mind your own business.’