Short stories by Theodore Pratt.
Theodore Pratt (1901–1969) was an American writer who is best known for his novels set in Florida. He wrote more than 30 novels, which were adapted into films five times.
Listing 1 story.
When a man shoots an owl that has been taking his chickens and the owl does not die, the man decides to keep the animal alive and let it suffer—only to be mocked and outsmarted by the bird.